Lubrication Specialties Inc. (LSI) is celebrating its 20th anniversary. Founded in 1997 by Chris Gabrelcik, LSI began as an equipment chemical solutions provider for commercial and industrial accounts for major manufacturers including: Nucor Steel, American Showa, Midwest Industries, X-Tec and Navistar. The company’s initial focus was on keeping equipment running in top shape by developing proprietary chemical and lubrication formulations.
In 2004 LSI developed its first automotive and heavy-duty transportation product: Hot Shot’s Secret Stiction Eliminator, an oil additive for gas and diesel-powered vehicles that removes close to 100% stiction. Today, LSI offers a full line of oil and fuel additives for gas and diesel engines under the brand – Hot Shot’s Secret offering a line of 30+ products online and at retailers throughout the USA including: PETRO, Tractor Supply, Love’s, Pilot, Meijer, Walmart.com, AutoZone, Travel Centers of America and more.