METALUBE Partners with Blachford North America

Leading international lubricant manufacturers, Metalube and Blachford announced a North American partnership at Interwire 2019 in Atlanta.

The partnership between Blachford Metal Working and Wire Drawing Division and Metalube will currently focus on selling Metalube’s high quality, non-ferrous copper and aluminium soluble wire drawing lubricants across the North American region.

Mike Cundari, President, Blachford Metal Working and Wire Drawing Division says:  This is a very exciting time for us.  We have been working to develop our relationship with Metalube for some years now and are delighted with the exceptional quality of the non-ferrous lubricants they produce.  We look forward to a long and fruitful joint venture.”

Douglas Hunt, Commercial Director Metalube adds: “This partnership is also excellent news for Metalube.  Blachford has a highly established presence in North America and like us are a privately-owned family business with a similar ethos.  They have superb relationships with all the key non-ferrous wire drawing producers in the region and we are highly confident that our products will be very well received here.”

METALUBE is part of the Bishopdale Group, a private holding company for a group of industrial lubricants brands – Metalube, Molyslip and UOP.  The company exports 95% of its production to over 90 countries worldwide and has offices in Manchester, Dubai, Mumbai, São Paulo and Shanghai.  From its headquarters in Irlam Manchester the company has a fully integrated lubricant manufacturing facility including new state-of-the-art laboratories. Research and development are key to the business and it is constantly investing in the METALUBE® Technology Centre ensuring technical excellence and innovation across its entire range of products and services