About Us

Take a journey with us through the many decades of fuel additives we’ve spearheaded, all dedicated to making engines run cleaner and more efficiently.

1930s

1935

World's first diesel fuel additive

1936

First on the west coast to market climate-tailored gasoline

1950s - 70s

1954

First (gasoline carburetor) detergent additive

1960

First in world to market gasoline containing tetramethyl lead anti-knock compound

1970

First to introduce polybutene amine gasoline deposit control additive

1980s - 90s

1980

Introduced deposit control additive polyether amine for unleaded gasoline

1981

Launch of bottle Techron Concentrate

1985

Name changed to Techroline

1995

Techron performance enhancements for better intake valve deposit cleaning

2000s

2004

Techron designated a top tier detergent gasoline by AAA

2005

Launch of Techron Concentrate Plus Complete Fuel System Cleaner

2010s

2015

Techron Concentrate Plus develops enhanced formula. Techron Fuel Injector Cleaner launches.

2017

Launch of Techron Diesel Fuel System Cleaner for diesel engines.