Metalworking Fluids

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Q4 Up for Milacron, Down for HollyFrontier

Lube Report Americas - February 27, 2019

HollyFrontier Corp.s lubricants and specialty products segment reported a decline in income from operations for its four ...

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BASF Expands Antioxidants Capacity

Lube Report Americas - January 23, 2019

BASF increased lubricant antioxidant capacity at its Puebla, Mexico, site to keep up with growing demand for additives t ...

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Kraton Lifts Force Majeure on Tall Oils

Lube Report Americas - January 16, 2019

Kraton Corp. last month lifted its force majeure declaration for its North American tall oil fatty acid and distilled ta ...

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Korean Biocides Acts Impact on Lubes Unclear

Lube Report Asia - January 11, 2019

South Korea's new Act on Safety Control of Consumer Chemical Products and Biocides regulation took effect Jan. 1. Indust ...

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Quaker, Houghton Say Merger is Progressing

Lube Report Americas - January 9, 2019

Quaker Chemical and Houghton International stated Tuesday that they expect the United States Federal Trade Commission to ...

What to Expect When Recycling MWF

What to Expect When Recycling MWF

Lubes'n'Greases - November 12, 2018

Reconditioning metalworking fluids is a good strategy to stop degradation, but care must be taken at each step.

Master Fluid Solutions Plans New China Plant

Master Fluid Solutions Plans New China Plant

Lube Report Asia - August 17, 2018

Master Fluid Solutions has invested in a new metalworking fluids blending plant in Taicang, China, the company announced ...

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Yushiro, QualiChem Form Partnership

Lube Report Americas - August 8, 2018

Japan-based Yushiro Chemical Industry Co. and American metalworking fluid supplier QualiChem Inc. announced an agreement ...

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Q2 Earnings: HCC, Quaker Chemical, Milacron

Lube Report Americas - August 1, 2018

Heritage-Crystal Cleans oil business segment and Milacrons Fluid Technologies segment each reported increases in revenue ...

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EU Decision on Lead in Alloys Brings Relief

Lube Report EMEA - June 5, 2018

On both sides of the Atlantic, metal removal fluid suppliers and their customers are relieved by the European Unions ext ...

Landscape Shifts for Metalworking Fluids

Landscape Shifts for Metalworking Fluids

Lube Report Americas - May 30, 2018

Environmental regulations, restrictions on chemical use and new lubricant options and machining methods have upped the a ...

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Need To Know

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2018

Tom Glenn pinpoints the main growth drivers for industrial lubes.

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The Path Ahead for Metalworking Fluid Microbiology

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2018

Decades of research have advanced metalworking fluid maintenance practices, but unanswered questions still abound.

Metalworking Fluid Best Practices Released in the U.K.

Metalworking Fluid Best Practices Released in the U.K.

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 17, 2018

Lubricants are essential to safe and efficient metalworking processes, but under certain circumstances they pose health ...

Italmatch Gains Aftons MWF Business

Italmatch Gains Aftons MWF Business

Lube Report Americas - May 2, 2018

Italmatch Chemicals Group is set to acquire Afton Chemicals metalworking fluid business, strengthening the Italian compa ...

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Italmatch Gains Aftons MWF Business

Lube Report EMEA - May 1, 2018

Italmatch Chemicals Group is set to acquire Afton Chemicals metalworking fluid business, strengthening the Italian compa ...

MWF Guidance Launched in UK

MWF Guidance Launched in UK

Lube Report EMEA - March 20, 2018

In April, the United Kingdom Lubricants Association Metalworking Fluid Product Stewardship Group and the countrys Health ...

Wax Takes a Shine to Metalworking

Wax Takes a Shine to Metalworking

Lubes'n'Greases - March 19, 2018

Though wax usually brings to mind candles and shoe polish, one additive maker says it deserves a place of honor in metal ...