Afton Chemical launches Greenclean™ 3 detergent technology in North America for diesel fuel


RICHMOND, Virginia, April 21, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Afton Chemical is pleased to announce its latest development in diesel fuel detergent technology, Greenclean™ 3, now available in North America. This powerful and innovative technology builds on the successful and proven first generation Greenclean™ platform. With its more robust detergent system, Greenclean™ 3 will continue to improve the operation of heavy-duty fleets and off-road equipment that contain the latest engine technology and emission control devices.

Benefits of Greenclean™ 3 detergent technology include protection against traditional deposits and internal injector deposits, improved filterability, improved stability, reduced emissions and improved fuel economy. This new platform also incorporates other additive combinations to meet performance needs such as lubrication, cetane and cold flow improvers to minimize the complexity of handling multiple additives.

Roman Olini, Commercial Vehicle Marketing Manager for the Americas, acknowledged Afton’s extensive industry experience in developing this latest generation of Greenclean™ detergent technology. “We have developed this platform building on Afton’s long tradition of technical expertise and real-world experience in the diesel fuel segment. We are proud to launch an efficient new product line that maintains the strengths of our current technology while continuing to deliver peak performance across all segments of the commercial vehicle space,” he said.

Tim Brennan, Fuels Technical Services Manager, said, “This new detergent system is proven in the United States under real world conditions validating very robust fuel economy benefits.”

About Afton Chemical Corporation:

Afton Chemical Corporation is part of the NewMarket Corporation (NYSE: NEU) family of companies. Afton Chemical Corporation uses its formulation, engineering and marketing expertise to help customers develop and market fuels and lubricants that reduce emissions, improve fuel economy, extend equipment life , improve operator satisfaction and reduce the total cost of operation of vehicles and equipment. Afton Chemical Corporation develops and sells an extensive line of unique additives for gasoline and distillate fuels, transmission fluids, motor oils and industrial lubricants. Afton Chemical Corporation supports global operations through regional headquarters located in Asia Pacific, EMEAI, Latin America and North America. Afton Chemical Corporation is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia. For more information, visit

Greenclean™ and Greenclean™ 3 are registered trademarks owned by Afton Chemical Corporation.

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