History

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Created in 1929 in Saint-Denis (France), NYCO took its name from an American company initially specialising in leather finishes.

1929
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In 1957 NYCO took an interest in ester-based aviation lubricants and subsequently received its first approval from the French Ministry of Defence for a turbine engine oil, TURBONYCOIL 13, for the Snecma ATAR engine.

1957
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TURBONYCOIL 13B for Mirage aircraft

Later, NYCO extended its range of lubricants to comply with British and American military specifications.

1959
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Development of synthetic esters

In the early seventies, NYCO started to develop lubricants for Soviet equipment; strengthening its presence on the Eastern European markets. In the same period, NYCO extended its activities to synthetic esters and fully-formulated lubricants for automotive and industrial applications.

1970
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TURBONYCOIL 600 for military engines and civil aviation

1985
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Lubricants for refrigerant compressors

1987
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Biodegradable fluids for industrial applications

1990
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TURBONYCOIL 400 for US Air Force F-22 raptor and dielectric fluids for industry

1995
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Synthetic dielectric fluids for industry

1996
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New state-of-the-art plant in Tournai, Belgium

1997
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New additive technology for high temperature requirements

2006
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R&D

NYCO opens a new Research & Development center in the Paris region.

2007
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FIRST NYCO EUROPEAN ECOLABEL CERTIFIED PRODUCT

NYCOLUBE 210 (2-stroke oil for outboard motors)

2008
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Development of hydraulic fluids and two-stroke oils compatible with the European Ecolabel Certification as well as a range of "Food Grade" esters for lubricants for the food industry

2010
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NYCO Tournai plant doubles its production capacity.

2011
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NEW PATENT

for innovative chain oil technology

2013
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Addition

of a new additives production unit at the Tournai production site.

2015
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NYCO celebrates the 30th anniversary of its flagship product for aviation; the synthetic turbine oil Turbonycoil® 600.

2015
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Launch of a new visual identity

At the Paris Airshow, NYCO reveals its new identity with a modernized logo and a well-defined brand platform.

2017
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Anniversaries

NYCO celebrates the 20th anniversary of its Tournai plant and the 10th anniversary of the R&D laboratory.

2017
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Opening of a representative office in South East Asia for the Defense market.

2017