Esters

BASF Expands Esters Plant in China
BASF will almost double the production capacity for its synthetic ester base stocks at its site in Jinshan, China. Photo courtesy / BASF

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 ...

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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 ...