About Gard

The Gard™ line of industrial lubricants is designed to meet the tough needs of your manufacturing applications, keeping your equipment running around the clock.

Gard is a part of the Martin Lubricants family of brands and is produced at the Martin packaging and processing plant in Smackover, Arkansas. The facility has a 235,000 sq. ft. warehouse, 5.3 million gallons of bulk storage, 8 high-speed lines capable of filling containers ranging from 2.6 oz. to bulk tankers, and an on-site plastics production operation capable of making quarts, gallons, and pails.

What sets Gard apart from the competition:

  • Produced in the Martin Lubricants Smackover packaging plant that holds an ISO 9001-2015 Certification
  • Smackover packaging plant features a new state-of-the-art quality control lab
  • >99% on-time and in-full shipments
  • Uses top-tier base oils from Cross Oil, Chevron, and Phillips 66
  • Uses top-tier additives from Afton Chemical, Chevron Oronite, and Lubrizon

Industry Associations

Martin Lubricants is active in the lubricant industry and its related associations. Martin Lubricants is a proud and active member of the following organizations:

  • American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers (AFPM)
  • American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM)
  • Petroleum Packaging Conference (PPC)
  • Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce
  • El Dorado Chamber of Commerce
  • Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA)
  • Kilgore Chamber of Commerce
  • Longview Chamber of Commerce
  • National Lubricating Grease Institute (NLGI)
  • Smackover Chamber of Commerce
  • Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)
  • Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE)