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Lubrizol Pledges $1.0 Million to Cleveland Orchestra


Funds to support education and community programs

CLEVELAND, -The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE:LZ), today announces it has made a pledge in the amount of $1.0 million to The Cleveland Orchestra’s Sound for the Centennial campaign. These funds, payable over three years, are designated toward Orchestra education and community programs. Payments will begin during first quarter 2012.

James L. Hambrick, Lubrizol chairman, president and chief executive officer, remarked, “We are honored to be in a position to support the Orchestra in such a significant way as they approach their centennial. Beginning with Lubrizol’s founders, the company has maintained a commitment to supporting the communities in which it operates and what better way to continue this tradition than with ensuring the future of the Orchestra, a true regional gem. We extend our best wishes for their continued success.”

About The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation (NYSE: LZ) is an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, other transportation-related fluids and industrial lubricants, as well as fuel additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for personal care products and pharmaceuticals; specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives. Lubrizol’s industry-leading technologies in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality, performance and value of customers’ products, while reducing their environmental impact.

With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, The Lubrizol Corporation owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 7,000 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2010 were $5.4 billion. For more information, visit


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