Sustainability Engineered Polymers

Sustainability with Lubrizol Engineered Polymers

Together, we can create a more sustainable future.

We are a team of scientists, innovators and creators who are passionate about finding solutions for emerging needs and global challenges.  We have the scientific capabilities and market expertise to help the world Move Cleaner, Create Smarter and Live Better.

Every day, we progress our sustainability journey – reducing our environmental impact, working with our customers and suppliers to enhance sustainability throughout our value chains, investing in local communities and fostering a diverse, inclusive environment where everyone has the opportunity to thrive.

Our Engineered Polymers’ innovations improve the performance, aesthetics and durability of our customers’ products across a wide range of consumer and industrial applications, including sustainable materials for performance apparel and footwear, consumer electronics, surface protection, wire and cable, 3D printing, and a range of industrial specialties.

We invite you to learn more about Sustainability at Lubrizol.  Thank you for your interest in Lubrizol.


Design Responsibly with Bio TPU™

Bio TPU™ is our bio-based, renewable-sourced thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU) portfolio which can be used in adhesives, and processed by injection molding, extrusion and co-extrusion. Bio TPU was invented in 2007 by Merquinsa which was later acquired by Lubrizol. The portfolio has been expanded and our most recent developments include a color stable grade.
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Create Smarter with Engineered Polymers

We Help You Create Smarter

Four critical ways we help increase the circularity impact of our products:

  • Design Responsibly 
  • Eliminate Waste 
  • Produce Responsibly 
  • Enable Greater Use

Engineered Polymers Sustainability Spotlight

One Shoe. One Material. One Earth.™ Initiative

Committed to helping the footwear industry reduce shoe waste, we help footwear manufacturers engineer to produce responsibly, improve product lifecycles, and enhance circularity. 

X4zol-J Fiber

Imagine a World Without Waste Vision

Imagine a world without waste from the fiber to the garment level as we share the vision towards a more sustainable apparel industry by collaborating with like-minded brands and partners.

Renewably-sourced ESTANE® ECO TPU

Renewably-sourced material that doesn't compromise in performance when compared to traditional petroleum-based TPUs.

Lubrizol 3D Printing Solutions

3D Printing

Lubrizol 3D Printing Solutions allow for local production and less waste; Bio-based material solutions also available.

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TPU for Wire and Cable

Halogen-free TPU for Wire and Cable

Sustainable, halogen-free TPU provides the toughness, durability and flexibility required for flame retardant wire and cable jackets.

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Pearlbond ECO TPU

Solvent-free Pearlbond™ TPU for HMAs

TPU for 100% solvent-free hot melt adhesive applications used in furniture, textiles, automotive, and footwear. Pearlbond ECO TPU provides a bio-based option with 67% bio content.

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