Industrial Greases

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Shell Acquires Industrial Fluids Manufacturer

Lube Report Americas - December 25, 2019

Shell Lubricants acquired the assets of American Chemical Technologies Inc., which manufactures and distributes industri ...

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Passing the Test: Choosing the Best Grease for Your Heavy Equipment

Lubes'n'Greases - November 20, 2019

A how-to guide for using bench tests to select the right grease for your heavy mining equipment.

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Expanding to Grow in Evolving Grease Market

Lube Report Americas - November 20, 2019

Aerospace Lubricants is nearing completion on an expansion to add 10 million pounds of grease production capacity at its ...

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Axel to Expand, Improve U.S. Grease Plants

Lube Report Americas - October 30, 2019

Axel Christiernsson AB announced on Monday a multi-million dollar expansion and improvement plan across its three grease ...

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Digitializing Can Benefit Production, Expert Says

Lube Report Americas - September 25, 2019

Lubricant and grease production plants can improve efficiency and profitability by digitalizing their operations, an ind ...

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Contradictory Compatibility

Lubes'n'Greases - September 17, 2019

Different grease compatibility charts often present conflicting information, putting end users and their equipment at ri ...

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

The National Lubricating Grease Institute yesterday announced a collaboration with the Center for Quality Assurance to d ...

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Publishers Letter

Lubes'n'Greases - June 24, 2019

The amount of grease the world is making each year may be stagnant, but production is, in fact, changing, Chuck Coe told ...

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Aluminum Complex Grease Has Growth Potential in India

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - March 18, 2019

Electric vehicle battery makers domination of global lithium supplies leaves Indian grease makers vulnerable to shortage ...

Grease Research Earns NLGI Grant

Grease Research Earns NLGI Grant

Lube Report Americas - January 10, 2018

A scientific investigation into the mysteries of lubricating grease degradation and entropy has been awarded the NLGI Re ...

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Grease Consistency: A Stiff Challenge

Lubes'n'Greases - October 24, 2017

For almost a century, the cone penetrometer has taken the measure of grease stiffness. Its easy, cheap, fast--and wildly ...

Grease Output Edged Up in 2016

Grease Output Edged Up in 2016

Lube Report - June 14, 2017

OLYMPIC VALLEY, California - Global production of lubricating greases reached 2.57 billion pounds in 2016, according to ...

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The Hunt for Lithium Alternatives

Lubes'n'Greases - April 18, 2017

With lithium prices hot on their heels, grease producers are chasing after less-costly thickeners.

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Development Boosts Africas Grease Market

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 16, 2017

Africas grease demand is expanding due to agricultural, industrial, infrastructure and mining projects. However, grease ...

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Grease Production Stays Flat

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - November 17, 2016

Global grease production was relatively stable from 2010 to 2015, hovering around 1.1 million tons annually. Sales were ...

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Verkol Adjusts to the Quaker Way of Life

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - September 16, 2016

Founded in 1923 as an independent lube manufacturer, Verkol is in the midst of rebranding itself as part of the Quaker C ...

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Fuchs Plans South Africa Grease Hub

Lube Report - August 10, 2016

Fuchs Petrolub plans to build a new grease plant in Johannesburg, South Africa, that will serve as the companys hub for ...

Kyodo Yushi Opens Grease Plant

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 ...