17/10/2018 Press release

Worldwide : The launch of TOTAL FOLIA!

October 16, 2018 - As you may know Total Lubrifiants Industry announces the launch of TOTAL FOLIA, a revolutionary development in the field of metalworking. Offering outstanding cooling and lubricating properties, it provides users a unique solution for a variety of machining operations.

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TOTAL FOLIA, a biosourced water-based fluid free of mineral oils and emulsifiers.

TOTAL FOLIA delivers substantial productivity gains, longer tool life and lower operating costs and can also reduce the number of processing steps. TOTAL FOLIA’s excellent cooling power and lubricity extend the tool lifetime and allow operators to manufacture more parts at a higher rate, reducing tooling costs which are a significant expense.

Total is committed to supplying energy that is affordable, reliable, clean and meets the highest safety & environmental standards. It is proud to offer a tangible solution to the challenges faced by the metalworking industry. Additionally, TOTAL FOLIA addresses three important focus areas: Health, Safety and Environment.

Health Benefits: Odor-free, No fumes due to high cooling power, Kinder to skin at direct contact, less hazardous components.

Safety Benefits: Smaller inventory due to fewer stock-keeping units, non-slippery floors, cleaner operations and workspace.

Environmental Benefits: Long fluid lifetime, safer for the environment, regular waste treatment methods, biosourced raw materials.

Total continues to differentiate itself from competitors through listening to their customers’ needs by making working conditions safer and cleaner with TOTAL FOLIA with higher performance.

About Total Lubrifiants

Total Lubrifiants is a leading global manufacturer and marketer of engine oils and lubricants. It has 41 production plants worldwide and more than 5,800 employees in 150 countries. Total Lubrifiants offers innovative, efficient and environmentally responsible products and services developed by more than 130 researchers at its R&D center. Total Lubrifiants is a partner of choice for the automotive, industrial and marine markets.

 

About Total Marketing & Services

Total Marketing & Services develops and markets products primarily derived from crude oil, along with related services. Its 31,000 employees are present in 110 countries and its product and service offerings are sold in 150 countries. Every day, Total Marketing & Services serves more than 8 million customers in its network of over 16,000 service stations in 65 countries. As the world’s fourth-largest distributor of lubricants and the leading distributor of petroleum products in Africa, Total Marketing & Services operates 50 production sites worldwide, where it manufactures the lubricants, bitumen, additives, special fuels and fluids that sustain its growth.

 

About Total

Total is a global integrated energy producer and provider, a leading international oil and gas company, and a major player in low-carbon energies. Our 98,000 employees are committed to better energy that is safer, cleaner, more efficient, more innovative and accessible to as many people as possible. As a responsible corporate citizen, we focus on ensuring that our operations in more than 130 countries worldwide consistently deliver economic, social and environmental benefits.

 

Total Media contacts | Elise Marbach | elise.marbach@total.com | @totalpress

 

Disclaimer

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