The Lubrizol Painesville facility is located on a 158 acre site in an eastern suburb of Cleveland, Ohio. The facility is the manufacturing site for new, highly specialized chemical products and services for a variety of applications. These include specialty additive systems for lubricating oils used in:

  • Gasoline and diesel engines
  • Automatic transmissions
  • Gear drives
  • Marine engines
  • Tractors
  • Metalworking

We also supply specialty products for industrial fluids, fuel additives, process chemicals and coating additives. 


The Painesville Township site was purchased in 1956 from Clifton Products. We're committed to conducting business with honesty and integrity in a safe and responsible manner in all the communities where we operate.

Economic Value

  • Employ approximately 450 employees and contractors
  • Approximately $36 million in payroll annually
  • More than $50 million in capital investments in 2016 and more than $173 million since 2013
  • Local property taxes $1.3 million annually

Contact Us

The Lubrizol Corporation
155 Freedom Rd.
Painesville, OH 44077

440.347.3810 or 440.357.7064 


  • Part of a worldwide organization headquartered in Wickliffe, Ohio
  • Owned by Berkshire Hathaway
  • 24/7 operation
  • Approx. 450 employees and contractors
  • ISO9001 Certified since 1992
  • RC14001 Certified since 2008 

Plant Fact Sheets


 Meet Our Environmental Team

 Fume Incinerators - Controlling Odors

 General Manager Talks about Odors

 Waste Heat Recovery

 Emergency Response

 Map to Our Facility

 Lubrizol Community Advisory Panel

Painesville CAP Meeting


Here's the latest news from Lubrizol Painesville Township

Painesville Building Bonds 2016

Community Involvement

At Lubrizol we believe that it is our responsibility to give back to communities where we do business, enhance the qualities of life, and maintain positive relationships.
Wally Deja


The Lubrizol Corporation remains committed to protecting not only employees and customers, but communities where we have a presence, and the environment as a whole. See what we're doing to help the earth achieve sustainability and humans maintain a sense of well-being.
Careers at Lubrizol Painesville


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