Ashland Consumer Markets, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., last Friday announced that Perkins Oil Company and Badger Lubrication Technologies are now authorized distributors for the complete line of Valvoline lubricants, automotive chemicals, coolants and some additional items, including filters and wiper blades. Perkins Oil Company and Badger Lubrication Technologies will primarily distribute these products throughout Wisconsin.
In addition to supplying quick lubes, automotive service centers and car dealerships serving the passenger car market, Perkins Oil Company and Badger Lubrication Technologies will also market and sell the full line of premium Valvoline lubricants, coolants and chemicals to the commercial and heavy-duty market, such as truck and bus fleets, mining and construction equipment, and government agencies. This includes the Valvoline Premium Blue full line of oil, which is the only engine oil approved and endorsed by Cummins Inc. for testing, development and factory fill.
Madison WI-based Perkins Oil Company, not to be confused with Bedford Park, IL-based Perkins Products Inc., according to its web site, also distributes Shell, Pennzoil, Quaker State, Phillips 66, 76 Lubricants, Kendall, Citgo, Lubriplate, and Service Pro products.
Milwaukee, WI-based Badger Lubrication Technologies, according to its web site, also distributes Phillips 66, 76 Lubricants, Kendall, Total, Houghton and its own Badger branded products.
With more than a half-century of distributor experience, Perkins Oil Company is a recognized supplier of premium automotive brands, making this an excellent strategic fit for our Valvoline products, said Tom Gerrald, vice president of Valvolines Installer Channels. Badger Lubrication Technologies offers a high level of service, including equipment installation and repair. We look forward to leveraging the long-term distribution relationships and exceptional service of our new channel partners to deliver high-performance Valvoline products.