Additive Components

Reseachers Plug Nano-copper Particles
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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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

Aluminum is Auto Industry’s ‘Blind Spot’, says Rights Group

Aluminum is Auto Industry’s ‘Blind Spot’, says Rights Group

Sustainability InSite - August 24, 2021

A new report by Human Rights Watch urges carmakers to do more to reduce impacts on communities and the environment from ...

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 ...

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 ...