October 30, 2020

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Petro-Canada Lubricants gets Allison Transmission global factory fill contract

Petro-Canada Lubricants gets Allison Transmission global factory fill contract
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Petro-Canada Lubricants, a HollyFrontier business, has signed a supply agreement to become the only worldwide first-fill supplier of TES 668TM automatic transmission fluid for Allison Transmission, the premier global manufacturer of  medium- and heavy-duty commercial automatic transmissions. 

Using its leading-edge lubricant technology, Petro-Canada Lubricants meets the requirements of the Allison Transmission TES 668TM  specification with the formulation of DuraDriveTM HD Synthetic 668. DuraDrive HD Synthetic 668 is specified for on-highway vehicles, including vocational applications, and is fully backwards compatible for every Allison transmission that requires an approved TES 295® fluid. 

The DuraDrive HD Synthetic 668 factory fill contract will provide Allison Transmission’s manufacturing sites and customers worldwide with access to the durability, performance enhancement and equipment protection that Petro-Canada Lubricants’ automatic transmission fluid delivers.

“Allison Transmission is a world-renowned producer of automatic transmissions and we are delighted to be recognised as their global fluid supplier of choice,” said Tony Weatherill, president, Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc. “This initiative demonstrates the technical capabilities of our team, who worked closely with Allison Transmission to develop this formulation which sets a new standard for automatic transmission fluids.”

About HollyFrontier Corporation

HollyFrontier Corporation, headquartered in Dallas, Texas, U.S.A., is an independent petroleum refiner and marketer that produces high value light products such as gasoline, diesel fuel, jet fuel and other specialty products. HollyFrontier owns and operates refineries located in Kansas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Wyoming and Utah and markets its refined products principally in the Southwest U.S., the Rocky Mountains extending into the Pacific Northwest and in other neighboring Plains states. In addition, HollyFrontier produces base oils and other specialised lubricants in the U.S., Canada and the Netherlands, and exports products to more than 80 countries.  HollyFrontier also owns a 57% limited partner interest and a non-economic general partner interest in Holly Energy Partners, L.P., a master limited partnership that provides petroleum product and crude oil transportation, terminalling, storage and throughput services to the petroleum industry, including HollyFrontier.

About Petro-Canada Lubricants

Petro-Canada Lubricants blends and packages more than 350 different lubricants, specialty fluids and greases that are exported to more than 80 countries on six continents. HollyFrontier Corporation, through its subsidiary, owns Petro-Canada Lubricants Inc., whose Mississauga, Ontario, Canada, facility produces 15,600 barrels per day of base oils and other specialised lubricant products.

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