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Castrol Lubricants


Castrol was founded by Charles “Cheers” Wakefield under the name of ‘CC Wakefield & Company’. In 1899 Charles left a job at Vacuum Oil to start a new business selling lubricants for trains and heavy machinery.

The company started developing lubricants for these new engines, which needed oils that were runny enough to work from cold at start-up and thick enough to keep working at very high temperatures. Wakefield researchers found that adding a measure of castor oil, a vegetable oil made from castor beans, did the trick nicely. They called the new product “Castrol.” In 1919 John Alcock and Arthur Brown choose Castrol to lubricate their engine on the first trans-Atlantic flight.

As well as having a heritage of passion and speed, the Castrol brand also stands for innovation and performance:

  • 2008, Castrol launched its Marine Bio range with improved environmental performance to help protect ocean life

  • 2012 NASA’s Curiosity rover began its mission on Mars, lubricated by a Castrol grease

  • 2015 Castrol launched Nexcel, an oil change system designed to reduce tailpipe emissions, recycle used oil and simplify oil changes

  • 2017 Castrol launched its first bio-synthetic engine oil with 25% renewable plant-based oil


Today Castrol is developing and testing new products and business models to adapt to developments in sustainability, mobility and digitisation. Recent developments include:

  • Metalworking fluids which enable industry to use less water

  • Transmission fluids which are being used in the latest electric cars.

  • Investing in joint ventures to develop new digital platforms

    • Reducing the cost of running wind turbines by predicting when they will need maintenance;

    • Enabling motorists to book car services online with user recommended workshops

    • Applying machine learning to cut the fuel used by ships


Castrol’s success owes much to the original philosophy of Charles Wakefield. He drew on the help and encouragement of his customers in developing his new Castrol Oils, because he had the foresight to see that working in partnership was the best way to achieve success for both parties. This rationale is as relevant today as it was then.

The basic advantages of castrol Lubricants are:-

  • Quality :- Best quality products

  • Price: – Very competitive in comparison with other major suppliers.

  • Availability :- As it is Locally made availability will be within 7- 10 days

  • Marketing: Much easier as we have a strong customer base.

  • Packing: All type available (Bottles, Cans, Pales, Drums, Bulks.)

  • Products: All types of products available. (Gasoline engine, Diesel Engine, Gear, Specialty Oil, etc.)

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