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What’s the Deal with Lubricant Packaging?

What’s the Deal with Lubricant Packaging?

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2022

Supply chain interruptions and other key disruptions have taken a toll on lubricant packaging. Is resolution in sight?

Tribochemistry Begets Sustainability?

Tribochemistry Begets Sustainability?

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2022

Tribochemistry has long been a key science in the lubricant industry. Discover how the discipline is now aiding in the q ...

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Fuchs Forecasts Raw Material Shake-up

Lube Report EMEA - February 1, 2022

The lubricants industry – especially in Europe – will face largescale changes in coming years in the types of raw ma ...

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Infineum Restructures Executive Committee

Lube Report EMEA - February 1, 2022

Infineum announced last week that it is restructuring its executive committee by adding new directors in charge of susta ...

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 ...

Liqui Moly Posts Higher Net Sales

Liqui Moly Posts Higher Net Sales

Lube Report EMEA - January 25, 2022

Net sales for German lubricant and aftermarket additive manufacturer Liqui Moly increased 20% in 2021, boosted by growth ...

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Moresco Specialty Lube Sales Rise

Lube Report Asia - January 21, 2022

Japanese specialty lubricant manufacturer Moresco Corp. reported higher sales of specialty lubricants and slightly highe ...

U.S. Lubricants Buys BP Blending Plant

U.S. Lubricants Buys BP Blending Plant

Lube Report Americas - January 19, 2022

U.S. Lubricants purchased a lube blending facility in Baltimore, Maryland, from BP, the company announced this week. U.S ...

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Equity Firm Buys Lubes Distributor

Lube Report Americas - January 12, 2022

Private equity firm OpenGate Capital has acquired Chemsolv Inc., a Virginia-based regional distributor of commodity and ...

Mixed Results for WD-40

Mixed Results for WD-40

Lube Report Americas - January 12, 2022

WD-40 Co. reported net income of $18.6 million for the quarter ending Nov. 30, a 21% decrease from $23.6 million in the ...

Castor Oil Distributor Acquired

Castor Oil Distributor Acquired

Lube Report Americas - January 12, 2022

Biosynthetic Technologies, a producer of biobased synthetic compounds used in base oils, lubricants and additives, acqui ...

Eastern Feasted on Base Oil Trading

Eastern Feasted on Base Oil Trading

Lube Report Asia - January 7, 2022

Eastern Lubricants Blenders Ltd.’s profit jumped more than ten-fold for its fiscal year ended in mid-2021, thanks to a ...

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ExxonMobil Workers Vote on Union

Lube Report Americas - January 5, 2022

Employees at ExxonMobil’s Beaumont, Texas, refining complex and lubricant manufacturing plant completed an election la ...

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SK Capital Buys Control of Seqens

Lube Report EMEA - January 4, 2022

Investment firm SK Capital has completed its purchase of a controlling stake in Seqens, a French producer of chemicals f ...

The Bounty of Bench Tests

The Bounty of Bench Tests

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2022

The changing landscape for lubricants and greases means that bench tests must also evolve. How are bench tests supportin ...

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 ...

PAOs Offer Electric Performance

PAOs Offer Electric Performance

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2022

The base stocks used to formulate lubricants for electric vehicles are vital to performance. What are the best options?

What Factors Are Swaying EV Adoption in the U.S.?

What Factors Are Swaying EV Adoption in the U.S.?

Lubes'n'Greases - January 1, 2022

The transition to electric vehicles is imminent, but the speed of adoption remains debatable. Explore the factors that m ...