Environmental Lubricants Manufacturing, Inc. has been a leader and an advocate for the use of biobased and environmentally friendly lubricants and greases. The company personnel are active in writing and presenting on biobased products. Our blogs are intended to share our experiences and knowledge with the rest of the world in an attempt to help others join our movement.



This presentation outlines the results of a sponsored project by the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Railroad Administration and performed at the University of Northern Iowa under the direction of Dr. Lou Honary.

This presentation is informative and general as was presented by Professor Lou Honary while still at the University of Northern Iowa.

This presentation offers images of the activities of technicians applying grease to wire rope used on the lifeboats of large ship.


ELM Capabilities

This presentation outlines the ELM capabilities and resources in brief.

Where to Get ELM Products

ELM products are offered under various private labels. So, it’s likely that many brands of biobased lubricants and greases offered are manufactured and packaged by ELM. There are some companies and distributors that offer the ELM products under the ELM brand names. The following is a sampling of some of the companies that offer ELM products. ELM offers products only through distributors. Please e-mail or call for more information on where to get ELM’s products.

Laboratory Operations Manager

Phone: 319-824-5203

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Sales and Marketing

Phone: 319-824-5203

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Distributor Information

Phone: 319-824-5203

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