Will Beverina

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Steelmaker Enters Graphene Business

Steelmaker Enters Graphene Business

Gerdau, Brazil’s largest steel producer, has launched a new company, Gerdau Graphene, to develop products, including l …

Base Oil Report: Trends

Base Oil Report: Trends

Base Oils Get Moving   

By train, boat or automobile, North American base oil makers need to ship their pr …

Kansas City Southern Receives New Bid

Kansas City Southern Receives New Bid

Canadian National Railway offered to buy Kansas City Southern railway for $33.7 billion last week, exceeding the $29 bil …

Researchers Tout New Nanomaterial

Researchers Tout New Nanomaterial

Researchers at an Austrian university have found lubricating properties in a two-dimensional nanomaterial, mXene, they a …

Indian Lube Demand Projected to Grow

Indian Lube Demand Projected to Grow

Lubricant demand in India is expected to grow by almost 3% per year through 2024, making it one of the fastest growing m …

Profits, Sales Up for WD-40

Profits, Sales Up for WD-40

WD-40 Co. posted net income of $17.2 million for the quarter ending Feb. 28, up 20 percent from the same period last yea …

Meridian Buys Malaysian Lube Producer

Meridian Buys Malaysian Lube Producer

Meridian Adhesives Group acquired Pacific Adhesive Systems, a Malaysia-based corporation with lubricant and grease opera …

Fuchs Opens Polyurea Grease Plant

Fuchs Opens Polyurea Grease Plant

Fuchs Petrolub SE opened a polyurea lubricating grease factory at its Kaiserslautern, Germany, site, the company announc …

Merger Forms Canada-Mexico Rail Network

Merger Forms Canada-Mexico Rail Network

Canadian Pacific Railway acquired Kansas City Southern, one of the largest transporters of base oil and lubricants from …

Cosan’s Lube Income and Sales Decline

Cosan’s Lube Income and Sales Decline

Moove – Cosan’s lubricants production and distribution arm – reported lower net income, revenue and sales volumes …

Isla Talks Stalled by Covid-19

Isla Talks Stalled by Covid-19

The Covid-19 pandemic has delayed negotiations toward a final agreement for the Klesch Group to become operator of Curac …

Lube-Tech Opens Distribution Center

Lube-Tech Opens Distribution Center

Lube-Tech opened a new distribution center this week in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, with capacity to store up to 350,000 gallo …

U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Nynas

U.S. Lifts Sanctions on Nynas

Nynas AB announced May 12 that Petroleos de Venezuela S.A. sold a 35 percent stake in the company and that the United St …

Q1 Profits, Sales Up for Afton

Q1 Profits, Sales Up for Afton

Afton Chemical posted increases in both operating profit and sales for the quarter ending March 31, compared to a year e …

GP Global Acquires Nigerian Blender

GP Global Acquires Nigerian Blender

GP Global acquired the lubricants assets of Lagos, Nigeria-based Grand Petroleum. A GP Global executive told Lube Report …

Tractor Fluid Settlement Agreed Upon

Tractor Fluid Settlement Agreed Upon

A Federal District Court judge in Missouri granted preliminary approval to a class action settlement providing reimburse …

Nynas Reorganization Extension Approved

Nynas Reorganization Extension Approved

A Swedish court approved an extension to Nynas AB’s reorganization last week, giving the company additional time to st …

Nynas Clears Reorganization Hurdle

Nynas Clears Reorganization Hurdle

Nynas AB cleared a significant hurdle in its reorganization efforts last week after the United States Office of Foreign …