SK ZIC

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Global No. 1 in Group III base oil

SK Lubricants produces a base oil called “YUBASE” that is Number 1 globally in the premium base oil market. High-quality ZIC lubricants formulated with YUBASE are used as factory fill in vehicles produced by global manufacturers.

Proven Quality

ZIC was selected as the best lubricants in Russia in a test conducted by Za Rulem. The quality of ZIC has been proven in the one of the most severe climates in the world.

Tesla Partnership

SK Lubricants is the sole supplier of gear box oil to Tesla who is the leading manufacturer of premium electric vehicles.

No. 1 engine oil in Korea

ZIC has been nominated as the Number 1 engine oil for 17 consecutive years in Korea by K-BPI(*). Global marketing activities are being implemented to promote the brand power of ZIC. (*) … Korea Brand Power Index

Global partnership with car manufacturers

SK Lubricants supplies lubricants to many vehicle manufacturers around the globe. We have established partnerships with Hyundai Kia Motors, General Motors, Renault Samsung and many others.

ZIC brand export

SK Lubricants is the first to supply ZIC to an oil producing country (Saudi Arabia) from Korea. SK will continue to promote the value of ZIC products to gain worldwide recognition.

HISTORY OF ZIC

SINCE 1963

1963

Started lubricants
business (’63)

1968

Blending Plant
(‘68.12)

1985

Established
R&D Lab (’85)

ESSO Technical
License (‘85.09)

1989

Launched SK Product
Brand (‘89.10)

1995

Terminated ESSO
license (‘95.03)

ZIC launching
(‘95.10)

2001

Launched ZIC XQ
(‘01.10)

2003

SK Lubricants
China (’03)

2006

Moscow
subsidiary (’06)

2009

Global GM
Supply (’09)

2011

SK Lubricants
India (’11)

Tianjin Lube
Plant (’11)

2012

Sponsored F1
Korea Grand
Prix (’11-’12)

2013

SK Lubricants
Russia (’13)

2014

Launched
“I’m ZIC” (’14)

2015

New ZIC (‘15.08)

Export ZIC brand to
Saudi Arabia (’15)

2016

Export ZIC brand to
BANGLADESH