Antioxidants

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BASF Expands Antioxidants Capacity

Lube Report Americas - January 23, 2019

BASF increased lubricant antioxidant capacity at its Puebla, Mexico, site to keep up with growing demand for additives t ...

BASF Adds Antioxidant Supply in China

BASF Adds Antioxidant Supply in China

Lube Report Asia - January 18, 2019

Feiya Chemical Co. has opened a factory in Chinas Jiangsu province to produce lubricant antioxidants on behalf of BASF. ...

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Antioxidants Enjoy U.S. Growth

Lube Report Americas - November 28, 2018

Demand for lubricant antioxidants in the United States is expected to grow 1.5 percent per year to 194.9 million pounds ...

Songwon Enters Lube Antioxidant Market

Songwon Enters Lube Antioxidant Market

Lube Report Asia - May 24, 2016

South Korean specialty chemicals manufacturer Songwon Industrial Co. is expanding its product range of phenolic antioxid ...

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Antioxidants Signal Lubricant Health

LNG Magazine EMEA - April 17, 2015

Many lubricants depend on antioxidants to protect the base oil against severe oxidation and degradation. A method called ...

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Price Hikes in Store for Antioxidants

Lube Report - January 14, 2015

Prices for chemicals used by the lubricants industry continued to rise the past week. This time, the markups affected ph ...

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The Contributions of Additives

Lube Report Asia - December 30, 2014

Formulators use a wide range of chemicals to perform the long list of jobs assigned to lubricant additives. Todays engin ...

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Chemtura Expands Antioxidant Output

Lube Report - October 22, 2014

Chemtura announced it will undertake expansions of its antioxidant capacity at chemical plants in Canada, Italy and Taiw ...

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Small, Hot and Stressed

LNG Magazine - May 27, 2014

Gasoline direct-injection engines, many with turbochargers, will be in over half of new cars by 2020. Are formulators fa ...

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Who Are the Additive Winners (and Losers)?

LNG Magazine - May 22, 2014

A new study sees antioxidants, friction modifiers and PPD racing ahead in this $10 billion market, as antiwear agents an ...

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Building Blocks for Lubes

LNG Magazine - May 22, 2014

While some lubricants need only a single component, such as a rust inhibitor, engine oils demand a complex mix of chemis ...

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Additives Growth Throttles Back

LNG Magazine - May 17, 2014

Global economic woes have deflated the near-term outlook for lube additives, but there are some brighter openings among ...

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Alchemy at Chemtura

LNG Magazine - May 12, 2014

Following its latest reorganization, the petroleum additives and chemical company isemerging as a lubricants powerhouse.

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Albemarle Sells Antioxidants Business

Lube Report - April 23, 2014

SI Group signed a deal to acquire Albemarles antioxidants, ibuprofen and related business and assets, including a lubric ...

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Ethyl Sells Antioxidants Line

Lube Report - November 4, 2009

Ethyl Corp. announced yesterday that it has sold its phenolic antioxidants business to former spinoff Albemarle Corp. T ...

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Crompton Upping Antioxidant Output

Lube Report - May 14, 2008

Crompton Corp. announced that it is expanding capacity to produce alkylated diphenylamine antioxidants at its factory in ...

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Antioxidant Plant Planned for China

Lube Report - June 28, 2006

Ciba Specialty Chemicals announced Friday that it has entered a joint venture with a Chinese chemical maker to build an ...