STLE Small Section of the Year Award Goes to Kansas City Section

Phil Korosec of MidContinental Chemical Company, Inc. accepts award at STLE annual meeting

August 2010, Olathe, Kans. – STLE (Society for Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers) announced that its Kansas City Section was honored as the “Small Section of the Year.” The award was accepted by Phil Korosec, Technical Director at MidContinental Chemical Company, Inc., at STLE’s recent annual meeting. Korosec and Steve Parsons, General Manager of Lubricant Additives at MidContinental Chemical Company, Inc., are the co-chairs of the Kansas City Section.

STLE MCC awardThe award is given to sections whose performance during the prior year warrants special recognition, most notably the section’s membership initiatives and activities, and educational programming. The Kansas City Section’s educational initiative included the funding of four scholarships of $1,500 each to Kansas and Missouri students. That effort is ongoing. “We are accepting nominations for the scholarships through September 1, 2010,” says Steve Parsons, co-chair of STLE Kansas City. “Additional scholarship information can be obtained by contacting me at 913.390.5556, or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..”

About MidContinental Chemical Company, Inc.
MidContinental Chemical Company, Inc. was established in 1994 and now has eleven sales offices located strategically throughout North
America. The company manufactures and distributes petroleum additives that enhance the performance of fuels and lubricating oils in vehicles, equipment and machinery. 

MCC provides comprehensive additive solutions to the petroleum industry, including petroleum terminals, lube oil manufacturers, pipeline operators and aftermarket producers. In addition to specialty chemicals, MCC assists clients with equipment needs, and provides specialized support services, such as regulatory compliance and marketing programs. With a line of top brands, including Chevron Oronite, BASF, Albermarle and Dow, MidContinental Chemical Company, Inc. is positioned to offer customers performance advantages from the most advanced additive technology available today.