Refinery exceeds industry benchmarks with maintenance outsourcing

The SRS lube oil refinery in Salzbergen was erected in 1860 and destroyed during World War II. Today, it manufactures more than 840 different products with a total capacity of 350,000 tons/year. Products include technical and medical white oils, paraffins, ink solvents, base oils, and lubricants for industrial and automotive applications. Click here to enlarge imageSince it outsourced the maintenance part of its organization 2 years ago, Germany's Schmierstoff Raffinerie Salzbergen (SRS) lube oil refinery has achieved above industry average maintenance reliability. Ferrostaal Industrial Plant Services, whose core business is maintenance, partnered with SRS at that time to manage th...

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