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Case study - leading UK sugar processing plant

Typical storage before System8®

Storage after System8®

“Very pleased with what Activate have done on site and I would like a quick win case study on the whole project.”

Chief Site Engineer

The problem

Existing Lubricant Storage Situation

The site stored approximately 17 lubricants from 10 manufacturers. 16 of these products were not NSF registered.

Potential risks

  • High risk of contamination of food by misapplication
  • Product recall from mineral oil contamination
  • Non-compliance in audit situations
  • Inadequate system of control and dispensing

The solution

Introduction of System8®

A System8® free eight week trial was concluded extremely successfully, the client signed up to a 24 month Service Level Agreement.

The benefits


Guaranteed audit compliance to the BRC Global Standard for Food Safety bringing total peace of mind. Elimination of risks and prevention of non-conformances and product recall from incidents relating to industrial lubricants/mineral oil contamination.


Rationalisation of inventory from 17 lubricants to 12 foodgrade H1 registered specialist products. Rationalisation of manufacturers from 7 to 1. A system of control, providing colour coding and a dispensing system enabling accurate selection of correct lubricant.

Performance and service

Reduction of breakdowns and extension of equipment life through application of high performance synthetic technology and application expertise. Free next day delivery on all products and real time technical support, by email, phone or site visit.

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