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Lubrizol announces opening of new innovation Centre in Southeast Asia

News International-French

30 Oct 2013

The Lubrizol Corporation announces the opening of its new Innovation Centre in Singapore, the latest addition to Lubrizol's growing presence in Asia.

The opening ceremony for the new laboratory facility marks yet another milestone in support of Lubrizol Advanced Materials' robust growth in the region.

"With some of the fastest growing economies today centered in Asia, Lubrizol is proud to have taken yet another step forward in our commitment to this region," says Dr. Robert Graf, corporate vice president, research and development.

The new Innovation Centre is home to application development and technical service for the Personal Care, Home Care and Performance Coatings businesses in Asia. Personal and Home Care technical support covers the areas of skin care, hair care, bath and shower, as well as home care applications. The Performance Coatings business will use the Innovation Center to build technology development and predictive application testing capabilities in the region for a host of application areas that include metal, wood, composites, masonry, paper, textiles and packaging.

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, 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 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.

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, 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 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.

More information:
www.lubrizol.com