Idemitsu Lubricants America (ILA) recently opened a new facility that will focus on providing custom lubricant solutions to a variety of customers throughout North, Central and South America.
Located in Wixom, Michigan, the research and development center features state-of-the-art equipment that will allow for cutting-edge product development.
With more than 13,000 square feet of laboratory space for product formulation and testing, the new technology center will concentrate on product development for specific customer applications. The facility will also offer technical services to a full range of businesses, including automotive companies and industrial manufacturers.
"This is the only facility in North America that combines such a unique blend of Japanese and American technical knowledge and leadership, as well as more than 100 years of insight, innovation and integrity," said Ryo Yamada, vice president of research and development at ILA. "At Idemitsu, our focus is on creating groundbreaking, environmentally friendly products. We strive to create solutions for energy challenges that support our global communities, reduce emissions and increase both manufacturing and vehicle performance."
A subsidiary of Idemitsu Kosan, ILA is a member of the Idemitsu Group, which is one of the top 10 lubricant manufacturers globally.
For more information, visit www.ilacorp.com.