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  • METALUBE joins the Advanced Forming Research
    The AFRC is a globally-recognised centre of excellence in innovative manufacturing technologies, R&D, metal forming and forging research. METALUBE joins the AFRC offering consultancy, lubricant supply and expertise on metal forming lubrication and processes. This will allow the... Read more »
  • METALUBE opens new India office
    METALUBE India is celebrating the opening of its new office in Thane, Mumbai. The newly refurbished office will allow METALUBE to continue to supply the region with superior products and excellent after-sales support. Wayne Thornhill, Global Product Manager – Metal Processing, stopped by the... Read more »
  • METALUBE attends CIGRE Symposium Dublin
    METALUBE Managing Director Robert Brown and OCG™ Product Manager Albert Molloy spent the last week of May 2017 in the historic surroundings of Trinity College Dublin, attending the 2017 CIGRE Symposium. Hosted by the International Council on Large Electrical Systems (CIGRE), the event brings... Read more »
  • New Recruits and Promotions at METALUBE
    As part of its continued expansion Metalube has promoted Wayne Thornhill to Product Manager along with recruiting Dexin Luo as Development Chemist and Jon Dutton as Technical Sales Manager.  Wayne, who has been with the company for three years, will now manage the Metaform range of products. ... Read more »
  • METALUBE's Stand at WIre China Draws The Crowds
    METALUBE had a highly productive Wire China 2016 held in Shanghai at the end of September with a record number of visitors to its stand.  The company now has two offices in China making the region an integral part of its business. Read more »
  • METALUBE Host Asia Conference
    Earlier this week, METALUBE hosted a conference at the Saujana Hotel in Kuala Lumpur for its Asia Team.  Delegates came from Turkey, UAE, India, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and China, covering almost the entire region. Douglas Hunt, Commercial Director says:  “This type of event is valuable... Read more »
  • Pretty Muddy Runners!
    Many congratulations to the ladies of METALUBE. They took part in the Pretty Muddy 5km run on Saturday in Manchester. They have raised £840 so far for Cancer Research UK. Read more »
  • Additional Bulk Storage for METALUBE
    Due to increased demand for its products, leading global specialist in high performance lubricants, METALUBE, has taken delivery of two 45,000ltr bulk storage tanks. Both tanks are self-bunded with an internal pump.  This gives the company increased flexibility by being able to positions the... Read more »
  • Metalube Expands Manufacturing Capacity
    Due to an upsurge in product demand, leading lubricants manufacturer Metalube has recently taken possession of the industrial unit located adjacent to its current site. This increases the space available to the company by over 70%. Metalube now occupies a 1-hectare site, which includes a... Read more »
  • Technical Seminar in Dubai
    Last week METALUBE co-hosted a technical seminar with its distributor Mech N Tech Enterprises LLC in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). The seminar was held at Le Meridian, Dubai Airport and attended by over 100 people from all sectors of manufacturing and maintenance from across the UAE. ... Read more »
  • Dubai Office for METALUBE
    METALUBE, continues its global expansion by opening an office in Dubai, creating METALUBE Arabia. Nick Pomeroy who has worked in the region for past 10 years will head the new operations. He says: “This is an exciting time for METALUBE with the launch of a range of new products.  One of the... Read more »
  • Wire Dusseldorf
    Leading wire and cable lubricant manufacturer METALUBE ® will be exhibiting from Hall 11 Stand 11G21 at this year’s Wire Dusseldorf. Commenting on the show, Commercial Director, Douglas Hunt says:  “Wire Dusseldorf is the leading Wire and Cable show worldwide and it creates a fantastic... Read more »
  • METALUBE Launches in the USA
    METALUBE has appointed Indianapolis based - Fusion Chemical as their exclusive distributor in the USA.  The alliance will proactively market the METALUBE range of lubricant products across the region. METALUBE exports 95% of its products globally but until now has had little presence in the... Read more »
  • New Barrels
    Don't miss our new barrels! Read more »
  • ISO 14001 Certification
    METALUBE has been recognised for its commitment to sustainable business practices and awarded the ISO 14001 certification. ISO 14001 is the international standard for environmental management systems (EMS) and the most widely used in the world.  Over 14,000 organisations are certified in the... Read more »
  • New range of fully synthetic chain oils from
