Packaging

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Take Stock of Your Label Management

Lubes'n'Greases - May 17, 2014

Without a correct label, your lubricant cannot be shipped. But managing the labels for all those totes, kegs, pails and ...

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Prune Packaging Costs.

Lubes'n'Greases - May 8, 2014

Thats the real meaning of PPC, says Ross Quantz, incoming president of the Petroleum Packaging Council.

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Handling the Job

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - May 1, 2014

Lubricant packaging lines must satisfy a complex tangle of tasks and requirements. Getting one that operates smoothly r ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Safe Lubes for Food Packaging

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 15, 2014

One area often overlooked in food production is the lubricants for the machines fabricating food packaging. One industry ...

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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 ...

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Designing Better Motor Oil Bottles

Lube Report Asia - April 1, 2014

Packaging design is as much science as art. The process requires close interaction between the design team and productio ...

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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 ...

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Imperial to Close Sarnia Lube Ops

Lube Report - November 27, 2013

Imperial Oil will discontinue lubricant blending and packaging operations at its Sarnia, Ontario, facility by 2015, the ...

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Packaging Consortium Adds Assets

Lube Report - June 12, 2013

Amet Packaging Inc. has acquired assets of Oden Corp., adding to its pool of packaging companies and extending its reach ...

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More Valvoline Lubes for India

Lube Report - May 15, 2013

Valvoline Cummins Ltd. has opened a plant in India with capacity to manufacture and package 120 million liters of lubric ...

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Tank Holdings Corp. Sells for $830M

Lube Report - July 11, 2012

A Los Angeles-based private equity company yesterday completed its $830 million acquisition of Tank Holdings Corp., whic ...

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Counterfeit Lubes Draw Citgos Wrath

Lube Report - June 13, 2012

Citgo sued distributor Mid-State Energy and subsidiary Highland Oil, alleging they sold poor quality, non-Citgo bulk lub ...

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Contract Packager Sues WD-40

Lube Report - June 13, 2012

IQ Products sued WD-40 for breach of contract, alleging WD-40 terminated a long-term packaging agreement as retaliation ...

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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 ...