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U.S. Lube Oil Exports, Imports Rose in 2021

Lube Report Americas - June 29, 2022

The United States exported 33% more and imported more than 110% more automotive, diesel and marine engine lubricating oi ...

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 ...

France Lube Demand Slips

France Lube Demand Slips

Lube Report EMEA - June 28, 2022

Lubricant consumption in France decreased 8% to 44,086 metric tons in April, compared to the same month last year, accor ...

Grease Output Up in Japan, Southeast Asia

Grease Output Up in Japan, Southeast Asia

Lube Report Asia - June 24, 2022

Global grease production increased 8% in 2021, according to the latest survey by the National Lubricating Grease Institu ...

North America’s Grease Production Rebounds

North America’s Grease Production Rebounds

Lube Report Americas - June 22, 2022

Lubricating grease production in North America rose 9% in 2021, according to the National Lubricating Grease Institute ...

Maximus Posts Bullish Earnings

Maximus Posts Bullish Earnings

Lube Report Asia - June 17, 2022

Indian lubricants blender Maximus International Ltd. said it had weathered supply chain disruption, competitiveness in p ...

Could Conducting Fluids Extend Wind Turbine Component Life?

Could Conducting Fluids Extend Wind Turbine Component Life?

Lubes'n'Greases - June 6, 2022

Lubricating wind turbines continues to be an arduous task. Discover how conducting fluids might be capable of extending ...

Measuring the Homogeneity of Lubricating Greases

Measuring the Homogeneity of Lubricating Greases

Lubes'n'Greases - June 6, 2022

A research institute has developed two real-time methods for measuring the homogeneity of lubricating greases. What do t ...

Use of Natural Gas Engines Forecast to Rise

Use of Natural Gas Engines Forecast to Rise

Lube Report Americas - June 1, 2022

Global demand for natural gas engine oils in non-transport applications will grow at a compound annual rate of 4% throug ...

Synthetic Base Stocks Blow in the Winds of Change

Synthetic Base Stocks Blow in the Winds of Change

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

What makes metallocene polyalphaolefins particularly well suited for use in wind turbine lubricants?

Playing Defense

Playing Defense

Lubes'n'Greases - May 2, 2022

The United States lubricants industry has been operating in unprecedented conditions during the past year. Tom Glenn dis ...

Call for More Efficient Hydraulic Fluids

Call for More Efficient Hydraulic Fluids

Lube Report Americas - April 20, 2022

Energy-efficient hydraulic fluids are proving crucial as some types of off-highway vehicles – such as backhoe loaders ...

Perstorp Announces Another Expansion

Perstorp Announces Another Expansion

Lube Report EMEA - April 12, 2022

Specialty chemical supplier Perstorp AB will build a new plant at an existing site in Sweden to bring an additional 70,0 ...

Polymer Additives Ease Bright Stock Woes for Lubricating Greases

Polymer Additives Ease Bright Stock Woes for Lubricating Greases

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

Bright stock supply is tight. Fortunately, OCP and PIB can be used to replace the scarce base stock in grease applicatio ...

Breaking Dawn for Radiation Resistant Lubes

Breaking Dawn for Radiation Resistant Lubes

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2022

Radiation-resistant lubricants have quietly filled critical niches for decades. What sets these lubes apart from their m ...

MJL Profits Drop Steeply

MJL Profits Drop Steeply

Lube Report Asia - April 1, 2022

Lubricant blender and supplier MJL Bangladesh reported a steep drop in profits and a slight increase in sales revenue f ...