History

History
German know-how for international markets

Friction and wear costs several billon Euro throughout the world each year.


1978: With an aim to minimise the cost induced by lubrication problems, an engineering graduate Friedrich Kuhn-Weiss founded OmniKote Spezialschmierstoffe GmbH and developed high-performance lubricants.

1981: Corporate name was changed to OKS Spezialschmierstoffe GmbH.

1992: Established the operations in India

2003: OKS Spezialschmierstoffe GmbH was integrated in the internationally active Freudenberg Group as a business unit of the Freudenberg Chemical Specialities, an FCS subgroup.

Today with more than 30,000 employees, the group generates revenues of over EUR 5 billion. With its comprehensive know-how and innovation, OKS has been developing new products meeting the challenges of the industry and has continued its dynamic growth.

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OKS-India at a Glance:

  • Company profile: Development, production and sales of Speciality Lubricants and chemotechnical products for industrial maintenance
  • Headquarters: Bangalore, India
  • Factory: Mysore, India
  • Sales: with more than 50 Sales Engineers and 70 channel partners, we can support our customers no matter where they are located
  • Certifications: ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001
  • Affiliation: A company of the Freudenberg Group since 2003. OKS lubricants are marketed in India by Klüber Lubrication India Pvt Ltd.