STLE is an individual membership society focusing on professional, technical and scientific issues and needs. It is the premier technical society serving the needs of more than 10,000 individuals and 150 companies and organizations that comprise the tribology and lubrication engineering business sector. STLE members are technical experts who research, develop and market the methods and products that make industry more successful and that enhance the well-being of people worldwide.
The International Council for Machinery Lubrication (ICML) is a vendor-neutral, not-for-profit organization founded to facilitate growth and development of machine lubrication as a technical field of endeavor. Among its various activities, ICML offers skill certification testing for individuals in the fields of machine condition monitoring, lubrication and oil analysis in multiple languages. ICML currently provides certification for the Machine Lubricant Analyst (MLA), Machine Lubrication Technician (MLT) and Laboratory Lubricant Analyst (LLA). ICML is honored that these ICML certifications have been pioneered into ISO 18436-4 and 18436-5 Standards. ICML is an independently chartered organization consisting of both paid professional staff members and volunteer advisors.
For more than 65 years, the Technical Academy Esslingen (TAE), located in Ostfildern – close to Stuttgart – has been one of Germany’s largest providers of continuing education for vocational and pre-vocational qualification in the technical field. Whether seminar, certificate course or specialist conference, their events are always tailored to the needs of engineers as well as specialists and managers from technically oriented companies.
UEIL (the Union of the European Lubricants Industry) represents the interests of the lubricants industry in Europe, with a special focus on SMEs and independent companies that produce lubricants and metal processing fluids essential for the automotive and industrial sectors.