Mississauga, Ontario, Canada - May 27, 2009: Petro-Canada has announced that their PURITY FG SEAMER-E Fluid is recognized by PneumaticScaleAngelus - one of the world's largest Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) of can seamer machines. The recognition includes no objection for the use of PURITY FG SEAMER-E Fluid in seamers of the series: 61/62H, 80/81L, 100/101L, 120/121L, 140S, 180S and 12M. PURITY FG SEAMER-E Fluid is a mineral oil based product formulated for use in high-speed continuous lubrication seaming units.
"Maintenance Managers in food processing facilities know just how hard it is to find a seamer fluid that is both recognized by PneumaticScaleAngelus and carries NSF H1 approval," says Colleen Flanagan, Specialty Fluid Category Manager, Petro-Canada. "Thanks to our continued drive, research and innovation we are proud to formally make this announcement and to be able to offer our customers another lubricant solution to add to their maintenance protocol."
In addition to the PneumaticScaleAngelus recognition, PURITY FG SEAMER-E Fluid also meets the highest in food industry safety standards and fits perfectly in Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP) and Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP) plans. All components comply with FDA regulation 21 CFR 178.3570. The product is also registered by NSF as an H1 lubricant for use in food processing plants where incidental food contact may occur. Further product features and benefits include product stability for extended fluid life, excellent load-carrying properties and corrosion inhibition.
"We are very proud to be recognized by one of the world's largest seamer machine OEMs," says Flanagan. "We feel that this recognition speaks volumes, and further solidifies PURITY FG SEAMER-E Fluid as one of the most advanced food grade lubricants for the food and beverage canning industry. It's further evidence of just how hard we're working to provide our customers with an integrated and effective food grade lubricant product offering."
About The PURITY FG Brand
Petro-Canada's PURITY FG lubricants are designed for many applications in food processing plants. They are effective under severe operating conditions - from food acids and juices to by-products and temperature swings. The lubricants fit perfectly into HACCP and GMP plans, and carry a full set of food credentials meeting Canadian Food Inspection Agency and NSF H1 requirements. The suite of products include PURITY FG SEAMER-E Fluid, PURITY FG Chain Fluid, PURITY FG Compressor Fluid, PURITY FG EP Gear Fluid, PURITY FG Greases, PURITY FG Heat Transfer Fluid, PURITY FG AW Hydraulic Fluid, PURITY FG Trolley Fluid, PURITY FG Aerosol Spray, PURITY FG White Mineral Oil and more.
Petro-Canada blends and packages more than 350 different lubricants, specialty fluids and greases that are exported to more than 60 countries on six continents. Products are manufactured from 99.9% pure base oils - among the purest in the world. As the world's largest producer of white oils and the leading supplier of factory fill automatic transmission fluids, Petro-Canada is focused on going beyond today's standards. With more than 30 years of experience in blending Groups II and III base oils, the company delivers a diverse line of innovative lubricants to meet an ever increasing range of international specifications. Petro-Canada specializes in offering customers products and services proven to increase productivity and lower operating costs, lubrication consolidation, technical leadership and training.
For more information on products and services, please call 1-800-268-5850 (English Canada), 1-800-576-1686 (French Canada), 1-888-284-4572 (United States), +44 (0) 2476 247294 (Europe), or visit lubricants.petro-canada.ca (TSX: PCA, NYSE: PCZ).
For more information, or to arrange an interview with a Petro-Canada representative, please contact:
Colleen Flanagan, Petro-Canada Lubricants
2310 Lakeshore Road West, Mississauga, Ontario, Canada L5J 1K2
Phone: +1-905-804-3631, Fax: +1-905-804-3619