Tide Water Oil has been at the forefront of technological innovations in the lubricants industry. The company has been a pioneer in introducing co-branded products for OEMs, super clean hydraulic oils, high-performance engine oils & many more. In the automotive category, Tide Water Oil has developed in–house products which meet and exceed API CK-4+, API CI-4+, API SN, API SM, JASO MA2, JASO MB and other international OEM specifications. The products are duly approved and recommended by various prestigious OEMs in India.

Its manufacturing facilities are backed by two in-house research and development centres. The research centre at Turbhe, Navi Mumbai conducts research on various aspects of Tribology and develops lubricating oils for different applications. Another centre at Oragadam, near Chennai, is engaged in the development of new and improved greases for automotive and industrial applications.

These centres are approved by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India. The laboratory at Turbhe has been certified with the prestigious NABL accreditation in accordance with ISO/IEC 17025 requirements for the testing of lubricants. It is also licensed by NABL to use the ILAC MRA mark which facilitates international recognition and acceptance of test results.