Lubrizol Announces Distribution Partnership with LEHVOSS

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The Lubrizol Corporation’s` Advanced Materials business has announced a new distribution partnership with LEHVOSS Italia S.r.l. covering Italy, for Lubrizol`s PearlbondTM TPU (thermoplastic polyurethane) for reactive hot melts (HMPUR or RHM) and shoe stiffeners, and PearlstickTM TPU for solvent-based adhesives.

LEHVOSS Italia S.r.l. is the affiliated company in Italy of Lehmann & Voss & Co., which has been selling chemical specialties for the industrial sector for more than 120 years.

LEHVOSS is a well-established distributor of chemical specialities for diverse industries, such as: plastics, adhesives, compounds and polyester resins, rubber, paints, coatings and polyurethane polymers.

Javier Tortosa, Lubrizol Engineered Polymers global adhesives business manager, comments, “With this agreement we are looking forward to expanding the growth of our specialty TPU solutions in the Italian adhesive market and delivering consistently excellent service to new customers. We expect to provide high-value, differentiated technology solutions through this partnership with LEHVOSS in Italy.”

Lubrizol`s Pearlstick and Pearlbond TPU product lines include TPU specialties used as additives to increase HMPUR crystallization speed and green strength, as well as improve adhesion to substrates, accelerate setting and open times, by applying them in the following industries and applications: transportation (component bonding), technical textiles and furniture (edge banding, profile wrapping).

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