SBU: Greases & Lubricants

Established in 1867, Balmer Lawrie is a much-respected transnational diversified conglomerate with presence in both manufacturing and service sectors. Balmer Lawrie is a market leader in Logistics, Steel Barrels, Specialty Greases & Lubricants, Travel & Vacations and Leather Chemicals. Traversing the 151 years gone by, today Balmer Lawrie is a Miniratna-I Public Sector Enterprise under the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.

Founded by two Scotsmen, Stephen George Balmer and Alexander Lawrie, in Kolkata, Balmer Lawrie & Co. Ltd. started its corporate journey as a Partnership Firm on 1st February 1867. As the Company journey on, it successfully responded to the demands of an ever changing environment, leveraging every change as an opportunity to innovate and emerge a leader in industry. Balmer Lawrie also grew inorganically through various JVs over the period of time.

Balmer Lawrie has leading presence in the areas of:
  • Industrial Packaging
  • Greases & Lubricants
  • Leather Chemicals
  • Refinery & Oil Field Services
  • Logistics
  • Travel & Vacations
Balmer Lawrie has been a market leader in specialty Greases & Lubricants. A pioneer in grease manufacturing, its pan-India manufacturing facilities produce the “Balmerol” brand lubricants which cater to the core sectors of the economy including Railways, Defense, Steel, Mining and Automotive. Its R&D Centre also known as the “Application Research Laboratory” (ARL) located at Kolkata is amongst the best in India.

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