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19 December 2017

Metalube Appoint Senior Development Chemist

World leading lubricant manufacturer, Metalube Ltd has appointed John Mainwaring as a Senior Development Chemist. He will join the laboratory Johnmainwaringteam at the company’s headquarters in Irlam, Manchester UK. 

John has a degree in Chemical Science from Manchester Metropolitan University and as part of his new role will be responsible for the management and development of Metalube’s chain oils and greases.  He joins the company from Millers Oils in Huddersfield where his expertise included automotive engine and transmission oils as well as industrial products such as MWF, rust preventatives, gear oils, chain oils and hydraulic oils. Prior to Millers, John worked for nine years at Ironsides Lubricants in Stockport. 

Chris Nettleship. Technical Director says: “We are delighted to welcome John to our team of chemists at Metalube. His wealth of experience allows him to hit the ground running and he will be tremendous asset to the Lab.” 

John is married with a 3 year old daughter Isabel and is a keen supporter of Manchester City. He also enjoys DIY and travel. 

Headquartered in Manchester, UK, METALUBE manufactures a range of non-ferrous drawing oils, maintenance lubricants, greases and chain oils as well as a variety of corrosion protection and forming oils. This experienced exporter has offices in Brazil, China, India, Malaysia and the United Arab Emirates.

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