Products should be environmentally friendly: cars, packaging, washing machines – and lubricants. One of the goals during production is to keep consumption of energy and raw materials as low as possible. However, is it only a good carbon footprint during the manufacturing process that counts when it comes to picking the best solution for the environment? We spoke to Stefan Fassbender, Director Components, Business Management EMEA – Fuel and Lubricant Solutions at BASF, and Wolfgang Bock, Head of Product Management Industrial Oils at FUCHS. The two of them believe the issue to be more complex.