Packaging Containers

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?

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 ...

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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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 ...

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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 ...

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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Packaging Demand Growth Forecast for Asia

Lube Report Asia - June 22, 2018

A recent report by Global Market Insights predicts demand for lubricant packaging in Asia-Pacific will grow at a compoun ...

Sub-Saharan Africa Flexitank Market Growing

Sub-Saharan Africa Flexitank Market Growing

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - June 19, 2018

When margins are tight and currency is scarce, base oil traders often look for ways to cut costs. One place to look is f ...