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Lubrizol at Techtextil 2015: to Promote Innovative Fabric & Coating Technologies

Published on 2015-02-17. Author : SpecialChem

CLEVELAND -- The Lubrizol Corporation announces it will exhibit at the Techtextil international trade fair, to be held in Frankfurt, Germany. As a dedicated show for technical textiles and nonwovens, the event assembles key leaders from the industry and provides Lubrizol an excellent forum to promote it’s portfolio of innovative fabric and coating technologies.

 The Lubrizol display will be located in booth A10 in Exhibit Hall 6.1, where company representatives will present advanced fabric and coating technologies for applications such as performance apparel, protective textiles, transportation fabrics and materials, home furnishings and printed fabrics.

“Lubrizol innovates multifunctional, water-borne coating formulations that enable new levels of performance for today’s textiles”, states Matthew Dudas, global market segment manager, Lubrizol Performance Coatings. “Techtextil enables us to discuss the latest in coatings technologies with our customers, such as performance advancements in comfort, breathability, water repellency, flame retardancy, and appearance”.

The exhibit will showcase a new video that provides customers an up-close look at the expertise and capabilities within Lubrizol’s textile coatings labs, where application scientists work to answer customers’ important coatings challenges with proven technologies and innovative solutions.

 Additionally, Lubrizol will highlight new developments from Lubrizol Engineered Polymers for coated and laminated textiles. “At this year’s show, pioneering hot melt adhesives, breathable films and our Oeko-Tex® Standard 100 certified grades will be on display,” says Geert Vermunicht, global market segment manager, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers. "Discussions with customers at Techtextil allow us to further explore the development of engineered polymer solutions that can solve tough textile challenges or create entirely new fabric solutions”.

About Lubrizol Performance Coatings 

Lubrizol innovate coatings solutions that help its customers balance the aesthetics, durability, and functionality needs of their products for a wide array of surfaces and substrates. Its strength is in collaborating with customers to solve their toughest challenges—such as making coatings safer, enhancing production efficiency and reducing environmental impact—without compromising performance. 

About Lubrizol Engineered Polymers

With 55+ years of experience and a worldwide network that includes formulation design, manufacturing, R&D, applications/technical service labs, sales professionals and cutting-edge technologies, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers helps make its customers products a bit more amazing. Its extensive polymer portfolio includes resins that can be bio-based1, recyclable2, light stable, flame retardant, adhesive, breathable or chemically resistant, along with other features almost too numerous to mention. The scope of its influence crosses many industries, with applications that include the industrial, electronics, and sports and recreation industries. Manufacturers worldwide turn to Lubrizol as a single, convenient and reliable source for polymer solutions to the toughest application challenges. 

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 8,000 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2013 were $6.4 billion. 

Source: Lubrizol

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