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    • The Lubricant Industry has Lost One of Its Best - The Passing of Theodore W. Selby of the Savant Group
    • Midland, MIchigan
    • News
    • With profound sadness, we announce the passing of Theodore (Ted) W. Selby, founder of the Savant Group, a Midland, Michigan, USA-based consortium of companies operating in the lubricant industry. Talented and respected in equal measure, Ted’s passing leaves the lubricant industry in mourning. Ted died peacefully at age 93 surrounded by family on March 25th, 2022, in Midland, Michigan.




  • JULY

    • Savant Labs Welcome Keyon Addison, Laboratory Instrument Technician
    • July 27, 2020
    • Midland, MI
    • News
    • Keyon AddisonSavant Labs welcome Keyon Addison, Laboratory Instrument Technician. Keyon is a native of Saginaw, Michigan and a junior at Saginaw Valley State University studying biochemistry.  We are excited to have Keyon on board.  Welcome to the team, Keyon. 

  • MAY

    • Savant Group Provides COVID-19 Update to MBA
    • Midland, MI
    • News
    • Rebecca and Gordon Cox shared comments with Midland Business Alliance CEO, Tony Stamas, as they discuss the impact of COVID-19 on Savant and the production of hand sanitizer to address the needs in the community.  Read more.


    • Savant Labs Receive ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Certification
    • Midland, MI
    • News
    • Savant Labs, an independent testing laboratory and research center focused on data quality and interpretation, innovation, and exceptional customer service, announce receipt of its ISO/IEC 17025:2017 Certification of Accreditation from the Perry Johnson Laboratory Accreditation, Inc.  This accreditation demonstrates technical competence for chemical and mechanical testing and the operation of a laboratory quality management system. 

      Accreditation was granted for the additional chemical tests below:

      ASTM D7097     Thermo-oxidation Engine Oil Simulation (TEOST MHT®)
      CEC-L-45-99      Modified KRL Shear Stability
      ASTM D2272     Rotating Pressure Vessel Oxidation Test (RPVOT)
      SAVLAB XRF     Elemental Analysis, Qualitative XRF Scan
      ASTM D6335     Thermo-oxidation Engine Oil Simulation (TEOST® 33C)
      ASTM D2622     Sulfur by XRF-Wavelength Dispersive

       A complete listing is available. 

    • Savant Labs are Proud to Support the STLE - Detroit Section
    • Event
    • Savant Labs are proud to support the STLE Detroit Section January 22 Brunch Meeting which will be held at The Engineering Society of Detroit, 20700 Civic Center Drive, Suite 450,  in Southfield, Michigan, a new venue this year.  STLE is one of the largest professional societies in the field of tribology and lubrication engineering, which serves more than 15,000 industry professionals worldwide. Join us for a morning of networking and learning.  Contact Professor Beth Zou, for more information. 

      STLE Detroit


    • Savant Labs - Celebrating 50 years and going strong
    • October 19, 2019
    • Midland, MI
    • News
    • 50th Anniversary Group PhotoAdvertorial highlighted in the local Midland Daily News.  We share the humble beginnings of Savant with Founder Ted Selby and now President, Rebecca (Selby) Cox, as part of our 50th anniversary celebration. Read more... Savant Labs Advertorial - Midland Daily News 20191019

    • SAVANT GROUP Unveiled New Global Headquarters
    • August 9, 2019
    • Midland, MI
    • Event
    • Savant Group, Rendering

      The SAVANT GROUP, comprised of four individual companies that provide products and services to the lubricant, transportation, and energy industries, unveiled the first look of the new global headquarters at their 50th Anniversary Celebration.  The new facilities will be constructed on Bay City Road in Midland, Michigan, reaffirming the Group’s long-term commitment to the Great Lakes Bay region.   Read more.

    • Savant Labs Welcome Summer Intern, Matthew Gordon
    • June 1, 2019
    • Midland, MI
    • News
    • SavMatthew Gordonant Labs welcome summer intern, Matthew Gordon. Matthew is a native of Midland, Michigan and a junior at University of Oklahoma studying chemical engineering.  This internship will allow him the opportunity to gain a broad set of lab experiences and gain knowledge about the application of lubricants and fuels.  

  • MAY

    • Savant Labs Welcome Summer Intern, Emma Jamrog
    • May 23, 2019
    • Midland, MI
    • News
    • Emma5.pngSavant Labs welcome summer intern, Emma Jamrog, as she embarks on her journey to become a chemical engineer.  Emma is a native of Midland, Michigan and a sophomore at Michigan State University.  This internship will allow her the opportunity to gain a broad set of lab experiences and gain knowledge about the application of lubricants and fuels.  

    • STLE Annual Meeting
    • May 19-23, 2019
    • Nashville, TN
    • Event
    • Join us in celebrating our 50 YEAR anniversary. 

      Attending & Exhibiting, BOOTH # 318

    • Savant Labs Celebrate 50 Years Serving the Lubrication Industry
    • May 1, 2019
    • Midland, MI
    • News
    • 50 Years LogoAs a woman-owned and operated business, Savant Labs are not just celebrating 50 years in business, but a lifetime of lubricant industry knowledge… read more

    • ISO 9001:2015 Recertification
    • April 15, 2019
    • Midland, MI
    • News
    • After an assessment by the ABS Quality Evaluations, Savant Labs is recertified to ISO 9001:2015 standards effective April 8, 2019.

      Under these standards, Savant Labs is found to be in conformance with the provision of laboratory testing and service, publication of test data and database on lubricants.