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Turkey's most comprehensive technology base in its field
Turkey's most comprehensive technology base in its field

The first TS EN ISO/IEC 17025 Test Laboratories Accreditation Certificate in the industry

Petrol Ofisi Group Technology Center (POTEM), established in a 1,200 m² closed area at the Petrol Ofisi Group Lubricants Production Facility in Derince, Kocaeli, has the first TS EN ISO/IEC 17025 Test Laboratories Accreditation in the industry. POTEM has been serving in light of its unique knowledge and experience since 1941, with an investment value of 6 million dollars, state-of-the-art equipment, and an expert team.

High-tech product development studies

At POTEM, we follow up on the latest technologies and developments in all industries worldwide, especially the automotive sector, and adopt them simultaneously. We carry out new product development studies in line with the needs of equipment manufacturers. Research and development studies of lubricants, antifreeze, grease, and fuel products within our brand are carried out by POTEM.

Raw material and production quality control analyses

Analyses for the selection of all raw materials used in our products and product quality control analyses during production are performed by POTEM.

Analysis services under the TS EN ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation

With advanced technology and accreditation capability, POTEM not only serves Petrol Ofisi, but it also provides R&D, quality control, and analysis services for public institutions and many national and international companies, including top global players.

POLA Analysis and evaluation service for used lubricants

POLA is a used lubricant analysis and evaluation system developed by POTEM to monitor lubricant and equipment conditions. Within the POLA service, a lubricant’s chemical and physical condition is defined, its performance is checked, and the type and number of internal/external contaminants and wear elements are analyzed.

Certifications of POTEM


Testing Laboratories Accreditation

ISO 9001

Quality Management System

OHSAS 18001

Occupational Health and Safety Management System

ISO 14001

Environmental Management System

ISO 10002

Experience and expertise driving the industry

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