    METALUBE has introduced Metachain™, a new range of fully synthetic, high temperature chain oils. The products use the latest synthetic base oils, anti-oxidants and anti-wear additives that meet the demands of specific chain applications for use in ovens where conventional oils cannot function... Read more »
  • METALUBE chemist attends Cambridge Tribology
    METALUBE Chemist, Naomi Pells recently attended a three-day Cambridge University Tribology Course (friction, wear and lubrication). Approximately 31 people from all over the world (including Eastern Europe, Canada and USA) attended the course, where prominent lecturers included Ian Hutchings... Read more »
  • METALUBE opens brand new laboratory
    METALUBE's brand new Manchester laboratory is now fully operational having doubled its capacity to 126m 2 . The state-of-the-art space provides a bright and airy workplace that is ideal for solving tough everyday technical challenges. It is purpose built and fitted with specialist furniture and... Read more »
  • South East Asia distributor conference
    This week, leading lubricant manufacturer, METALUBE hosted a distributor conference in Bangkok for its South East Asian distributors from Malaysia, Indonesia and Thailand. METALUBE representatives from Manchester, Dubai, India, Malaysia and China hosted the event where new products were... Read more »
  • Wire Southeast Asia 2015
    METALUBE will be exhibiting from stand number: H11  at Wire Southeast Asia 2015 in September.  Southeast Asia is a key market for this world leading lubricants manufacturer and its local agents and distributors will join the METALUBE management team to welcome visitors to the stand.  The company... Read more »
  • Distributors attend 1st METALUBE Lubrication
    This week METALUBE hosted from its headquarters in Manchester its first ever ‘Academy’. With 13 guests attending from across Europe, China, Turkey, Egypt and the UAE, the Academy was designed to keep both distributors and agents abreast of new and existing product ranges as well as provide... Read more »
  • METALUBE Rope-Tek achieves VGP compliance
    METALUBE is delighted to announce that Rope-Tek™ WRD40 now complies with VGP (Vessel General Permit) standards demanded by the US Government for all commercial shipping above 79ft entering US coastal waters. To comply with VGP standards METALUBE has been issued with an EU EcoLabel.  The... Read more »
  • Major Expansion Plans for METALUBE Laboratory
    METALUBE is to more than double the size of its laboratory facilities at its Manchester headquarters. Already an award winning innovator, the company plans to considerably increase its laboratory capacity to 126m².  The new fully equipped facility will be used for both quality control and... Read more »
  • Biodegradable Steel Wire Rope Lubricants from
    Leading lubricants manufacturer, METALUBE has launched Rope-Tek™ WRD, a new range of biodegradable, high-performance lubricants, specifically designed to protect steel wire ropes. Each product is formulated from high-performance base oils and thickeners, and contains an advanced additive... Read more »
  • Second Queen’s Award Presented to METALUBE
    On Friday 5 December 2014, world leading lubricant specialist, METALUBE Ltd was proudly presented its second Queen’s Award for Enterprise. This prestigious honour, for Innovation , was presented at a ceremony held at the company’s Manchester headquarters, by Mrs Edith Conn, Her Majesty’s Vice... Read more »
  • Wire China Draws METALUBE Distributors!
    Leading lubricants manufacturer METALUBE experienced an excellent Wire China show last month with record numbers to its stand. To coincide with the show METALUBE hosted a SE Asia Distributor Conference at the Shanghai, Ramada Hotel.  Included were METALUBE representatives from India, Malaysia... Read more »
  • Metalube Appoints RopeQuip as UK Distributor
    Leading lubricants manufacturer METALUBE has appointed RopeQuip as its exclusive UK distributor for its latest range of wire rope lubricants  - Rope-Tek™ WRD. RopeQuip is part of the Hendrik Veder Group and provides steel wire rope and other related products, on a wholesale basis to non... Read more »
  • METALUBE Targets New Market Sector
    Using its already extensive in-house knowledge of high temperature chain oil technology, leading lubricants manufacturer METALUBE, is launching a new range of chain oils to specifically target the wood based panel, plasterboard and the glass and mineral wool insulation industries. The company... Read more »
  • New Shanghai Office for METALUBE
    Leading lubricants innovator and manufacturer, METALUBE, continues its global expansion by moving into new larger offices in Shanghai, China. A leading exporter, the company now has four offices in the Asia Pacific region – Shanghai and Dongguan, in China, Hong Kong along with an office in Kuala... Read more »
  • METALUBE Makes Good Progress in India
