R & D Centre

Behind the class-leading performance of MAK Lubricants is the frontline research and development that gives the product range its distinctive and decisive edge. MAK R&D Centre, Mumbai, an epitome of cutting-edge innovation, is a state-of-the art facility with international and national accreditations to its credit.

The amazing strides made by MAK Lubricants are characterized by leaps in science and technology. Driving this onward quest is our Research & Development Centre in Mumbai, established in 1983. This cradle of innovation, always abuzz with challenging tasks, has to its credit the development of more than 400 lubricant formulations.


Epitome of Innovation

Recognized by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, under the Ministry of Science & Technology, Govt. of India, the ultra-modern R&D Centre equipped with latest instrumentation is an enchanting techno-world hosting state-of-the-art research facilities.

Advances in engine technology depend squarely on development of corresponding high-tech engine oils and advanced additives. For example, the mega goal of nationwide deployment of ultra-clean BS-VI automotive fuels was made possible by the crucial role played by the next-generation high-tech MAK lubricants and advanced additives working in unison with hardware and thus completing the equation.

In the future, there will be tougher challenges and loftier summits to scale, and the R&D Centre is well poised to conquer them and set new benchmarks.

Our agile teams of R&D scientists and technical officers have a mission to create customer satisfaction of the highest order and top it up with a gamut of value-added services. We have Regional Technical Coordinators in all regions to provide technical support to all customers. Our state-of-the-art quality assurance laboratories, set up across the country, have more than 20 stationary NABL-accredited labs, hailing the concept of “Once Tested Globally Accepted”. Sample testing and monitoring is done through industry-leading Lab Information Management Systems (LIMS) software. Our spectrum of value-added services include:

  • Lubrication Survey
  • Condition Monitoring
  • Customized Product Development
  • Customer Training on Lubricants
  • Oil Care Program 1234