Quality and environment


At COGELSA we have the necessary technical team and human resources to design and manufacture products with the uniqueness that each project requires, with the concepts of quality, environment, innovation and continuous improvement that are managed under the Six Sigma philosophy, being at the forefront, with a clear focus on the customer. Therefore, our work system is in accordance with International Quality Standards UNE-EN-ISO 9001 and Environment UNE-EN-ISO 14001, in which we have been certified since 1999 and 2003, respectively.

We are also certified as research and development for the following projects: “Metales 015, research and development of lubricants for metal processing with low environmental impact” and “Research and development of special lubricants for low-impact machinery”. Projects certified by EQA with numbers 461.836 and 461.871 in the field of application and interpretation of tax benefits (tax deduction for R&D&I activities). This certification does not imply approval or homologation of the product, process or service that is the object of the project.


COGELSA complies with the ISO 21469:2006 standard, which specifies the hygiene requirements for the formulation, manufacture, use and conservation of lubricants that may be in occasional contact with products and packaging used in the food, cosmetics, pharmaceutical and animal feed industries. This certification is the highest recognition that a manufacturer of food grade lubricants can achieve, certifying that its products are produced in a clean environment, with the best manufacturing practices and the use of safe components.

The Halal Institute and the Kosher Federation have awarded COGELSA the Halal and Kosher certification respectively for products that make up the wide range of lubricants suitable for accidental contact with food (category H1) and vaseline.

COGELSA has a wide range of products approved by the certification body NSF International.

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COGELSA, a company dedicated to the DESIGN, DEVELOPMENT, MANUFACTURING, MARKETING AND TECHNICAL ADVICE OF INDUSTRIAL LUBRICANT PRODUCTS, understands that it is key to the development of the organisation and, therefore, establishes the following fundamental pillars as its reference policy:

  • Continuous improvement of the Quality of products and services, of the Environmental Management System and of the Safety System.
  • Compliance with current legislation.
  • Training and information of employees and the agents involved as an essential element for the development of the organisation, achieving their full integration and participation.

Our commitment to sustainability, as set out in COGELSA’s company policy, has led us to be audited by EcoVadis with the aim of contributing to continuous improvement and sustainable development. The score achieved has earned us the EcoVadis gold medal.

To satisfy the needs of our customers, to achieve our own personal satisfaction, and to consolidate and improve our competitiveness and our expansion in the market:
  • To prioritise the prevention of defects rather than their correction.
  • To strengthen production planning in order to maximise the performance of the facilities.
  • To provide the necessary resources for the improvement of process control and the achievement of objectives and targets.
  • To ensure the maintenance of the company's facilities, as well as the order and cleanliness of the factory.
  • Comply with food safety requirements for our food contact products, including legal and regulatory requirements and those of our customers to maintain food safety.
To carry out our activity with the utmost respect for the protection of the environment:
  • Identify and ensure the correct management of environmental aspects.
  • Efficient and sustainable management of natural resources, energy efficiency, the use of renewable energies and the reduction of greenhouse gases.
  • Minimise waste.
  • Prevent pollution and, where possible, minimise environmental impact.
  • Incorporate environmental criteria in the management of the business.
Ensuring safety protection at work:
  • Identify and prevent occupational hazards.
  • To have the appropriate installations, equipment and tools.
  • Favouring coordination with personnel for risk management.
  • Incident and accident management.
  • Emergency preparedness and fire safety.
  • Incorporate safety criteria in the management of the business.
To guarantee our activity in food safety:
  • Establish internal and external communication to guarantee the safety of food products.
  • Establish continuous improvement to maintain all the food safety guarantees of our process and products.
  • To work on the continuous training of staff in hygiene and handling of food products.


COGELSA, as a packaging company of products that can end up with the final consumer, takes part in ECOEMBES, contributing to the Management System of packaging waste, aimed at achieving the recycling and recovery targets set by the Law on Packaging and Packaging Waste. This IMS offers a global, efficient solution in the management of household packaging waste from products placed on the market. The domestic packaging of the products marketed by COGELSA, therefore collaborate in the financing of the costs for the management of packaging waste.

COGELSA, is adhered to the INTEGRATED MANAGEMENT SYSTEM FOR INDEPENDENT PRODUCERS (SIGPI in Spanish), in order to fulfil the obligations of R.D: 679/2006 of 2 June, regulating the management of used industrial oils.