    METALUBE Pvt. Ltd, the company’s Indian operations has recently completed it’s first full year of trading and reported excellent progress. During this period the company has developed sales with many key accounts within the Cable, Enameled Wire and Conductor Industries in India. Not a company... Read more »
  • Innovative METALUBE Wins Queen’s Award for Second
    World leading specialist lubricant manufacturer, METALUBE Ltd, has been awarded a highly prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Innovation 2014 . This is the second successive year that it has been honoured with this tremendous accolade. Exporting to over 86 countries worldwide, the... Read more »
  • METALUBE Launches a New Generation Lubricool™
    Leading lubricants specialist, METALUBE, will at Wire Dusseldorf 2014, launch the next generation of its Lubricool™ range with an ALL NEW Lubricool™ 260 – a superfine copper wire drawing lubricant. This welcome addition to the Lubricool™ range uses innovative chemistry that provides... Read more »
  • METALUBE Awarded ANP License to Trade in Brazil
    METALUBE has today announced that its subsidiary in Brazil has received regulatory approval from Agência Nacional do Petróleo (ANP) for all its lubricant products. ANP is the Brazilian government agency that issues licenses for all chemical products manufactured both inside Brazil and also... Read more »
  • New Metal Forming Fluids and Rust Preventatives
    A new range of lubricants and rust preventatives for the roll forming, cutting and pressing of metallic parts has been launched by METALUBE Ltd. The new range comprises three product groups: Cool-Tek™ - water dilutable concentrates for lubrication during forming & cutting processes. ... Read more »
  • New Managing Director
    Robert Brown, Chairman of METALUBE Ltd will become Managing Director from March 2014. He will takeover from company founder David Lee, who will remain with the business as a non-executive Director. Commenting on his new role, Robert Brown says: “This is a very exciting time for METALUBE as we... Read more »
  • METALUBE China Expands its Operation
    METALUBE has increased its presence in China by appointing Maurice Ngai as General Manager. Maurice brings to the company a wealth of knowledge and experience in the lubricants sector, gained from over 15 years with ITW Rocol.  China is currently METALUBE’s best performing export market.... Read more »
  • New video provides METALUBE with a global platform
    Leading lubricant specialist, METALUBE has launched a new two-minute corporate video now available to watch from its website www.metalube.co.uk. METALUBE is an impressive exporter and the aim of the new film is to bring the company and its values, to the desks of its overseas customers,... Read more »
  • Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester presents
    Mr Warren Smith J.P. Her Majesty’s Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester has presented METALUBE Ltd with a Queens Award for Enterprise in International Trade. The Lord Lieutenant was warmly welcomed and thanked by METALUBE’s Founder and Managing Director, Mr David Lee who expressed what a... Read more »
  • Senior appointment to METALUBE laboratory
    METALUBE has appointed Kevin Duncan as Research and Development Manager. Kevin will be responsible for developing cutting edge lubricant technologies to enhance the industry leading products which form the current METALUBE product range. Kevin brings to METALUBE 25 years of experience in the... Read more »
  • METALUBE India grows
    METALUBE’s Indian operations has progressed well since its inception in September 2011, winning both new businesses whilst retaining existing customers. Due to this success, two new members have recently been added to the METALUBE India team; application engineers - Prashant Sharma,... Read more »
  • METALUBE breaks sales records
    It has been a record-breaking second quarter for leading wire and cable lubricant manufacturer METALUBE, with sales 33% ahead of its previous record quarter and overall sales 25% ahead of last year. This continues a trend of growth over the past three years, that has seen METALUBE double its... Read more »
  • New Southeast Asia role for METALUBE chemist
    METALUBE, has appointed Mohd Shahrin Abu Bakar (Shahrin) as Technical Sales Engineer for Southeast Asia. Shahrin, however, is no newcomer to METALUBE, from January 2010 to January 2013 he was a Development Chemist in the company's Manchester, UK Laboratory. Commenting on the appointment,... Read more »
  • METALUBE is honoured with prestigious Queen’s
    METALUBE, the leading UK-based manufacturer of specialist industrial lubricants, has today announced being awarded the Queen's Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2013 . This is the UK's highest accolade for business success. The Manchester-based company has triumphed, following... Read more »
