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Meet The Consultant

Mark Kavanaugh

Mark Kavanaugh CLS

Lubrication Consultant

Mark started working for the original Gulf Oil Refinery in Port Arthur, TX as a machinist apprentice and retired 43 years later when it was the Valero refinery. In 1999 he started working with the Rotating Equipment Reliability Department and lubricants for the plant fell under their umbrella.

He played a major role in setting up their lab and in 2007 got promoted to the Lubricants Champion of the plant where he was responsible for over 10,000 pieces of rotating equipment. In 2005, the facility won the ICML’s John W. Battle Award which recognizes organizations that have exhibited excellence in the application of machinery lubrication. 

Mark brings his vast experience to LTC in helping with CLS classes and is available to do consulting on anything related to your maintenance program. Use our contact link on this website to get more information

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