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Lubrication Specialities Inc. CEO Chris Gabrelcik to Retire

Lubrication Specialties (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret® high performance lubricants and additives, announces the retirement of company founder and CEO Chris Gabrelcik. Effective at the end of June, Gabrelcik will continue to own and oversee the management of Microwave Renewable Technologies (MRT) in Mount Gilead.  Gabrelcik began Lubrication Specialties in 1997 with a focus on providing lubrication

Lubrication Specialities Hires Bud Prenatt as Director of Marketing

Lubrication Specialties (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret™, the fastest growing performance lubricant brand in the USA, announces the addition of Bud Prenatt to the company’s marketing team. Prenatt, a highly experienced product marketing leader in the heavy-duty transportation industry, joined LSI in February 2023.  Formerly the product marketing manager for a Ohio based company

Lubrication Specialities Adds to its Marketing Team

Lubrication Specialties (LSI) has announced the addition of Ben Haws as its new digital marketing manager and Chris Lane as Hot Shot’s Secret’s new field marketing representative. Haws will develop strategies to build brand loyalty from new and returning users for multiple markets. He will also work to increase educational opportunities for the HSS dealer network

Lubrication Specialities Inc. Announces 25th Anniversary

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI) has announced the company’s 25th anniversary. The company owned by CEO Chris Gabrelcik began modestly as a home-based business in 1997.  Gabrelcik, who holds certifications as a Certified Lubrication Specialist (CLS) and Oil Management Analyst (OMA), initially developed lubrication solutions for major industrial clients. The company’s mission was to solve real world industry

Lubrication Specialities Inc. Hires James Palasota as COO

Lubrication Specialties Inc. has announced the addition of James Palasota as the company’s Chief Operating Officer.  Palasota has an extraordinary record of developing startups into global brands, conceptualizing strategic direction and developing the internal processes to ensure integration at all levels of operations, nationally and internationally. As vice president of sales and marketing for Sottera, Inc.

Lubrication Specialties Inc. Hires Retail Marketing Specialist

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret, has announced the addition of Hollie Maxymillian, a veteran automotive retail marketing specialist to serve as the company’s new Hot Shot’s Secret product manager.  The all new marketing position was filled in April to ensure Hot Shot’s Secret’s branding presence for the company’s 35+ family of products

Lubrication Specialties Names New COO

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), the manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand of performance additives and oils, has announced an expansion of its senior leadership. Steve deMoulpied joins LSI as the company’s chief operating officer (COO).  With over 20 years of experience across multiple industries and functional areas, deMoulpied has particular expertise in organizations with complex technical

Lubrication Specialties Inc. Forms LSI Chemical

Due to explosive growth in sales in multiple markets of LSI’s performance additives, oils and custom lubricant solutions for industrial clients, Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI) has announced a new division called LSI Chemical.  The mission for LSI Chemical is to become the premier international oil and fuel additive leader focused on nano additive technology and

Lubrication Specialties Inc. Promotes Todd Cawley to President, LSI Chemical

As the nation’s fastest growing manufacturer of performance additives and oils and custom lubrication solutions for the automotive aftermarket, Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI) recognized the potential to capture market share in the lubricant and additive market abroad. Recently Todd Cawley was hired as LSI vice president of global sales to head this new initiative. Today,

Lubrication Specialties Inc. Hires Todd Cawley as VP of Global Sales

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret brand, has announced Todd Cawley as the company’s first vice president of global sales. The position was filled in June of this year in response to the unprecedented growth LSI has encountered in multiple markets in the USA and the potential to capture market share of

Lubrication Specialties Inc. Announces Eric Trimble as Marketing Coordinator

Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI), manufacturer of Hot Shot’s Secret high performance fuel and oil additives, has announced a new addition to the company’s marketing team. Eric Trimble has been hired as the company’s marketing coordinator and will report to Lubrication Specialties Director of Marketing, Kyle Fischer.

Lubrication Specialties Inc. Names Kyle Fischer Director of Marketing, Bob Miller Director of Sales

Lubrication Specialties Inc. has announced that two key management positions have been filled—Director of Marketing and Director of Sales.