November 16, 2018
Volume 7 Issue 8
Locks Oil Starts Production at Blending Plant
Locks Oil & Chemical (Zhejiang) Ltd. recently began operations at its new lubricant blending plant in China’s Haiyan economic development zone. The company said the plant, which has 50,000 metric tons per year production capacity, will help meet growing demand for its products in south and east China.
Locks Oil chose the Zhejiang plant site to support its efforts to meet growing lubricant demand in the country. “The objectives are to meet the constantly increasing market demand, and to make a contribution to regional economic development,” Locks Oil CEO Chi Tianxi said in a news release. The new plant includes an automated production line, he noted. The blending plant took two years to build, according to Tianxi.
Locks Zhejiang – the third and newest subsidiary of Locks Oil – produces a variety of industrial lubricants, including rust inhibiting oils, electric discharge machine oils, metal processing fluids, die-casting oils and lubricating greases.
Previously, Locks Oil’s first two subsidiaries – Locks Shanghai and Locks Dongguan – operated all of Locks Oil’s major businesses, including selling, trading and technical development of lubricants and petrochemicals across China’s mainland area.
“We are going to keep regarding south China and east China as our” key target markets for sales of our products, Pan Dexi, a sales manager at Locks Shanghai, told Lube Report. “We are aiming to expand our business toward the whole country. Locks [Oil] selling agencies have already been set up nationwide, in different regions.”
“This new blending plant enables Locks Oil & Chemical to meet strict standards of the National Environment Protection Bureau,” Dexi said.