Sandbach-based specialist distributor of petroleum and chemical products, Petrico, has confirmed its sponsorship of Cheshire’s Ladyhawks Netball Club Elite Team. Ladyhawks are based in Nantwich and comprise of four adult teams and eleven junior teams. The sponsorship includes the design and funding of netball dresses for the Elite Team, which plays in the Cheshire Elite […]


The increasingly popular UKLA Golf Day will return to The Mere, Knutsford this week, with Petrico in attendance and sponsoring its ‘Longest Drive’ competition. The James Braid designed course, one of the best prepared and well-conditioned golf courses in the North of England, again plays host to the event as industry colleagues take the opportunity […]


Petrico will be represented at 29th European Lubricating Grease Institute (ELGI) AGM, taking place at the Hilton Kalastajatorppa in Helsinki, Finland from 6th-9th May 2017. The meeting will welcome colleagues from nearly 30 countries, offering a strong networking platform to share expertise on an international scale. This year’s conference will focus on ‘Innovation: The Future […]

READ MORE Anti-corrosives: A guide

When metallic materials are placed within corrosive environments, they can endure significant chemical reactions with the surrounding air and/or water, causing them to rust. Many of the metal parts and components of machines produced by manufacturing industries have exposed metal surfaces which require protection until brought into use or prior to further assembly. WHAT ARE […]

READ MORE Automotive market drives lubricant additives growth

The global lubricant additives market is expected to reach $18.85 billion by 2024, up from $14.35 billion in 2015, according to a report released by Grand View Research. One of the major catalysts for the global industry is the automotive sector; automotive lubricants accounted for over 59.5% of total market volume while passenger car motor […]

READ MORE Another new appointment at Petrico

Ben Walter is the latest addition to the growing team at Petrico, the Sandbach-based specialist supplier of chemical and lubricant additives. He joins the company as Administration Assistant. Ben graduated in 2011 from University of York with BA (Hons) in English Language and Linguistics. He speaks several languages and is the third generation of his […]

READ MORE Business growth in Sandbach as Petrico continues to invest

Petrico, the specialist supplier of products and services into the petroleum and chemical industries, is set to expand its distribution business and further enhance collaboration arrangements with major world class suppliers to bring new products and services to market in 2017. Founded in 1987, the company undertook a major transformation last year with new ownership […]

READ MORE Antifoams: A guide

In industrial processes, foam poses serious problems, causing defects on surface coatings and preventing the efficient filling of containers. It is generally caused when at least one component in the mixture (or process liquid) is surface active. Eliminating foam can reduce waste, increase productivity, improve production costs and, consequently, save money. WHAT ARE ANTIFOAMS? An […]

READ MORE Petrico to attend UKLA dinner

Petrico has confirmed its attendance at the 2016 UKLA Annual Dinner, one of the highlights of the Lubricants industry calendar. The black tie event will again be held at the world class Jumeirah Carlton Tower in London’s Knightsbridge on Wednesday 2nd November, as hundreds of the industry’s most influential individuals gather for an evening of […]

READ MORE Petrico makes the grade

Petrico is pleased to announce it has been reaccredited to ISO 9001 2008, with no non-conformances raised by auditors Alcumus, the market-leading provider of technology-enabled compliance risk management, certification and accreditation services. “This achievement underlines Petrico’s commitment to quality in our business,” explains Managing Director, Andrew Lamb. “We operate to the highest standards of professionalism, […]