Industrial Lubricants

Recovering Fishing Vessel Waste Oil

Recovering Fishing Vessel Waste Oil

Lube Report Asia - August 7, 2020

A city on South Korea’s Jeju Island says a project that recovers waste lubricants generated by fishing vessels is help ...

Yushiro Chemical Earnings

Yushiro Chemical Earnings

Lube Report Asia - August 7, 2020

Metalworking fluids and industrial oil producer Yushiro Chemical Industry reported lower sales and a steep decrease in o ...

Shell Will Expand Russian Plant

Shell Will Expand Russian Plant

Lube Report EMEA - July 28, 2020

Shell intends to increase the production capacity of its 180,000 tons per year blending plant in Torzhok by 50 percent b ...

Slump, Rebound Forecast for Wind Energy Lubes

Slump, Rebound Forecast for Wind Energy Lubes

Lube Report EMEA - July 28, 2020

The current economic downturn should cause a setback for demand of lubricants used in wind turbines, but the industry sh ...

The Green Trend Chips into Metalworking Fluids

The Green Trend Chips into Metalworking Fluids

LNG Magazine - July 2, 2020

There's no regulatory requirement for MWFs that meet Environmentally Acceptable Lubricant standards, but formulating gre ...

Lubricants Breathe Life into Ventilators

Lubricants Breathe Life into Ventilators

LNG Magazine - July 2, 2020

While blenders converting their production lines for hand sanitizer grab headlines, companies that make greases for life ...

Spotlight on Food-grade Lubricants

Spotlight on Food-grade Lubricants

LNG Magazine - July 2, 2020

From dairy and meat to confectionary and fruit, the food processing industry is thriving and demand continues to grow. O ...

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Hindujas in Court Over Ownership

Lube Report Asia - June 24, 2020

The Hinduja Group, owner of several lubricant businesses, is embroiled in a dispute between the four aging brothers who ...

Formulating in a Legislative Straitjacket

Formulating in a Legislative Straitjacket

LNG Magazine EMEA - May 27, 2020

Once the traumas of lost production and lost customers due to Covid-19 are over, metalworking fluid formulators will hav ...

IMO 2020 Causes Shift to Low-Sulfur Fuels

IMO 2020 Causes Shift to Low-Sulfur Fuels

Lube Report EMEA - May 22, 2020

Maritime emissions regulations that took effect at the start of this year led the shipping to shift to low-sulfur fuel o ...

Results Decline at Calumet, Valvoline, Quaker

Results Decline at Calumet, Valvoline, Quaker

Lube Report Americas - May 8, 2020

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported a net loss, Valvoline posted a slight decrease in operating income, Ho ...

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Product News

LNG Magazine - April 29, 2020

Lube’n’Go Citgo Petroleum Corp. has developed the Mystik GoBox for the agricultural sector. The packaging system ...

DuBois to Acquire Cimcool

DuBois to Acquire Cimcool

Lube Report Americas - March 24, 2020

Hillenbrand Inc. will sell its Cimcool metalworking fluids business to DuBois Chemicals Inc. for $224 million in cash, u ...

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Q4 Kind to Clean Harbors, HCC, Quaker

Lube Report Americas - March 4, 2020

Quaker Chemical reported an increase in fourth quarter net income, but a decline for 2019. Its net sales were higher for ...

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Ingevity CEO Resigns, Interim CEO Named

Lube Report Americas - February 26, 2020

Ingevity Corp. announced Feb. 20 that its board of directors and D. Michael Wilson agreed he would resign as president, ...

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Lanxess Acquires Brazilian Biocide Maker

Lube Report Americas - December 11, 2019

Lanxess acquired Itibanyl Produtos Especiais Ltda., a leading Brazilian manufacturer of biocides, including some used in ...

Master Fluid Solutions Opens Turkish MWF Plant

Master Fluid Solutions Opens Turkish MWF Plant

Lube Report EMEA - December 3, 2019

Master Fluid Solutions opened a metalworking fluids production facility outside of Istanbul in Tulza, mainly serving the ...