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Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2021

How About Another Engine Test? As you all know, I think we may overdo the engine test requirements for engine oils. I ...

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Lube Report EMEA - November 17, 2020

Custom Content – Within the space of just three years, Valvoline Europe has significantly grown its industrial lubrica ...

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Lube Report EMEA - October 6, 2020

Custom Content – Valvoline, one of the world’s leading lubricant and automotive suppliers, has made a frictionless m ...

The Road to Standardization

The Road to Standardization

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2021

Quantifying Tackiness and Adhesion in Greases Standardization of test methods in the lubricants industry is neither a ...

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Alfa Chem Expands Blending Plant

Lube Report EMEA - November 30, 2021

Russian lubricant marketer Alfa Chem Group is expanding the capacity of its synthetic motor oil production line by 2,500 ...

France Sales Fell in September

France Sales Fell in September

Lube Report EMEA - November 23, 2021

France’s lubricant demand dropped more than 10% in September, compared to the same month in 2020, but was up sequentia ...

Profits Up for MJL, Down for Tide Water

Profits Up for MJL, Down for Tide Water

Lube Report Asia - November 19, 2021

Tide Water Oil Co. and base oils and lubricants trader Maximus International both reported drops in profits for the quar ...

EVs Also Threaten Industrial Lubes

EVs Also Threaten Industrial Lubes

Lube Report Americas - November 17, 2021

Although the transition to electric vehicles will gradually cut the automotive industry’s need for industrial lubrican ...

Russian Lubes Slog Toward Recovery

Russian Lubes Slog Toward Recovery

Lube Report EMEA - November 16, 2021

Russian finished lubricant production has been sluggish and stood at about 1 million tons in the first eight months of 2 ...

Profit, Revenue Jump at Ardova

Profit, Revenue Jump at Ardova

Lube Report EMEA - November 16, 2021

The lubricants and greases segment of Nigerian blender and distributor Ardova Plc posted an increase in net profit and a ...

Calumet Posts Earnings Turnaround

Calumet Posts Earnings Turnaround

Lube Report Americas - November 10, 2021

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported much improved earnings for the quarter ending Sept. 30, showing signs ...

EVs Forecast to Cut Engine Oil Demand

EVs Forecast to Cut Engine Oil Demand

Lube Report EMEA - November 9, 2021

With numbers still ramping up rapidly from such a small base, forecasting global electric vehicle sales far into the fut ...

Bridging the Disconnect Between Factory Fill and Fleet Choice

Bridging the Disconnect Between Factory Fill and Fleet Choice

Lubes'n'Greases - November 1, 2021

Awareness of the advantages of low-viscosity heavy-duty engine oils can help to narrow the gap between what fleet owners ...

Can 0W-20 Oils Protect Heavy-duty Diesel Engines?

Can 0W-20 Oils Protect Heavy-duty Diesel Engines?

Lubes'n'Greases - November 1, 2021

As emissions limits and fuel economy targets become more stringent in markets around the globe, there has been an increa ...

France August Lube Sales Rise

France August Lube Sales Rise

Lube Report EMEA - October 19, 2021

Lubricant demand in France showed a moderate year-over-year increase in August, but several lubricant segments posted th ...

Valvoline to Separate Segments

Valvoline to Separate Segments

Lube Report Americas - October 13, 2021

Valvoline is further restructuring its business model, announcing this week it will separate its two business segments, ...

Total: EVs Require New Lubes, Fluids

Total: EVs Require New Lubes, Fluids

Lube Report EMEA - October 12, 2021

Multipurpose fluids play a key role for electric vehicle motors as evolving technologies raise cooling and lubrication p ...