IMCD opens a Lubricants & Energy lab in the U.S.

IMCD Group, a leading distributor of specialty chemicals, has opened the newly enhanced IMCD Lubricants & Energy Laboratory, serving customers throughout North America. Located in Greater Houston, Texas, in the U.S., the IMCD Lubricants & Energy Laboratory features a range of new testing equipment for industrial and automotive lubricant applications and metalworking fluids to provide comprehensive technical support for customers in the lubricants and energy markets.

“Broadening our local technical capabilities to support our customers’ quest to drive innovation reinforces IMCD’s commitment to the industry and our supplier partners,” said John O’Keefe, Vice President, IMCD US Lubricants & Energy. “We now offer well-rounded capabilities to accelerate our customers’ formulation processes as we facilitate the development of tailored solutions for our North American market.”

The Greater Houston IMCD Lubricants & Energy Laboratory debuted in 2018 with state-of-the-art testing for oil and gas applications. Its enhanced capabilities further support and empower customers seeking high-performance, customized, and innovative solutions.

“The impressive capabilities we now have in serving our North American customers position IMCD as a partner of choice for the lubricants and energy sectors,” said Marco Madeddu, Business Group Director, IMCD Lubricants & Energy. “Our strong commercial and technical teams are on the right path for significant growth in the region. We are thrilled to have the support of our valued partners with shared ambitions for expanded market opportunities.”

The laboratory is part of IMCD Lubricants & Energy’s global network of Technical Centres. IMCD now has three laboratories for the lubricants and energy markets in Australia, France, and the U.S.