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Lubrizol to Present its HMA Solutions at Apparel & Footwear Materials Show

Published on 2016-08-24. Author : SpecialChem

CLEVELAND -- The Lubrizol Corporation's Engineered Polymers business announces it will exhibit at the 2016 Northwest Apparel and Footwear Materials Show in Portland, OR from August 30-31, at booth #1007.

To Highlight New Hot Melt Adhesive and Breathable Film Technologies

Lubrizol to Exhibit at Northwest Apparel and Footwear Materials Show
Lubrizol to Exhibit at Northwest Apparel and Footwear Materials Show

Lubrizol will feature its innovative lineup of polymer solutions including BounCell-X™ Microcellular Foam TPU, Estane® TPU, Estane® VSN 9000 TPU, Estane® TRX High Traction TPU, Pearlbond™ TPU, Isoplast® ETP, Pearlthane™ and Pearlthane™ ECO. This broad product offering represents a single, convenient and reliable source with multiple products and technologies working together to solve the toughest application challenges in apparel (fiber, breathable film, seam tape); footwear (hot melt adhesives, textile coatings, cushions, outsoles); and eyewear (frames, lenses).

"The Northwest Apparel and Footwear Materials show is an ideal venue for us to meet with clients across the industry," notes Grenville Holt, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers' global business director, sports and recreation. "We work closely with brands and supply chain customers to understand and then meet their needs. Adding value to their business allows us to invest longer term, generating further solutions for them. At this year's show we are highlighting bio-based* TPU innovations, microcellular foam, self-healing TPU, new hot melt adhesive and breathable film technologies."

About Lubrizol Engineered Polymers

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.

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 specialty materials encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based pharmaceutical and medical device solutions. Our products for the oilfield market include technologies for exploration, production and transportation.

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 9,000 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2015 were $7 billion.

All marks are owned by The Lubrizol Corporation.
* Bio-based content as certified in accordance with ASTM D-6866.
** Recyclability is based on access to a readily available standard recycling program that supports such materials. Products may not be recyclable in all areas.

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Source: Lubrizol
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