Press Release


Graphene Integrations and Univar Solutions Break New Ground in Lubrication Performance

Charlotte, NC — June 7, 2023 — In a landmark collaboration, Graphene Integrations, a pioneer in graphene technology, and Univar Solutions, North America's largest chemical distributor, have announced a breakthrough in lubrication science. Their joint development has led to a lubrication solution that integrates graphene into oleic acid and monomer, delivering an unprecedented 100% increase in performance. This innovation sets a new industry standard, promising to revolutionize lubrication applications in various sectors, including industrial machinery, automotive, and beyond.

The partnership between Graphene Integrations and Univar Solutions combines cutting-edge material science with extensive chemical distribution expertise, resulting in a lubricant that not only significantly enhances performance but also contributes to sustainability and efficiency in operations. By leveraging the exceptional properties of graphene, such as its superior strength and thermal conductivity, this novel lubricant reduces friction more effectively than traditional products, leading to longer machinery life and reduced energy consumption.

"Our groundbreaking work with Univar Solutions marks a significant milestone in the field of lubrication technology," said Frans Alkemade, CEO of Graphene Integrations. "The integration of graphene into lubricants not only doubles their performance but also aligns with our mission to deliver sustainable and efficient solutions to the industry."

Key Features of the Graphene-Enhanced Lubricant:

  • Unmatched Performance: Demonstrates a 100% increase in lubrication performance, significantly reducing wear and tear on machinery and equipment.
  • Energy Efficiency: The superior lubrication properties lead to reduced friction, resulting in lower energy consumption and costs.
  • Environmental Benefits: Enhanced efficiency and longer lifespan of machinery contribute to reduced environmental impact, aligning with sustainability goals.
  • Versatile Applications: Suitable for a wide range of industries, including industrial manufacturing, automotive, aerospace, and more, the lubricant is poised to become a game-changer in maintenance and operations.

The collaboration with Univar Solutions has not only validated the exceptional performance of this graphene-integrated lubricant but also ensured its availability across North America, making it accessible to a broad spectrum of industries looking to enhance their operations while reducing their environmental footprint.

"We are excited to partner with Graphene Integrations on this revolutionary product," said Jessie, Sr. Innovations specialist at Univar Solutions Lubricants and Metalworking Fluids, a spokesperson for Univar Solutions testing facility in Texas. "This innovation aligns perfectly with our commitment to providing our customers with sustainable and high-performance solutions. We believe it will set a new benchmark in lubrication technology."

For more information about the graphene-enhanced lubricant and other innovative solutions from Graphene Integrations, please visit Graphene Integrations at:

About Graphene Integrations
Graphene Integrations leads the way in leveraging graphene, the strongest and most versatile material known, to develop groundbreaking solutions across a variety of industries. With a commitment to innovation, sustainability, and superior performance, Graphene Integrations is dedicated to unlocking the potential of graphene to transform everyday products and industrial applications.

About Univar Solutions
Univar Solutions is North America's leading chemical and ingredient distributor, specializing in a comprehensive product portfolio, extensive market knowledge, and unmatched technical expertise. Committed to sustainability and innovation, Univar Solutions partners with leading manufacturers to deliver cutting-edge products and solutions to customers worldwide.

Contact Information:
Frans Alkemade aka 'Alchemy'
Graphene Integrations
p: 704-659-3682