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Your Single Source for Technical Support Dedicated to Helping Our Customers in a Number of Vital Ways.

Our commitment to research helps us to keep our customers on the cutting edge of coatings, cleaners, and lubricant technologies. We are constantly working on new products, product improvements, and new ways to increase your manufacturing efficiencies.

RichardsApex represents more than 150 years of experience in developing and manufacturing lubricants, cleaners, and coatings. No company offers more products designed to help customers achieve new levels of quality, efficiency, and cost savings.
Custom Product Development
We use our laboratory facilities and highly-trained, experienced technicians to help customers solve their own, unique manufacturing problems. We provide the most effective, economical custom formulations for any metalworking application. Click for details on our Custom Solutions >>
Research & Development
  RichardsApex maintains highly advanced R&D laboratories. We are constantly working on new products, product improvements, and finding new and better ways to increase our customers' manufacturing efficiencies.
Quality Control
RichardsApex is dedicated to the stringent quality requirements of ISO 9001 registration. We are committed to consistently producing the same high quality products, day in and day out.




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