Nov 13, 2017

Ingevity’s Monica Ford named committee secretary of the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association


NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C., Nov. 13, 2017 – Ingevity’s Monica Ford, Ph.D., senior surface scientist, lubricants and metalworking fluid additives, has been selected to serve as the secretary for the metalworking fluids committee of the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA).

Ford’s term as secretary will run from 2017–2019, a role that leads to eventual terms as the vice chair and chair of ILMA’s metalworking fluids committee.

Ford supports technical efforts for the lubricants market at Ingevity and brings almost 10 years of technical experience to the ILMA metalworking fluids committee board.

“Monica brings a welcomed value to the metalworking fluids committee as a scientist with an ILMA supplier member company,” said Ann Ball of CIMCOOL Fluid Technology, incoming metalworking fluids committee chair and ILMA board member. “Her expertise, added to that of the active manufacturer members on the committee, will certainly be an asset to the committee’s focused efforts on regulatory issues impacting our industry.”

“Serving on ILMA’s metalworking fluids committee is an honor,” said Ford. “We will continue in our commitment to understand and address regulatory concerns that affect the metalworking fluids industry.”

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Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, printing inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of talented and experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Headquartered in North Charleston, S.C., Ingevity operates from 25 locations around the world and employs approximately 1,500 people. The company is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: NGVT). For more information, visit


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