Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)

Park Ridge, IL 60068


About Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)


840 Busse Highway
Park Ridge, IL 60068
United States
(847) 825-5536

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The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE) is the premier technical society serving the needs of over 13,000 individuals and 250 companies and organizations that comprise the tribology and lubrication engineering business sector. STLE members are employed by the world’s leading corporations, academic institutions and governmental agencies dealing with science and technology. STLE supports these distinguished technical experts with a variety of professional education and certification programs. STLE is a professional technical society providing a selection of robust resources in technical research, education, and professional development delivered through programming, courses, events and periodicals on topics most important to you: safety, energy usage, maintenance, natural resources, wear and productivity.  

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Technology developments in the field of tribology are being driven by six key industry trends.

Sustainability Emerging as Key Trend for Tribology Industry

Aug. 2, 2023
The 2023 STLE emerging trends report points to sustainability gaining ground as a key driver for development efforts in the field of tribology.
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Q&A: An Exciting Time for Tribology and Lubrication

July 19, 2023
The technological challenges brought about by industry trends such as sustainability and digitalization are making it an exciting time to work in the fields of tribology and lubrication...
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This Week in Power & Motion: Volvo Begins Production of Electric Trucks with Fossil-Free Steel

Nov. 11, 2022
Volvo begins production for heavy-duty electric trucks featuring SSAB's fossil-free steel, STLE is set to host its EV lubricant conference, Danfoss names a new Fluid Conveyance...
Hyundai Motor Group
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This Week in Power & Motion: New Boston Dynamics AI Institute to Advance Robotics Technology

Aug. 19, 2022
Hyundai Motor Group has established the Boston Dynamics AI Institute to bring together engineering talent to advance robotics, Allied Electronics has begun a sponsorship of Women...
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New STLE White Paper Outlines EV Advancements and Future Outlook

July 14, 2022
A new white paper from STLE compiles information gathered on the electric vehicle industry and where its headed during its Tribology and Lubrication for E-Mobility Conference....
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This Week in Power & Motion: Volvo Trucks Opens Battery Assembly Plant

May 20, 2022
Volvo Trucks' addition of battery assembly into its production flow will reduce lead times for customers, a Timken executive is named STLE's president for 2022-2023 and more news...

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The new SKF manufacturing facility in Mexico will produce deep-groove ball bearings and tapered roller bearings for customers in North America.

This Week in Power & Motion: SKF Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Mexico

Oct. 6, 2023
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This Week in Power & Motion: Aidro Receives Certification for Metal 3D Printing Capabilities

Sept. 8, 2023
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How Machine Learning Could Aid the Design Process

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This Week in Power & Motion: SKF Supplying Electric Motor Bearings for Lilium Electric Aircraft

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SKF has spent 2 years developing electric motor bearings for Lilium's electric jet, industry associations ASME and STLE have named new leadership, and more industry news you may...
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Lubrication and tribology trends in a variety of industries will be the focus of STLE's Annual Meeting & Exhibition.

STLE Annual Meeting Brings Together Tribology and Lubrication Industry

April 11, 2023
The latest tribology and lubrication trends will be highlighted, with an increased focus on environmental awareness.
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Tribology and lubricant technologies can play an important role in helping to create more efficient, and eventually fully electric vehicles.

STLE Annual Meeting to Focus on Key Trends in Tribology and Lubrication Industry

April 18, 2022
The Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers' annual meeting will focus on a variety of market trends impacting the industry including vehicle electrification and biotribology...
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The Future of Oil Analysis: Converting to Electric Power and Sensors

April 12, 2022
With new technologies on the horizon, watching the oil analysis industry and planning for the future are key.
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Lubrication, Tribology Society Appoints New Leadership

May 31, 2017
Effective 2020, Paul Hetherington will become the new president of the STLE technical society.