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SI Group to produce aminic antioxidants at Rasal, India plant

SI Group to produce aminic antioxidants at Rasal, India plant
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SI Group, a leading performance additives company headquartered in Woodlands, Texas, U.S.A., revealed that it will add manufacturing capabilities and capacity to begin producing ETHANOX™ 4757 aminic antioxidant at its facility in Rasal, in the state of Maharashtra, India.

ETHANOX™ 4757 is an octylated-butylated diphenylamine primary antioxidant used in lubricants, greases, industrial, automotive and heat transfer fluids. Commercial materials are anticipated to be available in the fourth quarter of 2022.

This new product complements SI Group’s existing range of antioxidants for lubricants and will strengthen the company’s product offerings for lubricant customers. ETHANOX™ 4757 aminic antioxidant is designed to extend the life of lubricants and is a crucial part of additive packages. 

“SI Group has been a leading supplier of phenolic antioxidants for decades and we’re excited to expand our portfolio to include aminic antioxidants. Leveraging our backward integration, SI Group will be able to offer our customers additional security of supply for this key material,” said Stuart McTavish, market development manager, Fuel and Lubricant Additives at SI Group.  

SI Group continues to create value for its lubricant customers through its offerings.

“We are committed to the lubricant market and delivering solutions that meet the industry’s needs. Aminic antioxidants are vital to lubricant additive packages and by adding capacity in this key region, our customers around the world will benefit,” said Chuck Reardon, VP, Industrial Solutions at SI Group.  

SI Group markets its fuels and lubricants antioxidant portfolio under the ETHANOX™ brand name. ETHANOX™ 4757 antioxidant can be utilized across a variety of industrial, grease, and transportation lubricant applications.