Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd. (GOLIL), has announced a long-term strategic partnership with S-Oil Corporation, South Korea – one of the leading oil refining and lubricant manufacturing companies in Asia, to exclusively manufacture and market their entire range of lubricants under the brand – ‘S-Oil Seven’ for the Indian market.
The relationship which in the past has been built as key Term Partner on the base oil imports is now extended as the S-Oil lubricant products will soon be launched in India. It is the first-time ever that a S-Oil lubricant product is being manufactured outside of South Korea.
With wide range of automotive products, S- Oil Seven has been a trusted brand for leading automakers such as Hyundai Kia, Ssangyong and other various OEMs and is exported to more than 60 countries in the world from South Korea.
The launch of S-Oil Seven lubricants brand will further strengthen the 15 years long relationship in base oil business in India and other Asia Pacific regions with Gulf Oil. Both companies will work together to build value with this association leveraging S-Oil’s strong presence in Korean Car OEMs and top tier PCMO products, complemented with Gulf Oil India’s manufacturing, marketing & distribution expertise. Commercial production of S-Oil Seven recently began at Gulf Oil Lubricants’ state of art production facility at Chennai, India.
Commenting on the collaboration, Ravi Chawla, MD & CEO, GOLIL said – “Our relationship with S-Oil gets even stronger with this opportunity as we will work together to launch new products and grow our market shares in India across segments, bringing in a range of technologically advanced products for Indian consumers looking for value creating solutions. The S-Oil Seven range made with leading technology and approval from OEM’s in segments that are growing, as also the renowned quality of Korean products will be showcased and now made in India.”
Gulf Oil Lubricants India Limited (GOLIL), part of Hinduja Group, is an established player in Indian lubricant market. It markets a wide range of automotive and industrial lubricants, greases, 2-wheeler batteries, etc. Today, the Gulf brand is present in more than 100 countries across five continents with values of ‘Quality, Endurance & Passion’ as its core attributes. The Gulf Oil International Group’s core business is manufacturing and marketing an extensive range consisting over 400 performance lubricants and associated products for all market segments.
To know more about GOLIL visit us at www.gulfoilindia.com