Our History

For over 150 years, we have helped customers around the world and in all industries reduce costs, increase productivity, and increase vehicle and plant efficiency. Focusing on lubrication gave us a unique perspective on developing high performance products and solving complex industry challenges.

An important source of our expertise is our collaboration with the world's leading original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Since 1914, the Equipment Builder Group has worked with OEMs to understand equipment trends and lubricant requirements, discuss lubrication system designs, and troubleshoot on-site lubrication issues. Work on the

Equipment Builder continues today to help OEMs improve equipment design, develop better lubricants and services, and give partners around the world a competitive edge.