The Lubrizol Corporation announces a global collaboration project with Suzano, the world’s leading eucalyptus pulp and paper producer. This market-leading partnership will co-develop natural-based ingredients using renewable materials to the beauty, personal and home care markets.
The new relationship combines Lubrizol science, formulation, and market expertise with Suzano knowledge in all varieties and applications of eucalyptus bioproduct cellulosic biomaterials. This collaboration allows the combined technical teams the ability to explore, innovate, and grow the combined portfolio of offerings for the beauty, personal, and home care markets.
“We are excited to partner with Suzano to bring sustainable innovation to our customers,” said Bernardo Medeiros, Vice President, Beauty and Home for Lubrizol. “This is another step in our journey to develop high-performing ingredients and become a leader in delivering naturally derived, biodegradable, and sustainable solutions.”
“Our expectation with the partnership is that we can, from the planted eucalyptus, a renewable recyclable raw material, expand its different applications based on the innovability concept, which is innovation in favor of sustainability,” said Vinicius Nonino, Executive Officer of New Business at Suzano. “These new solutions will meet the aspirations of the society in building a more sustainable world, which is fully aligned with our organizational purpose of ‘Renewing life inspired by trees’.”
Working with Suzano will bring complementary technologies and synergies to Lubrizol’s current portfolio and ecosystem of partners. These actions are part of Lubrizol’s strategy to become a leading supplier of sustainable solutions, leveraging our expertise and combining technologies to bring innovation to the marketplace.
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway Company, leverages its unmatched science to unlock immense possibilities at the molecular level, driving sustainable and measurable results. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales and technical offices around the world and has approximately 8,600 employees. For more information, visit www.Lubrizol.com.
Suzano is a global reference in developing sustainable and innovative solutions from renewable sources, guided by its purpose of renewing life inspired by trees. It is the world’s leading eucalyptus pulp producer and one of Latin America’s largest paper producers, playing a part in the lives of over 2 billion people from its 11 mills across Brazil and the joint operation Veracel. The company, whose history for over 98 years, has an installed capacity of 10.9 million tons of market pulp and 1.4 million tons of paper a year, and exports to more than 100 countries. Its operations are based on Innovability - Innovation at the service of Sustainability - and on the highest levels of social, environmental, and corporate governance practices, and its shares are traded on stock exchanges in Brazil and the United States. For more information, visit www.suzano.com.br/en/
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