Welcome to Ravensberger Schmierstoffvertrieb GmbH

The Ravensberger Schmierstoffvertrieb GmbH develops, manufactures and markets high-quality lubricants which have an enviable reputation both in this country and in international markets. In the advanced, on-site laboratories, products are carefully developed to meet and exceed the requirements of the major automotive manufacturers and to comply with future regulations. The quality management system guarantees a high standard of product and this attention to detail is carried through from production to shipping.

We offer the customer a wide range of lubricants and cleaning products, including car and truck engine oils, racing oils, gear oils for automatic and manual transmissions and drive axles, as well as agricultural machinery products, hydraulic oils, industrial oils, specialty fats, high performance lubricants, car care products, cleaners, winter chemicals and engine coolant (anti-freeze).

RAVENOL is one of the most dynamic and capable brands for premium lubricant products in the world.

The Ravensberger Schmierstoffvertrieb GmbH was established by Habisch and Triebel in Werther specializing in Monograde Oils, Greases and industrial cleaning agents.

1946

Registration of the brand name RAVENOL. Expansion of the product range to include industrial oils and coolants.

1954

Introduction of multi-grade oils. Expansion of the automotive and bicycle care product ranges.

1964

Construction and extension of the premises for the purpose of modernization and expansion of the production area.

1974

Construction of a new warehouse and office building with adjoining second phase of construction in 1985.

1977

Product range extended to include semi-synthetic and fully synthetic engine and gear oils. Expansion of the distribution network and the first brand re-launch.

1985

Intensification of international sales activities. Renewed modernisation of the production area.

1993

Expansion and modernisation of the laboratories. Investment in new equipment to optimise the production of engine oils.

2003

Certification approval according to DIN EN ISO 9001:2000. First significant activity in global motorsport activities with racing lubricants. First appearances of the company at national and international trade fairs.

2004

Further expansion of global business. Laboratory certification according to DIN EN / IEC 17025:2005.

2005

Modernisation of the office and staff facilities. Certification to ISO / TS 16949:2009.

2011

Comprehensive Brand re-launch with modernised logo and new, futuristic design and optimisation of the product.

2012

Anniversary year. RAVENOL is celebrating 70 years of providing dynamic, innovative products to customers in over 90 countries worldwide.

2016

Partnership with BWT Racing Point F1 Team.

2018

Accreditation according to DIN EN ISO / IEC 17025: 2018, Expansion of the office space.

2020

A new jetty for the RAVENOL Group at the location Lubmin.

2020
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