MOLYKOTE® Specialty Lubricants Engineer Honored for Lubricants Industry Work


NLGI recognized Chad Chichester with Golden Grease Gun Award for industry service


WILMINGTON, Del, Oct. 14, 2021 – DuPont (NYSE:DD) has announced that MOLYKOTE® Specialty Lubricants Application Engineer Chad Chichester was recognized by the National Lubricating Grease Institute (NLGI) with their Golden Grease Gun Award.

NLGI introduced the Golden Grease Gun Award to recognize valuable work within the grease industry. The award was created to highlight outstanding individuals working to foster the development of grease technology, manufacturing, testing and applications; better understanding of grease behavior; or the promotion of grease usage.

In his role as a MOLYKOTE® application engineer, Chichester has provided engineering and design support to lubricant end-users in industrial equipment maintenance and reliability, the oil and gas industry, and the automotive industry. In 2020, he was recognized by the NLGI as the 2020 recipient of its John A. Bellanti Sr. Memorial Award. The award acknowledges meritorious service on the NLGI board, on technical committee projects or to the industry.

Currently, Chichester is technical co-chair of NLGI’s Executive Committee and is a member of the NLGI Board of Directors. He also has taught NLGI’s Basic Grease, Advanced Grease, and Application & Maintenance courses and has chaired numerous NLGI committees. He has also served as Condition Monitoring Technology Committee chair and instructed the Synthetic Lubricants and Condition Monitoring courses for the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (STLE).

“I am honored to receive NLGI’s Golden Grease Gun Award,” Chichester said. “There are many contributors across grease manufacturers, distributors and industry groups that work hard to promote tribological science. I’m pleased that NLGI has recognized my efforts to develop and share grease technology throughout my career with MOLYKOTE® Specialty Lubricants.”

More information how his experience led to this recognition, and how his expertise contributes to MOLYKOTE® innovations can be found in his online bio on

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Incorporated in 1933 as the National Association of Lubricating Grease Manufacturers, Inc., the NLGI is a not-for-profit trade association, primarily composed of companies who manufacture and market all types of lubricating grease. Associated with the manufacturers are companies who serve them with equipment, supplies, and services. Additionally, there are research and educational groups and member companies whose interests are primarily technical. Another category for membership is Consumer, which is for organizations that are users of lubricating grease. The Institute thus works continuously to strengthen its association by rendering service to the end-users of grease as well as those in manufacturing. (Information courtesy of

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MOLYKOTE® Specialty Lubricants Application Engineer Chad Chichester

MOLYKOTE® Specialty Lubricants Application Engineer Chad Chichester was recognized by NLGI with their Golden Grease Gun Award for his valuable work within the lubricants industry.

For further information, contact:

Fiona Paul Pinter

Global Communications, DuPont™ MOLYKOTE® Specialty Lubricants

Phone: +41 79 5713084