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AT A GLANCE

With an annual processing capacity of approx. 500,000 tons, AVISTA OIL is one of the leading oil upcycling companies in Europe and in the USA, making it a global forerunner in producing environmentally-friendly basic oils and lubricants. A number of subsidiary and associated companies are housed under the AVISTA OIL AG umbrella, handling all functions from collection & logistics, re-refining and lubricant production, to international distribution. As of March 31st 2015, AVISTA OIL employs roughly 700 employees at multiple refinery locations in Europe and the USA.

Company headquarters:Uetze, Deutschland 
Executive Board:Marc Verfürth (Chief Executive Officer), Benedikt Fuhlrott (Chief Financial Officer), Dr. Detlev Bruhnke (Chief    Technology Officer), Divisional Director, Dr. Juan Fritschy (CEO USA)
Advisory Board:Dr. Andreas Weinberger (Chair), Bernd Depping, Christian Mustad, Dr. Jürgen Kaiser-Gerwens, Mirco Thelen
Collection companies and holdings:Karo As Umweltschutz GmbH (Germany), AVISTA OIL Danmark A/S (Denmark), AVISTA OIL bvba (Belgium), Holding Wubben B.V. (The Netherlands), Olieinzameling Zuidoost-Nederland B.V. (The Netherlands), Universal Environmental Services, LLC (USA), Oiler Organizacja Odzysku S.A. (Poland), AVISTA OIL s.r.o. (Czech Republic), AVISTA OIL Services UK Ltd. 
Refineries:AVISTA OIL Deutschland GmbH (Germany), AVISTA OIL Danmark A/S (Denmark), Universal Environmental Services, LLC (USA) 

 

 

 

Over 60 years of innovation:

Avista Oil.

Start of the mission - made in Germany

1951

Start of the mission –

made in Germany

The first litre of used oil is rerefined into new lubricant. Our vision regarding the conservation of resources.

Return system for oils

1956

RETURN SYSTEM

FOR OILS

The first oil loop system is created. Our customers value our oil-related services highly.

Specialisation of the collection of used oils

1971

SPECIALISATION IN

USED OIL COLLECTION

Foundation of own used oil collection. Securing of raw material supply for our rerefinery.

  • 1983 
  • 1983-2003

Rerefining State of the Art

1983

Rerefining

State of the Art

We set the oil recycling standard with new modern technology in Dolbergen.

Extension and optimisation of the plants

1983 - 2003

EXTENSION AND OPTIMISATION

OF THE PLANTS

Incurred waste and resource consumption is reduced. Sustainability determines our technologies.

We become AVISTA

2003

WE BECOME

AVISTA

Takeover through the Mustad International Group, based in the Netherlands, and expansion of knowhow. DE & DK grow together.

KERNSOLVAT®

2005

KERNSOLVAT®

Market launch of the highestquality baseoil in the branch under the name KERNSOLVAT®.

Expansion into BE & NL

2006 - 2010

Expansion into

Be & NL

Expansion of our collection activities through the procurement of the established market participant Recup Oil in Belgium and Wubben in the Netherlands.

AVISTA goes to America

2011

AVISTA goes to

America

Our path across the Atlantic is forged through our merger with the American used oil collectors Universal Environmental Services (UES).
Market launch of the first loop concept for the CO2-reduced use of AVISTA eCO2 oils.

Commissioning of AVISTA's patented rerefinery in the USA.

2013

COMMISSIONING OF

AVISTA‘S PATENTED REREFINERY IN THE USA

Sustainable technology in America – Made in Germany.

Expansion of collection activities through the procurement of Rekla, the largest used oil collector in the Czech Republic.

Expansion in the UK & NL & USA

2014 - 2016

Expansion in the

UK & NL & USA

In addition to holding shares in the British AVISTA OIL Services UK, which opens up the possibility for the collection of used oils in England, our collection activities are also expanded through acquisitions in the Netherlands and in the USA.

Further development of the loop concept through eCO2

2016

FURTHER DEVELOPMENT OF THE

LOOP CONCEPT THROUGH eCO2

Through the further development of the sustainable AVISTAeCO2 products based on reraffinates, we enter a new age. The new focus for AVISTA is the: AVISTAeCO2

  • Oct. 2017
  • Dec. 2017

Expansion BE & CZ

Oct. 2017

Expansion

BE & CZ

Recup Oil becomes AVISTA OIL bvba, Rekla becomes AVISTA OIL s.r.o. 

RENAMING

Dec. 2017

RENAMING

Renaming of AVISTA OIL Refining & Trading Deutschland GmbH into AVISTA OIL Deutschland GmbH.