NAMEPA Welcomes Newest Member Panolin America who continue to provide tools to reduce maritime’s impact on our oceans

Featured Photo: Brandon Richards, CEO of Panolin America

December 17, 2020 — Carleen Lyden Walker, Co-Founder and Executive Director of the North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) announces Panolin America as the newest corporate member of NAMEPA. They join over 200 marine environment stewards from Canada, the United States, Mexico, the Caribbean and Europe to reduce industry’s impact on the marine environment, and to educate the public about their role in preserving the planet.

“Protecting the marine environment requires a collaborative effort by all stakeholders,” states Walker. “Panolin America is one of the leaders in providing tools for reducing maritime’s impact on our ocean, rivers and lakes.  We welcome Panolin America to NAMEPA and look forward to partnering with them to “Save Our Seas”.

“PANOLIN America’s mission is to provide the highest quality environmentally considerate lubricants to industry with a special focus on the marine sector,” affirms Panolin America’s CEO, Brandon Richards.  “The message we are happy to convey to our customers is that high performance and environmental sensitivity can coexist with the use of the industry-leading PANOLIN technology.  PANOLIN proudly stands by being a global leader in providing EALs to the maritime industry and the benefits these products bring in protecting waterway ecosystems. Through our membership with NAMEPA, we look forward to solidifying our commitment to the environment and our customers.”

Panolin America’s dedication to creating environmentally-friendly and high-performance lubricants is a testament to the possibility of improving and creating sustainable options across the maritime industry” observed Walker. “NAMEPA welcomes Panolin America to contribute and collaborate with our expanding and diverse group of members. We are proud to align with a company so dedicated to the environment and innovation; we believe that together we can make great strides in our journey to “Save Our Seas.”


About Panolin America:

PANOLIN America, located in Schaumburg, IL, is the US based subsidiary of PANOLIN International.  Globally headquartered just outside of Zurich Switzerland, PANOLIN is a full range lubricants supplier with its core competence in high performing environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs) since 1983 – 35 years of experience.  In 2018 PANOLIN exported our high performance EALs to more than 50 countries.  Heavily involved in industries including construction, marine, dredging, oil and gas exploration and many others, PANOLIN stands for advanced technology, environmental responsibility and security.



The North American Marine Environment Protection Association (NAMEPA) is a marine industry-led organization of environmental stewards preserving the marine environment by promoting sustainable marine industry best practices and educating seafarers, students and the public about the need and strategies for protecting global ocean, lake and river resources. Visit us at: 


Media inquiries: Carleen Lyden Walker +203 255 4686

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