Pakistani Distributor Builds Plant


Hi-Tech Lubricants Ltd. held a ceremony last week marking the start of construction for a lubricant packaging plant in Lahore, Pakistan. The facility is being built in cooperation with SK Lubricants, supplier of Zic brand lubes that Hi-Tech distributes.

The plant is being built on an 8-acre site and is scheduled to open in January 2015, according to a source familiar with the project, who spoke on condition of anonymity. SK will manufacture the finished lubricants and transport them to Lahore for packaging.

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Zic is the finished lubricant brand of SK Lubricants, a Seoul, South Korea, refiner that is the worlds largest supplier of API Group III base stocks.

Hi-Tech is part of the Lahore-based MAS group. It markets and distributes Zic lubricants throughout Pakistan.