The Brecksville facility is the world headquarters of Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc, a segment of The Lubrizol Corporation. The site occupies 140 acres of land supporting administrative and research and development (R&D) activities for personal, home and health care, engineered polymers, and performance coatings products.

Established in 1946 as an R&D center, the site houses administrative offices, synthesis and applications laboratories, pilot scale-up facilities, a library, cafeteria, walking track, recreational facilities and auditorium.

Health and Safety

The Brecksville facility adheres to all local, state and federal regulations for environmental, health, safety and security compliance. To continuously improve and establish industry best practices, the facility has received certification in RC14001 and ISO 14001.

Community Relations

Lubrizol is committed to being a good corporate citizen in all of the communities where we live and work. Continuous improvement of our health, safety, environmental and security performance is a top priority. It’s all part of being an essential corporate citizen. Lubrizol employees are encouraged to work with local groups, associations and committees for the betterment of their communities. Some local examples of participation include:

  • Building Bonds, United Way, book drives, Cleveland Food Bank, and Toys for Tots
  • Holding regularly scheduled blood drives on site with the American Red Cross
  • Working closely with the city by conducting joint exercises and tours with local emergency agencies

Interesting Facts

The site has received awards for excellence in environmental, health, safety and security from the Ohio Chemistry Technology Council.

Brecksville Facts


9911 Brecksville Road
Brecksville, Ohio 44141



Contact Information

Ryan Smith, Integrated Site Director

Number of Employees

~ 600

Facility Type

Corporate Headquarters
Research and Development

Business Segment

Lubrizol Advanced Materials