IMTS 2010: Exxon Mobil marks 50 years as supplier to IMTS exhibitors
ExxonMobil is celebrating its 50-year anniversary as the official lubricant supplier for exhibitors at the International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago (September 13-18). This half-century partnership demonstrates ExxonMobil’s longstanding commitment to engineering products that help companies in the machine shop industry optimize equipment performance.
Since 1960, Mobil-branded hydraulic fluids, spindle oils, gear lubricants, circulation oils, cutting fluids, compressor oils, coolants and greases are provided to exhibitors during North America’s leading manufacturing technology show, which is held every even-numbered year in Chicago’s McCormick Place.
“This is an ideal setting for us to demonstrate how companies can use our products to help simplify maintenance, minimize unscheduled downtime and enhance equipment reliability,” said David Scheetz, senior equipment builder engineer for ExxonMobil Lubricants and Petroleum Specialties, and former president for The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE). “We are extremely proud to reach this significant milestone and celebrate ExxonMobil’s long history of helping its customers around the world maximize their productivity through our wide range of expertly formulated lubricants and application expertise.”
For more information about the Mobil Industrial Lubricants high-performance machine shop products, or other Mobil-branded industrial lubricants, visit www.mobilindustrial.com.
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