Total Lubricants UK to expand its Lubes blending plant

Total Lubricants UK announced its plans of developing and expanding the lubricant blending plant at Ferrybridge in West Yorkshire while it was celebrating the 50th anniversary of this blending plant in August.

According to total lubricants the UK, the plan includes buying four acres of land near the plant which will be used to upgrade the site, its warehousing operations as well as enhancing the blending process. Part of this development will also be incorporating renewable energies to increase the efficiency of the site.

Anna Whitehouse, Vice President of operations, Western Europe at Total Group and former General Manager of Total Lubricants’ blending plant in Ferrybridge, said, “it has been a privilege for me to be part of the 50-year history of Total Lubricants in the UK. Everyone concerned can be proud of the past and confident for the future, knowing that the business can, always has, and will continue to adapt in line with market changes.”

John Ryder, General Manager of Total Lubricants’ blending plant in Ferrybridge, said, “as the only major energy company to still have a blending operation in the UK, we are in a strong position for the future due to the proximity to our customer base. The investment underlines our commitment to the Yorkshire Region and the UK market, and we are pleased to make this announcement on the 50th anniversary of blending at Ferrybridge.”

Total Lubricants UK dates back to 1970 manufacturing lubricants for the metalworking, the iron and steel sector, chemicals, energy, automotive, mines, and the food processing industry.