Nye Lubricants is an engineering company dedicated to formulating high quality synthetic lubricants that add measurable value to components. It offers a complete selection of synthetic lubricating oils and greases for mechanical and electromechanical components, including ball and lead screws, control cables, rolling element bearings, gearing, powdered metal bearings, potentiometers and sensors, contracts in electric switches, optical devices, connectors, slides, cams, detents and actuators. Nye consistently stocks major functional fluids, such as synthetic hydrocarbons, polyglycols, synthetic esters, silicones, polyphenylethers, perfluoropolyethers, multiplyalkylated cyclopentane and chlorophenylpolydimethylsiloxane. Founded in 1844, Nye is headquartered in Fairhaven, Mass. The company maintains regional engineering offices throughout the United States, as well as a network of distributors in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and South America. An employee-owned company with a staff of approximately 150 people, Nye Lubricants has more than 20 International Channel Partners on six continents.