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Thursday, 29 August 2013, 07:45 HKT/SGT

Source: Lubrizol
Lubrizol Announces Participation in K 2013

CLEVELAND and DUSSELDORF, Aug 29, 2013 - (ACN Newswire) - The Lubrizol Corporation announces that it will be participating at K 2013-The International Trade Fair for Plastics and Rubber in Dusseldorf from October 10-23, in Hall 06, Booth C10.

In addition to its wide-range of Estane(R) Engineered Polymers, Lubrizol will be highlighting its high-performance specialty TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) resins (formerly of Merquinsa) including Pearlthane(R), Pearlthane(R) ECO, Pearlbond(R), Pearlbond(R) ECO, Pearlstick(R) and Pearlcoat(R). This broad product portfolio represents a single, convenient and reliable source with multiple product groups (both aliphatic and aromatic, as well as bio-based*, polycaprolactone (PCL) copolyester elastomeric, polyether and copolymer-based) working together to solve some of today's toughest application challenges.

Arnau Pano, European business director, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers and LifeScience Polymers, notes "K 2013 provides an ideal opportunity for us to meet with clients across the industry. Innovation starts by working closely with our customers. By understanding their needs and strategic direction, we can apply our wide-ranging selection of engineered polymers to provide solutions and technologies for our customers' innovations. At this year's show we are paying special attention to our pioneering aliphatic TPU solutions for applications in the automotive, industrial, electronics and sports and recreation industries."

Lubrizol is more than a leading supplier and manufacturer of polymer solutions; Lubrizol is a proven and trusted partner for its customers. With 50+ years of experience and a worldwide network that includes formulation design, manufacturing, R&D, technical service labs and cutting-edge technologies, Lubrizol helps make our customers' products a bit more amazing. Our extensive polymer portfolio includes resins that can be bio-based*, recyclable**, light stable, flame retardant, solvent-free, adhesive breathable or chemically resistant.

Lubrizol Engineered Polymers are highly versatile, easy-to-process polymers that can be utilized in film and sheet, extrusion, blow molding, injection molding, over molding, calendaring and solution coating processes for industrial, sports and recreation and electronics applications.

For more information about our Engineered Polymer solutions and the markets we serve, stop by Hall 06, Booth C10 or visit http://www.lubrizol.com/Engineered-Polymers/ or http://www.merquinsa.com/.

About The Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a technology-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. It produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, other transportation-related fluids and industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives.

With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 7,000 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2012 were $6.1 billion. For more information, visit www.Lubrizol.com.

About Merquinsa, A Lubrizol Company

Merquinsa is a leading thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) specialty producer, providing innovative products for injection molding, extrusion, calendaring, melt coating, compounding and adhesive applications.

Merquinsa was recently acquired by The Lubrizol Corporation. The Merquinsa product lines are now integrated into Lubrizol's Engineered Polymers business.

For more information about Merquinsa, and Pearlthane(R), Pearlthane(R) ECO, Pearlcoat(R), Pearlbond(R), Pearlbond(R) ECO and Pearlstick(R) specialty TPU resins, please visit www.merquinsa.com or call +34 93 579-9522.

All marks are owned by The Lubrizol Corporation.

* Bio-based content as certified in accordance with ASTM D-6866

** Recyclability is based on access to a readily available standard recycling program that supports such materials. Products may not be recyclable in all areas.

Media Contacts
Michael Priola

Lidia Valcarcel
+34 93 579-9565
Merquinsa, A Lubrizol Company

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