Our History

  • Founded in 1958 by C. Robert Dyla /opened on Greene Street, Detroit
  • 1962 moved to larger facility on Woodmere Street, Detroit
  • 1974 Purchased DURA-LUBE of Jackson, Michigan
  • 1986 Founder C. Robert Dyla passed away / Son, Robert J. Dyla assumes control
  • 1988 Cross produces it’s first totally synthetic, water based die-lubricant
  • 1990 Dennis Kendall joins Cross as Technical consultant
  • 1992 Dennis Kendall named Technical Director
  • 1996 Cross enters Asian market
  • 1999 Cross enters Indian market
  • 2000 Mark Brown joins Cross as Sales Director
  • 2003 Cross is sold to Dyla, Kendall and Brown
  • 2003 Mark Brown named President, Dennis Kendall named Vice-President, Bob Dyla named Vice-President
  • 2004 Cross introduces industry first water-free sleeve lubricant
  • 2011 Cross moves to new Westland Corporate and manufacturing headquarters, Cross Technologies Group, Inc. is born
  • 2013 Cross introduces industry first Polymeric forging lubricant

1210 Manufacturers Drive
Westland, MI 48186

ISO 9001: 2008 registered

Voice: (734) 895-8084
Fax: (509) 463-2994