Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year...

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year...

6 December 2022

To our valued customers and suppliers, the KRAHN UK team wish to thank you for your loyal and continued support during 2022. And we would like to take this opportunity to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a healthy and prosperous 2023. Please note, the KRAHN UK office will be closed...

KRAHN UK goes live

KRAHN UK goes live

5 November 2022

The culmination of months of activity, preparation and anticipation is finally over - KRAHN UK is now live. The exciting rebrand of Petrico Ltd brings to fruition the eagerly awaited launch of the new company website and name, KRAHN UK, in keeping with KRAHN Chemie Group’s long-term expansion...

KRAHN UK SPONSORS THE UKLA’S NORTHERN LUNCH AND ANNUAL DINNER

KRAHN UK SPONSORS THE UKLA’S NORTHERN LUNCH AND ANNUAL DINNER

22 September 2022

KRAHN UK is excited to be sponsoring two of the industry’s upcoming autumn events, both of which are hosted by UKLA (United Kingdom Lubricants Association) and which are recognised as key opportunities for the sector’s decision makers to gather and connect among peers, in an informal yet effectiv...

KRAHN UK SPONSORS THE UKLA’S NORTHERN LUNCH AND ANNUAL DINNER

KRAHN UK SPONSORS THE UKLA’S NORTHERN LUNCH AND ANNUAL DINNER

13 September 2022

KRAHN UK is excited to be sponsoring two of the industry’s upcoming autumn events, both of which are hosted by UKLA (United Kingdom Lubricants Association) and which are recognised as key opportunities for the sector’s decision makers to gather and connect among peers, in an informal yet effectiv...

PETRICO JOINS THE WORLD IN MOURNING THE DEATH OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II

PETRICO JOINS THE WORLD IN MOURNING THE DEATH OF HER MAJESTY QUEEN ELIZABETH II

11 September 2022

On the 8th September at 18.30hrs, the formal announcement by Buckingham Palace that Her Majesty, Queen Elizabeth II died peacefully at her Balmoral home on Thursday afternoon, continues to reverberate around the globe. She was 96 years of age. Petrico, our company, our partners and associates wo...

KRAHN GROUP EXTENDS ITS PAN-EUROPEAN VISION WITH IBERIAN ACQUISITION

KRAHN GROUP EXTENDS ITS PAN-EUROPEAN VISION WITH IBERIAN ACQUISITION

26 June 2022

Formerly Pemco Trigueros and now operating under its new name, KRAHN Iberia S.L., the acquisition continues the Group’s vision to ensure a strong and cohesive pan-European business that can benefit all customers and suppliers across all regions. For KRAHN UK, Managing Director, Andrew Lamb was q...

Petrico Ltd announces new company name of KRAHN UK LTD as integration plans progress

Petrico Ltd announces new company name of KRAHN UK LTD as integration plans progress

9 May 2022

Petrico Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of KRAHN Chemie Group since February 2021, is delighted to announce it will be known under the new company name of KRAHN UK LTD with immediate effect. The official change of name is in line with the company’s exciting long-term integration plans. The name c...

Petrico – Krahn – proud sponsor of the UKLA RAF Spring Lunch

Petrico – Krahn – proud sponsor of the UKLA RAF Spring Lunch

4 April 2022

Petrico - Krahn was a proud sponsor of the prestigious UKLA (United Kingdom Lubricants Association) Spring Lunch, one of the celebrated annual networking events hosted by the association, which took place on 25th March at London’s elegant RAF Club. The popular annual Lunch had, like many other i...

Dr Rolf Kuropka, CEO KRAHN Chemie Group presents two awards on his 1st visit to Petrico UK

25 March 2022

Petrico’s Andy Lamb, MD, and members of the Petrico team were delighted to welcome Dr Rolf Kuropka, CEO KRAHN Chemie Group to their UK premises recently, his first trip to the UK office since the exciting acquisition of Petrico by KRAHN Chemie Group. The new opportunities for growth and collabor...

KRAHN CHEMIE TO ATTEND LUBRICANT EXPO 2022

2 February 2022

Krahn Chemie has confirmed its attendance at Lubricant Expo, Europe’s largest lubricant exhibition and conference, as it continues to showcase its sustainability leadership and lubricant best practices. The event takes place from 6th -8th September 2022 at Messe Essen, Germany. Krahn Chemie is a...

