Coolants Plus, the parent of STARFIRE branded products, has announced the purchase of Scot Lubricants, Inc, a blending and packaging facility in eastern Pennsylvania. The new Coolants Plus facility, to be named PennStar, houses 250,000 square feet of production space, 750,000 gallons of tank storage and a state-of-the-art testing lab, giving Coolants Plus and the STARFIRE brand more control over manufacturing, quality assurance and greater flexibility in production and packaging. Scot Lubricants website states it presently has the capabilities to produce over 20 million gallons of finished product annually.
"This is a major step in our mission to make STARFIRE the preferred choice of consumers globally," said Coolants Plus President and CEO Kurt Deimer. "This facility ensures we'll continue to deliver on our promise of the highest quality products at a competitive price."
Located in Northampton, Pennsylvania, the plant expands on Coolants Plus' nationwide distribution channel and will provide additional access and support to their distributors and customers, says the company.
"It's an exciting time for Coolants Plus," said Darrin Ward, COO. "This is a continuation of the growth we've already accomplished with the STARFIRE brand and underscores our commitment to our STARFIRE distribution network."
STARFIRE® lubricants, antifreeze and chemicals and the STARFIRE logo are registered trademarks of Coolants Plus Inc. The STARFIRE family of products includes lubricants, coolants, additives and other fluids for passenger vehicle, heavy duty, industrial, agricultural and other applications.
According to its website, Scot manufactures and blends a full range of automotive motor oils, gear oil, automatic transmission fluids, heavy duty motor oils, railroad engine oils, industrial gear, hydraulic and other types of industrial lubricants, including synthetic and vegetable based lubricants.
The Scot Lubricants business began in 1943 with the founding of the Macmillan Oil Co. of Allentown. Macmillan Oil Co. made a name for itself by distributing the Ring-Free brand.