Adhesives Magazine

Lubrizol Completes Merquinsa Acquisition

January 4, 2012

The Lubrizol Corp. recently announced that its purchase of Merquinsa is now complete. The addition of Merquinsa, a leader in specialty thermoplastic polyurethanes (TPUs), will reportedly expand Lubrizol’s Engineered Polymers business and strengthen its ability to meet the needs of its global customers.

The Merquinsa products will be integrated into the Lubrizol Engineered Polymers business. Key Merquinsa global commercial brands include PEARLSTICK®, PEARLTHANE®, PEARLBOND® , PEARLCOAT®, as well as the full ECO line of renewable-sourced TPU products.

“The addition of Merquinsa to our product portfolio is another example of how we continue to expand Lubrizol’s Engineered Polymers business, providing enhanced product offerings and applications to meet the needs of our customers worldwide,” said Rocco Mango, vice president and general manager of Estane® Engineered Polymers for Lubrizol.

For more information, visit www.lubrizol.com.