Additive Components

Profits Down for HF Sinclair, Quaker

Profits Down for HF Sinclair, Quaker

Lube Report Americas - November 9, 2022

HF Sinclair’s lubricants and specialty product segment reported a $5 million loss from operations in the third quarter ...

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Richful Plans Additives Expansion

Lube Report Asia - October 28, 2022

Richful Lube Additive Co. has proposed investing ¥1 billion (U.S. $138.3 million) to expand its lubricant additive fact ...

Profits, Sales Up for Afton

Profits, Sales Up for Afton

Lube Report Americas - October 26, 2022

Afton Chemical reported 15% higher operating profit and a 12% bump in sales for the quarter ending Sept. 30 as increases ...

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BASF, Hannong Plan Surfactants JV

Lube Report Asia - October 7, 2022

BASF and Hannong Chemicals have tentatively agreed to form a joint venture that would manufacture non-ionic surfactants ...

Kirei Vows to Make Additives for Russia

Kirei Vows to Make Additives for Russia

Lube Report EMEA - October 4, 2022

Kirei Chemical LLC, an Anglo-Russian company headquartered in London, announced it is building a lubricant additive fact ...

An Antioxidant for Next-Generation Engine Oils

An Antioxidant for Next-Generation Engine Oils

Lubes'n'Greases - October 3, 2022

Today’s engine oils must meet increasingly stringent performance standards. Fortunately, a new additive may help to en ...

SI Adds Antioxidant Capacity in India

SI Adds Antioxidant Capacity in India

Lube Report Asia - September 30, 2022

Additives manufacturer SI Group is expanding production capacity at its Rasal, India, factory for antioxidants used in l ...

Afton Lifts Force Majeure

Afton Lifts Force Majeure

Lube Report Americas - September 21, 2022

Afton Chemical lifted its force majeure declaration effective Sept. 8, the company confirmed to Lube Report. In July, Af ...

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Oronite Expands Singapore Plant

Lube Report Asia - September 16, 2022

Chevron Oronite said Thursday that it has completed an expansion of its lubricant additive manufacturing plant in Singap ...

Tennessee Picked for Lithium Hydroxide Plant

Tennessee Picked for Lithium Hydroxide Plant

Lube Report Americas - September 14, 2022

Piedmont Lithium chose Etowah, Tennessee as the site of a 30,000 metric tons per year lithium hydroxide plant, with comp ...

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Russia Shifts to Chinese Additive Imports

Lube Report EMEA - September 13, 2022

The volume of lubricant additives imported into Russia fell more than 70% in March, following the country’s invasion o ...

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Jalos Studies Lube Test Methods

Lube Report Asia - September 9, 2022

Japan Lubricating Oil Society recently reported results of studies that it completed into the accuracy of test methods f ...

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Profits Rise at Vertex, Perimeter Solutions

Lube Report Americas - August 24, 2022

Vertex Energy Inc. reported a 178% increase in gross profit and increased sales for its used motor oil collection and pr ...

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Innov Expands VI Improver Capacity

Lube Report Asia - August 19, 2022

Innov Oil announced completion of an expansion that more than doubles its capacity to produce the company’s X series o ...

Afton Declares Force Majeure

Afton Declares Force Majeure

Lube Report Americas - August 3, 2022

Afton Chemical declared force majeure effective July 26 because flooding at its additives plant in Sauget, Illinois – ...

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OQ Gives Final Approval for Expansion

Lube Report Americas - July 27, 2022

OQ Chemicals said Tuesday it reached a final investment decision to build additional propionic aldehyde capacity as well ...