|Tuesday, 6 October 2015, 23:00 HKT/SGT|
|Contribution to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass honors Valvoline on 150th Anniversary|
CLEVELAND, Ohio, Oct 6, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - In celebration of 150 years of the iconic Valvoline brand, The Lubrizol Corporation is pleased to announce that it will contribute $15,000 to Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass based in Lexington, Kentucky, home to Valvoline's world headquarters.
Valvoline and Lubrizol enjoy a relationship that spans decades, bringing innovative lubricant and automotive performance technology to global markets. The two organizations are also aligned in their values, with a common belief in the importance of being good neighbors and supporting the communities in which they do business. Both Valvoline and Lubrizol have long understood the benefit of nurturing and encouraging young people, a worthy cause advanced by the good work of Big Brothers Big Sisters.
"At Big Brothers Big Sisters, we believe that every child has the ability to succeed and thrive in life," says Ralph Coldiron, president and CEO, Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass. "As a corporate partner, Valvoline has supported us not only financially, but also through the volunteer efforts of many of its employees over the years. We join Lubrizol in congratulating Valvoline on its 150th anniversary and look forward to a long and rewarding association in the future."
Big Brothers Big Sisters seeks to develop successful mentoring relationships for all children who need and want them, contributing to brighter futures, better schools, and stronger communities for all. Ashland and Valvoline are a platinum corporate partner with Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Bluegrass.
Lubrizol congratulates Valvoline on 150 years of quality products and innovative ideas and looks forward to continuing its enduring partnership well into the future.
About The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a technology-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. It produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. These technologies include lubricant additives for engine oils, driveline and other transportation-related fluids, industrial lubricants, as well as additives for gasoline and diesel fuel. In addition, Lubrizol makes ingredients and additives for home care and personal care products and pharmaceuticals, and specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives. Our products for the oilfield market include technologies for exploration, production and transportation.
With headquarters in Wickliffe, Ohio, Lubrizol owns and operates manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol has approximately 9,000 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2014 were $7 billion. For more information, visit www.Lubrizol.com.
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Source: Lubrizol via Globenewswire
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