Summit Industrial Products

Kluber Lubrication

Kluber Lubrication

In 1996, Summit Industrial Products became a member of The Klüber Group.  Being a part of Klüber expanded Summit’s worldwide market and provided the ultimate edge in technological support for our research and development team.

With more than 80 years of experience, ample expertise in the industry, numerous certifications, some 140 research and development engineers and other technical specialists as well as high-performance testing facilities, Klüber is one of the leading specialty lubricant suppliers worldwide.

What is the Kluber Group?

Klüber Lubrication was founded by Theodor Klüber in Munich in 1929, and to this day their headquarters are located there. Klüber’s approximately 1900 employees work for its customers in more than 30 countries. More than 900 of those employees are sales specialists, working in close contact with customers to develop ideas for new, even more efficient and eco-friendly specialty lubricants.

Guiding Principles

You will find the Guiding Principles and The Klüber Group’s Code of Conduct at In addition, Klüber has developed guidelines for the specific requirements of their business model, the markets they serve and their customers. They govern Klüber’s business practices:

  • We focus on the customer.
  • Our employees are our strength.
  • We are aware of our responsibility for people and the environment.
  • Innovation is decisive for our success.
  • Suppliers and service providers are our partners.
  • Economy is not contradictory to quality, environmental protection and workplace safety.
  • We are responsible for our products.
  • We communicate in the form of an open and sincere dialogue.




ISO 9001

Summit first received its ISO 9001 certification in January of 1996, demonstrating a commitment to quality assurance and performance monitoring. ISO 9001 certification is an international quality standard that addresses a comprehensive list of business elements, including management responsibility, order processing, purchasing, process control, traceability, handling of non-conforming product, and internal auditing. Our present ISO 9001 certification is proof of our continuing quality commitment to our customers.


ISO 14001

Summit is committed to protecting the environment, the health and safety of our employees, customers and communities where we work and live. We recognize that through integrating sound environmental health, and safety management practices into all aspects of our business ... we can offer innovative products and services while conserving and enhancing resources for future generations.


NSF ISO 21469

ISO 21469 specifies hygiene requirements for the formulation, manufacture, use and handling of lubricants, which may come into contact with products during manufacturing or processing. The international standard applies to lubricants intended for use in food production, as well as cosmetic, pharmaceutical and animal feed industries. NSF ISO 21469 Certification by an independent, third party provides Summit with a means to obtain international acceptance for their products. 

You can see a list of Summit’s ISO 21469 certified products by clicking here.