NLGI gave the first CLGS (Certified Lubricating Grease Specialist) examination at the Annual Meeting which was held in San Antonio, Texas, on November 1, 2005.
Twenty-six individuals sat for the exam.
Certified Lubricating Grease Specialist (CLGS)
NLGI will offer the certification exam on June 13, 2017 at 2:00 PM at our 84th Annual Meeting.
- The 2017 NLGI Annual Meeting will be held in Olympic Valley, CA at the Resort at Squaw Creek from June 10 – 13, 2017.
- The fee for taking the exam is $225 for individuals employed by a member company and $275 for those not employed by a member company.
- You do not need to attend the entire NLGI Annual Meeting to sit for the exam, however, you can register and pay for the exam via our meeting registration process on our website.
Certification is an indicator that the individual possesses a high level of expertise in the field of grease. NLGI recognizes CLGS certified individuals as grease industry experts. CLGS certification will serve as a useful tool for employers to screen potential employees and for OEMs and end users to ensure that consultants and suppliers are qualified to make grease related recommendations.