It’s all change for Petrico email addresses…

23 January 2022

To our valued customers, suppliers and partners, please note that from Monday 24th January all Petrico company email addresses will change. Please ensure you update our new details into your company’s contact lists and databases. What has changed? Our domain name has changed from @petrico.com to...

Petrico welcomes 2022 - an exciting year ahead...

Petrico welcomes 2022 - an exciting year ahead...

11 January 2022

Petrico is ready to welcome 2022 with its continued focus and commitment to its customers, stakeholders, employees and environment. Parent company, Krahn Chemie’s recent announcement that Petrico managing director, Andrew Lamb has been appointed Head of Lubricants, and will lead the European Lub...

Andrew Lamb…two heads are better than one!

Andrew Lamb…two heads are better than one!

15 December 2021

With immediate effect, Petrico Ltd Managing Director Andrew Lamb, will take on the role of Head of Lubricants for the Krahn Chemie Group alongside his existing responsibilities to drive the Petrico business forward. The new role takes immediate effect. “Andy will lead our European Lubricant Team...

Happy Christmas from Petrico!

8 December 2021

A Happy Christmas to all of our valued customers, suppliers and staff, we wish you good health and prosperity in 2022. The offices will be closed from noon on Friday 24th December,  reopening as normal on Tuesday 4th January 2022.  

Ben Walter wins UKLA Young Employee of the Year

16 November 2021

Petrico Ltd is delighted to announce that Ben Walter has been voted United Kingdom Lubricants Association (UKLA) Young Employee of the Year for 2021. The award was made at the prestigious UKLA Annual Dinner in London’s West End, a sell-out event that is attended by leading industry professionals ...

Petrico attends the UNITI Mineral Oil Technology Congress 2021

Petrico attends the UNITI Mineral Oil Technology Congress 2021

3 November 2021

Petrico is attending the UNITI Mineral Oil Congress at the ICS International Congress Centre in Stuttgart, Germany, the company’s first public appointment since February 2019. Specialists from the lube and fuel sector as well as a strong presence from the automotive industry assemble at this int...

Petrico – using the latest technology to protect and preserve engine life

Petrico – using the latest technology to protect and preserve engine life

7 October 2021

Petrico markets lubricant additives for a wide range of industries including the all-important automotive industry. Petrico's passenger car additives are all designed to protect and enhance the performance of engines in cars and light-duty trucks that run on petrol, diesel or alternative fuels s...

Petrico sponsors UKLA Annual Dinner

29 September 2021

Petrico is once again sponsoring the UKLA Annual Dinner, which this year takes place on Wednesday 10th November at the prestigious 8 Northumberland Avenue in London. The event is the highlight of the Lubricants industry's networking calendar with a first-class dinner in the Ballroom of 8 Northumb...

Petrico team's Mighty success

22 July 2021

The Petrico ‘Peaky Plodders’ aka Andrew Lamb, Rachael Turner, Chris Cullen and Alex Galbur successfully completed their mammoth hike across the Gower Peninsula on July 10 and have (so far) raised an amazing £2,200 for MacMillan Cancer Support. Keen to point out that the hike was actually 27 mile...

The Petrico team gears up for marathon charity hike

2 July 2021

After 15 months of inactivity thanks to Covid-19, the Petrico ‘Peaky Plodders’ have donned their training gear once again and are getting ready to tackle the Gower Peninsula Mighty Marathon Hike on July 10 to raise all-important funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. The event was originally schedul...

Petrico - creating a sustainable and environmentally aware business

Petrico - creating a sustainable and environmentally aware business

9 June 2021

From Andrew Lamb, Managing Director, Petrico Ltd “Today, there is much more to a successful business than the bottom line. Put simply, we have huge responsibilities to stakeholders, our customers – and the planet. That is why I am so pleased that Petrico, with the wholehearted support of our p...

Understanding Responsible Care

Understanding Responsible Care

25 May 2021

Petrico is proud to be a member of the Chemical Business Association (CBA) and that all associated companies involved in the trading, distribution, handling, movement and storage of chemicals are committed to the Responsible Care initiative. What is Responsible Care? Responsible Care is the chem...

