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)
This certification is offered during the NLGI Annual Meeting (once per year).
- The 2021 NLGI Annual Meeting will be held in Napa, CA, at The Meritage Resort & Spa.
- Individuals employed by a member company taking the exam will receive a discounted fee. Individuals employed by a non-member company are still encouraged to take the exam; however the fee will be higher. Please view our Annual Meeting registration/pricing information for more details.
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.