Flexies Strut their Stuff

Lube Report - April 19, 2017

In this era of base oil oversupply and cost sensitivity, one flexitank supplier says this relatively new shipping techno ...


API Aims Lawsuit at Bullseye

Lube Report - March 22, 2017

The American Petroleum Institute is suing Bullseye Lubricants for alleged counterfeiting, trademark infringement, tradem ...


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 ...


Haver Filling Systems Grows

Lube Report - March 15, 2017

Haver Filling Systems is expanding its warehouse in Conyers, Ga., to increase production capacity so it can meet growing ...


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 ...

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 ...


Small Tools Have Big Lube Potential

Lube Report - December 7, 2016

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Handheld outdoor power equipment sales are around $15 billion in the U.S., which allows for a corresp ...


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 ...


Calif. Plastic Regs Ripple Out

Lube Report - October 19, 2016

Californias revised laws on the recyclability of plastic containers -- enforceable as of January 2013 under the Rigid Pl ...


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 ...


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 ...


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 ...


Packaging Helps African Suppliers Stand Out

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - February 17, 2016

Lubricant manufacturers and distributors in East Africa have shown greater interest in sustainable, eye-catching and con ...


Nigerian Blenders Fight Counterfeiting via Packaging

Lube Report - February 17, 2016

Lubricant blenders in Nigeria are attempting to foil counterfeiters by using tamper-proof packaging features.Most blende ...


Hi-Tech Lubricants Conducts IPO

Lube Report Asia - January 12, 2016

Pakistani lubricant supplier Hi-Tech Lubricants Ltd. raised 2.84 billion rupees (U.S. $27.1 million) last week in the fi ...


Amalie Oil Acquires Delfin USA Plant

Lube Report - December 30, 2015

Amalie Oil on Monday announced it has acquired a 42-acre lubricant blending and packaging facility in South Carolina fro ...


New Weapons Fight Counterfeits

Lube Report Asia - December 1, 2015

Anti-counterfeiting packaging technologies come with costs, but proponents say lubricant marketers should balance them a ...