Lubrizol Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1928

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 8,000


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 2

  • Investments
  • 42

Lubrizol General Information


Manufacturer of specialty chemical additives for automotive and industrial lubricants. The company produces and supplies additives for engine oils, gasoline, diesel fuels, transportation-related fluids, and industrial lubricants for global transportation and industrial customers, as well as ingredients for personal care products, pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, thereby enhancing the quality, performance, and value of customers' products, while reducing their environmental impact.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
The Graphite Oil Products Company, The Lubri-Graph Corporation, Lubri-Zol Corporation
Ownership Status
(Operating Subsidiary)
Financing Status
Corporate Backed or Acquired
Primary Industry
Specialty Chemicals
Other Industries
Multi-line Chemicals
Parent Company
Corporate Office
  • 29400 Lakeland Boulevard
  • Wickliffe, OH 44092
  • United States
+1 (440) 000-0000

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Lubrizol Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
Post-Val Status Debt

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Lubrizol Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Specialty Chemicals
Wickliffe, OH
8,000 As of 2024
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Lubrizol Competitors (28)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Solvay Corporation Brussels, Belgium 0000 000000000-00
Wanhua Chemical Group Company Corporation Yantai, China 00000
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation Tokyo, Japan 0000
Ashland Global Holdings Corporation Wilmington, DE 0000 00.000 000000000 00 00.000
Israel Chemicals Corporation Tel Aviv, Israel 00000 00000 00000000000 00000
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Lubrizol Patents

Lubrizol Recent Patent Activity

Publication ID Patent Title Status First Filing Date Technology (CPC) Citations
US-20240067854-A1 Organic heat transfer system, method and fluid Pending 31-Aug-2022 00000000
CA-3240922-A1 Organic heat transfer system, method and fluid Pending 16-Dec-2021
CA-3240415-A1 Reciprocating compressor lubricants Pending 10-Dec-2021 00000000000
CA-3229332-A1 Friction modifiers with improved frictional properties and lubricating compositions containing the same Pending 19-Aug-2021 0000000000
CA-3229306-A1 Method of lubricating an automotive or industrial gear Pending 17-Aug-2021 C10M157/06
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Lubrizol Executive Team (45)

Name Title Board Seat Contact Info
Rebecca Liebert Chief Executive Officer & President
Elizabeth Grove JD Chief Sustainability Officer, Vice President & President of the Lubrizol Foundation
Julie Edgar Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer
Gert Nijhuis General Manager, 3D Printing Solutions & Senior Director, Strategic Marketing
Rick Lorentz Managing Director, Mergers & Acquisitions, Due Diligence & Integration
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Lubrizol Board Members (3)

Name Representing Role Since
0000000 00000 Lubrizol Board Member 000 0000
0000 000000000 Self Chairman & Interim Chief Executive Officer 000 0000
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Lubrizol Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Lubrizol Investments & Acquisitions (42)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
BASF (Specialty Surfactants Division) 22-Jan-2022 0000000000 Specialty Chemicals
Avid Product Development 04-Aug-2020 0000000000 Printing Services (B2B) 0000 0000
Ignite Venture Studio 05-Dec-2019 0000 00000 000 Media and Information Services (B2B)
Bavaria Medizin Technologie 15-Jul-2019 0000000000 Medical Supplies
Laboratoire Phenobio 18-Mar-2019 Merger/Acquisition Other Chemicals and Gases 000 00000
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Lubrizol Subsidiaries (9)

Company Name Industry Location Founded
Avid Product Development Printing Services (B2B) Loveland, CO 2012
Lubrizol Employees Credit Union 401(K) Plan and Trust Corporate Pension Deer Park, TX 0000
Bavaria Medizin Technologie Medical Supplies Wessling, Germany 0000
EcoQuimica Industria e Comercio Produtos Quimica Other Consumer Durables Sao Paulo, Brazil 0000
Paratherm Industrial Chemicals King of Prussia, PA 0000
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Lubrizol ESG

Risk Overview

Risk Rating

Updated November, 12, 2019

26.7 | Med Risk

Risk Scale

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Peers Analysis

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Lubrizol FAQs

  • When was Lubrizol founded?

    Lubrizol was founded in 1928.

  • Who is the founder of Lubrizol?

    Kelvin Smith, Kent Smith, and Frank Nason are the founders of Lubrizol.

  • Who is the CEO of Lubrizol?

    Rebecca Liebert is the CEO of Lubrizol.

  • Where is Lubrizol headquartered?

    Lubrizol is headquartered in Wickliffe, OH.

  • What is the size of Lubrizol?

    Lubrizol has 8,000 total employees.

  • What industry is Lubrizol in?

    Lubrizol’s primary industry is Specialty Chemicals.

  • Is Lubrizol a private or public company?

    Lubrizol is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Lubrizol?

    The current valuation of Lubrizol is 000.

  • What is Lubrizol’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Lubrizol is 00000.

  • Who are Lubrizol’s competitors?

    Solvay, Wanhua Chemical Group Company, Mitsubishi Chemical, Ashland Global Holdings, and Israel Chemicals are some of the 28 competitors of Lubrizol.

  • When was Lubrizol acquired?

    Lubrizol was acquired on 01-Sep-2011.

  • Who acquired Lubrizol?

    Lubrizol was acquired by Berkshire Hathaway.

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