Hicks Oils maintains the technical ability and provides the support demanded for top tier lubricant blending.
- Hicks Oils maintains a technical staff containing 2 chemists and a chemical engineer dedicated to meet the quality and innovation required by our customers. In the lubricant industry, specifications are continuously changing with time. Everyone from our technical personnel, manufacturing and maintenance staff, sales personnel, and even upper administration keeps current on trends in their respective field of the industry by being members and active at ILMA, Petroleum Packaging Council, and the STLE.
- Hicks Oils has an onsite, ever expanding, quality control lab equipped with all the necessities to verify and monitor the quality of product being produced and packaged. A detailed batch retention and testing program is implemented for all products produced by Hicks Oils. This program includes sampling, testing, and documenting: all incoming bulk raw materials, all production blends, and every packaged product. With this amount of quality control, Hicks Oils feels confident in issuing the Hicks 100% product guarantee. The overall quality control system was inspired decades ago while blending and packaging under the scrutiny of a major oil company and is currently being monitored by our ISO program which has been in place and formally certified since 2004.