Industry Associations & Organizations

Evans: STLE Helps Industry Meet Challenges
Ryan Evans from The Timken Company has been elected the 2022-2023 president of the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers. Photo courtesy of STLE

Evans: STLE Helps Industry Meet Challenges

Lube Report Americas - 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

Lubes'n'Greases - 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

Lube Report Americas - 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?

Lubes'n'Greases - 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

Lubes'n'Greases - 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

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 ...