Metalworking Fluids

More Changes for Metalworking?

More Changes for Metalworking?

LNG Magazine - October 1, 2020

Some formulators are watching nervously as the United States Environmental Protection Agency reviews the safety of a wid ...

Profits Up for Calumet, Down for Quaker

Profits Up for Calumet, Down for Quaker

Lube Report Americas - August 12, 2020

For the quarter ending June 30, Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP reported a net profit, while Quaker Chemical, Hol ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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 ...

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Squeezing Out Dusty Lubes

LNG Magazine - April 1, 2020

Cold extrusion lubricants can kick up a lot of dust. A replacement for zinc stearate powders may be able to clear the ai ...

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Design of Experiments Pinpoints Better Products

LNG Magazine - April 1, 2020

Product development can be tedious and taxing, but a multifactor testing method helps manage the guesswork and get to th ...

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Spotlight on Metalworking Fluids

LNG Magazine - April 1, 2020

Metalworking processes are evolving, and the fluids used to lubricate them must keep pace. One company highlights how th ...

DuBois to Acquire Cimcool

DuBois to Acquire Cimcool

Lube Report Americas - March 25, 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, ...

Cutting Oils in Demand for Solar Panels

Cutting Oils in Demand for Solar Panels

Lube Report Asia - February 7, 2020

Vietnams increasing number of solar plant installations is boosting overseas demand for silicon wafer cutting oil used i ...

Kluber Acquires Wire Drawing Lube Maker

Kluber Acquires Wire Drawing Lube Maker

Lube Report EMEA - January 7, 2020

Kluber Lubrication announced last week it acquired wire drawing lubricant producer Traxit International GmbH and its sub ...