A bright future for PAO

A bright future for PAO

26 March 2021

Polyalphaolefins (PAO) producers have recently declared optimism around its future demand, pointing to new opportunities created by the global drive toward lower emissions, greater efficiency in both automotive and industrial equipment and the rise of electric mobility. Having emerged as essenti...

2021: What comes next for global industry?

2021: What comes next for global industry?

25 February 2021

Though markets continue to see volatility brought about by the uncertainty of world events, industry trends have demonstrated that there is hope on the horizon of a return to key issues away from the COVID-19 pandemic as winter turns to spring. Market outlook Independent Commodity Intelligence ...

New ownership, new opportunities for Petrico

New ownership, new opportunities for Petrico

17 February 2021

Sandbach, Cheshire February 16th 2021:  KRAHN Chemie, a family-owned chemical distribution company with a history spanning over 100 years, has acquired Petrico Ltd. It is another exciting chapter in the development of Petrico, a leading distributor of petroleum and chemical products specialising ...

Looking ahead to 2021...

28 January 2021

We start 2021 with optimism and excitement and a commitment to all Petrico customers and suppliers that we shall continue the evolution of the business to provide you with new opportunities to grow revenues and profits. I imagine all of us were happy to see the back of 2020 , a year dominated by...

Petrico is Brexit ready!

3 December 2020

Petrico is as ready for the UK’s departure from the EU as it is possible to be and whatever the outcome our business operation and service levels will not be impaired. Those are the words of Petrico Managing Director, Andrew Lamb as the business continues to expand its markets and facilities to m...

Petrico supports Poppy Appeal

Petrico supports Poppy Appeal

23 October 2020

Petrico recently made a donation to Sandbach’s Poppy Lamppost sponsorship scheme to help raise funds for the Royal British Legion. The poppies will be displayed across Sandbach to commemorate Armistice Day. “As with many other charities, the Royal British Legion are feeling the impact of COVID-1...

Petrico: Driving change against emissions

Petrico: Driving change against emissions

15 October 2020

Climate change and the dangers associated with it are pushing industries worldwide to act, with the petroleum and chemical sectors at the forefront of low emissions innovation. Currently, the European automobile industry invests €60.9 billion into research and development, much of which goes tow...

ISO 9001: Petrico passes surveillance audit

ISO 9001: Petrico passes surveillance audit

1 October 2020

Petrico is pleased to confirm that the business recently passed its ISO 9001 surveillance audit, another significant accomplishment. Petrico has successfully maintained its ISO 9001 accreditation since initial registration on 10th November 1998. ISO 9001 is defined as the international standard ...

The value of strong partnerships

The value of strong partnerships

1 September 2020

Petrico’s strategic partnerships are helping the business to better fulfil and exceed the expectations of its customers, who know they can turn to Petrico for a multitude of added-value services. An affiliation with a world leader in its field that shares in Petrico’s values, allows the company t...

Petrico named among world’s top 250 distributors

Petrico named among world’s top 250 distributors

19 June 2020

Petrico has been named as one of ICIS’ top 250 chemical distributors for 2020. The ranking, the most popular and comprehensive listing of distributors in the world, is compiled by ICIS with the with the support of the Fecc (European Association of Chemical Distributors), the NACD (National Assoc...

Organic Friction Modifiers from Petrico

1 June 2020

Boosting Fuel Economy, Reducing Emissions Reducing friction through more efficient lubrication is a key factor in helping to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. Petrico’s extensive range of Viscosity Modifiers and Friction Modifiers includes an organic product designed to reduce resistance and wear...

Viscosity Modifiers (VM): A Guide

22 April 2020

IN BRIEF Viscosity Modifiers (VM), or Viscosity Index Improves (VII), play a key role in the lubricant formulation to better control the rate of change of viscosity resulting from temperature change. The passenger car and heavy-duty truck markets account for over 80% of all viscosity modifiers so...

Covid-19: Announcement

Covid-19: Announcement

7 April 2020

To Our Valued Customers and Suppliers: On behalf of everyone at Petrico we want you to know that we stand united with you in the fight to overcome the Covid-19 virus. In the midst of the unprecedented measures announced by Governments around the world, we all are adjusting to this new reality a...

