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FUCHS LUBRICANTS (UK) is a subsidiary of FUCHS PETROLUB AG, the world's largest independent lubricant manufacturer.

Formed in 1996 from the amalgamation of two of the UK's most respected lubricant companies, Silkolene Lubricants and Century Oils, FUCHS UK is a full line supplier, with a product portfolio that covers every aspect of lubrication. They are now at the cutting edge of both synthetic and biodegradable technology and their products are relied upon in every UK market sector.

FUCHS was the first UK lubricants company to be awarded the QS9000 quality management certification - an award for continuous improvement in quality and service. Other accreditations include BS EN ISO 9001:2000 and Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency Manufacturing and Product Licenses.

The company operates a technologically advanced, fully automatic blending plant in Stoke-on-Trent and is a major supplier to the British Ministry of Defence.


FUCHS LUBRICANTS (UK) PLC manufactures a wide range of lubricants for military applications, including over twenty grades that conform to NATO specifications.

Some of the Lubricants used for Military applications include: OM 24, OMD 55, OM160, 0M 13, XG 284, XG 380, XG 264, OMD 113, OMD 330, OM 11, PX 7, OEP 38, OMD 90, OEP 220, ZX 9, OEP 240, OEP 80, XG 286, OX 30, OEP 70, OM 70, OM 100, ARMNA G213, OM 65, XG 287, OM 750, OC 600, XG 279.
Some of the Lubricants used for Military applications include: OM 24, OM160, 0M 13, XG 284, XG 380, XG 264, OMD 113, OM 11, OM16, PX 7, OEP 38, OMD23, OMD 90, OMD140, OEP 220, ZX 9, OEP 80, XG 286, OX 30, OEP 70, OM33, OM 70, OM 100, OM58, OM 65, OM 750, OC300, OC 600,  XG 279, OX79, OX80, OX90, AL39

The company’s extensive knowledge and unparalleled expertise is demonstrated by the fact that, not only do they hold a number of current Military approvals, but also provide technical input into the development of new specifications for the latest military lubricants. They are also members of the Defence Manufacturers’ Association (DMA).

The FUCHS range of high quality military lubricants are offered in a variety of heavy-duty containers. Their range covers all applications and includes:

  • Engine Oils

  • Hydraulic Oils

  • Gear Oils

  • Turbine Lubricant

  • Grease

  • Compressor Oils

Contact: Mr. Ed Hirst (UK Commercial Coordinator)
Tel: +44 (0)1782 203 812

Contact: John Holdcroft (Export Manager)
Tel: +44 (0)1782 203 871

PO Box 2
New Century Street

Tel: +44 (0)8701 200400

Fax: +44 (0)1782 202072



Contact: Mr Ed Hirst (UK Commercial Coordinator)

  Mr John Holdcroft (Export Manager)

Products/Services :

  • Compressor Oils
  • Hydraulic Oils
  • Industrial Oils
  • Lubricants - Oils - Greases
  • Military Lubricants
  • Oils and Lubricants
  • Turbine Lubricants

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