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  • New CEO for 125-year-old British brand Duckhams Oils

    Duckhams, the original British motor oil since 1899, is pleased to welcome incumbent UKLA President Mike Bewsey as its new CEO. With many years of experience managing multi-national lubricant brands, Mike has been appointed to lead the company through its next stage of global operations.

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  • UKLA and HSE collaborate on industryleading videos to demonstrate fluid quality checks on Metalworking Fluids

    The United Kingdom Lubricants Association (UKLA) Metalworking Fluid Product Stewardship Group (MWFPSG) is proud to announce the launch of industry-leading videos based on the UKLA/HSE Good Practice Guidance for Managing Metalworking Fluids (MWFs).

    Produced in partnership with the Health & Safety Executive (HSE), with the support of The University of Sheffield Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, the videos have been developed for the industry by the industry. There are ten short stand-alone videos, to support and encourage greater compliance in the safe management of metalworking fluids.

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  • New UKLA Member – VBASE® Oil Company

    UKLA is pleased to welcome VBASE® Oil Company as its newest member.

    Built on sustainable and circular practices, VBASE® Oil Company produces high performance, proprietary synthetic ester base oils that minimise impact on the environment. This is accomplished with a focus on sustainability in production, use, and at the end of the lifecycle.

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  • Obituary: David Neadle

    We are sad to announce that David Neadle, former UKLA President (2003-2005), sadly passed away on 1st January 2023.

    David was a UKLA Board Member 1994-2009 and Chairman of the Metalworking Fluid Product Stewardship group until 2011. He was a founder member in 1968 of the British Lubricant Federation which subsequently merged in 2005 with the UK Delegation to UEIL to become the UKLA which we know today.

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