Valvoline, Inc. engages in the production, marketing and supply of engine and automotive maintenance products and services. It operates through the Retail Services segment and Global Products segment. The Retail Services segment services the passenger car and light truck quick lube market in the US and Canada with preventive maintenance services done through company operated and independent franchise care stores. The Global Products segment sells engine and automotive preventive maintenance products to mass market and automotive parts retailers, installers, and commercial customers, including original equipment manufacturers to service light- and heavy-duty vehicles and equipment. Its products include motor oil, gear oil and grease, transmission fluid, antifreeze and coolants, and performance chemicals. The company was founded by John Ellis in 1866 and is headquartered in Lexington, KY.