Mergers & Acquisitions

HollyFrontier Buying Red Giant Oil

HollyFrontier Buying Red Giant Oil

Lube Report Americas - July 4, 2018

HollyFrontier Corp. announced yesterday a deal to buy Red Giant Oil Co., an Iowa company that claims to be one of the co ...

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Machine Tools Firm Buys Fluid Supplier

Lube Report Americas - March 24, 2021

Machine tool distributor Concept Machine recently acquired St. Louis, Missouri-based B.C. Macdonald & Co., a cutting ...

Merger Forms Canada-Mexico Rail Network

Merger Forms Canada-Mexico Rail Network

Lube Report Americas - March 24, 2021

Canadian Pacific Railway acquired Kansas City Southern, one of the largest transporters of base oil and lubricants from ...

Lanxess Acquires Chemical Company

Lanxess Acquires Chemical Company

Lube Report Americas - February 24, 2021

Lanxess AG will pay $1 billion to acquire United States-based specialty chemical manufacturer Emerald Kalama Chemical, w ...

Fuchs Picks Up Vietnam Distributor

Fuchs Picks Up Vietnam Distributor

Lube Report Asia - February 12, 2021

Fuchs Group announced this week that it has purchased a controlling stake in the lubricants business of Vietnamese distr ...

Swedish Lube Handling Firm Bought

Swedish Lube Handling Firm Bought

Lube Report EMEA - February 2, 2021

Bergman & Beving’s Tools & Consumables division acquired all shares in fellow Swedish company Germa AB, which develops ...

Gaskets Firm Acquires Synlube Blender

Gaskets Firm Acquires Synlube Blender

Lube Report Americas - January 27, 2021

Cometic Gasket announced yesterday the acquisition of Indiana-based Klotz Synthetic Lubricants, which blends and package ...

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Italmatch Buys Phosphorous Process

Lube Report EMEA - January 26, 2021

Italmatch Chemicals Group acquired Israel Chemicals’ RecoPhos Project Technology, boosting the group’s development o ...

ALS Acquires New Jersey-based Blender

ALS Acquires New Jersey-based Blender

Lube Report Americas - January 20, 2021

Advanced Lubrication Specialties acquired the assets of Newark, New Jersey-based blender American Oil & Supply Inter ...

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SK Capital Invests in Lubes Distributor

Lube Report Americas - January 13, 2021

SK Capital Partners L.P. made a controlling investment in Baltimore, Maryland-based lubricants and specialty chemicals d ...

Idemitsu to Buy Up Toa Shares

Idemitsu to Buy Up Toa Shares

Lube Report Asia - January 8, 2021

Japan’s Idemitsu Kosan Co. will consolidate its lubricant and grease business by buying up stock of Toa Oil Co. to mak ...

Need to Know

Need to Know

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2021

Looking Back and Moving Forward, 2021 Edition Like many years prior, 2020 started off with price increases. Mo ...

Martin Midstream Sells Mega Lubricants

Martin Midstream Sells Mega Lubricants

Lube Report Americas - December 30, 2020

Martin Midstream Partners LP sold assets used in connection with its Mega Lubricants shore- based terminals and marine l ...

Gulf Oil to Buy Singapore Plant

Gulf Oil to Buy Singapore Plant

Lube Report Asia - December 11, 2020

Gulf Oil International announced Tuesday that it has agreed to purchase a Singapore lubricant blending plant from Ocean ...

S&P Global, IHS Markit Merge

S&P Global, IHS Markit Merge

Lube Report Americas - December 2, 2020

S&P Global and IHS Markit have agreed to merge in a deal that will unite two of the world’s biggest financial data ...

Equity Firm Acquires Kano Labs

Equity Firm Acquires Kano Labs

Lube Report Americas - November 25, 2020

A private equity firm acquired Nashville, Tennessee-based Kano Laboratories, which produces branded penetrating oils and ...