Automotive Greases

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Sustainable Grease Starts With The Process

Lubes'n'Greases - August 19, 2019

Grease can contribute to energy efficiency in applications, but the grease-making process itself can also help cut down ...

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

The National Lubricating Grease Institute yesterday announced a collaboration with the Center for Quality Assurance to d ...

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Publishers Letter

Lubes'n'Greases - June 24, 2019

The amount of grease the world is making each year may be stagnant, but production is, in fact, changing, Chuck Coe told ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON GREASE

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2019

Grease performance and production techniques continue to advance. Two companies present their latest grease innovations.

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Aluminum Complex Grease Has Growth Potential in India

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - March 18, 2019

Electric vehicle battery makers domination of global lithium supplies leaves Indian grease makers vulnerable to shortage ...

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ASTM Adopts Biobased Grease Test

Lube Report EMEA - February 19, 2019

ASTM International approved as a standard a new small scale oxidation test that provides more accurate results for bioba ...

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Hill Corp. Opened Base Oil Rerefinery

Lube Report EMEA - February 5, 2019

Hill Corp. recently finished building a used oil rerefinery and a small grease unit at its lubricant blending plant in S ...

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Spotlight on Grease

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2018

Modern grease formulation is a balancing act of performance, service life and energy efficiency. Two companies give insi ...

Grease Research Earns NLGI Grant

Grease Research Earns NLGI Grant

Lube Report Americas - January 10, 2018

A scientific investigation into the mysteries of lubricating grease degradation and entropy has been awarded the NLGI Re ...

Coolants Plus Acquires Scot

Coolants Plus Acquires Scot

Lube Report Americas - January 10, 2018

Coolants Plus, the marketer of Starfire brand lubricants, announced last week that it had purchased Scot Lubricants Inc. ...

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Grease Consistency: A Stiff Challenge

Lubes'n'Greases - October 24, 2017

For almost a century, the cone penetrometer has taken the measure of grease stiffness. Its easy, cheap, fast--and wildly ...

Grease Output Edged Up in 2016

Grease Output Edged Up in 2016

Lube Report - June 14, 2017

OLYMPIC VALLEY, California – Global production of lubricating greases reached 2.57 billion pounds in 2016, accordi ...

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The Hunt for Lithium Alternatives

Lubes'n'Greases - April 18, 2017

With lithium prices hot on their heels, grease producers are chasing after less-costly thickeners.

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Development Boosts Africas Grease Market

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 16, 2017

Africas grease demand is expanding due to agricultural, industrial, infrastructure and mining projects. However, grease ...

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Fuchs Grease Plants Progress

Lube Report - March 22, 2017

Fuchs new factory in Chicago will produce 29 different specialty greases, and its new plant near Johannesburg, South Afr ...

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Grease Production Stays Flat

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - November 17, 2016

Global grease production was relatively stable from 2010 to 2015, hovering around 1.1 million tons annually. Sales were ...

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Verkol Adjusts to the Quaker Way of Life

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - September 16, 2016

Founded in 1923 as an independent lube manufacturer, Verkol is in the midst of rebranding itself as part of the Quaker C ...

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Fuchs Plans South Africa Grease Hub

Lube Report - August 10, 2016

Fuchs Petrolub plans to build a new grease plant in Johannesburg, South Africa, that will serve as the companys hub for ...