Automotive Greases

Germany Demand Declines in October

Germany Demand Declines in October

Lube Report EMEA - January 2, 2024

Germany's finished lubricants demand, including process oils, declined 11% in October, as a year-long trend of falling c ...

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 ...

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Grease

Factbook - December 29, 2023

Global production of lubricating grease saw a decrease of nearly 4% from 2021 to 2022, according to the National Lubrica ...

Germany Demand Down Again in September

Germany Demand Down Again in September

Lube Report EMEA - November 28, 2023

Finished lubricants demand in Germany, including process oils, fell 21% in September, continuing a year-long trend of mo ...

Conoil Earnings Down, MRS Oil Up

Conoil Earnings Down, MRS Oil Up

Lube Report EMEA - November 14, 2023

Among Nigerian blenders, Conoil reported a steep decline in gross profit on lower sales for its lubricants segment, whil ...

Hindustan Lube Sales Jump

Hindustan Lube Sales Jump

Lube Report Asia - October 13, 2023

Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd. reported a 15% bump in lubricant sales for the fiscal year ended March 31, boosted by a 2 ...

Germany Lube Demand Slips Again

Germany Lube Demand Slips Again

Lube Report EMEA - October 3, 2023

Germany’s finished lubricants demand, including process oils, declined 13% in June, continuing a year-long trend of mo ...

PSP Conducts Stock Offering

PSP Conducts Stock Offering

Lube Report Asia - September 29, 2023

P.S.P. Specialties Public Co. on Aug. 30 conducted an initial public stock offering – putting up for sale around 25% o ...

Suprotec Plans Grease, Metalworking Fluid Plant

Suprotec Plans Grease, Metalworking Fluid Plant

Lube Report EMEA - September 26, 2023

Russian automotive chemicals producer Suprotec announced plans for a grease and metalworking fluids manufacturing ventur ...

Timken Buys Filtration Products Maker Des-Case

Timken Buys Filtration Products Maker Des-Case

Lube Report Americas - September 13, 2023

The Timken Co. acquired Des-Case Corp., a Nashville, Tennessee-based manufacturer of specialty filtration products for i ...

Profits Fall at Lanka IOC, Chevron Lanka

Profits Fall at Lanka IOC, Chevron Lanka

Lube Report Asia - September 1, 2023

Operating profit for Lanka IOC plummeted 80% for the quarter ended June 30 due to a steep increase in cost of sales, whi ...

Investment Firm Buys Control of Pakelo

Investment Firm Buys Control of Pakelo

Lube Report EMEA - August 22, 2023

An Italian mutual funds investment firm acquired a majority stake in Italian lubricants and greases producer Pakelo Moto ...

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Chinese Blender Commissions Second Plant

Lube Report Asia - July 28, 2023

Chinese lubricant blender Shengbaolu Petrochemical Co., known as Sarlboro, recently completed construction of and commis ...

Retail Sales of Lubes, Greases Jump 17%

Retail Sales of Lubes, Greases Jump 17%

Lube Report Americas - July 19, 2023

Retail sales of greases and lubricants at select United States automotive retail chains rose 17%, and transmission fluid ...

Grease Ouput Up in North America, Globally

Grease Ouput Up in North America, Globally

Lube Report Americas - June 28, 2023

North America’s lubricating grease production jumped up 16% in 2022, signaling a further rebounding from the impacts o ...

Earnings up at Lanka IOC, Chevron Lanka

Earnings up at Lanka IOC, Chevron Lanka

Lube Report Asia - June 23, 2023

Lanka IOC reported a hefty jump in operating profit for its fiscal year ending March 31, boosted by commissioning Sri La ...

France Market Continues Downward Trend

France Market Continues Downward Trend

Lube Report EMEA - June 20, 2023

Finished lubricant demand in France dropped in April to its lowest point since last August, continuing a 10-month streak ...