Packaging Containers



Lubes'n'Greases - February 15, 2018

A container can influence everything from consumer decisions to warehouse handling, shipping costs, safety and more. Pac ...


Pack a Punch with Pouches

Lubes'n'Greases - February 20, 2017

Plastic motor oil containers reign on the shelves, but flexible pouches are boxing clever with a fresh look and reduced ...


Lubricant Packaging – Getting the Details Right

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - February 16, 2017

One of the most important, but perhaps undervalued, considerations for lubricant suppliers is container design. A well d ...


Challenges in South Africas Bulk Storage Market

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - March 21, 2016

Storage facilities in Durban are not adequate to handle growing traffic in both petroleum and chemical products in the r ...


Trades Secret

Lubes'n'Greases - November 18, 2015

Flexitanks are quietly making their mark on the base oil industry, and some estimate that carriage in these intermodal b ...


Flexitanks Outflank Port Bottlenecks

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 17, 2015

Small-to-medium businesses, particularly in Africa, are being squeezed by the cost and limited availability of bulk liqu ...


Flexitanks Catch a Rising Tide

Lubes'n'Greases - March 27, 2015

Global trading in base oils and lubricants is helping propel demand for this cost-saving shipping option, despite some u ...


Weighing the Flexitank Option

Lubes'n'Greases - March 3, 2015

Industrial packagings rising star is a 6,000-gallon plastic bag, fitted into a standard shipping container. Is it right ...


Sustain Yourself

Lubes'n'Greases - May 27, 2014

Is your lubricants packaging produced, reused and recycled sustainably? Insiders warn the drumbeat for sustainability wi ...


Plastic Package Failures Are Preventable

Lubes'n'Greases - May 22, 2014

The list of what can go wrong with plastic motor oil bottles is long and sad. So when containers leak and buckle, you ne ...


The Flexible Shipping Alternative

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2014

Flexibags are gaining popularity as a packaging option for international bulk shipments. The learning curve can be prett ...


A Square Deal for Lubes

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2014

Sturdy bag-in-box packaging offers an innovative way to store and dispense lubes, and has numerous fans among oil market ...


Last Word

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 1, 2014

Flexitanks are just one of several types of containers available to transport base oils and lubricants, but their popula ...


Bag-in-box Packaging Gets U.N. Nod

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 28, 2014

Three years ago two companies introduced a bag-in-box package for lubricants. Based on market feedback, they shored up t ...


There’s Value in a Round Trip

Lubes'n'Greases - April 2, 2014

How much energy and carbon dioxide is saved by using reconditioned shipping containers? RIPA offers solid numbers you ca ...


Doing Business Amid Ukraines Chaos

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - March 18, 2014

Agrinol has endured the countrys widespread corruption and political unrest to forge a successful business, serving Cent ...


Walmart Lauds Shell’s Ecobox

Lube Report - June 1, 2011

Walmart named Shell its Supplier of the Year for Sustainability for its Ecobox lubricant packaging system, which reduced ...


LukOil Expands Perm Packaging

Lube Report - April 9, 2008

OAO LukOil and local government officials took part in an official opening last week for the second stage of a motor oil ...