- Published: 01 September 2008 01 September 2008
Wind Energy: A Challenge to the Tribologist
Founded in Munich in 1929 as a retailing enterprise selling mineral oil products, the ‘Klüber Lubrication München KG' that has evolved is a leading supplier of speciality lubricants with 30 subsidiaries and more than 1,700 staff worldwide. The group's turnover totalled € 368 million in 2007. Klüber Lubrication produces several thousand in-house developed speciality lubricants and sells them directly worldwide. The objective of Klüber's tribological solutions is to improve the performance of components, machines and installations, extend maintenance intervals, reduce production plant downtimes and prolong their service lives. Customers benefit not only from the products' outstanding high quality but also from the comprehensive consulting provided by Klüber's tribology specialists.
By Ari-Pekka Holm, Global Accounts Manager Wind Energy, Klüber Lubrication München KG, Germany .
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