Packaging

Packaging Automation Accelerates

Packaging Automation Accelerates

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2021

While the novel coronavirus pandemic has impacted the lubricants industry in some unexpected ways—by motivating some ...

Singapore to Mandate Packaging Cuts

Singapore to Mandate Packaging Cuts

Lube Report Asia - November 20, 2020

Singapore’s government has approved rules that will require businesses, including lubricant blenders and importers to ...

Stihl Fights Counterfeit Lubes in Russia

Stihl Fights Counterfeit Lubes in Russia

Lube Report EMEA - August 11, 2020

Stihl, a German agricultural equipment maker, recently started a campaign to fight entities that counterfeit its genuine ...

Packaging’s Tricky Target

Packaging’s Tricky Target

Lubes'n'Greases - August 5, 2020

The best packages hit the bull’s eye in the center of sustainability, product differentiation, performance claims and ...

A Glimpse at the Future of Packaging

A Glimpse at the Future of Packaging

Lubes'n'Greases - August 5, 2020

A market survey helps elucidate potential growth areas and trends shaping packaging for the lubricants sector.

Spotlight on Packaging

Spotlight on Packaging

Lubes'n'Greases - July 31, 2020

Packaging is paramount, and rather than relying on standard drums, containers and totes, brand owners are looking for un ...

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Product News

Lubes'n'Greases - April 29, 2020

Lube’n’Go Citgo Petroleum Corp. has developed the Mystik GoBox for the agricultural sector. The packaging system ...

Blenders Allowed to Remain Open

Blenders Allowed to Remain Open

Lube Report Americas - March 31, 2020

The Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association is reaching out to members and governments to inform them that lube ...

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The End of the Engine Oil Bottle?

Lubes'n'Greases - February 14, 2020

Its no secret that electric vehicles pose a growing threat to the lubes industry. Odds are lube packaging wont escape th ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON PACKAGING

Lubes'n'Greases - February 14, 2020

Lubricant and grease packagers have been tasked with developing new solutions that cater to increasing environmental, re ...

Greif Opens IBC Plant in Russia

Greif Opens IBC Plant in Russia

Lube Report EMEA - October 8, 2019

Greif, an American manufacturer of industrial packaging, expanded its operations in Russia with a second intermediate bu ...

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The Whats What of Waste

Lubes'n'Greases - August 19, 2019

Leftover product often clings to the insides of industrial containers after theyve been drained. Definitions of empty va ...

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Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - July 22, 2019

Steve Swedberg explains the origins of ILSAC and API symbols and what they really mean.

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Judging an Oil by Its Label

Lubes'n'Greases - July 22, 2019

What can a reasonable consumer be expected to glean from an engine oil bottle? The answer seems to be a moving target.

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New Steel Drum Plant to Serve Western India

Lube Report Asia - July 5, 2019

Balmer Lawrie & Co. opened a new industrial packaging plant that manufactures steel drums last month in Vadodara, in the ...

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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 ...