Packaging

Greif Acquires Lee Container
A group of bottles used for lubricant products. © Sergey Ryzhov

Greif Acquires Lee Container

Lube Report Americas - November 16, 2022

Industrial packaging supplier Greif Inc. said last week that it has reached a $300 million deal to acquire Lee Container ...

Castrol India Launches Fully Recycled Bottle

Castrol India Launches Fully Recycled Bottle

Lube Report Asia - November 4, 2022

Castrol last month introduced 100% recycled plastic bottles in India, a step that it called important in its efforts to ...

Container Recycling Pilot Program Launched

Container Recycling Pilot Program Launched

Lube Report Americas - August 31, 2022

The National Lubricant Container Recycling Coalition, a group of major lubricant players and packaging manufacturers aim ...

Packaging Recycled on Spanish Islands

Packaging Recycled on Spanish Islands

Lube Report EMEA - May 24, 2022

The Spanish Association of Lubricants and Sigaus, a non-profit waste oil collector, have formed a joint venture to manag ...

What’s the Deal with Lubricant Packaging?

What’s the Deal with Lubricant Packaging?

Lubes'n'Greases - February 1, 2022

Supply chain interruptions and other key disruptions have taken a toll on lubricant packaging. Is resolution in sight?

Automotive

Automotive

Lubes'n'Greases - October 4, 2021

Making an Engine Oil Every time you purchase or install a quart of engine oil, you are the end point of a manufacturi ...

Paper Spotlights Counterfeiting

Paper Spotlights Counterfeiting

Lube Report Asia - August 20, 2021

Ten percent of the lubricants consumed globally are counterfeit, according to a white paper published last week by the A ...

South African Container Maker Sold

South African Container Maker Sold

Lube Report EMEA - August 3, 2021

Austria-based Alpla Group, a global plastic packaging and recycling specialist, acquired last month the lubricants divis ...

The Search for Package Recycling Solutions

The Search for Package Recycling Solutions

Lubes'n'Greases - August 2, 2021

What becomes of that empty bottle of motor oil after it has been emptied? In the United States, chances are it will find ...

Spotlight on Packaging

Spotlight on Packaging

Lubes'n'Greases - August 2, 2021

Form, Functionality and a Greener Focus From the bag-in-a-box and the anti-glug bottle to the plastic pouch and tetra ...

SK Extends Use of Recycled Containers

SK Extends Use of Recycled Containers

Lube Report Asia - July 23, 2021

SK Lubricants said Wednesday that it has begun making containers from recycled plastics for its top-selling automotive l ...

Castrol Aims for Paper Lube Packaging

Castrol Aims for Paper Lube Packaging

Lube Report EMEA - May 25, 2021

Castrol recently announced a partnership with packaging technology company Pulpex – which has developed a technology t ...

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 l ...

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.