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January 20, 1998 | BARBARA MURPHY
Brad J. Fanshaw will become managing director of J.T. Granatelli Lubricants in Camarillo when it merges with Genus Chemical Corp., company officials announced. Fanshaw, 35, is the new chief executive officer of World Wise Technologies, the parent company of Genus Chemical. Fanshaw, formerly president and director of Boyds Wheels Inc., was credited with structuring the company and increasing annual sales from $600,000 to $17.86 million in six years.
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January 20, 1998 | BARBARA MURPHY
Brad J. Fanshaw will become managing director of J.T. Granatelli Lubricants in Camarillo when it merges with Genus Chemical Corp., company officials announced. Fanshaw, 35, is the new chief executive officer of World Wise Technologies, the parent company of Genus Chemical. Fanshaw, formerly president and director of Boyds Wheels Inc., was credited with structuring the company and increasing annual sales from $600,000 to $17.86 million in six years.
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March 17, 1998 | BARBARA MURPHY
J.T. Granatelli Lubricants in Camarillo has announced its intentions to establish a Latin American division, probably in Venezuela. The firm is negotiating with Petroleum de Venezuela regarding the possibility of incorporating Granatelli's oil-additive package with the Venezuelan company's indigenous base oil.
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October 14, 1997 | BARBARA MURPHY
J.T. Granatelli Lubricants in Camarillo has signed an agreement with Lamborghini USA that gives Granatelli exclusive use of the Lamborghini name and logo on all its petroleum-based products. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. Granatelli officials said the addition of the Lamborghini name to its line of products has generated widespread interest, particularly in the European, Russian and U.S. markets. Granatelli develops and manufactures petroleum-based motor vehicle performance
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March 3, 1998 | BARBARA MURPHY
J.T. Granatelli Lubricants in Camarillo and Verho-Metalli LLC of Odessa, Ukraine, have completed a licensing and purchasing agreement. The agreement calls for Verho-Metalli, using the Granatelli trade name, to sell at least $20 million in products over 10 years in the Ukraine. Products to be sold include synthetic motor oil, engine oil treatment, diesel engine additive and car-care products. Verho-Metalli must obtain government approval before the products are sold.
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October 7, 1997 | BARBARA MURPHY
J.T. Granatelli Lubricants in Camarillo has received approval from the Chinese government to sell its line of petroleum-based products. As a part of this approval, the Chinese government issued Granatelli its own symbol, which is the equivalent to a United States trademark. The symbol notifies the Chinese consumer that the government has tested the product and found that it performs as promoted.
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August 4, 1998 | Barbara Murphy
Officials with J.T. Granatelli Lubricants in Camarillo announced that the company will use a 30-minute infomercial to introduce its product line to the North American marketplace. The spot will premiere in markets throughout the Southeast and Southwest in August and will feature J.T. Granatelli Engine Treatment, Cleaner and Degreaser, Waterless Car Wash and Penetrating Lubricant. J.T. Granatelli products currently are not available at retail prices.
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December 30, 1997 | BARBARA MURPHY
J.T. Granatelli Lubricants in Camarillo is negotiating to merge with Genus Chemical Corp., a private manufacturer of chemical cleaning agents that emphasizes environmentally friendly products. Genus recently completed a 10-year distribution and licensing agreement valued at $72 million with a concern marketing SuperSeal, its tire sealant, to the South Korean military and commercial markets. The base formula for SuperSeal has been used by the U.S. Marines, the U.S.
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September 1, 1998 | Barbara Murphy
J.T. Granatelli Lubricants Inc. in Camarillo has entered into a distribution agreement with Total Protection Specialists of Durban, South Africa, one of that nation's largest distribution and marketing groups. Under the terms of the agreement, TPS will distribute Granatelli's entire product line in South Africa. The line includes motor oil, motor vehicle lubricants, car care products, multipurpose cleaners and a tire sealant.
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