Packaging

Stihl Fights Counterfeit Lubes in Russia
A worker on a hydraulic lift uses a Stihl chainsaw to prune a plant in a courtyard in Moscow, Russia. © Klevo | Dreamstime.com

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

LNG Magazine - 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

LNG Magazine - 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

LNG Magazine - 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

LNG Magazine - 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 ...

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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Judging an Oil by Its Label

LNG Magazine - 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 ...

Drum Prices Normalize After Steel Tariffs

Drum Prices Normalize After Steel Tariffs

Lube Report Americas - February 20, 2019

Tariffs imposed on lubricants and lubricant additives traded between the United States and China have made an obvious im ...

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SPOTLIGHT ON PACKAGING

LNG Magazine - February 19, 2019

Packaging plays an important role for lubricants and greases. The drive to combine functionality and sustainability mean ...

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Thai Firms Team to Recycle Containers

Lube Report Asia - January 18, 2019

Bangchak Corp. and SCG Chemical Co. signed a memorandum of understanding last month to develop a lubricant packaging rec ...

Gazprom Installs Square Storage Tanks

Gazprom Installs Square Storage Tanks

Lube Report EMEA - January 1, 2019

In English, square is slang for old-fashioned and out of touch, but in Russia Gazpromneft-Lubricants says that square ta ...

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Need To Know

LNG Magazine - November 12, 2018

Tom Glenn wonders if private label lubricants will take the place of oil majors.

Fighting Counterfeits with QR Codes

Fighting Counterfeits with QR Codes

Lube Report Asia - September 7, 2018

A major Chinese supplier of lubricant packaging equipment has established a subsidiary to help clients use QR codes to b ...

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Oxea to Add NPG Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - July 3, 2018

Oxea will increase its European production capacity for neopentyl glycol - a polyalcohol that can be used as a building ...