Tincknell Lubricants acquired by GB Oils

Tincknell Lubricants acquired by GB Oils

(L-R) Kevin Knight, Andy Tout, Jamie Starr, Becky Venton, Kevin McCoy and Chris Allen

Tincknell Fuels continues to operate separately as GB Oils acquires Tincknell Lubricants on 31st August.

The lubricants business will trade as Emo Oil, an authorised Shell lubricants distributor, supplying products to commercial, agricultural and domestic customers across the south west of England.

As well as consolidating its existing customer relationships in the region, the company will expand its service across all sectors, including industrial, agricultural, aviation and automotive.

As part of the acquisition, seven former Tincknell Lubricants’ employees will join the business, all to be based on the Dawlish Road in Exeter. Kevin Knight and Jamie Starr will be business development managers, Rebekah Venton an account manager, Andy Tout a depot supervisor, whilst Chris Sampson will be a yardman and Kevin McCoy and Chris Allen will be employed as drivers.

Ross Buckland, head of lubricants at GB Oils, commented: “This acquisition will further strengthen our position in the south west of England; increasing our storage and distribution infrastructure and enhancing our ability to attract and serve existing and new customers throughout the market. We welcome the Tincknell Lubricants team to the GB Oils family and look forward to building close working relationships in the months ahead.”

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