CLEVELAND, May 14, 2019 – The Lubrizol Corporation's high-performing
specialty chemicals for automotive original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and
suppliers were showcased at Lubrizol's booth at this year's Plastics in
Automotive Engineering (PIAE) International Conference in Mannheim, Germany.
The show took place in April and has been one of the largest industry meetings
for plastic users in the automotive industry for over four decades, with approximately
1,500 visitors per year.
shared with the delegates a full portfolio from the powertrain to the interior
cabin and exterior. This portfolio also included transportation-related additives
and durable, high-performing materials for improved aesthetics and comfort in
interior seating, dashboards and door panels.
show featured Lubrizol Engineered Polymers solutions for exterior surface
protection, and durable Pearlbond™ and Estane® materials for adhesives
and color-stable, non-staining interior parts, respectively. The highlight and
topics that drew most of the attention were novel, lightweight and sustainable
solutions like bio-based** products (Pearlthane™ and Pearlbond™ ECO portfolios),
low VOC/FOG materials and specialty foam technologies.
Evans, regional business manager OEM group EMEAI, commented, "Lubrizol's wide
range of high-value solutions for OEMs and the versatility of Lubrizol Engineered
Polymers' specialties impressed the visitors of our booth. Lubrizol's
capabilities across the complete transportation area are indeed unique so we
were able to demonstrate the balance of automotive-focused, differentiated technology
in our booth.
unique position in the transportation and mobility area coupled with our
innovation in many areas was clearly of major interest," added Santosh Mishra,
marketing manager for Lubrizol Engineered Polymers, EMEAI. Mishra continued,
"Our technical experts are very market-focused and our broad portfolio of
specialties has expanded with polymers for new applications like charging
cables (electric vehicles) and for improved aesthetics (high scratch-resistant
materials) and comfort in premium interiors (e.g. TPU in synthetic leather). We
are also working to meet demands of future trends like driverless cars that
require anti-microbial and high-gloss solutions that are recyclable."
Lubrizol Engineered Polymers
more than 60 years of experience and a worldwide network that includes
formulation design, manufacturing, R&D and cutting-edge
technologies, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers offers one of the broadest
portfolios of engineered polymers available today including resins that are
bio-based**, recyclable*, light stable, flame retardant, adhesive, chemically
resistant, optically clear and fast cycling. Our technology crosses many
industries and applications, including surface protection, power and fluid systems,
sports and recreation, wearable devices, electronics and automotive. For more
information, visit www.lubrizol.com/engineered-polymers
or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is
a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to
optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while
reducing their environmental impact. It is a leader at combining market
insights with chemistry and application capabilities to deliver valuable
solutions to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer
markets. Lubrizol improves lives by acting as an essential partner in our customers'
success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users.
Technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other
transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for
gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives
for home care, personal care and skin care products and specialty materials
encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based
pharmaceutical and medical device solutions.
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
8,700 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2018 were $6.8 billion. For more
information, visit Lubrizol.com.
*Recyclability is based on access to a
readily available standard recycling program that supports such materials.
Products may not be available in all areas.
content as certified in accordance with ASTM D-6866.
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