The FUCHS Group was founded in 1931 in Mannheim, Germany and is now a global corporation with a turnover in excess of €2billion and over 5,000 employees worldwide.
FUCHS holds a very special position within the lubricant industry as the worlds largest independent lubricant manufacturer, a position achieved through a commitment to the development, manufacture, marketing and sales of technically advanced lubricants, supported by excellence in customer service. This philosophy has been incorporated into the new company logo highlighting “Lubricants-Technology-People”.
Currently, the structure of the company incorporates 58 operating companies and over 30 production plants networked across six continents, with over 400 Research and Development technicians located in technical centres across the world.
Within the FUCHS Group, FUCHS LUBRITECH is the expert for Special Application Lubricants. The FUCHS “Technical Centre of Excellence for Glass Industry Lubricants” is located within FUCHS UKs LUBRITECH specialist division. The centre provides specialist technical support services to enhance that of the global FUCHS LUBRITECH operations. The centre manages new product development and aids in the transfer of knowledge and technology to local FUCHS companies around the world.
FUCHS acquisition of VDV Lubricants n.v. has further strengthened its position in the glass industry bringing additional specialist technology for the glass container manufacturing industry. Established in 1998 in Belgium, VDV Lubricants n.v. has carved a niche in the glass industry producing high quality hot end lubricants with a focus on the future of mould swabbing through the development of its range of automatic swabbing machine lubricants.
FUCHS LUBRITECH special application lubricants stand for highest performance and sustainability, safety and reliability, and efficiency and cost savings. They represent a promise:-
Technology that pays back.