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Petrol Ofisi’s massive investment in the lubricant industry

Petrol Ofisi’s massive investment in the lubricant industry

 Petrol Ofisi Group brings into service a massive investment that doubles the annual production capacity of its lubricant factory in Kocaeli - Derince. With its groundbreaking logistics and production center that left a mark on the 100th ...

31.10.2023 10:00:00
Sector leader in industrial oils Petroyag takes firm steps towards globalization

Sector leader in industrial oils Petroyag takes firm steps towards globalization

Established in 1993 Petroyag, Türkiye’s leading supplier of industrial lubricants, restructured lately its operations as group company. Leading the group, the brand “Petroyag Lubricants” serves over 700 domestic customers ...

29.08.2023 10:30:00
Özerşah is competing with the world

Özerşah is competing with the world

Established in 1998 with its own resources, Özerşah grew with Türkiye’s enthusiasm for domestic production and achieved an impressive success story. The company, which currently has 2 factories and an annual production capacity of ...

12.06.2023 14:30:00
Technology Base of Türkiye: POTEM

Technology Base of Türkiye: POTEM

POTEM is located at the same campus as Petrol Ofisi’s Lubricants Production Facility in Derince, Kocaeli. As soon as we entered the campus, we were directed to the conference room and informed about occupational health and safety before our ...

9.05.2023 17:00:00
We re-refine as we redefine: TAYRAŞ Base Oil Refinery

We re-refine as we redefine: TAYRAŞ Base Oil Refinery

Türkiye’s first and only refinery to produce high-quality base oil from used lubricating oils with hydro-treatment technology; TAYRAŞ Base Oil Refinery Establishing Türkiye’s first Group II base oil refinery with an annual ...

6.03.2023 14:00:00
Belgin Oil aims for sustainable growth with high added value

Belgin Oil aims for sustainable growth with high added value

General Manager of Belgin Oil, Bülent Araslı: “We aim for sustainable growth with high added value” With nearly 70 years of experience, Belgin Oil, a prominent lubricant, and grease manufacturer of Türkiye and nearby ...

10.01.2023 17:00:00
Digital transformation exemplar in the lubricant industry: Lubrico

Digital transformation exemplar in the lubricant industry: Lubrico

Lurbico Oil International with its 44 years of experience has been the leading figure in the Turkish lubricant market. Guiding the industry for four decades, the company embraces technological innovations to keep feeling the pulse of the industry. ...

12.08.2022 15:50:00
How can you save both time and cost with oil analysis

How can you save both time and cost with oil analysis

With used oil analysis, it is possible to prevent equipment failures, predict possible cost items, act more efficiently in purchasing and supply planning, and facilitate processes. Erhan Aydın, SGS Turkey-Iraq Industry and Environment Department ...

1.03.2022 12:39:00
How electrification will impact the future of automotive greases

How electrification will impact the future of automotive greases

Dr. Gareth Fish   Different types of lubricating greases have long been used in numerous applications in passenger cars. But as electrification continues apace, certain grease formulations will need to account for some of the inherent, unique ...

1.09.2021 14:57:00
A new and powerful player in the field of special greases: Vario

A new and powerful player in the field of special greases: Vario

Vario Engineering, established with the aim of meeting the need for special greases within Turkey and offering more accessible and high quality products while reducing foreign dependence, is assertive about meeting specific needs with its R&D ...

31.12.2020 11:58:00
Proil offers bio-based solutions for industrial needs

Proil offers bio-based solutions for industrial needs

Proil, a sister company of Petroyağ which offers lubricants and lubricating solutions to the Turkish industry for 25 years, serves many sectors that are engaged in production in Turkey and the neighboring geography as a manufacturer and a supplier ...

8.11.2020 12:23:00
The light of a unique discovery seeks to illuminate Turkey

The light of a unique discovery seeks to illuminate Turkey

In 1939, when discovered that the molecular structure of motor oils could be changed with an oil additive, Ole Bardahl took the first step to establish both the foundation of the Polar Attraction Formula and the Bardahl Manufacturing Company in ...

7.05.2020 11:07:00
A state-of-the-art production site: NYCO’s Tournai Plant

A state-of-the-art production site: NYCO’s Tournai Plant

Over more than 60 years, NYCO has acquired strong know-how in the engineering and manufacturing of high quality esters, oils, greases and specialty products. The company manufactures products in its Tournai Plant since 1997. NYCO’s ...

25.12.2019 10:20:00
ACEA highlights the need for accelerating efforts towards zero-emission mobility

ACEA highlights the need for accelerating efforts towards zero-emission mobility

At the start of a new EU political term, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is urgently calling for a comprehensive plan to enable the transition to zero-emission mobility in Europe. This should include a major ramp-up ...

