Tom Curtis

President, Lubrizol Additives

Tom Curtis is corporate senior vice president and president of Lubrizol Additives. He joined Lubrizol in 1990 and has served in positions that include global marketing manager, project manager, technology manager, regional business manager, global business manager, global account manager and vice president, engine oil additives. Additionally, he completed a five-year expatriate assignment at Lubrizol's Hazelwood, United Kingdom, facility.

Tom holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from John Carroll University in Cleveland, Ohio.

Electrification and Formulating with a Changing Toolbox

March 31, 2020

To keep up with advanced automotive technology, fluid chemistry and formulations need to meet increasingly stringent new performance criteria.


How Additives Add Significant Value to Diesel Fuel

January 23, 2020

Foaming in diesel fuel is a common annoyance for American diesel drivers—but it’s symptomatic of a larger issue in the U.S. diesel market. 

What Does the Electrified Future Hold?

June 12, 2019

The future of electric vehicles raises some important questions. We answer some of them here.

Durability and Sustainability: Two Sides of the Same Coin

January 10, 2019

In cars, trucks, and industrial equipment, durability and sustainability are inextricably linked. Here’s why advanced fluids and lubricants have a critical role to play.

Truck driving - Lubrizol on highway truck

Sustainability is Driving Change in Mexico. The Right Quality Lubricant is Essential

January 08, 2019

As sustainability efforts drive change in the Mexican heavy-duty truck market, considering the role of engine lubricants is critical. Here’s why higher performance is a necessity.

Testing and Developing Tomorrow’s Lubricants

October 02, 2018

Delivering lubricant technology that enables tomorrow’s engines requires new thinking about how we test and certify lubricants. And it can’t be done by testing on engines of the past.