Petrico staff pass UKLA course with flying colours!

Petrico staff pass UKLA course with flying colours!

19 February 2020

Two of Petrico’s team recently completed the UKLA’s Certificate of Lubricants Competence Course, reaffirming the business’ commitment to the highest standards of industry knowledge, expertise and service. The 10-module training programme, devised and developed by leading industry experts, is pri...

Petrico attends 24th ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference

Petrico attends 24th ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference

6 February 2020

Petrico will be in attendance at the 24th ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference from 19th-21st February at The Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, London. The conference features a line-up of senior expert speakers from some of the industry’s highest profile companies. 2020 will also intr...

Petrico team takes on Mighty Marathon for Charity

23 January 2020

The ‘Petrico Peaky Plodders’ will be donning their walking shoes this summer as they take on the Gower Peninsula Mighty Marathon Hike to raise funds for Macmillan Cancer Support. The cause Macmillan's Mighty Hikes are a series of one-day hiking marathons across some of the most beautiful and un...

Caring for customers and the environment

Caring for customers and the environment

13 January 2020

“We operate to the highest standards of professionalism, health, safety and environmental management, a philosophy demanded of every employee.” Andrew Lamb, Managing Director, Petrico As part of Petrico’s commitment to these standards and its customers, the business has recently attained Responsi...

Rachael Turner joins Petrico team

Rachael Turner joins Petrico team

4 December 2019

Petrico has confirmed the appointment of Rachael Turner as Finance Administration Manager. Rachael joins the company from Electricity North West, where she worked for 13 years, and prior to that has worked across several finance-based roles for businesses across the region. “We are delighted to ...

Another successful sponsorship - The UKLA Annual Dinner 2019

28 November 2019

Earlier this month Petrico continued its successful association with the UKLA by attending and sponsoring its Annual Dinner, an industry fixture and one of the most eagerly anticipated events in the diary of all manufacturers, suppliers and customers. This year the event was held at the world cla...

Petrico team attends Lanxess training event

Petrico team attends Lanxess training event

5 November 2019

Key members of Petrico’s sales team will attend a pan-European technical training programme at Lanxess’ Mannheim facility on 5th and 6th November, designed to enhance attendees' technical knowledge. Petrico is the official distribution partner of Lanxess - the world-renowned developer, manufactu...

Proud to sponsor the UKLA Annual Dinner 2019

30 October 2019

Petrico has been confirmed as an Event Sponsor at the UKLA Annual Dinner 2019. The dinner will take place at the world class 8 Northumberland Avenue in London on Wednesday 6th November and include an appearance from magician and entertainer John Archer, who appeared on Britain’s Got Talent ear...

Petrico to attend UEIL Annual Congress

Petrico to attend UEIL Annual Congress

18 October 2019

Petrico will be in attendance at the highly anticipated UEIL Annual Conference, now in its 55th year, which will be held at the Hotel Le Majestic in Cannes, France from Wednesday 23rd – Friday 25th October 2019. The event will reunite industry leaders and professionals for the latest market in...

Petrico to attend UKLA Dinner

Petrico to attend UKLA Dinner

15 October 2019

Petrico has confirmed it will again attend and sponsor the UKLA Annual Dinner, one of the industry’s most eagerly anticipated annual fixtures for the UK’s lubricant and speciality additive manufacturers, suppliers and customers.   Petrico will be present alongside representatives of Lanxess, the ...

Successfully tailoring products for its customers since 1987

Successfully tailoring products for its customers since 1987

19 September 2019

MANUFACTURING Petrico has been successfully tailoring products for its customers since 1987. Working with world class manufacturers such as Lanxess, we can provide high class products and sustainable solutions for use across a wide range of market sectors. From simple or complex blending (incorpo...

Rust Preventatives: A Guide

Rust Preventatives: A Guide

21 August 2019

RUST IN BRIEF Rust, a form of iron oxide that occurs when iron combines with the oxygen in the air, causes iron to corrode and metal to expand, weaken and become brittle. It is also permeable to air and water, so the metal beneath the rust layer will continue to corrode. The presence of rust cre...

