Tim Sullivan

Tim@lubesngreases.com

Executive Editor - Tim joined Lubes’n’Greases in 2001. He has worked on a number of the company’s publications and products and now has editorial oversight of publications, responsible for working with our editors and staff writers to maintain the high quality and relevance of these offerings. He is also a member of the company planning team. Before joining Lubes’n’Greases he was a reporter for community newspapers. He holds a bachelor’s degree in economics from Hope College in Holland, Michigan.

Recent Articles

Condat Partners for Sustainable Tunnels

Condat Partners for Sustainable Tunnels

French lubricant marketer Condat has entered a technology partnership with construction chemicals supplier Chryso to dev …

Lub-rref to Build Group II Rerefinery

Lub-rref to Build Group II Rerefinery

Lub-rref announced that it will redirect most of the funds from its initial public stock offering to build a second wast …

June Productive for U.S. Base Oils

June Productive for U.S. Base Oils

United States refiners churned out a robust 5.7 million barrels of base oil in June, according to new data from the U.S. …

VLS Resolves Mannol Complaint

VLS Resolves Mannol Complaint

United Kingdom-based Verification of Lubricant Specifications said it has resolved a complaint against German automotive …

New ATC Chief Focuses on Sustainability

New ATC Chief Focuses on Sustainability

Infineum’s Jaquie Berryman was recently elected president of the Additive Technical Committee of Petroleum Additive Ma …

Utility Buying Emery’s Asian Unit

Utility Buying Emery’s Asian Unit

The joint venture owners of esters supplier Emery Oleochemicals have agreed to sell the Asia-Pacific portion of that bus …

Liqui-Moly Earnings Still Recovering

Liqui-Moly Earnings Still Recovering

Liqui-Moly’s earnings for the first half of 2021 more than doubled from the same period of 2020, though they remained …

Laya Opens Blending Plant in China

Laya Opens Blending Plant in China

An operator of a chain of automobile maintenance stores announced last week that it has opened one of the largest privat …

Biden Sets Ambitious EV Goals for U.S.

Biden Sets Ambitious EV Goals for U.S.

The outlook in the United States for electric vehicles – and the implications for automotive lubricant suppliers – h …

Import Restriction Removed in Nigeria

Import Restriction Removed in Nigeria

Nigerian lubricant manufacturers – along with producers of other petroleum products – are breathing easier after a p …

U.S. Base Oil Output Jumped in May

U.S. Base Oil Output Jumped in May

Base oil production in the United States jumped to 5.6 million barrels in May, according to the latest data from the U.S …

Auto Complex to Include Lube Plant

Auto Complex to Include Lube Plant

Automobile distributor Ifad Group was recently allotted 30 acres in a Bangladesh industrial park where it plans to build …

Valvoline Allowed to Oppose Start-up Brand

Valvoline Allowed to Oppose Start-up Brand

A panel of judges within the United States Patent and Trademark Office ruled last week that Valvoline may proceed with a …

Engine Oil Price Hikes Authorized in Iran

Engine Oil Price Hikes Authorized in Iran

Iranian regulators recently authorized a 41% hike in prices for gasoline and diesel automotive engine oils. The country …

India Cuts Palm Oil Import Duty

India Cuts Palm Oil Import Duty

India implemented a temporary cut in the duty charged on palm oil imports, part of an effort to offset a sharp run-up in …

SK Extends Use of Recycled Containers

SK Extends Use of Recycled Containers

SK Lubricants said Wednesday that it has begun making containers from recycled plastics for its top-selling automotive l …

Aerosols Maker Buys Champion Brands

Aerosols Maker Buys Champion Brands

Aerosol manufacturer PLZ Aeroscience has agreed to purchase Champion Brands LLC, an independent producer of automotive a …

Fuchs Extends Carbon Neutrality

Fuchs Extends Carbon Neutrality

Fuchs Petrolub SE said Monday that it has extended the carbon neutrality of its business to cover on-site operations of …