11.11.2019 11:44:00
“We continue to develop our product range with R&D works”

“We continue to develop our product range with R&D works”

Petrol Ofisi carries out important studies in the industrial field and performs extensive research and development activities to expand its product range to meet every demand. We asked Sezgin Gürsu, Lubricants Director of Petrol Ofisi, to tell ...

3.09.2019 17:08:00
FUCHS China Suzhou High Intelligent Plant officially operational

FUCHS China Suzhou High Intelligent Plant officially operational

Fuchs opened a state-of-the-art plant in China, Suzhou with 100,000 tons of output capacity for the first phase. The plant is expected to strengthen Fuchs’ place in the Chinese market, which is a highly strategic market for the company. FUCHS ...

11.07.2019 10:25:00
“Transport of dangerous goods requires expertise”

“Transport of dangerous goods requires expertise”

We interviewed two young entrepreneurs, Sertaç Yücelbak and Ünal Sarı, founders of Sunlog Logistics, a company that provide transportation and storage services to the lubricants and chemicals sector, and asked them about the needs ...

29.05.2019 15:40:00
Petrol Ofisi continues its tradition of leadership in the lubricants and chemicals market in 2018

Petrol Ofisi continues its tradition of leadership in the lubricants and chemicals market in 2018

One of the biggest brands in Turkey, Petrol Ofisi continues to be the traditional leader of the lubricants and chemicals market along with the petroleum market. Petrol Ofisi Lubricants has once again been recognized as the market leader in the ...

1.03.2019 11:59:00
Total opens state-of-the-art lubricants plant in Russia

Total opens state-of-the-art lubricants plant in Russia

Total opened a state-of-the-art lubricants oil blending and production plant in Russia with an investment equivalent to USD 50 million in the 10th anniversary of Total Vostok’s operations in Russia. We interviewed Fabien Voisin, ...

3.01.2019 17:06:00
A manufacturer from Azerbaijan to the world: Aminol

A manufacturer from Azerbaijan to the world: Aminol

We wanted to get to know the Aminol brand, established in Sumgayit Chemical Industry Park that was opened by the decree of President Ilham Aliyev in Azerbaijan, and started exporting to many countries. Emel Kuşku, Alco LLC Production Manager, shared ...

13.11.2018 11:04:00
Nynas turns 90!

Nynas turns 90!

Founded in 1928 as a small enterprise in Sweden, Nynas celebrates its 90th anniversary as a leading company in the lubricants industry. This year, there is another excitement in the company's Turkey office. We made an interview with Güney ...

1.08.2018 10:44:00
Market leader Petrol Ofisi continues to develop with new directorates

Market leader Petrol Ofisi continues to develop with new directorates

Experienced figures were assigned to new positions after the separation of Commercial Sales and Lubricants units in Petrol Ofisi, which maintains its leading position in the Turkish lubricants and chemicals market for years. We wanted to get to know ...

6.06.2018 11:45:00
“We produce one out of every two buses in Turkey”

“We produce one out of every two buses in Turkey”

Mercedes-Benz Turk Hoşdere Bus Plant, producing buses for Turkish market as well as exporting to a high number of countries around the world with an annual capacity of 4500 units, stands out in the sector with its market share and robotic systems ...

1.04.2018 15:05:00
M Oil grows even stronger as a member of Demirören family

M Oil grows even stronger as a member of Demirören family

M Oil, fully purchased by the Demirören family in February 2017, produces lubricants with a hundred percent domestic capital in its high technology plant in İzmir Çiğli, which has an annual production capacity of 30 thousand tons. We ...

1.02.2018 14:36:00
Smart technologies and 40 years of experience: Lubrico

Smart technologies and 40 years of experience: Lubrico

Nil Petrol, the first company of the Gül Group of Companies, was established in Kadıkoy, Istanbul in 1978. Nil Petrol has managed to maintain its sustainability and stability even during the toughest periods of the country, and has never ...

18.12.2017
Alpet Lubricant Blending and Filling Plant

Alpet Lubricant Blending and Filling Plant

Adding value to the sector with its Technology Center Laboratory which was established with national finances, Alpet retains its successful position in lubricant and grease manufacturing. Facility Manager Ayşen Yıldırım gave significant information ...

3.10.2017
Shell’s regional lubricant manufacturing complex: Derince

Shell’s regional lubricant manufacturing complex: Derince

Derince Lubricant and Grease Plant of Shell & Turcas exports to 58 countries and operates as Shell’s regional manufacturing complex in the Mediterranean. The company was ranked on the Stars of Export list by İKMİB in 2016, and deemed worthy of ...

