Market Activity, The Future of Mobility, Better Fuel Economy, Sustainability & Pioneering Tribology
ACI’s European Base Oils & Lubricants Summit regularly attracts a targeted audience of 100-150 who come together to focus purely on the European market for two days. We will discuss the most pressing challenges, exciting opportunities & fascinating developments. External factors have been at the forefront of our minds for the past few months but there are also many matters specific to the industry that also require attention.
We have seen base oil plant shutdowns at the end of 2019, tariffs on Group II base oils and an excess of Group III on the market. Challenges ahead which must be addressed include the impending talent gap, unsubstantiated claims in lubricant marketing & improving the sustainability of the industry.
There are always new opportunities to be grasped and 2020 is certainly no different. Whether you are looking at how you can meet the increased demand for lower viscosity automotive lubricants, sourcing partners for your new renewable portfolio of products or identify potential avenues for your business to penetrate niche markets, this event will present you many of the tools you will need to ensure you are in the best position to enhance your business strategy and drive it forward.
At the event we strive not only to bring you to the same location at the same time as your customers/suppliers/peers, we strive to ensure you meet face-to-face with each and every one of your target contacts and to provide you with the time you need to have multiple unhurried conversations with them and build a lasting business relationship:
• A pre-event informal introduction the evening before the conference
• Over five and a half hours of networking built into the two day conference agenda including an evening drinks reception sponsored by Lubrizol
• A networking grid which enables you to make your target contacts aware you are looking for them
• ACI’s on-site team will assist you in locating your hard-to-find target contacts & make face-to-face introductions
Of course, if there is anybody you are unable to meet over the two days, ACI’s event team will do their best to initiate contact after the event.
“A valuable two days. I like the size of the conference and the good mix of OEMs, lube oil producers and component suppliers. “– Croda
“Positive change from previous years with interactive model” – Galp Energia
“Perfect idea with this mix around the tables (meet and greet session). It was first conference I didn’t have enough business cards!” – GQOil Innovation
“Better mix of people, more participants, more stands, very good presentations…good amount of time allocated to networking…” – GEO Specialty Chemicals
“Great staff, great concept with the interactive parts…” – Axel Christiernsson
The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a market-driven global company serving customers in more than 100 countries. We own and operate manufacturing facilities in 17 countries, as well as sales and technical offices around the world. Through our global sales and manufacturing networks, we are able to deliver the products and services our customers need, where and when they need them.
We combine our understanding of what end users want with our knowledge of chemistry and capabilities in formulation and application development. We connect our unique chemistry expertise, formulation and applications capabilities, and market insights to positively impact the lives of our customers’ end users around the globe. Our worldwide lab infrastructure supports customers on a global scale and a regional basis. And our broad portfolio of products provides the ability to efficiently leverage our technology across wide-ranging markets and applications.
We support our global customers through two business segments:
With strong customer and OEM partnerships, market knowledge and technology, we are focused on strengthening the leadership positions we have earned in Lubrizol Additives over many years. We deliver reliability and efficiency for end users through additive technologies for engine oils, driveline applications, petrol and diesel fuel and industrial lubricants. On any given day, Lubrizol technology keeps more than half of the world’s vehicles operating efficiently and reliably.
Lubrizol Advanced Materials:
Lubrizol Advanced Materials focuses on delivering unique formulations that enable the distinct characteristics in our customers’ products, such as enhanced durability in athletic apparel, nourishment in hair care products and better colour quality in digital printing.
Our mission is straightforward: We improve lives as an essential partner in our customers’ success, delivering efficiency, reliability or wellness to their end users.
ACI has put together a range of packages to suit your requirements. These range from branding options, to full scale partner solutions and can be tailored to meet your objectives and budgets.
If you are launching a new product or service and wish to gain visibility and brand recognition within your industry, contact us today!
For commercial opportunities, please contact:
Tel: +44 (0) 203 141 0614
Email: [email protected]
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