Initially prioritising its focus on the manufacturing and energy sectors, the new division will provide end-to-end lubrication product and service solutions for businesses across these key industrial sectors, delivering significant efficiency gains to the customer.
Following multiple acquisitions of premium and specialist lubricants brands in the industrial sector, the company’s expansion is the next step in its commitment to an ambitious three-year growth plan which will also expand into Europe.
Heading up the new division, Mark Powell, business unit director – industrial, Certas Energy Lubricants, explained: “Partnering with world-renowned lubricants brands means our customers benefit from a wide range of class-leading products all from one supplier and served from 8 warehouse locations across the UK which is unrivalled in the market today.
This dedicated division with a team of industrial lubricant specialists is great news for existing and potential customers and our intention is to drive lubrication improvements with a total cost of ownership approach supported by market leading service and equipment solutions and a commitment to long term partnerships with our customers.
Certas Energy Lubricants is a Castrol Ambassador Distributor, a Shell Lubricants Authorised Distributor and the company also partners with Q8Oils in the UK offering premium, lubricating oils, greases. Industrial cleaners and metal working fluids to the manufacturing and energy sectors.
Going forward, the company has plans to develop its product and service offer as Steve Mayo, director, Certas Energy Lubricants said: “Constantly monitoring trends and updates to legislation enables us to keep customers informed of changes that impact their operations.
Certas Energy Lubricants are active members of the UK Lubricants Association Product Stewardship Group and strive to promote best practice and meet the evolving needs of industrial operations. We have some exciting new services coming soon which will put Certas Energy Lubricants firmly on the map as a key supplier into the industrial market.
“This includes complete fluid management to support the digital transformation of industrial manufacturing companies or Industry 4.0 as we all know it. New digital services such as Certas Fluid Command will be launching in 2022. Providing greater control and insight for customers with a view to improving efficiency and importantly, profitability, this technical offer is designed for fluid and oil analysis. It will enable customers to maximise their processes and ensure a safe and operator-friendly working environment.”