Andrew walks the walk for Charity

30 July 2019

Petrico Managing Director, Andrew Lamb has raised nearly £2,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support after completing the South Coast Mighty Hike recently. Macmillan Cancer Support helps people with cancer to live life as fully as possible, providing physical, financial and emotional support. “Cancer...

ISO 9001: Petrico reacccredited

ISO 9001: Petrico reacccredited

15 July 2019

Petrico is pleased to announce that it has been awarded its fourth consecutive ISO 9001 reaccreditation audit with no nonconformances or corrective actions raised. This is a significant accomplishment for the business which has successfully maintained its ISO 9001 accreditation since initial regi...

Kobi and Phil conquer 3 Peaks!

27 June 2019

Petrico was proud to support Company Secretary, Phil Walter and his son, Kobi recently as they took on the National 3 Peaks Challenge in memory of Phil’s wife, Amanda. The challenge is to climb the highest mountains in England, Scotland, and Wales (Scafell Pike, Ben Nevis, and Snowdon) in 24 hou...

Join our Club! The UKLA Golf Day is back for 2019!

Join our Club! The UKLA Golf Day is back for 2019!

10 June 2019

The UKLA Golf Day will return to The Mere, Knutsford this week, with Petrico in attendance and sponsoring its ‘Longest Drive’ competition. The James Braid designed course, one of the best prepared and well-conditioned golf courses in the North of England, again plays host to the event as industry...

Petrico promotes Alex Galbur to Regional Sales Manager

Petrico promotes Alex Galbur to Regional Sales Manager

30 May 2019

Petrico has promoted Alex Galbur from Regional Sales Assistant to Regional Sales Manager. Alex has 15 years of experience in the industry since graduating with an honours degree in Economics. He speak four languages and lived in Brescia, Italy before coming to the UK. He has previously worked w...

Petrico supports Macmillan Cancer

Petrico supports Macmillan Cancer

28 May 2019

Petrico Managing Director Andrew Lamb is breaking in his hiking boots and preparing for a 26 mile walk from Brighton to Eastbourne across the South Downs, as he raises money for Macmillan Cancer Support. He is part of the Macmillan Mighty Hike sponsored walk taking place on 8th June, a charity h...

Patricia joins Petrico

Patricia joins Petrico

22 May 2019

Patricia Laferté has joined Petrico, the global distributor of petroleum and chemical products, as European Technical Sales Manager covering France and the Benelux countries. She has worked throughout Europe and has extensive experience of the lubricant and speciality chemicals markets, working a...

Petrico attends UNITI Congress in Stuttgart

5 April 2019

Petrico MD, Andrew Lamb will be in attendance at UNITI Mineral Oil Technology Congress in Stuttgart this week as specialists from the lube and fuel sector across the globe gather to discuss the most recent industry trends, from research to practical applications. The congress provides attendees ...

New Sandbach Headquarters for Petrico

New Sandbach Headquarters for Petrico

25 March 2019

Petrico, the specialist distributor of petroleum and chemical products, has relocated to new offices in Sandbach as the company’s European expansion continues. Working in partnership with organisations ranging from small regional niche distributors to global multinationals, Petrico has doubled th...

Terms and Conditions updated - English, French, Italian versions now available

21 March 2019

Petrico has revised its Terms & Conditions’s with immediate effect. The details can be found at the bottom of the website or by clicking here. To download the latest terms (in England and/or French) as a pdf, see below. ENGLISH LANGUAGE VERSION FRENCH LANGUAGE VERSION ITALIAN LANGUAGE V...

Lanxess appoints Petrico as distribution partner

14 February 2019

Petrico, the global supplier of fuel and lubricant additives, has been appointed by Lanxess as its distribution partner in the UK, France, Italy, Belgium and the Netherlands. The arrangement recognises the expertise and service excellence that Petrico can offer to the customers of one of the most...

Petrico personnel to undertake UKLA course

Petrico personnel to undertake UKLA course

15 January 2019

Two members of Petrico’s core team are to undertake the UKLA’s Certificate of Lubricant Competence course, further demonstrating the company’s commitment to developing all areas of its operation as it expands globally. Ben Walter, Sales & Customer Service Coordinator and Alex Galbur, Regiona...

