HRH The Duke of Gloucester visits Witham Group’s Lincolnshire headquarters

Lincolnshire based lubricant manufacturer Witham Group, was delighted to host a special visit from His Royal Highness The Duke of Gloucester to the company’s headquarters in Lincoln recently.

Accompanied by Mr Ian Walter – the Deputy Lieutenant representing the Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, The Duke toured the British lubricant manufacturer’s Head Quarters and Factory and had the opportunity to see how lubricants are made to different viscosities and how they are packaged and distributed throughout the UK.

The Witham Group, who recently celebrated their 100-year anniversary, showed His Royal Highness their award-winning carbon neutral lubricant blending technology called Blendtek, which uses a new unique ultrasound technology to blend its products instead of traditional gas and fossil fuels, resulting in dramatic energy savings for the business, and cleaning up the way lubricants are made.

The Duke also had the opportunity to see Witham’s latest environmental range of products, including their award winning Prolan range of lubricants, which are biodegradable, extremely long lasting and derived from natural lanolin from sheep wool.

Nigel R Bottom, Managing Director of Witham Group said: “Witham Group is immensely proud of its heritage and the work we are doing to develop new technology to clean up the traditional blending of lubricants. We were honoured and delighted to welcome His Royal Highness to our Lincoln Headquarters to see our manufacturing process and meet the Witham team.”

Deputy Lord Lieutenant of Lincolnshire, Ian Walter added: “The Witham team showed us an impressive set up during the visit and it was extremely interesting to learn more about the world of lubricants and the vast array of products made.”

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