Automotive Greases

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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 ...

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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.

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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?

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...