Rhenus Lub – at a glance

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    1882
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    Founded by Wilhelm Schlafhorst.

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    39
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    1910
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    Company takeover by the Reiners family.

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    161
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    1960
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    Start of internationalisation as part of the IMMI Group (International Marketing and Manufacturing Institute, Oklahoma, USA).

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    251
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    1989
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    Dr. Max Reiners becomes
    managing director.

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    296
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    1990
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    Launch and expansion of
    the “rhenus” brand.

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    314
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    1993
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    Establishment of subsidiary in Spain.

    Rhenus Lub is the first supplier of amine and boric acid-free coolants worldwide.

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    368
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    1999
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    Establishment of subsidiary in France.

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    477
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    2001
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    Construction of a second laboratory complex.

    Increase in number of employees in research and development to 40.

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    513
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    2003
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    Establishment of subsidiaries in the Netherlands and Belgium.

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    549
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    2005
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    One of the most modern grease factories in Europe opens in Rheindahlen.

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    585
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    2007
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    Rhenus Lub celebrates
    125 years of the company.

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    620
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    2009
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    Expansion requires a new and highly modern logistics centre.

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    657
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    2011
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    Joining of UN initiative
    “Global Compact”.

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    692
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    2012
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    Expanded strategic partnerships in core international markets.

    Additional significant investments in laboratories for research and development.

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    710
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    2015
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    Smart Factory — the digital future at Rhenus Lub.

    For Rhenus Lub as a company, this concept marks a key step towards Industry 4.0.

     

     

    The future of coolants

    Rhenus Lub is setting the benchmarks for the coolants of tomorrow.

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Management

Dr. Max Reiners
Dr. Frank Hentrich
Dipl.-Ing. Frank Wlazik

Head office

Mönchengladbach-Rheindahlen
Foundation year 1882

Production sites

Mönchengladbach-Rheindahlen: oil factory and grease factory

Sales volume and turnover

Quantity sold: approx. 27,700 t
Sales revenue: approx. EUR 87 million

Products and services

Customer groups

Aircraft industry and mechanical engineering, automobile manufacturers and automobile suppliers (OEM), chemistry, earthmoving machinery, energy technology, food and feed industry, forestry and agriculture, medical technology, mining, Railway technology, rolling bearing industry, special applications, tunnelling and warehouse equipment.

Employees

238 worldwide, of which 20 % are in research and development.

Subsidiaries

Rhenus Lub S.A., Spain, founded 1993
Rhenus Lub S.A., France, founded 1999
Rhenus Lub B.V., Netherlands, founded 2003

International representations

Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Malaysia, Mexico, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine, United States,  Vietnam