Antioxidants

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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 ...

Chemical Supplier Buying Control of Kangtai

Chemical Supplier Buying Control of Kangtai

Lube Report Asia - December 25, 2020

Rianlon Corp., a Tianjin, China-based chemical company, will buy over 90% of the shares in Kangtai Lubricant Additives C ...

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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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Jiangsu Sinorgchem Buys Antioxidant Plants

Lube Report - May 11, 2016

As part of a three-way deal that also involved Singapore chemicals supplier DyStar, Jiangsu Sinorgchem Technology Co. ag ...

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Antioxidants Signal Lubricant Health

Lubes'n'Greases 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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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

Lubes'n'Greases - 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)?

Lubes'n'Greases - 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

Lubes'n'Greases - 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

Lubes'n'Greases - 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

Lubes'n'Greases - 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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Degussa Sheds Antioxidants Business

Lube Report - February 7, 2007

Specialty chemicals maker Degussa GmbH of Dusseldorf, Germany, announced it will sell its antioxidant activities to a su ...