Happy New Year from Petrico

Happy New Year from Petrico

4 January 2019

On behalf of the directors and staff of Petrico, we wish you all a Happy New Year and good health and prosperity in 2019. Your ongoing commitment and support to the business is appreciated as we look with optimism to the next 12 months. 2018 was both a successful and transformational year for Pe...

Petrico attends UKLA Dinner

14 November 2018

Petrico recently attended the 2018 UKLA Annual Dinner, an eagerly awaited annual fixture for the UK’s lubricant and speciality additive manufacturers, suppliers and customers. The Dinner took place at the Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London’s Knightsbridge and Petrico supported the event as an offi...

Organisational changes support Petrico's European expansion

Organisational changes support Petrico's European expansion

17 September 2018

Petrico, the global supplier of fuel and lubricant additives, is restructuring its board and increasing the size of its sales team in response to a period of significant growth and expansion across Europe. The changes, which take effect 1st October, include Christer Johansson assuming the role of...

Team building event proves a big hit

4 September 2018

Petrico staff recently headed for Delamere Forest, Cheshire to take part in an outdoor team building event that included falconry, Segway racing, shooting and archery and a low rope assault course. An ‘action-packed’ afternoon was followed by dinner and prize giving where the 8 combatants were jo...

On board for the Pixel Boat Challenge

On board for the Pixel Boat Challenge

30 August 2018

Petrico has confirmed its sponsorship of 'Pixel Flyer', a 40' yacht sailed by Alex Alley, who is aiming to break the solo non-stop around the world record later this year. Alex already has one circumnavigation under his belt as well as the Length of Britain sailing record, set in December 2015. ...

Sodium Sulphonates - Available Now

Sodium Sulphonates - Available Now

15 June 2018

Petrico has a comprehensive range in stock now, offering customer value, reliable products and no supply disruption. For more information and to download spec sheets for Petrico’s range of Petadd EM MW- products, click here or contact us via +44 (0)1270 759128 // sales@petrico.com. Petrico’s Pet...

SODIUM SULPHONATES: A GUIDE

SODIUM SULPHONATES: A GUIDE

21 May 2018

Sodium sulphonates, such as Petadd EM MW- range, are the key raw material of many metalworking fluid formulations, available in a range of molecular weights (390-550MW) combining both emulsification and corrosion resistance properties within the same molecule. Corrosion resistance increases and e...

GREASE IS THE WORD: ELGI AGM 2018

GREASE IS THE WORD: ELGI AGM 2018

19 April 2018

There are just days to go until the 30th European Lubricating Grease Institute (ELGI) AGM, taking place this year at Grange St Paul’s Hotel in London from 21st-24th April. Petrico will be in attendance, as will colleagues from nearly 30 countries. This year’s conference will focus on Development...

REPORT: THE GLOBAL GREASE MARKET

REPORT: THE GLOBAL GREASE MARKET

29 March 2018

The global grease market is projected to be worth $2.28billion by 2021, according to research published by MarketsandMarkets. The market is largely driven by the increased demand for high performance grease within the automotive industry, where it is used recurrently for wheel bearings, universa...

PETRICO APPOINTS NEW SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER AS EXPANSION CONTINUES

PETRICO APPOINTS NEW SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGER AS EXPANSION CONTINUES

14 March 2018

Petrico has confirmed the appointment of Chris Cullen as Supply Chain Manager. Chris joins from Norcros Adhesives and prior to that gained extensive industry experience working for Zenteum where he was involved in both its Infineum and BP accounts. “We are delighted that Chris has chosen to join...

PETRICO CONFIRMED FOR TOP INDUSTRY EVENTS

PETRICO CONFIRMED FOR TOP INDUSTRY EVENTS

13 March 2018

Petrico has confirmed its attendance at two renowned industry events this Spring as the business continues to expand its profile across the continent. First up is the 30th European Lubricating Grease Institute (ELGI) AGM, which this year will be taking place at Grange St Paul’s Hotel in London f...

