LSI Chemical, manufacturer of additives and lubricants for the fuel, oil and lubricant industries, has announced a new international distributor – NanoTech Petroleum. LSI Chemical’s mission is to bring cutting-edge technologies, including nano technology, to the world by working with an exceptional team of customers and partners. Located in South Africa, NanoTech Petroleum is now authorized to distribute the entire line of LSI Chemical fuel and oil additives and the full line of Hot Shot’s Secret consumer products in South Africa.
LSI President, Todd Cawley, commented, “Our goal is to become the premier international leader of fuel and oil additives in the world. Our use of cutting-edge nano technology for all lubricants and innovative fuel additive technology significantly makes lubricants and fuels better and this will now be available for not only South Africa, but for the entire continent.”
NanoTech Petroleum will now market and sell the LSI Chemical line of products as well as the entire line of Hot Shot’s Secret products – more than 35 performance additives and specialty oils.
NanoTech Petroleum Founders, Managing Director Gerard “Gerry” Mohamed and Executive Director Hylton Keshwar have many decades of experience working in the oil and gas industry across the full value chain of product development and formulation from technical support, training and product development. Mohamed, a certified marine engineer has presented papers on additive technology at the prestigious ICIS Africa Lubes and Base Oils Conference. Keshwar has more than 30 years of experience in sales, marketing and business development, and has received a Top 10 Award in Global Sales. Primary industries served in South Africa and the Sub-Saharan area are automotive, marine, power industry, industrial, mining and fuels.
Mohamed said, “We believe that the fuels and lubricants market in South Africa is yearning for effective solutions and enhanced overall efficiencies beyond current traditional offerings. It is our sincere conviction that the LSI Chemical additives can provide those packaged solutions based on its nanotechnology as a distinct differentiator, with proven benefits of friction reduction, excellent detergency, better fuel economy and extended component life.”
Cawley added, “Our unique processes with nano technology opened this door and we look forward to a long and mutually productive relationship. This is an exceptional opportunity for both LSI Chemical and Hot Shot’s Secret to build a foothold in South Africa to improve fuel and oil quality both at the refinery level and retail.”