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Issue 66: December 2014 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
Europe, Middle East and Africa


General Petroleum Aims for African Consolidation

Prospects for Africa’s economic growth are on the rise with a 5.2 percent increase in GDP expected in 2014. As a result, General Petroleum and other global brands see investment in Africa as part of a solid strategy for the future.

It’s a Package Deal

By standardizing approaches to worker health and safety around the world, the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals will benefit the lubricants industry. But the plan will likely come with costs and consequences for those purchasing, packaging or shipping chemicals.

New Tools for Formulating High-Temperature Grease

The last decade has witnessed a great deal of study of how grease performs at high temperatures. Two industry experts report on the latest approaches to formulating greases to remain stable and control friction as operating temperatures rise.

Reviving Russia’s Grease Market

Russian grease maker Intesmo has pledged to reduce the country’s reliance on imported greases and to step up aggressively in regional and European markets. Its first step in this effort was the launch of modern, automated production at its new plant in Volgograd.

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