The company was founded in 1984 as the Junell Corporation and has been servicing the petroleum industry for almost thirty years. We pride ourselves on providing our customers with the highest quality lubricant products and unprecedented service. We are a full service manufacturer, capable of custom blending to the exact specifications of our customers. Our ADVANTAGE brand products are formulated using the latest technologies and highest quality base oils and additives. Our passenger car and heavy-duty diesel engine oils are API and ILSAC licensed and all of our products meet the current industry standards. Our staff includes many former employees of major oil companies and independent lubricant manufacturers in our blending, customer service, products development, sales, and operations departments.
Advanced Lubrication Specialties initiated a multi million dollar expansion in 2004 to further enhance our blending operations and increase our capacity. This expansion increased the facility to over 115,000 square feet, 105 blending and storage tanks and over 1.2MM gallons of storage. The company is embarking on a third expansion increasing our blending and storage tanks to over 125 and our capacity to 1.6MM gallons. The company is also adding an additional 40,000 square feet of warehousing capacity.
Our semi automated batch blending skid will enable ALS to blend high volume products automatically while keeping the flexibility to blend smaller specialty products. Three loading racks on scales provide an efficient and accurate loading of products. Our onsite lab is state of the art and is equipped with the latest testing equipment. The facility continues to be served by rail and has undergone a significant upgrade increasing our capacity to 14 railcars.
Our commitment to quality insures that incoming raw materials and outgoing products meet or exceed our highest standards. Each raw material and finished lubricant is tested against product standards for compliance. In addition, our product development lab is continually generating new products and can customize products to meet specialized customer demands. Certificate of Analysis are available upon request.
Advanced Lubrication Specialties is a leader in customer support. Our customer service group and technical staff of professionals are always ready to answer questions on products, availability, and packaging. Our web site offers additional information on products and allows users to ask technical questions, place orders, and download product information sheets.