With a state-of-the-art programmable logic controlled (PLC) manufacturing facility in Silvassa, over 350 distributors and over 50,000 retail counters in the country, the Gulf brand in India today enjoys tremendous recall and equity.
Gulf Oil Lubricants India Ltd (GOLIL) is an established player in the Indian Lubricants Industry catering to all major applications. It supplies to various companies in the automotive, industrial and construction sector and its products are approved by all major original equipment manufacturers (OEMs).
GOLIL is a leading pioneer of the 'long drain interval' platform and has several industry firsts to its credit. It introduced the revolutionary Gulf Super Fleet LE Max in 2006. In 2007, Gulf Pride 4T Plus, India's first motorcycle engine oil with a drain interval of 10,000 kms was launched. In 2010, it was upgraded to offer a drain interval of up to 40,000 kms and in 2012, it launched Gulf Super Fleet LE Dura Max, India's first and only 80,000 kms drain interval oil.
In India, Gulf joined hands with leading IPL teams like Kings XI Punjab, Chennai Super Kings and Pune Supergiants.
Today, Gulf is among the fastest growing brands in the lubricant industry in India. The brand enjoys the distinction of being in the Top 2 in India in both new generation commercial vehicle and motorcycle engine oils in the 'bazaar' market. It is targeting to increase its presence in the tractor segment with OEM tie-ups. The company is also planning to focus on exports to neighbouring countries. Plans are underway to expand the immediate production capacities at Silvassa and creating a second manufacturing unit at Chennai in the next 2 years.