Additives

Ammonia-powered Marine Engines Bring New Challenges for Lube Blenders

Ammonia-powered Marine Engines Bring New Challenges for Lube Blenders

Lubes'n'Greases - September 1, 2021

Among the many zero- or low-carbon fuels being considered by engine manufacturers to address the International Maritime ...

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Huntsman Boosts Amines Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - August 31, 2021

Huntsman Corp.’s Performance Products division will expand its manufacturing facility in Petfurdo, Hungary, to meet gr ...

Additives Sales Rose Again in July

Additives Sales Rose Again in July

Lube Report Americas - August 25, 2021

Lubricant additive sales volumes in the United States were up slightly in July, compared to June, and much higher than i ...

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New ATC Chief Focuses on Sustainability

Lube Report EMEA - August 24, 2021

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

Lanxess to Boost EP Additives Capacity

Lanxess to Boost EP Additives Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - August 17, 2021

In response to growing demand, Lanxess is expanding production capacity for light-color sulfur carriers – extreme pres ...

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Pilot To Make More Sulfonates

Lube Report Americas - August 4, 2021

Pilot Chemical Co. will expand production of sulfonates, including a range of products that can be used in lubricants as ...

Profits Rebound at Afton, Quaker Chem

Profits Rebound at Afton, Quaker Chem

Lube Report Americas - August 4, 2021

Afton Chemical, Quaker Chemical, and HollyFrontier’s lubricants and specialty products segment all reported increased ...

U.S. Lube Additive Volumes Dipped

U.S. Lube Additive Volumes Dipped

Lube Report Americas - July 28, 2021

Lubricant additive sales volumes in the United States took a slight downturn in June, although volumes for the first hal ...

Axel Invests in Three U.S. Grease Plants

Axel Invests in Three U.S. Grease Plants

Lube Report Americas - July 21, 2021

Axel Christiernsson Group announced on July 15 that it is proceeding with an additional expansion and improvement plan a ...

Lube Additive Sales Rebounded in May

Lube Additive Sales Rebounded in May

Lube Report Americas - July 14, 2021

Lubricant additive sales volumes in the United States rebounded in May after retreating the previous month, according to ...

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Rouen Fire Puts Focus on Industrial Sites

Lube Report EMEA - July 6, 2021

France’s Ministry of Ecology last week implemented a system giving increased regulatory scrutiny to industrial sites t ...

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Accident Said to Cause Chemtool Fire

Lube Report Americas - June 30, 2021

Local firefighting officials said last week that a June 14 blaze that heavily damaged a Chemtool grease plant in Rockton ...

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Residents File Suits Over Chemtool Fire

Lube Report Americas - June 23, 2021

Lubrizol and its Chemtool subsidiary face lawsuits from residents alleging major impacts on their properties from the de ...

European Grease Output Fell in 2020

European Grease Output Fell in 2020

Lube Report EMEA - June 22, 2021

Lubricating grease production in Europe fell 7% in 2020, according to the latest survey by the United States-based Natio ...

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Fire Strikes Infineum Plant

Lube Report EMEA - June 22, 2021

A fire occurred June 17 at Infineum’s lubricant additives manufacturing plant in Cologne, Germany. No one was injured, ...

Lithium Greases Rebound in China, India

Lithium Greases Rebound in China, India

Lube Report Asia - June 18, 2021

Lithium greases made a small comeback in 2020 in Asia’s two largest grease markets, according to the latest survey by ...