PETRICO ATTENDS ICIS CONFERENCE

PETRICO ATTENDS ICIS CONFERENCE

22 February 2018

Petrico is in attendance at the 22nd ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference, which officially begins today (22nd February) with two days of conferences at The Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge, London. The event, which is a mainstay of the industry calendar, offers the best global network...

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

1 January 2018

Andrew Lamb, Managing Director A Happy New Year to all of our valued customers, suppliers and staff. Thank you for your continued contributions to Petrico during 2017. It was a year of development as we grew the number of customers that we serve whilst increasing our turnover and volumes. We  a...

AGRICULTURAL MARKET WORTH $2.48 BILLION BY 2022

AGRICULTURAL MARKET WORTH $2.48 BILLION BY 2022

13 December 2017

The growth of the agricultural lubricants market is driven by the rising mechanisation of farms, according to the latest information published by MarketsandMarkets. Farm equipment is being employed to sow, till, and harvest farms, which has resulted in increased yields. Rising population in the ...

PETRICO SPONSORS THE ART OF MOTORING

PETRICO SPONSORS THE ART OF MOTORING

6 October 2017

Petrico, the global distributor of petroleum and chemical products, is a sponsor of this year’s Art of Motoring Exhibition which takes place at London’s Mall Galleries from 31st October to 5th November and is the largest collection of motoring and motor sport original art in Europe. Featuring so...

PETRICO CELEBRATES 30 YEARS IN BUSINESS

1 September 2017

Petrico, the global supplier of fuel and lubricant additives, components and packages is celebrating 30 years in business by introducing a new expanded range of products. The company already has a comprehensive product portfolio for fuels and the industrial and automotive lubricants market. “It’...

PETRICO SPONSORS 2017 UKLA DINNER

PETRICO SPONSORS 2017 UKLA DINNER

1 September 2017

Petrico has confirmed it will again support the UKLA's Annual Dinner by both attending and sponsoring the event, which is one of the highlights of the Lubricants industry calendar. The black tie evening will be held at the world class Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London's Knightsbridge on Wednesday...

PETRICO EXPANDS INTO CENTRAL EUROPE

PETRICO EXPANDS INTO CENTRAL EUROPE

2 August 2017

Petrico, the provider of speciality products into the petroleum and chemical industries, has confirmed an alliance with Trans Europe Chemicals, an established supplier of chemicals and associated products based in the Czech Republic. The tie-up will enable the UK business to expand into new marke...

SULFONATES: A GUIDE

SULFONATES: A GUIDE

10 July 2017

Natural sulfonates originated as a by-product in the refining of petroleum and are sulfonated extracts from lubricating oil fractions. Synthetic sulfonates are sulfonated alkyl and dialkyl derivatives of benzene, xylene or naphthalene and are offered as an alternative for the natural sulfonates. ...

A DIFFERENT BALL GAME FOR PETRICO

A DIFFERENT BALL GAME FOR PETRICO

22 June 2017

Sandbach-based specialist distributor of petroleum and chemical products, Petrico, has confirmed its sponsorship of Cheshire’s Ladyhawks Netball Club Elite Team. Ladyhawks are based in Nantwich and comprise of four adult teams and eleven junior teams. The sponsorship includes the design and fundi...

FORE! PETRICO SPONSORS UKLA GOLF DAY

FORE! PETRICO SPONSORS UKLA GOLF DAY

14 June 2017

The increasingly popular UKLA Golf Day will return to The Mere, Knutsford this week, with Petrico in attendance and sponsoring its ‘Longest Drive’ competition. The James Braid designed course, one of the best prepared and well-conditioned golf courses in the North of England, again plays host to...

PETRICO CONFIRMS ELGI ATTENDANCE

PETRICO CONFIRMS ELGI ATTENDANCE

21 April 2017

Petrico will be represented at 29th European Lubricating Grease Institute (ELGI) AGM, taking place at the Hilton Kalastajatorppa in Helsinki, Finland from 6th-9th May 2017. The meeting will welcome colleagues from nearly 30 countries, offering a strong networking platform to share expertise on a...

Anti-corrosives: A guide

Anti-corrosives: A guide

20 March 2017

When metallic materials are placed within corrosive environments, they can endure significant chemical reactions with the surrounding air and/or water, causing them to rust. Many of the metal parts and components of machines produced by manufacturing industries have exposed metal surfaces which ...

