Industry Associations & Organizations

Food-Grade for Thought?

Food-Grade for Thought?

July 20, 2023

The term food-grade lubricant has been generally accepted by the lubricants industry for some time, but perhaps it is no ...

Upholding Lubricant Standards

Upholding Lubricant Standards

June 14, 2023

One United Kingdom-based organization is doing its part to ensure that lubricant standards are met or exceeded.

Outlook for Grease Working Groups

Outlook for Grease Working Groups

January 3, 2023

NLGI and ELGI’s grease working groups stay busy. What are some of the latest and most pressing things on their to-do l ...

Evans: STLE Helps Industry Meet Challenges

Evans: STLE Helps Industry Meet Challenges

May 18, 2022

The new president of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers said such professional organizations can play ...

Accounting for Sustainability

Accounting for Sustainability

May 2, 2022

The American Petroleum Institute’s newly formed sustainability task force is working to create a recommended practice ...

ILMA Helps Members Cope with COVID

ILMA Helps Members Cope with COVID

January 26, 2022

Lube Report speaks to Mike Damiani, president of the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association about goals for the ...

Are Additives Keeping Up?

Are Additives Keeping Up?

January 1, 2022

As the lubricants industry enters a transformative period, no segment of the industry is spared. Discover how European a ...

Spotlight on Food-grade Lubricants

Spotlight on Food-grade Lubricants

July 3, 2021

Regulations Ramp Up for Food-grade Lubes COVID-19 may have caused widespread disruption this past year, affectin ...

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VLS Cites Hyperdrive Engine Oil

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

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

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

January 10, 2020

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

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ASTM Tackles Tractor Fluid Spec

August 14, 2019

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

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

August 14, 2019

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

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Sequence IVB Rules Approved

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

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

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 ...