Introduction to NLGI - USA, formerly known as National Lubricating Grease Institute
NLGI-USA is doing yeoman service to grease related industry since 1933. At present its activities have spread over more than 50 countries having more than 400 corporate members. Major petroleum companies viz, Mobil, Shell, Castrol, Caltex, BP etc. are member of this non-profit organisation. The main objective of this society is to bring grease industry related personnel on a common platform. Recently many local chapters have also opened up to spread the philosophy of NLGI-USA, which are directly or indirectly associated with NLGI. eg. Latin American Grease Institute, Japan Lubricating Grease Institute, European Lubricating Grease Institute etc. and now NLGI-India Chapter.
Introduction to ELGI (European Lubricating Grease Institute)
worldwide lubricating grease production is approx 1.0 million ton/year. Where
Indian grease market is over 1,00,000 ton/year which is approx 8 - 10% of total
worldwide volume. Unlike other major countries where demand of lubricants has
witnessed stagnation, Indian lubricant market has posed 5-7% growth. In view of
this the board of NLGI - USA decided to open its India Chapter in 1996. Formally
India Chapter of National Lubricating Grease Institute opened up in 1997 with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd,
R & D Centre, as its HQ and Dr. A.K. Bhatnagar, former Director (R & D), Indian Oil Corporation Ltd as founder president.
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