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Lubrizol CPVC Showcases Global Capabilities at CHINAPLAS 2013

CLEVELAND, May 7, 2013 – The Lubrizol Corporation’s chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) piping systems business will showcase its CPVC technology for plumbing, fire sprinkler and industrial piping systems at the 2013 CHINAPLAS International Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries on May 20-23 in Pazhou, Guangzhou, PR China. Attendees will find More Inside™ at the Lubrizol booth, including its trusted brands FlowGuard® Pipe & Fittings, BlazeMaster® Fire Sprinkler Systems and Corzan® Industrial Systems for use in residential, commercial and industrial applications as well as the latest in polymer systems from Estane® and LifeScience Polymers product lines.

During the show, which features the theme “The Future is in Plastics and Rubber,” attendees can learn more about the Lubrizol CPVC family of products including:

FlowGuard Pipe & Fittings-The plumbing system that meets industry standards for both residential and commercial applications, offering a unique combination of benefits:

  • Immune to pitting, scaling and corrosion for uncompromised water quality
  • Up to three times more resistant to impact than other CPVC
  • Fast and easy installation using strong, solvent cement welded joints

BlazeMaster Fire Sprinkler Systems-The most specified non-metallic fire sprinkler system in the world. Recommended for use in residential and light commercial applications, BlazeMaster Fire Sprinkler Systems offer:

  • Exceptional flame and smoke resistance characteristics – does not sustain combustion
  • Corrosion resistant piping system with a C factor of 150, which can lead to the ability to downsize pipe size as compared to steel piping
  • The industry’s first pressure-rated pipe and fitting compound system as listed by the Plastic Pipe Institute®

Corzan Industrial Systems- Meet the critical demands of commercial plumbing and industrial environments by using high-performance, corrosion-resistant CPVC polymer technology. Corzan systems offer the following benefits in challenging applications:

  • Corrosion resistant and chemically inert to most mineral acids, bases and salts, as well as aliphatic hydrocarbons
  • Quick and cost-effective installations, dependable alternative to metal systems
  • Certified to NSF standards 14 and 61 for use in potable water

“Our presence at The CHINAPLAS exhibit further demonstrates our role as it relates to the Future in Plastics and Rubber,” said John Nunnari, general manager, Lubrizol CPVC piping systems and materials business. “We are excited to showcase our superior CPVC technology, as well as our commitment to driving the industry forward through innovation and expertise.”
For more information on Lubrizol’s CPVC products and technology, visit lubrizolcpvc.com. To schedule a booth appointment with a CPVC expert, please contact Meredith Bruder at (216) 447-5914 or mailto:meredith.bruder@lubrizol.com.

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About The Lubrizol Corporation’s CPVC Piping Systems and Materials Business
The Lubrizol Corporation is the innovator and world leader in chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) resins and compounds.  Our high-performance and low-combustibility CPVC technology can be found in FlowGuard® Pipe & Fittings, BlazeMaster® Fire Sprinkler Systems and Corzan® Industrial Systems designed for plumbing, fire protection and industrial piping applications. In addition, our CPVC product is also used in a variety of specialty applications serving diverse markets. Backed by robust research and development capabilities and the technical expertise of our piping systems consultants, billions of feet of our CPVC piping systems have been installed globally. For more information, visit lubrizolcpvc.com or follow us on Twitter @LZ_CPVC.

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 Lubrizol.com.
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Meredith F. Bruder
Marketing Communications Manager
Lubrizol CPVC
(216) 447-5914
Website: www.lubrizolcpvc.com

April Wonsick
AKHIA Public Relations & Marketing Communications
(330) 463-5650
april.wonsick@akhia.com