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A Watershed Moment in Lubricant Distribution
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A Watershed Moment in Lubricant Distribution

April 30, 2024

The lubricants industry has undergone significant changes during the past few years. What challenges have these changes ...

Vivo Lube Earnings Rose in 2023

Vivo Lube Earnings Rose in 2023

April 30, 2024

Vivo Energy, which distributes lubricants to retail and commercial customers across Africa, reported a 10% increase in e ...

Cherry Picking Distributors

Cherry Picking Distributors

March 5, 2024

Tom Glenn explains why acquisitive companies are expected to be increasingly discerning in selecting companies to acquir ...

The Direction of Distribution

The Direction of Distribution

January 2, 2024

What are some of the factors shaping the lubricant distribution segment, and are they likely to continue?

Brenntag Restructures Business

Brenntag Restructures Business

December 11, 2023

Germany-based chemicals and ingredients distributor Brenntag will place its finished lubricants business under its new B ...

Iconic Will Also Distribute Chevron Base Oils

Iconic Will Also Distribute Chevron Base Oils

September 27, 2023

Chevron and Ipiranga recently agreed that their Brazil joint venture, Iconic, will distribute Chevron base oils in addit ...

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Reladyne Acquires Michigan Distributor

September 13, 2023

The largest finished lubricant distributor in the United States grew some more recently when Reladyne purchased Michigan ...

MOGoil Bought by Ergon Subsidiary

MOGoil Bought by Ergon Subsidiary

August 1, 2023

Ergon announced today that its subsidiary Process Oils Inc. has acquired MOGoil, a major base oil trader in Europe. The ...

Sustainability and MWF Distribution Go Hand in Hand

Sustainability and MWF Distribution Go Hand in Hand

May 1, 2023

Discover how a leading global distributor of metalworking fluids is working to increase its sustainability profile as we ...

A Phase Change in Consolidation

A Phase Change in Consolidation

May 1, 2023

Lubricant distributors have been through several phases of consolidation during the past few decades. Is the industry in ...

Vivo, Engen Merge African Operations

Vivo, Engen Merge African Operations

February 14, 2023

Engen and Vivo Energy will combine their respective African businesses to create one of Africa’s largest energy distri ...

Profits Up for Valvoline

Profits Up for Valvoline

November 16, 2022

Valvoline’s new business model – following the August announcement of the sale of its lubes unit to Saudi Aramco – ...

A Major Shift

A Major Shift

October 31, 2022

After several years of volatile market conditions and significant supply line interruptions, lubricant buyers have recon ...

When Change Is Not a Choice

When Change Is Not a Choice

July 6, 2022

Of the countless headaches the lubricants industry has faced in the past few years, Tom Glenn says that allocation may b ...

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Azelis Acquires India Distributors

June 3, 2022

Specialty chemicals distributor and service provider Azelis reached agreements to buy two related distributors in India ...

Moove to Acquire PetroChoice

Moove to Acquire PetroChoice

May 25, 2022

Cosan’s Moove made a splash this week with an almost half-billion-dollar acquisition for PetroChoice, the largest lubr ...

Playing Defense

Playing Defense

May 2, 2022

The United States lubricants industry has been operating in unprecedented conditions during the past year. Tom Glenn dis ...