Metalworking Fluids

The Green Trend Chips into Metalworking Fluids
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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 ...

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 ...

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Q3: Calumet, Cosan, Valvoline, Quaker, Milacron

Lube Report Americas - November 13, 2019

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, Cosans Moove lubricants segment and Quaker Chemical each reported net losses, while ...

3-D Printing Called Threat to Metalworking Fluids

3-D Printing Called Threat to Metalworking Fluids

Lube Report Americas - October 16, 2019

The budding 3-D printing industry has the potential to disrupt the lubricants industry by lessening or virtually elimina ...

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Master Fluid Acquires Wilhelm Dietz

Lube Report Americas - October 16, 2019

Perrysburg, Ohio-based Master Fluid Solutions announced on Oct. 7 the acquisition of German metalworking fluids manufact ...

Master Fluid Acquires Wilhelm Dietz

Master Fluid Acquires Wilhelm Dietz

Lube Report EMEA - October 15, 2019

Master Fluid Solutions announced on Oct. 7 the acquisition of German metalworking fluids manufacturer Wilhelm Dietz GmbH ...

Light Alloys Challenge Metalworking Fluids

Light Alloys Challenge Metalworking Fluids

Lube Report Americas - October 9, 2019

The types of metals used in wide ranges of products have evolved in recent years, trending toward greater use of alloys ...

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EPA Clarifies Chlorinated Paraffin Stance

Lube Report Americas - September 25, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency issued significant new use rules on Sept. 18 under the Toxic Substances Control Act ...

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Quaker Houghton to Acquire Norman Hay Divisions

Lube Report EMEA - September 3, 2019

Quaker Houghton announced Aug. 29 that it agreed to acquire the four operating divisions of United Kingdom-based Norman ...