Automotive market drives lubricant additives growth

Automotive market drives lubricant additives growth

2 March 2017

The global lubricant additives market is expected to reach $18.85 billion by 2024, up from $14.35 billion in 2015, according to a report released by Grand View Research. One of the major catalysts for the global industry is the automotive sector; automotive lubricants accounted for over 59.5% of...

Another new appointment at Petrico

Another new appointment at Petrico

25 January 2017

Ben Walter is the latest addition to the growing team at Petrico, the Sandbach-based specialist supplier of chemical and lubricant additives. He joins the company as Administration Assistant. Ben graduated in 2011 from University of York with BA (Hons) in English Language and Linguistics. He spe...

Business growth in Sandbach as Petrico continues to invest

Business growth in Sandbach as Petrico continues to invest

10 January 2017

Petrico, the specialist supplier of products and services into the petroleum and chemical industries, is set to expand its distribution business and further enhance collaboration arrangements with major world class suppliers to bring new products and services to market in 2017. Founded in 1987, ...

Antifoams: A guide

Antifoams: A guide

2 December 2016

In industrial processes, foam poses serious problems, causing defects on surface coatings and preventing the efficient filling of containers. It is generally caused when at least one component in the mixture (or process liquid) is surface active. Eliminating foam can reduce waste, increase produ...

Petrico to attend UKLA dinner

Petrico to attend UKLA dinner

20 October 2016

Petrico has confirmed its attendance at the 2016 UKLA Annual Dinner, one of the highlights of the Lubricants industry calendar. The black tie event will again be held at the world class Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London’s Knightsbridge on Wednesday 2nd November, as hundreds of the industry’s most...

Petrico makes the grade

Petrico makes the grade

10 October 2016

Petrico is pleased to announce it has been reaccredited to ISO 9001 2008, with no non-conformances raised by auditors Alcumus, the market-leading provider of technology-enabled compliance risk management, certification and accreditation services. “This achievement underlines Petrico’s commitment...

Petrico launches new website

Petrico launches new website

23 September 2016

Petrico, the expert supplier of speciality products into the petroleum and chemical industries with extensive experience of the lubricants and additives markets, has launched its brand new website to the public. The new site features a range of cutting-edge functionality including a full-width d...

Petrico strengthens its UK team

Petrico strengthens its UK team

1 June 2016

Petrico has added further weight to its IT Systems and Quality Management capabilities with the appointment of Nick Hogan. Nick will be based in Sandbach and responsible for strengthening the Quality Management accreditations and IT systems of the business and ensuring compliance with all future ...

Green greases

Green greases

1 May 2016

Bio-based grease production remains low across the globe but it is increasing year on year. Growth projections are driving volumes of research to improve performance and manufacturing techniques and to explore alternative feedstocks. European production is currently 4 times global production; an ...

Russian engine oil consumption flat-lines

Russian engine oil consumption flat-lines

1 April 2016

Russia’s consumption of engine oils for on-road vehicles stagnated in 2015, but vehicle usage rates are rising as is the proportion of oils that meet recent industry standards, according to Autostat, a Moscow-based analytical agency. The nation consumed 417 million litres of on-road automotive e...

Strictly supporting Claire House

Strictly supporting Claire House

29 March 2016

Petrico Managing Director, Andrew Lamb has taken to the dancefloor to support Claire House Children’s Hospice, which provides support to terminally and seriously ill children from Chester. Held at the Titanic Hotel in Liverpool, ‘Claire House Does Strictly’ saw amateur dancers from Chester-based...

China in hot water over export restrictions

China in hot water over export restrictions

21 February 2016

The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has issued the following statement on the announcement by the office of the U.S. Trade Representative that the United States is launching a World Trade Organization (WTO) case challenging China’s export duties on nine raw materials, all of which are...

Petrico looks to the future

Petrico looks to the future

3 February 2016

Petrico is poised for expansion. With extensive experience of the lubes and additives business in Europe and the wider geographical growth regions, the new owners plan to enhance Petrico’s current stature and offering whilst developing new revenue opportunities. Founded in 1987 by Peter Berrisf...

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