Solutions from the world's largest independent lubricant manufacturer
FUCHS is a global Group with German roots that develops, produces and distributes lubricants and related specialties.
We have more than 100,000 customers, including companies from the following fields: automotive suppliers, OEM, mining and exploration, metalworking, agriculture and forestry, aerospace, power generation, mechanical engineering, construction and transport, as well as the steel, metal and cement industries, yet also companies in the food industry, the glass production sector and the casting and forging industry – and many others.
In close contact with its customers, FUCHS develops holistic, innovative and custom-made solutions for the most diverse applications. As a lubricant manufacturer, FUCHS stands for performance and sustainability, for safety and reliability, for efficiency and cost savings. FUCHS stands for a promise: technology that pays back.
From a family company to a global enterprise for lubricants
Founded in 1931 as a family business in Mannheim, today there are 58 operating companies with almost 5,000 employees in more than 45 countries under the umbrella of FUCHS PETROLUB SE. FUCHS is the world's largest provider among the independent lubricant manufacturers.
Ordinary and preference shares in FUCHS PETROLUB SE are officially traded on both the Frankfurt and Stuttgart stock exchanges. The preference share is a member of MDAX. With over 50% of the ordinary shares, the Fuchs family maintains the majority vote.
Bronze plaque for company founder Rudolf Fuchs
On September 20, 2017, company founder Rudolf Fuchs was awarded a bronze plaque at the "Kurpfälzer Meile der Innovationen".
Together with Dr. Manfred Fuchs, Honorary Chairman of the Supervisory Board, and his daughter, Dr. Susanne Fuchs, member of the Supervisory Board, the bronze plaque was presented to the public at a small ceremony.
Roswitha Henz-Best, deputy chairman of the association of the supporting association “Kurpfälzer Meile der Innovationen e. V.”, paid tribute to Rudolf Fuchs' far-sightedness. He recognized early on the importance of high-quality lubricants for the economical operation of machines and engines and developed numerous innovative products for different areas of application.
The "Mile", which extends along the Mannheim Baroque Palace, will in future consist of 42 bronze plaques reminiscent of the region's innovations and innovators. Among them were automobile pioneer Carl Benz and significant dramatist Friedrich Schiller.
For more information see http://www.meile-der-innovationen.de