News Release

FlowGuard Gold Plumbing Systems Offers Piping Insights and
 a Chance to Win $15,000 in Materials at NAHB IBS

Guests will enjoy free beverages and educational sessions at booth #N355
CLEVELAND, OH (insert date) - The Lubrizol Corporation will offer visitors to the NAHB International Builders' Show (IBS) a high-tech view of FlowGuard Gold chlorinated polyvinyl chloride (CPVC) plumbing systems and their capabilities at Booth #N355. Guests to the FlowGuard Gold CPVC booth will be welcomed with free coffee and beer, based on the time of day, games and a chance to win $15,000 in FlowGuard Gold CPVC material and labor for an upcoming job.

Subject matter experts will deliver four educational presentations each day during the Las Vegas event, with a schedule available at the booth. Topics will include:

  • Lubrizol CPVC: A Complete Solution
  • Specifying Sustainable Plumbing Systems
  • Make the Switch to FlowGuard Gold CPVC
  • Don't Gamble with Your Plumbing

Keeping with the Las Vegas location, the booth will feature a slot machine game that educates visitors about the piping materials they use. Other educational opportunities will include videos; an interactive touchscreen experience offering product information, case studies, white papers and other tools; and the chance to talk with the expert members of the FlowGuard Gold Pipe & Fittings team.   

Guests may enter the building material and labor contest by completing a quick questionnaire in the booth and will garner a bonus entry when they attend one of the presentations listed above. The winner of the $15,000 prize package must be a builder or plumber, and complete rules and regulations will be available.

"The FlowGuard Gold CPVC booth will bring excitement to the show and challenge builders to take a closer look at their plumbing system marterial usage," says Jonathan Simon, sales and marketing manager - North America residential plumbing. "We encourage builders and plumbers to attend the presentations and enter to win the $15,000 material and labor prize."

The booth will also showcase other Lubrizol brands: Corzan Piping Systems and BlazeMaster Fire Protection Systems. A stud wall structure will show the actual installation of FlowGuard Gold, Corzan and BlazeMaster CPVC.

IBS will be held at the Las Vegas Convention Center, February 19-21 and is the largest annual light construction show in the world. In addition to must-see products and exhibits, IBS offers the most up-to-date and innovative education the industry has to offer.

For more information about FlowGuard Gold CPVC, 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 2017 were $6.3 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