Lubrizol has made investments in its thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) business globally to support growth in surface protection applications. According to the company, these investments extend its capabilities in surface protection and paint protection film (PPF).
The company’s most recent investments include:
- TPU capacity expansion through manufacturing and processing technology at its Montmelo, Spain facility;
- Application resources and testing capabilities in its Brecksville, Ohio; Montmelo, Spain and Songjiang, China technical centers; and
- Expansion of its consumer and market insights platform.
“Our strategic focus is on markets and applications where we can deliver value-added solutions to our customers, while helping the industry advance,” says Viviana Wilson, Global Industrial Marketing, Lubrizol director.