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Grease Output Up in Japan, Southeast Asia
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Grease Output Up in Japan, Southeast Asia

Lube Report Asia - June 24, 2022

Global grease production increased 8% in 2021, according to the latest survey by the National Lubricating Grease Institu ...

North America’s Grease Production Rebounds

North America’s Grease Production Rebounds

Lube Report Americas - June 22, 2022

Lubricating grease production in North America rose 9% in 2021, according to the National Lubricating Grease Institute ...

Albemarle Ramps Up Lithium Output

Albemarle Ramps Up Lithium Output

Lube Report Americas - June 15, 2022

Albemarle Corp. opened an additional plant Monday at its lithium production site in Antofagasta, Chile, part of a strate ...

A Brief History of Dispersants and Future Needs

A Brief History of Dispersants and Future Needs

Lubes'n'Greases - June 6, 2022

Why are dispersants so important? How have they evolved over time? Will they continue to be a major formulation componen ...

Measuring the Homogeneity of Lubricating Greases

Measuring the Homogeneity of Lubricating Greases

Lubes'n'Greases - June 6, 2022

A research institute has developed two real-time methods for measuring the homogeneity of lubricating greases. What do t ...

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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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Lube Report Asia - April 15, 2022

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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 ...

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 ...

Reseachers Plug Nano-copper Particles

Reseachers Plug Nano-copper Particles

Lube Report Asia - January 7, 2022

Researchers at two China universities said recently that nano-copper particles show early promise to become part of a ne ...

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Richful Plans More Additive Capacity

Lube Report Asia - December 31, 2021

Already in the midst of building its second factory, Richful Lube Additive Co. last week unveiled plans to expand its ex ...

Infineum: More Demanding Hybrid and EV Designs Justify Bespoke E-fluids

Infineum: More Demanding Hybrid and EV Designs Justify Bespoke E-fluids

Electric Vehicles InSite - December 3, 2021

The global fleet of hybrids could grow faster than battery electric vehicles as industry experts forecast that powertrai ...

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 ...