15.09.2017
Evonik opens coatings laboratory in Turkey

Evonik opens coatings laboratory in Turkey

Evonik opened a new Coating Additives laboratory at its Tuzla (Istanbul) site on January 31, 2017. The state-of-the-art laboratory, which also includes a customer service center, will support customers with the development of innovative surface ...

1.06.2017
Technol’s major investment in the Caucasus First modern lubricant plant of the region started operations

Technol’s major investment in the Caucasus First modern lubricant plant of the region started operations

Let’s begin with Technol’s history in the lubricants industry. When did it start? The idea of establishing the Technol lubricants plant was coined in 2015. We started working as soon as the market survey and official procedures were ...

1.04.2017
Petroyağ Lubricants’ investments continue with R&D center

Petroyağ Lubricants’ investments continue with R&D center

Petroyağ Lubricants, maintaining its growth in its 23rd year in the sector, has just opened Turkey’s 333rd R&D center with the support of the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology. At the same time, it is also the first R&D center that ...

5.01.2017
Having recently modernized its equipment pool, Rexoil sets sight on becoming an international brand

Having recently modernized its equipment pool, Rexoil sets sight on becoming an international brand

Rexoil, one of few local manufacturers in the sector, is listed among 5 largest lubricant manufacturing facilities in Turkey with its facility established on a 12 thousand square meter land in OSB, Tuzla. The company has ...

25.11.2016 15:10:00

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Countdown to UNITI 2024 Mineral Oil Technology Forum

Countdown to UNITI 2024 Mineral Oil Technology Forum

In a few weeks’ time, the lubricants industry will once again meet in Stuttgart, Germany for the UNITI Mineral Oil Technology Forum (UMTF) between 16-17 April 2024. After ...

27.03.2024 18:44:00
Worldwide    
“Sustainability activities are crucial for commercial success and staying ahead of the curve”

“Sustainability activities are crucial for commercial success and staying ahead of the curve”

On 29 December 2023, an important step was taken in terms of foreign trade with the EU with the Turkish Sustainability Reporting Standard published in the Official Gazette. With ...

14.03.2024 14:40:00
Interview    
Innovative solutions in the lubricant industry: Design of Experiments – DoE

Innovative solutions in the lubricant industry: Design of Experiments – DoE

Sedanur Birincioğlu Chemist - ADCO PETROLEUM ADDITIVES/ Technical Sales and  Marketing Specialist The chemical industry is in a continuous process of innovation and ...

14.03.2024 13:30:00
Articles    
Özerşah ramps up exports with OEM approvals

Özerşah ramps up exports with OEM approvals

Founded in 1998 with own resources and growing with Türkiye’s enthusiasm for domestic production, Özerşah stands out with its successful performance in the ...

14.03.2024 10:40:00
From Turkey    
TURKISH REACH Regulation Amendment: Strategies for impacts and adaptation

TURKISH REACH Regulation Amendment: Strategies for impacts and adaptation

Dr. Eyüp Şimşek - Chemvisor General Manager Regulation on TURKISH REACH The regulation amending the Regulation on Registration, Evaluation, Authorization and ...

13.03.2024 14:55:00
Yakın Plan    
Greenhouse gas neutral e-liquids in electrification

Greenhouse gas neutral e-liquids in electrification

The electrification of the energy sector on the path of change for a green, circular, digital transformation is an unquestionable priority for the best sustainability management. ...

12.03.2024 14:30:00
Columns     Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu    
Critical issues about greases

Critical issues about greases

BORA KIRAZLILAR Mechanical Engineer Gema Oil Lubricants Technical and Private Label Products Compliance Manager   In the industrial world, keeping machinery running ...

12.03.2024 14:20:00
Columns    
The story of lubricants Modern era’s black gold - VII Waste oil recovery methods

The story of lubricants Modern era’s black gold - VII Waste oil recovery methods

Waste oil recovery is the process of removing all kinds of pollutants, oxidation products and particles in the waste oil and obtaining base oil or petroleum products in accordance ...

12.03.2024 12:35:00
Columns     Dr. Hansu Jülide Köroğlu    
Perfect for harsh conditions: Greases

Perfect for harsh conditions: Greases

It is as important to know the chemical structure and application areas of the greases we use in our critical equipment and to closely monitor the analyses in this respect as it ...

12.03.2024 12:15:00
Columns     Umut Arslan    
Can the amount of waste oil formation be estimated?

Can the amount of waste oil formation be estimated?

The main problem in the effective and sustainable management of waste oils is that the total annual amount of waste oil generation is not known before waste oil minimization and ...

12.03.2024 12:00:00
Columns     Dr. Volkan Pelitli