Appleton, Wis. — U.S. Lubricants, a leader in Intelligent Lubrication Solutions® has acquired the assets of Maxim Petrochemical Corporation, a distributor of lubricants in North Texas. This acquisition expands U.S. Lubricants reach and enhances service capabilities.

For more than 30 years, Maxim has manufactured and distributed industrial lubricants, metalworking fluids, and process chemicals for the metalworking, energy, heat treating, machining, and metal forming industries across North America. Utilizing the latest technology, Maxim is committed to providing customers with exceptional customer service and the finest industrial fluids.

“We look forward to working together and providing the best lubricant solutions to our customers with an even greater reach,” said James Williams, president of U.S. Lubricants. “Texas is a strategic market where U.S. Venture has many assets that we can leverage to grow our THRIVE® brand nationally and expand operations in the I-35 corridor.”

This opportunity expands U.S. Lubricants footprint into Texas, leveraging the Maxim team, blending facility, and customer base.

“We are extremely excited to be joining the U.S. Lubricants team to continue the over 30-year legacy that our family built with Maxim Oil,” said Lee and Carla Neves, owners of Maxim Petrochemical Corporation. “We are looking forward to expanding our presence here in Texas and helping move the U.S. Lubricants brand forward.”

AJ Neves, Industrial Sales Specialist at Maxim agreed stating, “We are all eager and excited to serve our customers, while utilizing the resources and footprint of U.S. Lubricants, to grow the business and build rewarding relationships for the future.”


About U.S. Lubricants
U.S. Lubricants is a leading lubrication solutions provider offering a wide range of lubricants, lubrication services, and reliability programs for automotive, heavy duty, and industrial business. As a family-owned business, U.S. Lubricants promises the reliable service, agility, and partnership of a small distributor while providing the expertise and experience of a large distributor. The U.S. Lubricants team is dedicated to providing a best in class customer experience. To learn more, visit

About Maxim Petrochemical Corporation
Founded in 1990, Maxim is a family owned and operated business, concentrating on metalworking fluids and industrial lubricants. Based in North Texas, Maxim efficiently produces a full inventory of products to serve the metalworking industries with sales and distribution across the United States. For more information, visit

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