Engineering Excellence

Engineering Excellence

Ever since we invented the world’s first engine-end relief valve for spin-on filters, engineering excellence has been built into every filter Luber-finer makes. And as part of UCI and Champion Laboratories Incorporated, we can leverage our world-class engineering, research and development to deliver the light or heavy-duty filtration product you demand.

Luber-finer has unrivalled R&D resources and expertise scope:

Filter Engineers

  • Dedicated R&D team takes products from initial design to complete prototype testing
  • Extensive in-house design and testing facilities that include SAE, ISO, DIN, ASTM, ANSI, NFPA, TAPPI and customer-specific test procedures
  • Global Project Management capability
  • Active global supplier relationships
  • Challenge convention to arrive at new-to-the-industry advances
  • Actively exploring new media designs, materials and new chemistry

Exceptional product quality is guaranteed:

R&D Lab

  • One of the most comprehensive quality assurance programs in the industry to ensure products always meet or exceed OEM requirements
  • Attained ISO/TS 16949 and ISO 14001 Registrations, which OEM manufacturers require
  • First US filter manufacturer to be ISO9002 certified and QS9000 Registered
  • On-site laboratories
  • Complete testing & analysis
  • Customer-specific testing 
  • Engaged in industry testing standards development

This constant commitment to quality has brought recognition from a variety of industry leaders. Luber-finer and Champion have earned:

  • The Ford Q1 Quality Award since 1984, Ford Romeo Engine Plant Quality Award, Mercury Marine Supplier Quality Award
  • New Holland Qualitas - Quality Excellence
  • Chrysler Gold Award, Chrysler Q-Excellence Award
  • Porsche System Audit Award
  • GM Targets for Excellence Award, GM Supplier of the Year Award
  • John Deere Quality Certification Award
  • Defense Construction Supply Center Quality Performance Recognition
  • International - Certificate of Quality Recognition Award
  • Target Vendor Award of Excellence
  • AutoZone Vendor of the Year 2000
  • Caterpillar Certified Supplier Award
  • Kohler Engines - Recognition of Total Quality Systems Award
  • VW/Audi - Quality Award, Mighty Distributing - Excellence in Service 2000
  • Mighty Distributing - Supplier of the Year 2001
  • Parts Plus - Supplier of the Year 2002
  • TS 16949: 2002 Registration - Vehicle Certification Agency among many others.