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Condat Gets Top Marks from EcoVadis
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Condat Gets Top Marks from EcoVadis

Sustainability InSite - December 1, 2021

Industrial lubrication company Condat reached platinum level on the Ecovadis corporate social responsibility platform, p ...

Pumping Up Performance

Pumping Up Performance

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2021

Performance Polymers Can Help to Augment Hydraulic Fluid Performance. The world is constantly moving in the dire ...

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Troy to Merge with Arxada

Lube Report Americas - November 10, 2021

Metalworking fluid biocides producer Troy and Arxada, a lubricants and biocides manufacturer, will merge their businesse ...

Swiss Arxada to Merge with Troy

Swiss Arxada to Merge with Troy

Lube Report EMEA - November 9, 2021

Lubricants and biocides manufacturer Arxada and Troy, a producer of metalworking fluid biocides, will merge their busine ...

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Indian Oil to Make Maleic Anhydride

Lube Report Asia - November 5, 2021

Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. said this week that it will build a large maleic anhydride plant at its oil refinery in Panipat, I ...

Profits Down for Afton, Sales up for HCC

Profits Down for Afton, Sales up for HCC

Lube Report Americas - October 27, 2021

Afton Chemical reported a lower operating profit despite increased sales – citing such factors as rising costs for raw ...

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Japan Flags Two Chemicals

Lube Report Asia - October 22, 2021

The Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare issued a report last month flagging concerns about seven chemicals, i ...

BASF-Petronas Boosts 2-EHA Output

BASF-Petronas Boosts 2-EHA Output

Lube Report Asia - October 15, 2021

A Malaysian joint venture between BASF and Petronas will double its capacity to make 2-ethylhexanoic acid due to growing ...

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Lanxess Unveils Antioxidant Expansion

Lube Report Asia - October 15, 2021

Lanxess said this week that it will expand its output of aminic antioxidants for lubricants at a chemical factory in Tai ...

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Verdant Acquires Surfactants Maker

Lube Report Americas - October 6, 2021

Chemicals producer Verdant Specialty Solutions acquired fellow producer Baze Chemical this week, further expanding its s ...

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Base Oil Report: Pricing

Lubes'n'Greases - October 4, 2021

In the Eye of the Storm One of the unrelenting concerns for base oil market participants over the past several months ...

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Albemarle Buys China Lithium Company

Lube Report Asia - October 1, 2021

Specialty chemical supplier Albemarle Corp. announced yesterday that it has agreed to purchase Guangxi Tianyuan New Ener ...

Rianlon Gets Nod for Kangtai Acquisition

Rianlon Gets Nod for Kangtai Acquisition

Lube Report Asia - September 24, 2021

Cosmetics chemical supplier Rianlon obtained an okay from the Shenzhen Stock Exchange this week for its proposed acquisi ...

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Dorf Ketal, TriBonds Form Saudi JV

Lube Report EMEA - September 21, 2021

Dorf Ketal Chemicals and TriBonds Chemical Co. announced today the formation of a joint venture that will manufacture lu ...

Tall Oil Demand Said to be Rising

Tall Oil Demand Said to be Rising

Lube Report Americas - September 1, 2021

Rising electric vehicle sales and global carbon-neutrality initiatives are helping drive demand for use of tall oil fatt ...

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 ...