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VBASE Oil Welcomes Martin Greaves as CTO

VBASE® Oil Company, a producer of sustainable and high-performance base oils located in Pendleton, SC, is proud to announce that Martin Greaves, PhD has joined the company as Chief Technical Officer (CTO). Martin brings over 25 years of experience in technical leadership positions within the lubricant industry, with a strong background in inventing, developing, and commercializing novel synthetic base fluids and formulations. As a British national, Martin has held positions in the U.K., Netherlands, USA, and Switzerland. He will be based in Baar, Switzerland.

“I’m delighted to be joining the VBASE team with its culture of innovation and customer centricity,” said Martin Greaves, CTO of VBASE Oil Company. “I’m also excited to be collaborating with our partners in serving their needs for environmentally acceptable and sustainable lubricant solutions. Our novel hybrid synthetic base oil technology provides outstanding environmental performance coupled with excellent technical performance in demanding applications and will provide customers peace-of-mind when transitioning to our new technology.”

“Martin’s extensive experience and technical leadership in the lubricant industry make him a valuable addition to the VBASE team,” said Jeff DiMaio, PhD, CEO of VBASE Oil Company. “We’re excited to have him on board and look forward to his contributions as we continue to drive innovation in sustainable and environmentally friendly lubricant solutions. Further, as we expand our reach, Martin’s location in Europe will aid in the global adoption of our product portfolio.”

VBASE® base oils are built on sustainable and circular practices and provide exceptional hydrolytic stability, efficiency, and compatibility, enabling the formulation of high-performance Environmentally Acceptable Lubricants (EALs). VBASE® base oils are USDA BioPreferred and certified NSF HX-1 for use in food-grade lubricants. VBASE® Oil Company’s products minimize impact on the environment and are produced with a focus on sustainability in production, use, and at the end of the lifecycle.