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Foodgrade lubrication champions

We live & breathe food grade lubrication & are always exploring new ways of optimising production line reliability.

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Foodgrade lubrication champions
Delivering our promises

We stand by our knowledge & deliver our promises, with director guarantees on key areas such as audit compliance.

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A world-class lubrication partner

Trusted by over 60% of the UK’s top 50 food groups, we are able to support any business at any stage of the Lean journey.

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Our high-quality focus ensures improved reliability, reduced downtime, increased OEE & guaranteed audit compliance.

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Activate Lubricants - World-class precision lubrication partner

Activate Lubricants is a family business with over 30 years’ experience in the development and science behind food grade lubrication, and a customer base spanning the food, pharmaceutical, cosmetics and food packaging industries. We are trusted lubrication partners to over 60% of the UK’s top 50 food groups. Our team’s unrivalled knowledge of tribology and real-world application has enabled us to offer a unique, science-based approach that brings pro-active precision to the lubrication culture.

We have seen everything that can go wrong as a result of improper, reactive maintenance and are here to help improve reliability and asset life, while reducing downtime and maintenance costs, through our position as a world-class lubrication partner. We can support any business, at any stage of the Lean journey, to elevate lubrication to a strategic level and achieve greatly improved OEE, safety and sustainability.

Your total foodgrade lubrication solution

Activate Lubricants are the only company in the UK to focus 100% on foodgrade lubricants. We supply many of the UK’s leading food manufacturers with food safe grease, oil and spray aerosols for all manner of production applications. Our range of world-class lubricant systems have been developed to tackle the full range of challenges faced by the various sectors of the food industry as well as packaging, pharmaceuticals and cosmetic companies that are required to use NSF food safety registered products in the production process.

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Guaranteed lubrication audit compliance

Our fully synthetic food grade lubricants are of the highest quality, and our experienced team works with you to meet and exceed the relevant food safety regulations associated with audits. In fact, our mission is to guarantee 100% audit compliance for all customers. Our systemised ‘right first time’ approach reduces the risk of misapplication, protecting against the possibility of product recall which could ultimately lead to brand damage. The biggest single reason to use Activate is the guaranteed peace of mind we provide.

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Changing the game
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“Thank you so much for your help we cruised through the audit nicely thanks to your swift response! I don’t think there is anything we need at the minute but thank you again for the support - times like that show which suppliers truly deliver support and you do!”

Engineer - Leading UK Meat Producer

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“Thanks to you and the whole Activate team for your assistance this year, it has been great working with you.”

Chief Engineer - Global Snacks Producer

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