Advanced science.  Applied technology.


2019 Annual Report

Metallic inside of a transmission body showing many channels for fluids to pass through

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For more than 70 years, a significant portion of Southwest Research Institute has been assessing vehicles and the fluids they need to run efficiently. Nearly 400 staff members are engaged in fuels and lubricants research, development and evaluation, operating hundreds of automotive test stands 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. We serve the automotive industry looking at nearly every aspect of a vehicle, including the fluids distributed by the transmission valve body pictured.