Biobased Lubricants

Bio-lubes Forecast to Outpace Overall Market

Bio-lubes Forecast to Outpace Overall Market

Lube Report Americas - August 5, 2020

Despite setbacks from the pandemic, demand for bio-lubricants should continue to grow faster than the overall global lub ...

Consultant: Biolubes Still on Growth Trajectory

Consultant: Biolubes Still on Growth Trajectory

Lube Report EMEA - August 4, 2020

Despite setbacks from the pandemic, demand for bio-lubricants should continue to grow faster than the overall global lub ...

Dutch Biolube Start-up Gets Subsidy

Dutch Biolube Start-up Gets Subsidy

Lube Report EMEA - May 11, 2020

The Groningen province in the Netherlands provided a €50,000 (U.S. $54,000) subsidy to support Stadskanaal-based Airgr ...

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Mining Trends Greener

Lubes'n'Greases - January 21, 2020

The mining industry is infamously dirty, but biobased lubricants are lending a bit of spit and polish to its image.

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Oleic Acid Boosts Biobased Oils

Lubes'n'Greases - October 22, 2019

From chainsaw blades to the elevator in the Statue of Liberty, soybean oil is on its way up as a viable alternative to m ...

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Same Difference?

Lubes'n'Greases - June 24, 2019

Food comes from plants, but that doesnt mean biobased lubes are always fit for food processing.

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Calumet Sells Biosynthetic Technologies Stake

Lube Report Americas - June 5, 2019

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. sold its year-old investment in Biosynthetic Technologies in March, according t ...

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ASTM Adopts Biobased Grease Test

Lube Report EMEA - February 19, 2019

ASTM International approved as a standard a new small scale oxidation test that provides more accurate results for bioba ...

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New Shoots from Renewable Roots

Lubes'n'Greases - August 4, 2015

Long-term investments in biobased products are starting to bear fruit. Are they finally poised to break out of the "gree ...

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Biobased Grows, as do Hurdles

Lubes'n'Greases - May 17, 2014

Researchers continue to bolster the durability and performance of seed oil based lubricants. Now if they can just get cu ...

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One Companys Perspective on Biobased Lubricants

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - February 12, 2014

Otto Botz of Rowe Minerallwerk GmbH examines the capabilities and future prospects for biolubricants.