Volume 91 Issue 12 | p. 22 | Concentrates
Issue Date: March 25, 2013

Lubrizol Invests Big In Specialty Polymer

Department: Business
Keywords: chlorinated polyvinyl chloride

Lubrizol plans to spend more than $400 million over the next four years to expand its business in chlorinated polyvinyl chloride, a niche polymer used to manufacture hot-water pipes and sprinkler systems. The first phase of the program includes previously announced CPVC projects in Texas and Thailand and a CPVC compounding plant in India. The second phase calls for more basic and compounded polymer capacity in the U.S., Thailand, and India. All told, . . .

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