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Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2021

Performance without Compromise Esters have become almost synonymous with high-performance formulations used in deman ...

BASF Expands Esters Plant in China

BASF Expands Esters Plant in China

Lube Report Asia - October 16, 2020

BASF said Monday that it will almost double synthetic ester base stocks production capacity at its Jinshan, China, site ...

Russian Firm Expands Fatty Acids Plant

Russian Firm Expands Fatty Acids Plant

Lube Report EMEA - August 23, 2020

Russian specialty chemical producer Vyazemsky Plant for Synthetic Products expanded its capacity to manufacture fatty ac ...

MFG Upgrades Manufacturing Plants

MFG Upgrades Manufacturing Plants

Lube Report Americas - August 28, 2019

MFG Chemical recently announced manufacturing upgrades at its facilities in Dalton, Georgia, that make surfactants, este ...

Europes Esters Production Hotspot

Europes Esters Production Hotspot

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - February 20, 2018

The global lubricant industrys consumption of esters is faster than the overall industry. One market that can slake this ...

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China Pursues Biodegradables

Lubes'n'Greases - August 17, 2016

Chinese engine oil buyers have been developing a taste for green lubes. Now consumers are expanding their palates to inc ...

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Demand Sprouts for Ester Lubes

Lube Report Asia - April 14, 2015

Although global lubricants demand is consistently flat, ester-based lubricants will grow at an average rate of 6 percent ...

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Esters Seize the Day

Lubes'n'Greases - January 31, 2014

Chris Donaghy of Croda shows why these versatile synthetic fluids are gaining favor, and pinpoints the hottest growth op ...

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Croda Grows U.S. Esters Capacity

Lube Report - September 7, 2011

Croda Inc. opened a facility to make esters for lubricants at its Atlas Point manufacturing site in Delaware. The projec ...