Total Lubrifiants, a leading player in the global lubricants market, announces the acquisition from Houghton International of its aluminum hot rolling oil (AHRO), steel cold rolling oil (SCRO) and tinplate rolling oil (TPRO) activities in the North American and European Economic Area markets. The transaction includes the associated technical support services in both regions.

2019 08 28 122953“We believe that this acquisition will create value both for Total and our customers from these industries. It will strengthen our position in the industrial lubricants market, which is an important part of our strategic vision for the future,” said Philippe Charleux, Senior Vice President, Lubricants & Specialties at the Marketing & Services Division of Total. “Geographically we are strengthening our strong presence in Europe and expanding our activities and market penetration in North America, especially the U.S.A.”

With this specially formulated range of hot and cold rolling oils, cleaners and accompanying fluid management services, Total is broadening its product portfolio to offer customers a fully integrated solution.

Total has a long-standing history of providing value-added lubricants and maintenance solutions to the industry while meeting the highest safety and environmental standards.

About Total Lubrifiants

Total Lubrifiants is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of engine oils and lubricants. It has 41 production plants worldwide and more than 5,800 employees in 150 countries. Total Lubrifiants offers innovative, efficient and environmentally responsible products and services developed by more than 130 researchers at its R&D center. Total Lubrifiants is a partner of choice for the automotive, industrial and marine markets.

About the Marketing & Services Division of Total

The Marketing & Services Division of Total develops and markets products primarily derived from crude oil, along with all of the associated services. Its 31,000 employees are present in 109 countries and its product and services offerings are sold in 150 countries. Every day, Total Marketing & Services serves more than 8 million customers in its network of over 14,000 service stations in 62 countries. As the world’s fourth largest distributor of lubricants and the leading distributor of petroleum products in Africa, Total Marketing & Services operates 50 production sites worldwide where it manufactures the lubricants, bitumen, additives, special fuels and fluids that sustain its growth.

About Total

Total is a major energy player that produces and markets fuels, natural gas and low-carbon electricity. Our 100,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, more affordable, cleaner and accessible to as many people as possible. Active in more than 130 countries, our ambition is to become the responsible energy major.

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Monday, 22 October 2018 09:31

Total Brings TOTAL FOLIA to Market

Total Lubrifiants, a leading player in the global lubricants market, announces the launch of TOTAL FOLIA, a revolutionary development in the field of metalworking. TOTAL FOLIA is a biosourced, water-based fluid free of mineral oils and emulsifiers. Offering outstanding cooling and lubricating properties, it provides users a unique solution for a variety of machining operations.

2018 10 15 103837TOTAL FOLIA delivers substantial productivity gains, longer tool life and lower operating costs and can also reduce the number of processing steps. TOTAL FOLIA’s excellent cooling power and lubricity extend the tool lifetime and allow operators to manufacture more parts at a higher rate, reducing tooling costs which are a significant expense. 

Total is committed to supplying energy that is affordable, reliable, clean and meets the highest safety & environmental standards. It is proud to offer a tangible solution to the challenges faced by the metalworking industry. Additionally, TOTAL FOLIA addresses three important focus areas: Health, Safety and Environment.

Health Benefits:, Odor-free, No fumes due to high cooling power, Kinder to skin at direct contact, less hazardous components.

Safety Benefits: Smaller inventory due to fewer stock-keeping units, non-slippery floors, cleaner operations and workspace.

Environmental Benefits: Long fluid lifetime, safer for the environment, regular waste treatment methods, biosourced raw materials.

Total continues to differentiate itself from competitors through listening to their customers’ needs by making working conditions safer and cleaner with TOTAL FOLIA with higher performance.

About Total Lubrifiants

Total Lubrifiants is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of engine oils and lubricants. It has 41 production plants worldwide and more than 5,800 employees in 150 countries. Total Lubrifiants offers innovative, efficient and environmentally responsible products and services developed by more than 130 researchers at its R&D center. Total Lubrifiants is a partner of choice for the automotive, industrial and marine markets.

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Total Lubrifiants, a leading player in the global lubricants market and ArcelorMittal, the world’s leading steel and mining company, has signed a three-year European supply agreement related to the purchase of a complete range of maintenance lubricants, technical support and associated services.

2017 12 18 073111The deal, signed on September 8, marks more than 20 years of partnership between both Groups. It ensures the security of supply, enjoying the benefits of Total’s worldwide presence. The core of the agreement concerns highly efficient lubricants which increase the reliability of steelmaking equipment. The agreement optimizes the cost, including the cost of maintenance operations and the lifecycle of key assets and equipment, minimising downtime and production losses. The collaborative approach of both companies reflects perfectly ArcelorMittal’s strategy to be the most efficient and competitive producer of steel products.

“Today, we expect from our partner not only favourable commercial conditions, but also lubrication improvement programs to increase the productivity of our assets. Total Lubrifiants is a proven partner introducing the Total Cost of Ownership approach,” said Sanjay PANDYA, General Manager of ArcelorMittal, European Procurement Organisation.

“Focusing on the steel industry is a strategic choice for Total Lubrifiants made a long time ago. Currently, steelmakers are focused on efficiency and cost reductions. A long-term partnership with ArcelorMittal allows us to introduce new lubrication solutions aimed at equipment efficiency, and increasing the profitability of production sites”, declared Mathieu SOULAS, CEO of Total Lubrifiants.

The partnership of Total Lubrifiants and ArcelorMittal represents a focus on the future and on mutual performance.

About Total Lubrifiants

Total Lubrifiants is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of engine oils and lubricants. It has 41 production plants worldwide and more than 5,800 employees in 150 countries. Total Lubrifiants offers innovative, efficient and environmentally responsible products and services developed by more than 130 researchers at its R&D center. Total Lubrifiants is a partner of choice for the automotive, industrial and marine markets.

www.lubricants.total.com

About Total 

Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and a major player in solar energy with SunPower and Total Solar. Our 98,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible. As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.

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