The transaction was announced at beginning of November 2011. Lubrizol will be assuming approximately 100 Merquinsa employees. With the close of the transaction, all of the Merquinsa products are being integrated into the Lubrizol Engineered Polymers business. Merquinsa commercial key brands include Pearlstick, Pearlthane, Pearlbond, Pearlcoat, and the Eco line of TPUs based on renewable resources. Lubrizol markets it TPUs under the Estane brand name.