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SK Capital Invests in Lubes Distributor

Lube Report Americas - January 13, 2021

SK Capital Partners L.P. made a controlling investment in Baltimore, Maryland-based lubricants and specialty chemicals d ...

Profits Down for Calumet, Up for Quaker

Profits Down for Calumet, Up for Quaker

Lube Report Americas - November 11, 2020

Calumet Specialty Products Partners LP reported a worse loss for the quarter ended Sept. 30, compared to the same period ...

Need to Know

Need to Know

Lubes'n'Greases - November 2, 2020

Crunch Time  Looking at the United States lubricants business today, it’s hard to believe that just two decad ...

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Cadence Gets New Financial Backer

Lube Report Americas - October 14, 2020

Cadence Petroleum Group has obtained a new private equity investor, and the new backer plans to accelerate the expansion ...

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Mobil Re-positions in Argentina

Lube Report Americas - August 28, 2019

ExxonMobil is working to reposition its Mobil brand in some South American countries, including Argentina where it recen ...

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Need To Know

Lubes'n'Greases - February 19, 2019

Tom Glenn notes the growing concern for lube distributors that rely on national accounts.

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RelaDyne Extends Reach Again

Lube Report Americas - February 13, 2019

Lubricant distributor RelaDyne closed on the acquisitions of Mansura, Louisiana-based Rachel Oil Co. and Columbus, Missi ...

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U.S. Distributors Trend Towards Consolidation

Lube Report Americas - January 30, 2019

Pugh Lubricants, Apollo Oil, Veterans Oil and Halco Lubricants, which identify themselves as a single lubricant and fuel ...

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Brenntag Acquires Reeder Distributors

Lube Report Americas - January 23, 2019

Chemicals company Brenntag AG acquired the lubricants arm of Texas-based Reeder Distributors Inc., continuing to build i ...

Overcoming Online Disruptors

Overcoming Online Disruptors

Lubes'n'Greases - January 22, 2019

As Amazon muscles in on lube industry territory, in-depth market analysis can help companies stand their ground.

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Lubes'n'Greases - March 19, 2018

Tom Glenn marks the likely hot spots on the map of U.S. distributor consolidation.

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Top Lube Report Stories of 2017

Lube Report - December 27, 2017

The year that is winding down has been eventful for the global lubricants industry - featuring a rocky road for lubrican ...

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Fuchs Buys Romanian Distributor

Lube Report - December 13, 2017

Fuchs Petrolub Group recently acquired Romanian lubricant distributor Lub Asyst. In 2016, Lub Asyst generated some 4 mil ...

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Lubrizol Invests in Ohio Facility

Lube Report - October 4, 2017

Lubrizol opened its new drumming facility and warehouse in Painesville Township, Ohio, as part of the Wickliffe, Ohio-ba ...

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Adnoc Distribution Considers Listing

Lube Report - September 27, 2017

Abu Dhabis Adnoc Distribution, which markets finished lubricants under the Voyager brand, could offer stock worth more t ...

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Distributors Face Oil Labeling Rules

Lube Report - September 20, 2017

Motor oil labeling guidelines have been updated once again, this time as the result of a unanimous vote at a National Co ...

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Amalie Oil, ESL Teknologies Partner

Lube Report - September 13, 2017

ESL Technologies was founded in 2009 to develop lubricant technologies. Repositioned as a sales and marketing business s ...