WHO IS VLS?
• Verification of Lubrication Specifications (VLS) is an industry-backed independent organisation providing a credible and trusted means to verify lubricant specifications.
• Formed in 2013 by the United Kingdom Lubricants Association (UKLA), VLS offers an independent means of ensuring that products being sold meet a valid technical specification and performance claims.
• VLS is a membership organisation, funded by its members and by the charge levied in connection with each case raised.
WHAT VLS DOES:
• Promotes the importance of lubricant quality and performance specifications within the UK lubricant market
• Investigates complaints about oil specifications by independently checking compliance to industry standards and performance claims within the UK marketplace
• Engages with oil companies, relevant authorities and industry bodies to pursue incorrect or false product quality and standards, with focus being placed on education and/or undertaking of remedial action to improve compliance
• Raises awareness through publicly reporting findings from its investigations on the quality of lubricants sold in the market
Verification of Lubrication Specifications is an independent organisation backed by the industry trade body the United Kingdom Lubricants Association, providing a credible and trusted means to verify lubricant specifications. Our aim is to bring transparency to the lubricant market place and protect and educate the end user.
We welcome new members from across the lubricants industry included manufacturers, blenders, marketers, base oil or additive suppliers. We also welcome affiliate members that are agents, distributors, service providers, or commercial or industrial end-users (e.g. garage workshop), or related Industry trade associations.
A list of all current members including oil manufacturers can be found on our website.
Tel: 01442 875922
13 Chess Business Park Moor Road Chesham
Buckinghamshire HP5 1SD United Kingdom
VERIFICATION OF LUBRICANT SPECIFICATIONS (UK) LTD is a limited company, registered in England Number: 008603717, VAT Number: GB 168 4721 REGISTERED OFFICE: 31a High Street, Chesham, Buckinghamshire HP5 1BW, United Kingdom.
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