Lubricants in Australia

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Market study: Lubricants

November 2012


The Lubricating Oil Market in Australia 3 Introduction 3 The Packaging of Retail Lubricating Oil 3 Major actors in the sector 4

The Lubricating Oil Market in Australia
The consumption of lubricating oil in Australia totalled 458 megalitres (ML) in 2009/10.

The major users are industrial and mining companies, primary producers, transport companies and the automotive industry. These commercial users account for approximately 85 per cent of sales of lubricating oil. These sales are almost entirely made in bulk, or in steel drums, directly from the lubricating oil companies or their distributors.

The balance of sales, approximately 40 ML/year, is made in
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| | Fuchs is the world’s largest independent manufacturer and supplier of lubricants. The wholly owned Australian subsidiary has been supplying specialised lubricants since the late 1890’s and is the leading market player in many lubricant sectors. | | Delivering the most complete range of synthetic lubricants and fuel additives available in Australia. From a 3,500HP dragster to a 3.5HP lawnmower Red Line has fully synthetic products, which will deliver a stunning level of protection and efficiency gains. | | The Caltex range of lubricants is led by our flagship petrol engine oils Havoline Fully Synthetic and Havoline Premium Plus, and Delo® 400 Multigrade for diesel engines. The advanced technology in Caltex Havoline Fully Synthetic | | PM Lubricants Australia - an all Australian lubricant company with a simple aim - to produce and distribute the finest quality lubricants in the world. PM specialises in formulating and marketing exceptionally high quality, high performance, time and money saving lubricants. | | Phoenix Lubricants is an independent Australian supplier of bulk lubricants, including engine, transmission, gear and hydraulic oils, coolants and additives. | | Bimrose Lubricants Oil, grease, fuel treatment, molybdenum disulfide grease, plain grease |

Others smaller manufacturers: * Hi-Tec Oil Traders Pty Ltd - Lubricants Smithfield NSW Australia * Tecalemit
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