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Evonik to Shed Performance Materials

Lube Report EMEA - May 17, 2022

Evonik announced last week that it will exit its Performance Materials business unit, which supplies some intermediate c ...

Teflon Recycler Copes with PFAS Spill

Teflon Recycler Copes with PFAS Spill

Lube Report Americas - May 11, 2022

A Kentucky town is still dealing with the fallout over a spill of “forever chemicals” three years after it was first ...

Afton Earnings Fell in First Quarter

Afton Earnings Fell in First Quarter

Lube Report Americas - May 4, 2022

Afton Chemical parent company NewMarket Corp. reported an 8% drop in operating profit for its petroleum additives busine ...

Order: Chemtool to Pay for Cleanup

Order: Chemtool to Pay for Cleanup

Lube Report Americas - April 27, 2022

An Illinois judge on Monday approved an order holding Lubrizol’s Chemtool Inc. responsible for cleaning up the site of ...

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BASF-YPC Boosting Ethanolamine Output

Lube Report Asia - April 22, 2022

An expansion of the Nanjing, China, petrochemical joint venture between BASF and Sinopec will bring the site’s capacit ...

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Mexico Nationalizes Lithium Industry

Lube Report Americas - April 20, 2022

Mexico’s government nationalized the country’s nascent lithium industry this week as legislators approved President ...

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From Other Editions of Lube Report

Lube Report Asia - April 15, 2022

Earnings Jump for Richful, Lopal

Earnings Jump for Richful, Lopal

Lube Report Asia - April 15, 2022

Chinese companies Jiangsu Lopal Tech Co. and Richful Lube Additive Co. each reported increases in profits for the fourth ...

Polymer Additives Ease Bright Stock Woes for Lubricating Greases

Polymer Additives Ease Bright Stock Woes for Lubricating Greases

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

Bright stock supply is tight. Fortunately, OCP and PIB can be used to replace the scarce base stock in grease applicatio ...

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From Other Editions of Lube Report

Lube Report Asia - April 1, 2022

Mixed Year for Perimeter Solutions

Mixed Year for Perimeter Solutions

Lube Report Americas - March 30, 2022

Perimeter Solutions SA’s oil additives business reported lower earnings and sales for the fourth quarter and lower ear ...

Solvay Considers Splitting Business

Solvay Considers Splitting Business

Lube Report EMEA - March 22, 2022

Brussels, Belgium-based Solvay announced last week it was reviewing plans to separate the company into two independent p ...

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Lubrizol Names Interim CEO

Lube Report Americas - March 16, 2022

Lubrizol announced last week that it appointed board of directors Chairwoman Mary Rhinehart to the additional posts of p ...

BASF Adds Alkylethanolamines Plant

BASF Adds Alkylethanolamines Plant

Lube Report EMEA - March 8, 2022

BASF will build a new world-scale production plant for alkylethanolamines at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium, with ...

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Mitsubishi Aims to Make MMAs from Plants

Lube Report Asia - February 25, 2022

Mitsubishi Chemical Corp. said it has begun designing a pilot factory that will use materials from plants to make what i ...

Profits Fall at Afton, Mixed for Valvoline

Profits Fall at Afton, Mixed for Valvoline

Lube Report Americas - February 9, 2022

Afton Chemical posted decreased operating profit for the fourth quarter and full year 2021 along with increased sales, w ...

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Fuchs Forecasts Raw Material Shake-up

Lube Report EMEA - February 1, 2022

The lubricants industry – especially in Europe – will face largescale changes in coming years in the types of raw ma ...