Aluminum

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A Thinning Slate of Thickeners?

Lubes'n'Greases - May 27, 2014

As greasemakers eye the next round of EU chemical registrations, some may need to weed out specialty products that dont ...

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Grease – Filling the Void

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 1, 2014

A lack of basic grease knowledge can compromise equipment reliability. So, its good to review the basics to fill the kno ...

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Synthetic Specialists

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 28, 2014

Demand is growing for synthetic greases. Wilfried Bartz says these products have impressive strengths - and some weaknes ...

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Fuchs Grease Plants Progress

Lube Report - August 21, 2013

Fuchs new factory in Chicago will produce 29 different specialty greases, and its new plant near Johannesburg, South Afr ...

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Gulf to Produce Lubes, Greases in UAE

Lube Report - March 27, 2013

Gulf Oil will begin producing greases and lubricants at its Ras Al-Khaimah plant in the United Arab Emirates tomorrow. T ...

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Record Year for Grease Output

Lube Report - June 20, 2012

The worlds lubricating grease manufacturers created nearly 2.4 billion pounds of the stuff during 2011, a record-high vo ...

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Pars Expands Grease Output

Lube Report - May 2, 2012

Irans Pars Oil is preparing to open a second grease plant at its refinery near Tehran. Officials said the new plant, whi ...

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Thickeners Get Ready for REACH

Lube Report - May 18, 2011

PARIS – Following a major reorganization, the European REACH Grease Thickeners Consortium is on target to submit i ...

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Downturn in Grease Echoed Economy’s

Lube Report - January 12, 2011

After shrinking almost 10 percent in 2009, how did global lubricating grease production fare in 2010? That’s what ...

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Grease Production Slips in 08

Lube Report - July 8, 2009

Total reported grease production worldwide reached 2.25 billion pounds (1 billion kilograms) in 2008, and was 2.3 billio ...

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China’s Grease Production Booms

Lube Report - July 4, 2007

Grease production in China saw a dramatic 71.5 percent increase from 2005 to 2006, according to NLGIs latest grease prod ...

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Great Gobs of Grease!

Lube Report - July 26, 2006

Reported worldwide grease production in 2005 topped 1.9 billion pounds (862 million kilograms), up 1.5 percent from 2004 ...

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Grease Sees Healthy Growth

Lube Report - July 27, 2005

Total reported grease production worldwide topped 1.8 billion pounds (822 million kilograms) in 2004,versus 1.69 billion ...

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Volumes Down, Profits Up in U.K. Grease Market?

Lube Report - May 25, 2005

EDINBURGH, Scotland- While the United Kingdoms grease market has shriveled and the major oil companies have stopped maki ...

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Prista Expands Grease Plant

Lube Report - November 24, 2004

Bulgarian lubricants maker Prista Oil significantly expanded grease production at its plant near the nations capital, th ...

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No Growth for Grease

Lube Report - August 13, 2003

Total reported worldwide grease production was 1.61 billion pounds (726 million kilograms) in 2002, unchanged from 2001, ...

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Former Rhodia Unit Sold Again

Lube Report - October 16, 2002

OM Group Inc. has sold its aluminum complex grease thickening business and related activities, 10 months after acquiring ...

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Global Grease Production Drops

Lube Report - August 28, 2002

Global grease production fell nearly 6 percent from 2000 to 2001, totaling just over 1.5 billion pounds last year, accor ...