FUCHS India at a glance
FUCHS Lubricants (India) Pvt. Ltd., is a wholly owned subsidiary of FUCHS PETROLUB SE Germany, world leaders in speciality lubricants.The global package of innovative products, interactive technical support and specialized customer service offered by FUCHS is now available in India on a country-wide basis through the Indian company of FUCHS group, FUCHS Lubricants (India) Pvt. Ltd.
It is a IATF 16949:2016 (Certification to Automotive Quality Management System Standard), ISO 9001:2015 (Quality Management System) and ISO 14001:2015 (Environment Management System) certified company.
Headquartered in Mumbai, FUCHS India has regional offices at Delhi, Kolkata, Pune and Chennai and warehouses at Kundli (Delhi), Kolkata, Chennai and Jaipur. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility is located in Ambernath, near Mumbai. Besides its own quality control, it has an international benchmarked R&D center. With a comprehensive range of products, FUCHS Lubricants (India) is capable of supplying companies in various sectors ranging from the automotive industry to cement and steel manufacturers, from the mining industry all the way to machine industry. The Indian FUCHS subsidiary relies on a multi-prolonged strategy of targeting both high-end and niche marketing segments and also general lubricant products.
FUCHS India operates with five sales divisions:
The INDUSTRIAL division offers lubricants for hundreds of applications e.g. for metalworking and metal forming industry, lubricants for mining companies, the steel industry, machinery construction and building trade.
The OEM division (OEM=Original Equipment Manufacturer) develops and manufactures automotive lubricants for OEMs like vehicle manufacturers, car drivers, motor-cyclists and goods transport according to their requirements. The fast growing automotive, truck sector and agricultural equipment industry are the main fields of focus. The product range comprises first fill and products for in-use servicing.
The LUBRITECH division concentrates on special lubricants for all industrial applications for India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. These special lubricants cater to industries like cement, minerals processing, thermal power, wind energy, glass, food, etc. With its headquarters at Kaiserslautern in Germany, LUBRITECH has more than 400 employees worldwide and is available in more than 60 countries.
The MINING division offers lubricants to the mining machinery utilized for high productivity, high efficiency mineral extraction both in surface and underground operations. Fuchs detailed knowledge of the mining industry has developed an unsurpassed comprehensive range of specialized products and technical services.
The RETAIL division offers high performance engine oils, gear and transmission oils and greases for two-wheelers, four-wheelers and commercial vehicles.
History of FUCHS India
1994: Foundation of Balmer Lawrie - FUCHS Ltd. joint venture company, to import and also manufacture lubricants in India
1999: FUCHS PETROLUB took over the Balmer Lawrie stakes and renamed the company to FUCHS Lubricants (India) Limited
2000: FUCHS Lubricants (India) moved from West Bengal to Maharashtra
2001: Start of production at Turbhe plant near Mumbai
2002: FUCHS Lubricants (India) becomes a Private Limited company
2010: New state-of-the-art plant opened in Ambernath near Mumbai and replaced the Turbhe plant