OUR HISTORY

Whether production site, licensee or joint venture – it is our subsidiaries that have made PETROFER what it is today: a naturally grown, strongly customer focussed, ethical with family values, global player within our industry.

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OUR HERITAGE AND FUTURE

Today, PETROFER is one of the world’s leading companies for industrial lubricants, specialised fluids and process technologies, with locations in 70 countries around the globe. With 15 subsidiaries, five joint ventures and diverse licensees, we produce our high-quality products in 12 independent production sites, meeting the individual requirements of our customers.

Whether production site, licensee or joint venture – it is our subsidiaries that have made PETROFER what it is today: a naturally grown, strongly customer focussed, ethical with family values, global player within our industry.

1948

Foundation of the company near Hanover

1956

Moved to Hildesheim and production

1974

PETROFER Chemie Ges. mbH, Austria

1991

Japanese licensee

1992

PETROFER (Schweiz) AG, Switzerland PETROFER Benelux BV PETROFER Asia Ltd., Hongkong

1993

PETROFER UK PLC

1994

Shanghai PETROFER, P.R. China PETROFER South Africa (Pty.) Ltd. Indonesian licensee

1995

PETROFER S.à.r.l., France PETROFER A.S., Turkey PETROFER Bulgaria

1996

PETROFER Polska Sp.Z.O.O.

1997

PETROFER Italia s.r.l

2000

American licensee

2003

PETROFER Latinoamericana S.A. de C.V., Mexico

2005

PETROCARE Co., Ltd. Shanghai, P.R. China Hardcastle PETROFER PVT., Ltd. India (Joint Venture)

2007

Thai licensee

2011

New Plant PETROFER South Africa

2013

New plant for Mexico

2014

Establishing PETROFER do Brasil (Joint Venture)

2017

New laboratory/Global technology Centre Hildesheim

2019

New production plant for Tianjin, P.R. China New production plant for Turkey

2020

PETROFER LUBRICANTS ROMANIA SRL, Romania

2021

New production plant for Mexico

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