Industrial Lubricants

India Grease Production Rising
Lithium grease is shown in a drum. The high viscosity grease is used in a variety of industrial and automotive applications. © Pongchart B

India Grease Production Rising

July 24, 2024

Grease production in India will ramp up by almost 37% over the next six years, according to a Mumbai-based producer. Sp ...

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

Valvoline Eyes Growth in Industrial Oils

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

October 6, 2020

Custom Content – Valvoline, one of the world’s leading lubricant and automotive suppliers, has made a frictionless m ...

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Bohui Halts TDAE Production

July 17, 2024

Chinese private refiner Bohui ceased operation of its aromatic extraction and treated distillate aromatic extract units ...

Quaker Houghton Builds Plant in China

Quaker Houghton Builds Plant in China

July 17, 2024

Industrial process fluid company Quaker Houghton broke ground last week on a new manufacturing facility in Zhangjiagang, ...

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Amsoil Snatches Up Aerospace Lubricants

July 3, 2024

Amsoil Inc. said this week that it acquired Aerospace Lubricants, a Columbus, Ohio, producer and marketer of specialized ...

The New Normal in Lubricant Demand?

The New Normal in Lubricant Demand?

July 1, 2024

The trajectory of lubricant demand post-COVID might not be as abnormal as the industry once thought it to be.

Spotlight on Food-Grade Grease

Spotlight on Food-Grade Grease

July 1, 2024

LANXESS discusses the performance benefits of Calcium Sulfonate Complex (CSC) grease.

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China Shifts from Lithium Thickeners

June 28, 2024

China’s grease industry continued shifting away from lithium soap thickeners, according to the latest survey from the ...

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Shell Expands Thai Grease Plant

June 28, 2024

Shell announced last week that it has completed an expansion of its grease manufacturing plant in Bangkok, tripling the ...

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Lucas Close to Opening Grease Unit

June 26, 2024

Lucas Oil last week announced that it will open a grease production unit at its lubricant factory  in Indiana later thi ...

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U.S. Wind Power Installs Decrease

June 26, 2024

The United States wind market installed 28% less wind capacity in 2023, compared to the prior year – the lowest year f ...

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VLS Brings Changes for Cutting Fluid

June 25, 2024

Industry watchdog Verification of Lubricant Specifications reported recently that a metalworking fluids supplier altered ...

Palm Transformer Oil Project Advances

Palm Transformer Oil Project Advances

June 21, 2024

Biofuels producer BBGI Group, along with fellow Thailand-based partners SCG Chemicals and QTC Energy, announced successf ...

Michang Records Earnings Bump

Michang Records Earnings Bump

June 21, 2024

South Korean lubricants blender Michang Petroleum reported a 13% increase in net profit despite a 4% decline in sales re ...

Spain Rerefining Rate Dipped in 2023

Spain Rerefining Rate Dipped in 2023

June 11, 2024

Spain during 2023 rerefined 78% of its collected waste lubricants into base stocks, the non-profit organization charged ...

EU to Vote on Chinese EV Tariffs

EU to Vote on Chinese EV Tariffs

June 5, 2024

The EU will vote next week on whether to increase tariffs on electric vehicles imported from China, a move that if imple ...