Gazpromneft-Lubricants has launched a comprehensive program of training technical specialists who support sales based on distributor network in European countries. The project is implemented within the global training project of Gazpromneft-Lubricants LLC called G-Energy Academy.
The program is developed based on the requirements needed to deal with large consumers in the segments of industrial products and commercial oils. The course consists of two parts/sessions based on which the participants of the program get a wide range of knowledge and skills necessary for technical support of high-tech products sales such as basics of tribology*, technology of lubricants production, monitoring systems of machinery operation, special characteristics of the company's products and services, etc. In addition, within the framework of the program activities, cases/examples of lubricants operation in different application conditions were presented and practical training was conducted.
The first stage of the program implementation was held in Hatvan (Hungary). The event was attended by specialists from 9 European countries (Croatia, Macedonia, Turkey, Greece, Sweden, Bulgaria, Hungary, Slovakia, Czech Republic). The second stage of the program will be held in the fourth quarter of 2017.
Roman Zimovets, Deputy General Director for Strategic Marketing and Development of Gazpromneft-Lubricants LLC:
"Lubricants are not a simple product in terms of sales and promotion. The company's products are currently represented in 72 countries of the world. One of our main tasks is to provide technical specialists of distributors with broader information not only about our products, but also teach them the basics of lubricants production and application. In the future, we plan to develop this program and involve new representatives of distributors from new regions of presence."
(sometimes Tribotechnics) is a science and a branch of technology that studies friction, wear, and lubrication of solid bodies. It is necessary for an understanding of the operating processes of the machinery main units and aggregates at large industrial enterprises.
Gazpromneft-Lubricants (Gazpromneft-Lubricants Ltd.) is a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft focusing on the production and sales of oils, greases and technical fluids. Established in November 2007.The products are manufactured at six production sites in Russia, Italy and Serbia. The total production volume is over 500,000 tons of high-quality oils, greases and technical fluids per year.The Omsk Lubricant Plant (OZSM) has the Russia’s most advanced process line for the mixing, filling and packaging of lubricants with total annual mixing-and-packaging capacity of 300,000 tons. The management system of Gazpromneft-Lubricants and its production assets meets the requirements of the international standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 16949, and OHSAS 18001. The company supplies its products to the conveyors of DAIMLER KAMAZ RUS, KZ ROSTSELMASH, KAMAZ, UAZ (Sollers), BELAZ and others. The consumers of Gazpromneft-Lubricants products are Severstal, Sibur, Gazprom, Evraz, MMK, TMK, NLMK, Rusal, Alrosa, RZD, MECHEL, Metalloinvest, SUEK, ILIM and other leading industrial enterprises. The product range includes 500 items of oils and greases for all market sectors (more than 2500 commodity items). The company’s products have the approvals of over 250 leading equipment manufacturers: BMW, Mercedes-Benz, Volkswagen, Volvo, Renault, General Motors, Cummins, MAN, ZF, KAMAZ, Avtovaz, Bosch Rexroth and others. The company also produces and sells marine oils, supplies marine lubricants to Sovcomflot, Rosmorport, Rosnefteflot, Norilsk Nickel and other Russian and foreign shipowners. Through the integration into Chevron global supply chain the company’s clients are able to get marine oils in over 800 ports throughout the world. The company controls 15% of the Russian lubricant market and also operates in the CIS and the Baltic, Europe, Central and Southeast Asia, Africa, South America and beyond. All in all, the company’s products are presented in 72 countries worldwide.