ENOC Group has signed an agreement with Idemitsu for the supply and distribution of lubricants in the UAE and neighbouring countries.
The agreement enables ENOC to produce lubricants for Idemitsu and its clients such as the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for Toyota, in addition to managing the supply and distribution of lubricants. Ensuring a seamless production, supply and service, the lubricants will be blended at ENOC’s brand new ENOC Lubricant and Grease Manufacturing Plant (ELOMP).
His Excellency Saif Humaid Al Falasi, CEO, ENOC Group, said: “The agreement with Idemitsu similarly underlines our strength in the lubricants business, expanding our range, and scaling up our manufacturing competencies. This is a perfect fit to Dubai’s Industrial Strategy to promote local manufacturing. We take pride in the Group’s potential to produce products and services of the highest quality, adhering to all global safety and quality standards. Our agreement with Idemitsu is a testament of the trust and confidence instilled by our companions in our potential to successfully execute operations and serve our increasing client base throughout 60 markets.”
One of the single largest plants in volume capability in the Middle East and North Africa region, ELOMP Fujairah features a completely automated mixing facility that enables the production of a full range of lubricants and greases for a comprehensive application line.
Ganesan Mahadevan, General Manager of Idemitsu Lube Middle East and Africa said: “Our partnership with ENOC marks a key milestone in our presence in the place and we look forward to continue our enlargement plans in the in Middle East and Africa. We are proud to receive Mr. Masashi Yokomura, Executive Officer on this wonderful occasion to attend the signing ceremony with ENOC.”
Supporting the Group's dedication to providing clients best-in-class products and services and a complete after-sales programme incorporating analytical studies, the facility also houses a fully-equipped quality control laboratory that specialises in lubricant testing; which includes testing of incoming base oils, additives and chemicals, testing of fresh lubricants and grease and testing of used lubricants. This on-site laboratory incorporates ISO 17025:2005 certification. In addition, ELOMP has currently earned its accreditation for IATF 16949, for their ability to deliver excellence in products and services and compliance to produce OEM products.
Idemitsu Kosan company is a 108 year historic Japanese conglomerate; that provides oil and energy services to Japan and has a robust international presence; driven by their creative products and best-in-class services.