Case Studies

Learn how Lubrizol Custom Solutions helps our customers maintain a competitive edge in their markets by facilitating the manufacture of finished fluids in those situations where outsourcing may be more profitable than in-house fluid development. Our capabilities encompass everything needed to augment your existing blending or manufacturing capabilities, on an interim or long-term basis. 

Custom Solutions Capabilities (PDF)
The Lubrizol Custom Solutions business was formed to help our customers maintain a competitive edge in their markets by facilitating the manufacture of finished fluids in those situations where outsourcing is more profitable than in-house fluid development.

Case Study: “Every time I turn around there’s a new specification challenge” (PDF)
This mid-size lubricant marketer was capable of producing the Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) required by its Caribbean customers, but not at a price point that would allow it to be competitive in that market.

Case Study: “We can’t manufacture it at a profit, but we can’t say no to our best customer either” (PDF)
Saying no to your best OEM customer is not an option for most mid-size blenders

Case Study: “We’ve got a great sales opportunity here, but these import restrictions are killing us” (PDF)
Import regulations were preventing this customer from accessing the synthetic base oils required to manufacture a Passenger Car Motor Oil (PCMO) finished fluid.