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2019-05-20 20:24 CEST
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FlowGuard Gold Plumbing Systems Demonstrates Heatlhy Home CPVC Pipes and Fittings and New MultiPort Fitting at PCBC

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FlowGuard Gold Plumbing Systems Demonstrates Healthy Home CPVC Pipes and Fittings and New MultiPort Fitting at PCBC
Free beverages, in-booth education and a chance to win $15,000 in materials reward for visitors of booth #2132
CLEVELAND (5/20/2019) - The Lubrizol Corporation announces it will be exhibiting its family of FlowGuard Gold CPVC plumbing systems and introducing its newest fitting, FlowGuard MultiPort, at PCBC, the official annual event of the California Building Industry Association and Leading Builders of America. Visitors to the FlowGuard Gold CPVC booth (#2132) will be welcomed with free coffee and beer, and will have the chance to win $15,000 in FlowGuard Gold CPVC material and labor for an upcoming job.

The booth experience will showcase the new FlowGuard MultiPort fitting, which brings CPVC performance to mini-manifold plumbing designs, as well as products from Lubrizol's other CPVC piping system brands, BlazeMaster Fire Protection Systems and Corzan Piping Systems. A stud wall graphic will illustrate how these products can be utilized in single family and multifamily new construction.

The booth provides a variety of educational opportunities, including videos and an interactive touchscreen experience offering product specficiations, case studies and white papers. Guests also get the opportunity for one-on-one interactions with the expert members of the FlowGuard Gold Pipe & Fittings team.

One of the highlights of the booth is the chance for guests to enter the building material and labor contest by completing a quick questionnaire in the booth. The winner of the $15,000 prize package must be a builder or plumber, and complete rules and regulations will be available.

"Our goal is to make the in-booth experience exciting, educational and rewarding for builders, developers and plumbing contractors," says Jonathan Simon, business manager - North America residential plumbing. "The pacific coast market has faced many challenges with plumbing systems, ranging from chloring-induced failures to health and safety concerns. Visitors to the booth will learn about the safety and reliability that a FlowGuard Gold plumbing system can deliver."

PCBC will be held at the Moscone Convention Center in San Francisco, May 30-31, and features the theme, "The Art, Science + Business of Housing."

For more information about FlowGuard Gold CPVC, visit

About Lubrizol CPVC
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is the innovator and world leader in chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) resins and compounds. Our high performance and low-combustibility CPVC technology can be found in FlowGuard® Pipe & Fittings, BlazeMaster® Fire Protection Systems and Corzan® Industrial Systems designed for a wide variety of applications including plumbing and fire protection. Backed by robust research and development capabilities and the technical expertise of our piping systems consultants, billions of feet of our CPVC piping systems have been installed globally. For more information, visit

About The Lubrizol Corporation
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company that combines complex, specialty chemicals to optimize the quality, performance and value of customers' products while reducing their environmental impact. It is a leader at combining market insights with chemistry and application capabilities to deliver valuable solutions to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets. Lubrizol improves lives by acting as an essential partner in our customers' success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users. 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, personal care and skin care products and specialty materials encompassing polymer and coatings technologies, along with polymer-based pharmaceutical and medical device solutions.

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 8,700 employees worldwide. Revenues for 2018 were $6.8 billion. For more information, visit

Media Contact:
Erin Edminister
Global Business Communications Manager
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc.
Office - 216-447-6352
Mobile - 440-502-0146