POTEM and POLA
Petrol Ofisi develops its lubricants at Petrol Ofisi Technology Center (POTEM), situated on an indoor area of 1,200 m2 within Derince, Kocaeli plant as Turkey’s most extensive technology base in its area.
At POTEM, the latest technologies are followed at the same time as the world, and high-tech product development and production efforts are carried out in line with the demands of the developing engine technology and automotive manufacturers.
In addition to R & D studies, POTEM carries out raw material, product and additive performance studies and used oil analyses (POLA Service). Moreover, the fuel laboratory performs all related analyses.
Petrol Ofisi Laboratory Analysis (POLA), a special service provided to Petrol Ofisi Lubricants customers, is a used oil analysis and evaluation system developed by our quality control and R & D laboratories to monitor lubricant and equipment conditions.
POLA detects the chemical and physical condition of oil, carries out performance control, and measures the type and amount of internal / external pollutants and wear elements.
POTEM is capable of performing all measurements and analyses which may be requested by the Energy Market Regulatory Board (EMRA) and has the first and most comprehensive TS EN ISO / IEC 17025; 2012 laboratory qualification accreditation certificate in the industry.
activities are conducted in compliance with ISO 9001: 2008, ISO16949: 2009, OHSAS 18001: 2007, ISO 14001: 2004, and ISO 10002: 2010 standards.