  • Wayne joins the METALUBE team
    Following an excellent start to the year the team is growing again and METALUBE is delighted to welcome Wayne Thornhill to the Manchester-based operation as sales Manager. Wayne brings a wealth of experience to METALUBE and joins from metalworking fluids specialist, Cimcool, where he was... Read more »
  • METALUBE invests £100K in increasing capacity
    METALUBE is growing fast and has installed three new manufacturing vessels into its Manchester-based factory. These new additions will allow the company to diversify into new product ranges as well as considerably increase existing production capacity. The vessels are capable of producing... Read more »
  • Laboratory investments enhance testing facilities
    METALUBE has acquired £60,000 worth of new laboratory equipment. With a £40,000 investment, the Mettler TGA/DSC is a laboratory highlight. This cutting-edge instrument carries out simultaneous differential scanning calorimetry and thermogravimetric analysis in a single test,... Read more »
  • METALUBE draws the crowds
    2012 has been the year of trade exhibitions, with METALUBE participating in shows in Germany, China and most recently in India this November. METALUBE created brand new stands for all three shows, reflecting its 'Global specialists in high-performance lubricants' message and refreshed... Read more »
  • Eye-Catching Caps from METALUBE
    METALUBE entirely re-branded earlier this year and we have now taken this whole new look to its next phase with the introduction of impactful new barrel caps on all our product ranges. Commercial Director, Douglas Hunt says: "These striking new caps with our distinctive and colourful logo on... Read more »
  • Another Great Show for METALUBE
    METALUBE has enjoyed another highly successful trade show at Wire and Cable India last week.  The new stand drew the crowds and the company’s latest product – a semi-synthetic stainless steel wire lubricant – Inoxol™ 5108 launched from the exhibition was very well received. Picture Left to... Read more »
  • METALUBE launches stainless steel wire lubricant –
    Innovative semi-synthetic stainless steel wire lubricant, Inoxol™ 5108, reduces wear by more than 20% of its nearest competitor. METALUBE launched a semi-synthetic oil, Inoxol™ 5108, at Wire & Cable India 2012. This latest addition to its lubricant range is specifically... Read more »
  • METALUBE Invests in Cutting-Edge Software
    METALUBE has gone live with SAP ERP. This globally renowned software solution integrates all core business functions across the entire company. SAP is specifically designed for worldwide organisations such as METALUBE and will encompass all areas of the business from accounts, sales and... Read more »
  • Wire China - Stand W1B46
    We will be exhibiting this September at Wire China from stand W1B46. China is an extremely significant market for METALUBE. In 2005 METALUBE (Shanghai) Ltd was established as a wholly owned Chinese company with sales offices located in Shanghai and Dongguan.  Fan Yang, Assistant General Manager,... Read more »
  • Wire & Cable India 2012
    We will be exhibiting from Stand No: 1B60 at this year's Wire & Cable India 2012. The company recently opened an office in Mumbai lead by Amit Gupte. The METALUBE stand will reflect the many changes the company has made over the past year, with a whole new look encompassing new barrels,... Read more »
  • WIRE 2012 Success
    Wire and cable lubricants specialist METALUBE welcomed significant product interest from its stand in Dusseldorf, Germany. Commercial Director, Douglas Hunt commented: "After over 20 years of trading, it is very positive to see how optimistic worldwide demand is. We witnessed particular interest... Read more »
  • New look for METALUBE
    High-performance lubricant specialist METALUBE has unveiled a new fresh corporate look with the launch of a streamlined logo, new barrels and brochures as well as a modern, well-designed website. The new website is both stylish and contemporary but more importantly is highly functional and... Read more »
  • METALUBE  Expands with New Office in India
    Leading wire and tube drawing lubricants specialist, METALUBE, has opened an office in Mumbai, India. This strategic move is part of METALUBE's ongoing international expansion plan, exporting to over 80 countries worldwide, including an operating business in Shanghai, China. India is viewed... Read more »
  • Biggest Ever Presence at Wire Dusseldorf
    METALUBE has lots of good news to shout about at next year's Wire Dusseldorf. The company is bucking worldwide trends with significant growth, having its largest ever presence at the Dusseldorf show. From it's stand 11G25, METALUBE will announce its new commercial office in Mumbai, India. It... Read more »

