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Silicone Lube Demand to Hit $250M

Lube Report - August 11, 2010

U.S. demand for silicones in lubricant and grease applications will rise over 5 percent per year through 2014 to $250 mi ...

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Dow Puts More Eggs in PAG Basket

Lube Report - May 16, 2007

The world’s largest producer of polyalkylene glycol (PAG) is getting even larger: Dow Chemical is adding capacity ...

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Slower Growth Forecast for PAO Lubes

Lube Report - April 17, 2002

After 18 months of weak demand and dismal pricing in many segments, the market for alphaolefins is beginning to pick up, ...

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Akzo Plans Phosphate Esters Expansion

Lube Report - February 13, 2002

Despite what it described as a lull in demand, Akzo Nobel announced that it will expand its phosphate ester lubricant ad ...