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Lubes'n'Greases - December 21, 2019

Jack Goodhue gives pointers to those in leadership roles about how to ensure a smooth transition after a merger or acqui ...

Viva Buys Out Liberty Wholesale Business

Viva Buys Out Liberty Wholesale Business

Lube Report Asia - December 13, 2019

Viva Energy, Shells exclusive lubricants distributor in Australia, has completed its purchase of the remaining 50 percen ...

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Lanxess Acquires Brazilian Biocide Maker

Lube Report Americas - December 11, 2019

Lanxess acquired Itibanyl Produtos Especiais Ltda., a leading Brazilian manufacturer of biocides, including some used in ...

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Petrobras to Sell Uruguay Business

Lube Report Americas - December 11, 2019

Brazils Petrobras started the process to sell its distribution company in Uruguay so that it can exit the South American ...

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Fuchs Buys Shares in African Distributors

Lube Report EMEA - December 10, 2019

The Fuchs Group acquired half the shares of three separate African lubricant distributors to strengthen its presence in ...

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Caltex Australia Rejects Takeover Bid

Lube Report Asia - December 6, 2019

Caltex Australia, one of Australias biggest lubricants and grease suppliers, rejected an unsolicited A$8.6 billion (U.S. ...

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Canadian Company Swoops in for Caltex Australia

Lube Report Asia - November 29, 2019

Canadian convenience store operator Alimentation Couche-Tard has made a takeover offer for Caltex Australia, one of Aust ...

Get Spiffy Gets YLL

Get Spiffy Gets YLL

Lube Report Americas - November 20, 2019

Get Spiffy Inc. acquired Your Location Lubrication, adding a high-volume oil change system to its fleet management servi ...

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Fuchs Lands Chemicals Process Management Firm

Lube Report Americas - November 6, 2019

The Fuchs Group acquired Zimmark Inc., a Canadian company offering services in the lubricants and chemicals process mana ...

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Fuchs Acquires American Lube Blender

Lube Report Americas - October 23, 2019

The Fuchs Group acquired American synthetic lubricants blender Nye Lubricants Inc., the companies announced on Monday, e ...

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Master Fluid Acquires Wilhelm Dietz

Lube Report Americas - October 16, 2019

Perrysburg, Ohio-based Master Fluid Solutions announced on Oct. 7 the acquisition of German metalworking fluids manufact ...

Master Fluid Acquires Wilhelm Dietz

Master Fluid Acquires Wilhelm Dietz

Lube Report EMEA - October 15, 2019

Master Fluid Solutions announced on Oct. 7 the acquisition of German metalworking fluids manufacturer Wilhelm Dietz GmbH ...

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Repsol, United Global Form JV

Lube Report Asia - October 4, 2019

Spains Repsol will begin blending lubricants in Southeast Asia through a joint venture with United Global Ltd., after ac ...

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Quaker Houghton to Acquire Norman Hay Divisions

Lube Report EMEA - September 3, 2019

Quaker Houghton announced Aug. 29 that it agreed to acquire the four operating divisions of United Kingdom-based Norman ...

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Distributor Expands into Scandinavian Market

Lube Report EMEA - August 27, 2019

German specialty chemical distributor Biesterfeld Spezialchemie acquired Norwegian lubricant distributor Lindberg & Lund ...

Isla Refinery Takes Next Step In Operator Search

Isla Refinery Takes Next Step In Operator Search

Lube Report Americas - August 21, 2019

Refineria di Korsou - the Curacao government entity that owns the Isla Refinery - issued non-exclusive letters of intent ...

Huntsman Sells Surfactants Business

Huntsman Sells Surfactants Business

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

Indorama Ventures acquired Huntsman Corp.s chemical intermediates and surfactants businesses for $2 billion, the compani ...

Vertex-Tensile JV Boosts Rerefining Plans

Vertex-Tensile JV Boosts Rerefining Plans

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

Tensile Capital Management LLC formed a joint venture with Vertex Energy Inc., agreeing to inject capital that will acce ...