Latest news

  • METALUBE opens new India office
    METALUBE India is celebrating the opening of its new office in Thane, Mumbai. The newly refurbished office will allow METALUBE to continue to supply the region with superior products and excellent after-sales support. Wayne... Read more »
  • METALUBE attends CIGRE Symposium Dublin
    METALUBE Managing Director Robert Brown and OCG™ Product Manager Albert Molloy spent the last week of May 2017 in the historic surroundings of Trinity College Dublin, attending the 2017 CIGRE Symposium. Hosted by the... Read more »
  • Alumol

    Alumol™

    Alumol™ is a range of advanced, specially compounded oils that exhibit the properties required to impart an excellent surface finish at maximum drawing speeds when drawing pure aluminium, electrical and mechanical grade aluminium alloys.

  • Lubricool

    Lubricool™

    The Lubricool™ range offers a variety of high-performance emulsifiable lubricants designed mainly for drawing plain copper wire, plated wires and copper alloys. Increased productivity and reduced scrap is often a direct result of Lubricool™ wire drawing lubricant.

  • Tubol

    Tubol™

    Tubol™ is a comprehensive product range specifically designed for use in drawing non-ferrous tubes. Tubol™ has a variety of viscosities designed to meet low-carbon residues and individual products can be designed for bespoke customer processes.

  • Inoxol

    Inoxol™

    Inoxol™ is a range of premium, high-performance, semi-synthetic lubricants for the wet drawing of stainless steel wire. Unique features ensure maximum protection to wire dies and consistently bright surface finish on drawn wire.

  • Metal forming fluids

    Metal forming fluids

    A tailor-made range of lubricants and rust preventatives. Cool-Tek™ – water-dilutable concentrates for lubrication during forming and cutting processes, Sol-Tek™ – solvent-based evaporative lubricants, Meta-Shield™ – solvent-based rust preventatives.

  • Meta-Shield

    Meta-Shield™

    Meta-Shield™ is a specially formulated range of rust preventatives that safeguard metal components during storage and transport. A unique blend of high-quality corrosion inhibitors, oils and waxes that can be can be applied by spray, dip or brush.

  • OCG

    OCG™

    OCG™ is a range of cold-applied, protective greases for overhead line conductors and OPGW conductors. The range is endorsed and used by leading conductor manufacturers worldwide.

  • Metachain

    Metachain™

    Metachain™ is a range of fully synthetic, high-temperature chain oils specially formulated to meet the demands of chain applications in high-temperature industrial ovens, where conventional oils cannot function properly.

Metalube Limited
4 Huntsman Drive
Northbank Industrial Park
Irlam, Manchester
M44 5EG UK

Tel: +44 (0)161 775 7771
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post@metalube.co.uk

Metalube Limited, 4 Huntsman Drive, Northbank Industrial Park, Irlam, Manchester M44, 5EG UK

Tel: +44 (0)161 775 7771    Fax: +44 (0)161 775 7511    post@metalube.co.uk    www.metalube.co.uk

Exporting to over 80 countries worldwide