Packaging

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

Lubes'n'Greases - 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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New Zealand Lube Suppliers Talk Rubbish

Lube Report Asia - June 29, 2018

New Zealands biggest lubricant brands have joined forces to recover and recycle waste packaging.

Packaging Demand Growth Forecast for Asia

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 ...

Can You Handle It?

Can You Handle It?

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - June 19, 2018

There is more to plant management than having the capacity to satisfy demand. Operators must also physically move materi ...

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Last Word

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - June 19, 2018

Simon Johns gets ahead of the curve with auto lube bottle design.

Greif Opens Netherlands IBC Plant

Greif Opens Netherlands IBC Plant

Lube Report EMEA - June 12, 2018

Greif partnered with industrial packager Tholu B.V. to open a new multimillion euro intermediate bulk container factory ...

Vintage Cars Create Oil Niche

Vintage Cars Create Oil Niche

Lube Report EMEA - April 10, 2018

Rising numbers of classic cars are creating a growing market for engine oils designed specifically for their lubrication ...

Packaging Key as Brand Preference Falters

Packaging Key as Brand Preference Falters

Lube Report Americas - March 21, 2018

Rather than focus on pricing, lubricant marketers should use packaging to differentiate themselves in a market where con ...

Equity Firm Buys Stake in ZXP

Equity Firm Buys Stake in ZXP

Lube Report Americas - February 28, 2018

A Houston private equity firm agreed this month to take an undisclosed stake in contract lubricant blender and packager ...

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Pack Logix Buys Lube Packaging Plant

Lube Report Americas - February 21, 2018

Pack Logix Inc. announced Monday that it acquired the Spectrum Lubricants Corp. packaging plant in Waukesha, Wisconsin, ...

Gagging the Glug

Gagging the Glug

Lubes'n'Greases - February 16, 2018

Some marketers have finally banished glugging, the messy scourge that plagues DIY oil changers.

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SPOTLIGHT ON PACKAGING

Lubes'n'Greases - February 15, 2018

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

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Bringing in the NextGen Workforce

Lube Report - September 6, 2017

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Manufacturers across the United States are reporting a shortage of skilled workers and applicants, as ...

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Need To Know

Lubes'n'Greases - August 24, 2017

Tom Glenn scrutinizes how lubricants are delivered to customers.

Greif Expands in Texas

Greif Expands in Texas

Lube Report - July 19, 2017

Industrial packaging supplier Greif will expand its Houston operations to include an intermediate bulk container manufac ...