Technical Committee


Sustainability, performance and efficiency, safety and reliability of lubricant applications. These are the cross-industry research topics in the Lubricants Expert Committee.

The members are manufacturers of industrial lubricants and additives. They support a broad project portfolio and are closely linked with research institutes and experts from the automotive industry, mechanical and plant engineering, tool manufacturers and chain technologists.

Dr. Arthur Petuchow


Afton Chemical GmbH

Your Contact to the DGMK Office

Jan Ludzay

Head of the Refining and Product Application Department

Nadine Ludzay

Coordination Refining and Product Application

AiF connects

As a member of the AiF, DGMK is entitled to apply for IGF research funding with its own projects. In 2021, the DGMK Processing and Application Department has acquired grants from the BMWi amounting to more than 1.6 million euros as part of the IGF competition.


We are linked to other innovation networks. These include

  • FVV Research Association for Combustion Engines e.V.
  • FVA Forschungsvereinigung Antriebstechnik e.V.
  • Composites United Leichtbau-Forschung gGmbH
  • GfT Society for Tribology
  • Research Association for Pigments and Coatings e.V.