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ExxonMobil and Primetals sign global lubrication agreement

ExxonMobil and Primetals Technologies have signed a global lubricants agreement to provide lubricants and enhanced technical services exclusively to Primetals customers. The offer includes three new product families engineered specifically for the unique performance requirements of Primetals high speed long rolling and flat rolling systems. Primetals has preferentially endorsed all three product families for use in its equipment.

The companies will provide a suite of equipment and lubrication technical services to help customers who use the new products optimize equipment performance. These services, performed globally by ExxonMobil and Primetals field engineering teams, include specialized training in products and lubrication best practices, lubricant analysis, equipment troubleshooting and maintenance support.

“To meet their demanding productivity goals, operators want suppliers who can deliver end-to-end support to optimize mill reliability and performance,” said Gabriel Royo, Vice President and Head of Metallurgical Services at Primetals Technologies USA LLC. “As a leading lubricants supplier for the metals industry, ExxonMobil is the ideal partner to help us deliver a complete solution – providing worldclass products and technical support for our advanced equipment designs – so our customers can focus on achieving their business goals.”

“Metals producers today want a lubrication program that boosts machine efficiency and reduces costs,” said Tim Hinchman, Director of Strategic Global Alliances at ExxonMobil. “This partnership enables us to combine our lubrication expertise with Primetals Technologies’ equipment expertise to achieve one shared goal – help our customers improve their operational reliability, productivity and profitability.”

(Source: Primetals Technologies, Limited)

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