Based on its recent analysis of the automotive assembly lubricants market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes International Products Corporation (IPC) with the 2012 North American Frost & Sullivan Product Leadership Award for its P-80® temporary assembly lubricants. The automotive industry relies heavily on natural and synthetic rubber for various purposes within chassis, engine and suspension components. Applications include component mounts, various seals, protective surfaces, belts, bushings, o-rings, hoses and other powertrain components and subsystems.
Due to the slip resistant nature of rubber, it is relatively difficult to install, remove or manipulate rubber components. The use of P-80 lubricants improves rubber assemblies, speeds up productivity, reduces waste, and helps to ensure a high-quality end product.
"IPC has worked over the past decade to widen the potential for P-80 lubricants, from automotive and mechanical assemblies to other industries such as food and healthcare," says Frost & Sullivan Research Analyst Priyank Aggarwal.
Unlike its competitors, IPC's P-80 products are water-based, non-toxic, non-flammable, easy to dispose, and ready to use. P-80 is available in a range of formulas. Customers can select different viscosities, lubricant bases, drying properties, as well as NSF registered formulas for incidental food contact.
IPC remains committed to manufacturing products that are water-based and designed to replace petroleum based lubricants. Their onsite laboratory performs quality and analytical work, research on new and improved products, and assistance to customers with technical testing.
"In case a customer has a new requirement, IPC is equipped to handle the sample fittings in-house and recommend an appropriate solution from its product line," notes Aggarwal. "This ensures long-term partnerships for IPC and low production costs for customers."
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About International Products Corporation
Founded in 1923, International Products Corporation manufactures specialty cleaners and temporary assembly lubricants at their ISO 9001-Certified facility in Burlington, NJ. They are equipped with state-of-the-art manufacturing, packaging, and warehousing equipment, and their on-site laboratory is equipped for analytical work and continued development of products. International Products Corporation is dedicated to providing safe, high-quality cleaners and lubricants with minimal lead time. Products are readily available worldwide through their network of global distributors. All products are made in the U.S.A.
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