Valvoline have been manufacturing and producing their own unique blends of high performance lubricants and engine oil for over 100 years and are now one of North Americas most well known and established blends of car engine oil producers. Founded by a Doctor John Ellis, who way back in the mid 1800’s composed a blend of petroleum-based grease with the intention of using it to lubricate moving parts of the steam powered machines that were of this day, going down a storm with the makers of steam vehicles, founder John Ellis saw the opportunity in the North American market and the official Valvoline brand we know and love today was legally trademarked in the year of 1873.
Growing the companies sales, lubricating product range and territory for those initial years, it wasn’t until the ‘flapper years‘ of the 1920’s that the Valvoline company officially formed an Umbrella branch known today as Ashland Inc. since the advent of Ashland, the company has made a series of aqcuistions in the form of smaller oil refineries and oil producers, transport companies, water companies, performance adhesives and resin manufacturing disciplines, diversifying its product knowledge and customer base even further.
Although at the heart of Valvoline car engine oil remains the main populous for their brand growth, also Valvoline are widely renown for motorcycle engine oil and also for 2 stroke engine oil for use in small motorbikes, lawnmowers and all those two stroke kind of engine that are used in gardens and chainsaws and and hedge cutters, the complete range of Valvoline synthetic engine oil is produced to the highest standards and incorporates cutting edge technology at state of the art production facilities around the globe, with the UK decision of Valvoline known as Valvoline Europe UK.
Always ensure your consult the professionals if you are unsure about any part of changing your engine oil or what is the best engine oil for your vehicle, both diesel and petrol vehicles may differ. Remember to double check you have tighten up your oil filter and sum plug.