About Us

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Chrysan is a global manufacturer of Automotive Lubricants & Specialty Chemicals.

Chrysan Industries, Inc. was established by Dr. Kook-Wha Koh in 1977. Dr. Koh was awarded several patents in metalworking fluid technology and formulated cutting oils, synthetic coolants, and stamping fluids for the metalworking industry.

Chrysan has since diversified its product portfolio to include automotive & industrial lubricants, aerospace lubricants, greases, rust inhibitors, process cleaners, and other specialty chemicals.

Chrysan has facilities and partners globally including locations in the U.S., China, and Mexico.

  • 1977: Founded by Dr. Kook-Wha Koh
  • 1980: Awarded Patent # 4,218,329 for Metalworking Fluid Technology
  • 1985: Awarded General Motors Corporation Supplier of the Year
  • 1990: Expanded into 20,000 ft2 manufacturing facility in Plymouth, Michigan
  • 1994: Established joint venture with Lusan Lubrication Technology in Shenyang, China
  • 1996: Expanded with additional 25,000 ft2 warehouse building at Plymouth, MI facility
  • 1996: Certified to ISO 9001 Quality Standard
  • 1999: Certified to ISO 14001 Environmental Standard
  • 2001: Awarded Michigan Minority Supplier Development Council (MMSDC) Supplier of the Year
  • 2002: Certified to TS 16949 Quality Standard
  • 2004: Appointed Master Distributor for Nippon Oil - ENEOS
  • 2005: Awarded Ford Q1 Supplier
  • 2006: Awarded APACC Salute to Excellence
  • 2008: Awarded Corp! Magazine Best of Michigan
  • 2008: Exported to China, Taiwan, Philippines, Argentina, South Africa
  • 2010: Established distributors in Thailand, Philippines, Brazil
  • 2011: Awarded Ford Grease Management Program in North America
  • 2011: Expanded bulk storage tank capacity at Plymouth, MI facility
  • 2013: Established Chrysan International Trading Company location in Shanghai, China
  • 2015: Established manufacturing facility in South Korea for supply to Asia Pacific
  • 2015: Awarded transmission fluid supply to Changan Ford (CAF)
  • 2016: Recognized as Finalist for FCA Supplier of the Year
  • 2016: Established Chrysan Automotive Lubricants de Mexico location in Nuevo Leon

We are committed to providing our customers with the highest quality, innovative products & highest level of prompt technical & professional support.

Building quality in our products, services, employees, and workplace is essential to a successful future for our customers, suppliers, employees, and our communities.

  • Integrity, honesty, and straight-forward communication build trust in relationships with our employees, customers, and suppliers.
  • Mutual respect for each and every individual.
  • We recognize the importance and encourage the balance of career, family, health & fitness, and faith.
  • As a good corporate citizen we protect the environment and contribute to the communities of which we are a part.