Q8Oils’ lubricant blending plants are located in Belgium, Italy, and Sweden. As part of the OKQ8 joint venture, the plant in Sweden is operated and managed as a separate company.
Every plant is fully compliant with local safety, security, health and environmental regulations.
Blending Plant Antwerp, Belgium
Q8Oils’ blending plant in Antwerp is located by the river Scheldt, facilitating the delivery of raw materials by ship or barge.
The finished lubricants are sold in bulk or in packages ranging from 1 to 1,000 litres.
All of the raw materials and finished products are controlled by Q8Oils’ Quality Department. The blending plant is ISO 9001 certified for lubricant production.
A major investment programme is underway to renovate and expand the plant in order to meet increasing market demand.
Blending Plant Viguzzolo, Italy
The plant is located close to the town of Castellar Guidobono, south of Milan. It has highly automated small pack filling facilities and supplies customers across Italy and the Mediterranean with Q8, Roloil and Q8 Marine branded products.
The plant’s flexibility and extremely high production and filling capacity enable Q8Oils to produce an extensive range of products to meet the most specialist customer needs.
As well as the general blending area, there are specialist blending facilities for producing soluble metalworking fluids and a grease manufacturing capability. A laboratory manages quality control and product development.