Automotive Greases


Kyodo Yushi Opens Grease Plant

Lube Report Asia - July 26, 2016

Kyodo Yushi Co. announced last week that it has finished building a synthetic grease plant in Kameyama city in Japans Mi ...

Worldwide Grease Production Declines

Worldwide Grease Production Declines

Lube Report - June 29, 2016

China, North America and Europe were the top grease manufacturers in 2015, representing 71 percent of worldwide producti ...


Greases Going Beyond Green

Lubes'n'Greases - June 22, 2016

The grease industry is blossoming with abundant ideas, research and field applications for sustainable products.


Batteries Deliver a Shock to Lithium

Lubes'n'Greases - May 26, 2016

With demand for batteries draining the lithium market, grease producers are coming up empty-handed. What is being done t ...


Boosting Grease Efficiency & Life

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - March 21, 2016

While the spotlight has been on increasing engine and drivetrain life and efficiency, there was little or no focus on gr ...


Lukoil, Russian Railways to Open Grease Plant

Lube Report - August 20, 2014

Russian grease maker Intesmo, a joint venture between Lukoil and Russian Railways, is ready to launch its new grease pla ...


Decoding the Burgeoning Grease Market

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - August 12, 2014

The grease market is grappling with two opposing trends. Demand is increasing because of industrial and vehicle growth i ...


A Thinning Slate of Thickeners?

Lubes'n'Greases - May 27, 2014

As greasemakers eye the next round of EU chemical registrations, some may need to weed out specialty products that dont ...


A Burning Question for Grease

Lubes'n'Greases - May 17, 2014

Whats behind the high-temperature operating limits you see on grease labels - is it science, or just wishful thinking?


Greases Take an Acid Test

Lubes'n'Greases - May 16, 2014

As makers of lithium complex greases cope with higher raw material costs, theres renewed interest in sebacic acid, a fam ...


Unlock the Secrets of Your Grease

Lubes'n'Greases - May 13, 2014

Used grease can be an impenetrable mystery, yielding few clues to its life or equipment condition. It doesnt have to be ...


Resisting Oxidation

Lubes'n'Greases - May 8, 2014

Heavy loads, grating friction and an aggressive saltwater environment. How does a new complex grease endure such torture ...


Synthetic Specialists

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 28, 2014

Demand is growing for synthetic greases. Wilfried Bartz says these products have impressive strengths - and some weaknes ...


Long on Promise

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 25, 2014

When the Soviet Union broke apart, Ukraines grease industry lost its biggest market and Russia lost its main supplier. N ...


Gulf to Produce Lubes, Greases in UAE

Lube Report - March 27, 2013

Gulf Oil will begin producing greases and lubricants at its Ras Al-Khaimah plant in the United Arab Emirates tomorrow. T ...


Record Year for Grease Output

Lube Report - June 20, 2012

The worlds lubricating grease manufacturers created nearly 2.4 billion pounds of the stuff during 2011, a record-high vo ...


Pars Expands Grease Output

Lube Report - May 2, 2012

Irans Pars Oil is preparing to open a second grease plant at its refinery near Tehran. Officials said the new plant, whi ...


Downturn in Grease Echoed Economy’s

Lube Report - January 12, 2011

After shrinking almost 10 percent in 2009, how did global lubricating grease production fare in 2010? That’s what ...