FUCHS Secured SC21 Silver Award for the Third Time


FUCHS Lubricants (UK) Plc has again been bestowed with the prestigious ADS SC21 Silver Award in 2017.

FUCHS is the only lubricants company to have achieved this award, also a testament to its team’s commitment to delivering high standards of performance to their customers.

SC21 (21st Century Supply Chains) is an improvement program for suppliers and their supply chains in the UK aerospace, security, space, and defense industries.

The award is a change program designed to accelerate the competitiveness of the aerospace and defense industry by raising the performance of its supply chains.

To achieve the award, FUCHS Lubricants (UK) Plc has demonstrated exceptional levels of delivery service, product quality and commitment to sustainable manufacturing.

It received the SC21 Silver Award for the first time in 2014 and has maintained the silver status for three consecutive years.

UK Compliance Manager Simeon Preston commented, “The award highlights our commitment to our customers and the industry as a whole. The team at FUCHS has continued to work to and develop our sustainable manufacturing code and best working practices, which has been recognized by this award.”

FUCHS (UK) develops, manufactures and supplies a comprehensive range of lubricants, including metalworking fluids, wash fluids and corrosion protection lubricants.

It’s highly automated, 20 acres, Stoke-on-Trent manufacturing site is audited to the highest levels, including AS9001 Rev C, TS 16949, ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001 and OHSAS 18001, and has on-site R&D facilities, eco-friendly Lube Cube packaging filling lines with bulk tank capabilities.

A significant investment of over 2,110 solar panels on the site as well as a new state-of-the-art fire suppression system highlight the commitment to continued and sustainable UK manufacturer and has been recognized through the SC21 award.

FUCHS demonstrated consistently high levels of quality and service from their Stoke-on-Trent site through its Chemical Process Management (CPM) site-based fluid management service.

Managing Director of FUCHS UK concludes, “ We’re providing the highest levels of service and quality to our customers, as well as safeguarding the future of UK manufacture, is of the up-most importance to us and we’re proud to have been recognized for our achievements with the presentation of the SC21 award.”


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