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The Lubrizol Corporation Named a 2013 National Top Workplace

Ranked # 50 nationwide in largest survey of American workers of its kind

CLEVELAND, January 31, 2013 – The Lubrizol Corporation announces that it has been named one of America’s Top Workplaces by WorkplaceDynamics, a leading provider of employee surveys. Lubrizol was ranked #50 nationwide among 872 organizations with more than 1,000 employees that participated in regional top workplaces programs.

The National Top Workplaces list was determined solely by feedback gathered through an objective employee survey. The survey was conducted by WorkplaceDynamics in conjunction with 30 leading regional newspapers. Lubrizol participated in The Plain Dealer’s Top Workplaces 2012 program.

Commenting on the honor, James Hambrick, Lubrizol chairman, president and chief executive officer, said, “We strive for a company culture and working environment that truly values and recognizes employees. This honor confirms for many who do not know us that our employees believe Lubrizol is a great place to work and build a career, not just in the U.S., but in all of our locations around the world. We all take great pride in successfully maintaining, building and improving our company for the long-term benefit of our customers, our fellow employees and our stakeholders.”

About The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is an innovative specialty chemical company that 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 fuel additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for personal care products and pharmaceuticals; specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives. Lubrizol’s industry-leading technologies in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality, performance and value of customers’ products, while reducing their environmental impact.
With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, The Lubrizol Corporation 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 2011 were $6.1 billion. For more information, visit
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