Packaging

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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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Calif. Plastic Regs Ripple Out

Lube Report - October 9, 2013

Californias revised laws on the recyclability of plastic containers — enforceable as of January 2013 under the Rig ...

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HazCom Trained Yet?

Lube Report - October 2, 2013

As OSHAs Dec. 1 deadline for training looms, U.S. employers have just two more months to ensure employees are familiar w ...

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Small Tools Have Big Lube Potential

Lube Report - September 25, 2013

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

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Haver Filling Systems Grows

Lube Report - August 28, 2013

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

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API Aims Lawsuit at Bullseye

Lube Report - August 28, 2013

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

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Flexies Strut their Stuff

Lube Report - August 21, 2013

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

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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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Valvoline Sees a Lively Market

Lube Report - July 18, 2012

The traditional base oil market has become pretty lively in the last few years, and volatility seems to be the new norm, ...

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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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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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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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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 ...

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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 ...