Finished Lubricants

Steep Drop in Profits for Ardova

Steep Drop in Profits for Ardova

Lube Report EMEA - December 6, 2022

Nigerian blender and distributor Ardova Plc reported an 83% drop in net profit and a 10% increase in sales revenue for i ...

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Lube Report EMEA - November 17, 2020

Custom Content – Within the space of just three years, Valvoline Europe has significantly grown its industrial lubrica ...

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Valvoline Geared Up for Grease Expansion

Lube Report EMEA - October 6, 2020

Custom Content – Valvoline, one of the world’s leading lubricant and automotive suppliers, has made a frictionless m ...

E-commerce Said to Offer Opportunities

E-commerce Said to Offer Opportunities

Lube Report EMEA - December 6, 2022

E-commerce channel is evolving into an important growth channel that can help lubricant companies increase visibility an ...

Axel Predicts Lithium Greases Will Wane

Axel Predicts Lithium Greases Will Wane

Lube Report EMEA - December 6, 2022

Lithium could lose its spot as a most common thickener for automotive and industrial greases in the coming years because ...

Castrol India Steps Further into Services

Castrol India Steps Further into Services

Lube Report Asia - December 2, 2022

Castrol India Ltd. announced on Nov. 25 an investment of up to Rs 487.5 crore (Rs 4.9 billion or U.S. $60 million) in ki ...

Hi-Tech Lubricants Posts Net Loss

Hi-Tech Lubricants Posts Net Loss

Lube Report Asia - December 2, 2022

Hi-Tech Lubricants Ltd. reported a steep net loss and a 27% decrease in lubricant sales for the quarter ended Sept. 30, ...

Japan Demand Jumped in October

Japan Demand Jumped in October

Lube Report Asia - December 2, 2022

Japan’s consumption of finished lubricants jumped 30% and production rose 15% in October, while lubricant imports fell ...

Sustaining Engine Oil Approval Systems

Sustaining Engine Oil Approval Systems

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2022

With electric cars becoming the focus for most vehicle manufacturers, can the lubricants industry continue to sustain th ...

Energy-Efficient Lubes Lower Costs

Energy-Efficient Lubes Lower Costs

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2022

Hydraulic equipment has evolved significantly in recent years. Lubrizol weighs in on how hydraulic fluid formulations mu ...

The Impact of Weather and New Technology on Vehicle Maintenance

The Impact of Weather and New Technology on Vehicle Maintenance

Lubes'n'Greases - December 1, 2022

Weather can do a lot of damage to cars. How can lubricants help to manage the mischief?

U.S. Leads North America’s Rebound

U.S. Leads North America’s Rebound

Lube Report Americas - November 30, 2022

North American lubricant demand in 2021 almost recovered to pre-pandemic levels, driven by strong growth in the United S ...

S&P Forecasts Flat Demand to 2050

S&P Forecasts Flat Demand to 2050

Lube Report EMEA - November 29, 2022

The global lubricants market will stagnate through 2050, with sluggish demand for transportation lubricants estimated to ...

Profits Drop for Nigeria’s Conoil

Profits Drop for Nigeria’s Conoil

Lube Report EMEA - November 29, 2022

Nigerian lubricants blender and marketer Conoil reported a 38% drop in gross profit and flat sales revenue for the quart ...

Making EVs Provides Lube Opportunities

Making EVs Provides Lube Opportunities

Lube Report Americas - November 23, 2022

Although the shift to manufacturing of electric vehicles will bring a decline in industrial lubricants consumption, it w ...

France Lube Demand Flat in September

France Lube Demand Flat in September

Lube Report EMEA - November 22, 2022

France’s lubricant consumption was flat at 44.4 million tons in September, nearly unchanged from the same month last y ...

Kline: EVs Will Dent Group III, Too

Kline: EVs Will Dent Group III, Too

Lube Report EMEA - November 22, 2022

The shift to electric vehicles will make a significant dent in global passenger car motor oil demand within 20 years, at ...