Horsham, PA USA, November 18, 2019 – Evonik Oil Additives USA, Inc. announced today that North American OEM Manager David Gray has been confirmed as a Certified Lubrication Specialist by the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE).
STLE is the premier technical society serving the needs of more than 13,000 individuals and 250 companies. STLE members are experts who research, develop and market the methods and products that make the industry more successful and enhance the well-being of people worldwide.
STLE’s Certified Lubrication Specialist certification is the only independent certification for lubrication professionals that verifies their broad lubrication engineering knowledge. Their core responsibilities include evaluating and selecting lubricants to use; conducting lube surveys; training lubricators; developing quality assurance and used lubricant analysis programs; troubleshooting and problem-solving lubrication issues; and maintaining records of all applications, as well as waste collection and disposal.
“I’m pleased to be able to offer our customers the assurance of knowing they are working with a company who truly are lubrication specialists,” said David Gray. “While I’ve been in the lubrication industry for three decades, preparing for this exam gave me a new appreciation to how intricate this industry is, and being able to carry this title is an honor.”
Gray holds a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Portsmouth. He has been in the lubrication industry for over 30 years and represents Evonik on key standard setting organizations, industry bodies and committees covering the industrial lubricant market.
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