Corporate Lubrication Standards Manual

Align lubrication efforts across your organization

Corporate Lubrication Standards Manual

The purpose of a Corporate Lubrication Standards Manual is to document how all plants within a company should approach their lubrication program. This standard will help to ensure that plants are working from the same basic information and processes when making critical lubrication decisions.

Top Benefits

  • Capture valuable employee knowledge
  • Align to world-class best practices
  • Share insights between plants or worksites
  • Simplify training and onboarding
  • Enable data-driven decisions at the corporate level

What Does the Standards Manual Cover?

This standard covers the entire lifecycle of a lubricant, while also standardizing team expectations with items such as recommended training per position and company-wide key performance indicators (KPIs).

  • Why Lubrication Excellence?
  • Implementation Timeline
  • Lubricant Selection Process
  • Lubricant Reception and Storage
  • Best Practices in Application
  • Implementing Best Practices
  • Inspections and Testing
  • Storage, Handling and Disposal

How It Works

Noria provides a turnkey solution to help you create a standard of how you expect to run your lubrication programs throughout your company. We take the values and spirit of world-class lubrication and tailor them to meet your company’s expectations and goals.

  1. Provide basic information through discovery process with a Noria expert.

  2. Meet for a project kick-off with Noria and relevant stakeholders.

  3. Communicate with Noria experts during development of your manual.

  4. Review and approve your draft version of the manual.

  5. Receive your finished Corporate Lubrication Standards Manual.

Frequently asked questions

What format(s) will the manual be delivered in?

Your manual can be made available as a digital PDF, in print, or both. Talk to your Noria contact about delivery options to choose the best fit for your organization.

What information is requested during the discovery process?

We will request some information in advance and (in most cases) plan an on-site visit with you to understand your current state, goals, and existing KPIs. Information requested may include:

  • A list of all the types or asset classes of lubricated equipment in all facilities that will be on the lubrication program.
  • List of current lubricants used and product data sheets (brand, type, formulation details) used in these asset classes.
  • List of equipment asset classes that are typically in the oil analysis program.
  • List of current procedures for lubrication, lubricant storage and handling, filtration, disposal and equipment inspections.
  • FMEA and criticality details on equipment classes.
  • Documentation of reoccurring lubrication problems, premature machine failures, premature oil failure, and other relevant reliability issues.