Additive Packages

Spotlight on Grease

Spotlight on Grease

LNG Magazine - June 2, 2020

The grease industry has been under pressure to develop formulations that keep pace with the increased performance and ef ...



LNG Magazine - January 21, 2020

The looming introduction of one of the most complex specifications to date is top of mind for formulators. Two companies ...


The Sticky Problem of Viscous Additives

LNG Magazine EMEA - November 17, 2019

Almost the entire lubricant industry is moving toward lower viscosity fluids. But in some additive package components, m ...

A New Wave of ATFs

A New Wave of ATFs

PEV - August 28, 2019

Fluid makers can no longer use existing automatic transmission fluid formulations in hybrids. But new products are being ...


Predicting the Future of Additive Package Components

LNG Magazine EMEA - May 20, 2019

Additive companies play a key role in the drive for improved fuel economy and emissions targets, which are in turn deter ...


UK Additives Firm Opens Plant

Lube Report EMEA - July 24, 2018

Lubricant additives supplier SBZ Corp. opened a manufacturing facility and laboratory in Wickford, United Kingdom, to ac ...

Chevron Oronite Doubles Carboxylate Capacity

Chevron Oronite Doubles Carboxylate Capacity

Lube Report Asia - November 7, 2017

Chevron Oronite completed an expansion of its additives plant in Singapore that doubles its global carboxylate-based det ...


Tractors, Cars and Engines: Oronite Gets Focused for the Future

LNG Magazine - July 21, 2017

With a century of operations under its belt, Chevron Oronite anticipates a new spurt of growth from automotive, off-high ...


Lubricating the Energy Boom

LNG Magazine - April 18, 2017

Natural gas is fueling ever more of the worlds increasing energy demands. Stationary engines havent escaped this trend, ...


Safer Marine Lubricants

LNG Magazine EMEA - January 20, 2017

An important chemical used to synthesize detergents for marine diesel cylinder oils has been classified as a reprotoxin. ...


The Many Moving Parts of Industrial Gear Oil Specs

LNG Magazine EMEA - September 17, 2015

Industrial gear oils must meet the requirements of lingering legacy specifications as well as a number of new standards ...


Oronite to Make Carboxylates in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - January 13, 2015

Chevron Oronite announced yesterday that it will install carboxylate capacity at its lubricant additive plant in Singapo ...


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 ...


Oronite Expands in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - July 22, 2014

Chevron Oronite announced last week the completion of a major expansion at its lubricant additive plant in Singapore. Th ...


China’s Additives Makers Target Exports

LNG Magazine - June 2, 2014

Seeing an open door to the world's lubricant markets, these young additive companies are eager to expand their reach bey ...


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 ...


Inside the Additive Toolkit

LNG Magazine - May 10, 2014

Theyre about 20 percent of whats in engine oils, and 15 percent or less of industrial lubes. What do additives do - and ...