About Us

Our Leadership

S Balakrishnan
Director, Mekuba Petrolubes

Mr S Balakrishnan is a co-founder and a part of the management team at Mekuba Petrolubes Private Limited. After completing his Engineering degree from College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University, he worked with General Electric as an Engineer. He joined the business soon after and has experience in the field of manufacturing Industrial and Automotive Lubricants for 35+ years. He was pivotal in the establishment of a Joint Venture with Wynn’s and building its market in India.

What we do


Mekuba Petrolubes manufactures a wide range of lubricants out of its manufacturing plant located in Ambattur, Chennai. We operate a fully equipped lubricant blending plant supported by our product development and testing facility. The Mekuba group has been in the business of manufacturing lubricants for more than 30 years.

Automotive Aftermarket:

We represent leading global manufacturers to provide solutions to the automotive aftermarket. Following are the brands we represent:

Ambersil – A brand of CRC, UK, is a leading manufacturer of Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul products (MRO)

Valugard – A brand of Automotive International Inc, USA, is a leading player in Automotive Preservation System products

Additionally, we also manufacture our own range of products for this segment under the BARON brand.

Our Automotive Division has approvals from leading OEMS such as Mahindra, Ford, Fiat Chrysler and Hyundai.


To be a leader in our areas of interest, aiming to improve efficiency and productivity of our customers by delivering highest standards of service and quality of products.


To constantly innovate to deliver our vision through ethical practices driven by our passion.


Innovation & Excellence

We constantly encourage innovation in our organization, in the pursuit of excellence. We are not happy just doing something, we strive to do it extraordinarily well.


We treat everybody with respect while conducting our business, both within and outside our organization.


Ethical practices form the backbone of our organization, helping us develop authentic products to deliver on our promises.


Our sole focus is on our customer’s success, constantly motivating us to exceed the expectations of our customers.


We at Mekuba Petrolubes, consider our employees as family, most of who have been with us for a majority of their careers.
We encourage everyone to grow together, taking difficult decisions drawing support from our strength as a team.

Policies and Compliances

Our efforts in quality have been acknowledged by the International Organization for Standardization, with ISO 9001:2015 ratings at our own facilities, as well as at customer sites where we deliver services and products directly.

Our Suppliers

We source our raw material from eminent suppliers to ensure a high quality product to our customers.