Industry Associations & Organizations

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VLS Cites Hyperdrive Engine Oil

Lube Report EMEA - June 21, 2020

United Kingdom-based Verification of Lubricant Standards announced last week that it reported an engine oil marketed by ...

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GF-6, SP Hit Market May 1

Lube Report Americas - April 29, 2020

First licensing for ILSAC GF-6A and GF-6B and API SP is scheduled to begin May 1. Despite the Covid-19 pandemic’s impa ...

Blenders Allowed to Remain Open

Blenders Allowed to Remain Open

Lube Report Americas - March 31, 2020

The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association is reaching out to members and governments to inform them that lube ...

Lube Association Forms in Australia

Lube Association Forms in Australia

Lube Report Asia - January 10, 2020

The newly created Australian Lubricant Association plans to set up processes to verify labels and standardization of lub ...

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

The National Lubricating Grease Institute yesterday announced a collaboration with the Center for Quality Assurance to d ...

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ASTM Tackles Tractor Fluid Spec

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

Adding its weight to recent efforts to rid the tractor lubricant market of poor quality products, ASTM International ann ...

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Sequence IVB Rules Approved

Lube Report Americas - July 3, 2019

The API Lubricants Group closed the last key Base Oil Interchange/Viscosity Grade Read-Across task force ballots and ind ...

ILMA Calls for Economy THF Spec

ILMA Calls for Economy THF Spec

Lube Report Americas - May 8, 2019

Amidst efforts to rid the market of 303 tractor hydraulic fluids, the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association ha ...

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GF-6: First Use Now in Sight

Lube Report Americas - April 10, 2019

It has taken over seven years, many test development delays and missed schedules, but the end is finally in sight for IL ...

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Departures Leave Void in Spec Development

Lube Report Americas - April 3, 2019

The recent departures of three veteran leaders has left a shortage of experience among the North American collection of ...

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National Association Proposed for India

Lube Report Asia - February 23, 2018

India, the worlds third-largest finished lubricants market, does not have a nationwide trade group to represent the indu ...

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STLE Welcomes Webster as President

Lubes'n'Greases - July 1, 2015

The aeronautical engineer and ExxonMobil scientist, who also holds a Ph.D. in tribology, sees a rising profile for the p ...

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API Affirms Motor Oil Matters.

Lubes'n'Greases - May 22, 2014

The American Petroleum Institutes new program will educate consumers, license oil distributors and installers, and urge ...

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Industry Calendar

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2014

Oct. 10-13: Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association Annual Meeting, Loews Miami Beach Hotel, Miami, Fla. Author ...

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Turning Tribology into Value

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2014

Coming from a company thats synonymous with bearings, Timkens Peter Drechsler sees lubricants and bearings as inseparabl ...

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Where Theory Meets Practice

Lubes'n'Greases - May 10, 2014

STLE President Dan McCoy sees the group's members finding common ground between advanced technology and basic lubricatio ...

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Prune Packaging Costs.

Lubes'n'Greases - May 8, 2014

Thats the real meaning of PPC, says Ross Quantz, incoming president of the Petroleum Packaging Council.