Packaging

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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 applican ...

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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 ...

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Packaging Wraps Up the Circular Economy

Lubes'n'Greases - March 17, 2017

When it comes to the latest thinking on sustainability, steel drums and other industrial containers are ahead of the cur ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

GHS Deadline Looms in Australia

GHS Deadline Looms in Australia

Lube Report Asia - December 20, 2016

Australias Jan. 1 deadline to comply with a global system of chemical labeling requirements has some of the market's lub ...

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Pennzoil, Quaker State Outline Packaging Changes

Lube Report - October 26, 2016

Pennzoil and Quaker State will roll out new packaging for their one-quart and multi-quart motor oil bottles starting Nov ...

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The Sticking Point

Lubes'n'Greases - September 27, 2016

As higher fines loom for GHS label violations, a streamlined labeling tool could rescue distributors still trying to cat ...

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OCME Seeking a Piece of the African Pie

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - July 20, 2016

Italian packaging equipment manufacturer OCME is looking to consolidate its position in the African market. At a seminar ...