Australian Owned and Operated.

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Grantham Ventures (Australia) Pty Ltd Trading as Grantham Industrial Lubricants was established in 2005 and is an Australian Owned and Operated company, specializing in supplying a comprehensive range of quality products and services at competitive prices to cover the full range lubrication applications. 


In June 2019 we were appointed as the master distributor of MotulTech products in Australia. MotulTech is the industrial lubricant division of the French-based Motul oil. Motul oil was established in 1853 and built a reputation as a leading innovator of new quality products.  Some examples include: the first oil company to develop a multi-grade motor oil; the first oil company to develop a semi-synthetic motor oil; the first oil company to develop a fully synthetic motor oil and now the first oil company to develop a hybrid-specific motor oil.

The MotulTech Industrial oil range consists of more than 200 specialized products including Bio-degradable and fire-resistant hydraulic oils, a full range of lubricants for food production, the Baraldi extrusion and high pressure die casting products and a normal full range of general industrial lubricants.    Grantham Lubricants can supply the whole range at competitive prices,  Australia wide. 

We are focused on the maintenance fundamentals that underpin improvement initiatives
We have both quality products and technical integrity to improve your bottom line
We will deliver to any address in Australia

Our management team have more than 80 years' combined experience in the Oil Industry and also have expert knowledge in Ultrasound assisted lubrication, correct use of Electro-Lubers, Filtration and Storing and Handling of lubricants. Our mission is to provide a full spectrum of lubricant related products, advice and training to assist our clients in achieving the highest level of production efficiency at a competitive price.  Grantham Industrial Lubricants operate in an Environmentally responsible manner. 

Andre Jooste - Managing Director

Andre has 35 years of work experience in mining, manufacturing, and oil industry. He has worked for BHP Billiton, SABMiller, TOTAL the oil and gas company and Shell. In this period he gained valuable experience on various production lines, mining operations and lubricant related product development. At TOTAL he was directly responsible for a lubricant blend plant operation. 


Andre started Grantham Ventures in 2005.


Andre holds a Masters degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology and attended specialist Oil Industry related courses at the Institut Francais Du Petrole, Paris, France, The College of Petroleum and Energy Studies, Oxford University, Oxford, UK and Harvard Business School. 

Andre holds an ISO Level II Industrial Ultrasound Certification and is Certified as Trainer for ISO Level I Industrial Ultrasound Certification 

Andre is based in Melbourne, VIC 

David Pope - Advisor 
David is a director of several companies and has more than 30 years of Industry experience across all facets of Australian industry. He had held several senior roles in Shell and other Australian and International companies before he started his own consulting company in 2011. 
David holds Bachelor of Mechanical Engineering and is based in Brisbane, QLD.

Ian Ware -  Industry Adviser

Ian has 30 years of maintenance & reliability experience across all facets of Australian industry.

He held senior business development roles for both Shell and PALL corporation before starting his own businesses in 2010 specialising in contamination control & condition monitoring solutions.

Ian holds a Bachelor of Engineering, is a Certified Maintenance and Reliability Professional (CMRP), holds an ISO level III Ultrasound Certification and is Certified as Trainer for ISO Level II Industrial Ultrasound Certification.

Ian is based on the Gold Coast, QLD

MotulTech arrives in Australia

Chris Hall - Financial Advisor

Christ is an accomplished CFO and Director of companies, having successfully achieved extraordinary results as Group Chief Financial Officer at Shaft Sinkers, previously an LSE-listed mining services group of companies.

Chris was also a highly successful country General Manager Finance and Non-Executive Director at TOTAL, the oil & gas company, financing multi-billion dollar contracts and actively pursuing mergers and acquisitions.

Chris has also achieved impressive results as CEO for a small-cap listed wholesale, retail services and manufacturing company in the food, FMCG, property, and services industry.

Chris is a Chartered Accountant by profession and has built the foundation to his professional career through qualifying as a CA whilst at Ernst & Young and later Coopers & Lybrand, now PWC.  

Chris is based in Brisbane, QLD.

Karin Grobler - Non Executive Director 


Karin has more than 20 years experience as a systems and business analyst with strong process management skills. She has a focus on continuous improvement and achieving operational efficiency and increasing client satisfaction while lowering cost


Karin holds a Masters of Business Administration (Melbourne Business School, 2012); Bachelor of Commerce; Bachelor of Arts and a Graduate diploma in Web Development.


Karin is also a Certified Associate of Project Management (CAPM) (Project Management Institute, USA)

Karin is based in Melbourne, VIC 

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The MotulTech Story 

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The trademarks Motul, MotulTech and all the other  individual product names listed on the website,  ProActive Maintenance Products, DesCase, Swift Filters, ATS Electro-LubeIso-Link, UE-Systems, Ultraprobe and Ultra-Tek are all trademarks held by the respective owners and Grantham Ventures (Australia)  makes no claim on any of the trademarks other than to use it as per the rights obtained in the agency agreement with ViLube, ProActive Maintenance Products Pty Ltd and Ultra-Tek Pty Ltd. The Trademarks Grantham Ventures and Grantham Industrial Lubricants are held by Grantham Ventures (Australia) Pty. Ltd. 



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