We are ELM

Welcome to the leading manufacturer of biobased lubricants and greases in the United States

In the demanding world of lubricants, attention to quality must be constantly maintained and expanded. That's why ELM pays such close attention to all aspects of processing and quality assurance. ELM's commitment to quality starts upon receipt of base oils and additives. Unlike most lubricant facilities ELM utilizes the specialized instrumentation unique to vegetable oils such as the oxidation stability instrument required to test the unique oxidative properties of our products.

We are ELM

Welcome to the leading manufacturer of biobased lubricants and greases in the United States

In the demanding world of lubricants, attention to quality must be constantly maintained and expanded. That's why ELM pays such close attention to all aspects of processing and quality assurance. ELM's commitment to quality starts upon receipt of base oils and additives. Unlike most lubricant facilities ELM utilizes the specialized instrumentation unique to vegetable oils such as the oxidation stability instrument required to test the unique oxidative properties of our products.

We are ELM

Welcome to the leading manufacturer of biobased lubricants and greases in the United States

In the demanding world of lubricants, attention to quality must be constantly maintained and expanded. That's why ELM pays such close attention to all aspects of processing and quality assurance. ELM's commitment to quality starts upon receipt of base oils and additives. Unlike most lubricant facilities ELM utilizes the specialized instrumentation unique to vegetable oils such as the oxidation stability instrument required to test the unique oxidative properties of our products.

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IT'S WHAT WE DO BEST

ELM are the leading manufacturer of biobased lubricants and greases in the United States. Our Biotechbased™ products are based on exclusive technology; 

    • using efficient microwave energy for our production process
    • formulated with renewable, biodegradable USA grown vegetable oils
    • all products are environmentally friendly
    • meets or exceeds industry standards
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Consistently deliver products and services that meet industry standards
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Continuously improve in everything we do through
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Meet requirements of ISO 9001:2008 Quality System
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Never compromise quality; maintain integrity in all that we do, at all times
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Our Products Exceed Industry Standards

ELM's Biotechbased™ products are premium quality Biobased lubricants formulated from renewable, biodegradable USA-grown vegetable oils. Our quality lubricants and greases are designed to replace and mix readily in conventional petroleum products. They help you and your customers use safer and more environmentally friendly lubricants while complying with federal environmental purchasing programs.

Our mission is to be the market leader in eco-friendly, biobased lubricants, universal fluids, and greases, providing superior solutions and value to customers.

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Some of Our Research

ELM Founder and President, Lou Honary, is the author of Biobased Lubricants and Greases. The definitive text on the properties, benefits and industrial applications of biobased lubricants.

An Update on Manufacturing Biobased Grease Using Microwaves

In recent years, there has been a growing interest in the production of biobased and…

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Rail Curve Grease Evaluation – Part 2

This is the second in a series of four articles that offers a summary of…

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Rail Curve Grease Evaluation – Part 1

This is the first in a series of four articles that offers a summary of…

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Lubricants for Wire Ropes – New Product Trends

Wire ropes are employed in industrial fields including mining, forestry, and shipping; and on applications…

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Biocides: Both Problem and Solution

The industry’s most innovative companies recap key presentations from STLE’s 2015 Commercial Marketing Forum. Afton…

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Proposed First Draft for a Universal Railroad Gage Face Grease

The ELGI Railway Lubrication Working Group (RLWG), after extensive discussions in several meetings is now…

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Find out about the latest updates relating to Biobased Lubricants and the industry worldwide

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