Plants & Facilities

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Evonik Commissions Pilot Catalyst Plant

Lube Report Asia - February 7, 2020

Evonik announced yesterday the commissioning of a pilot plant for scale-up of hydrogenation catalysts for oils and fats ...

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Rouen Residents Still Simmer Over Fire

Lube Report EMEA - February 4, 2020

More than four months after fire struck a Lubrizol Corp. additive plant in Rouen, France, flames of distrust are still b ...

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Infineum to Expand China Additive Plant

Lube Report Asia - January 17, 2020

Infineum has signed a letter of intent to add a second phase to its lubricant additive plant in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu pr ...

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Handi Mulls Hong Kong IPO

Lube Report Asia - January 10, 2020

Hainan Handi Sunshine Petrochemical Co. is in talks to prepare an initial public stock offering on the Hong Kong Stock E ...

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ExxonMobil Expands Lubes Plant

Lube Report Americas - January 8, 2020

ExxonMobil is completing an expansion of its Port Allen lubricant blending plant in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

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ExxonMobil Mulls Lube Plant in India

Lube Report Asia - December 20, 2019

The worlds second-largest lubricant supplier is considering building a blending plant in the worlds third-largest market ...

Lubrizol Partially Restarts Rouen Plant

Lubrizol Partially Restarts Rouen Plant

Lube Report EMEA - December 17, 2019

A regional governing body in France authorized Lubrizol last week to resume some operations at its Rouen lubricant addit ...

Master Fluid Solutions Opens Turkish MWF Plant

Master Fluid Solutions Opens Turkish MWF Plant

Lube Report EMEA - December 3, 2019

Master Fluid Solutions opened a metalworking fluids production facility outside of Istanbul in Tulza, mainly serving the ...

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Rerefinery Planned in Turkey

Lube Report EMEA - November 26, 2019

Turkish waste oil collector Tayras announced that it is building an API Group II rerefinery with enough capacity to proc ...

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Expanding to Grow in Evolving Grease Market

Lube Report Americas - November 20, 2019

Aerospace Lubricants is nearing completion on an expansion to add 10 million pounds of grease production capacity at its ...

Idemitsu Completes Indonesia Plant

Idemitsu Completes Indonesia Plant

Lube Report Asia - November 15, 2019

Idemitsu Kosan completed the construction of its second Indonesia lubricant blending plant, nearly doubling its producti ...

Perstorp Builds Penta Plant in India

Perstorp Builds Penta Plant in India

Lube Report Asia - November 8, 2019

Perstorp began construction of a world-scale pentaerythritol production plant in Gujarat, India, in October, to improve ...

Nicca Adds Fluorine Plant in South Korea

Nicca Adds Fluorine Plant in South Korea

Lube Report Asia - November 8, 2019

Nicca Chemical plans to re-enter the lubricant market with the completion of its new fluorine plant in South Korea, incr ...

Afton Expands Test Center in Japan

Afton Expands Test Center in Japan

Lube Report Asia - November 1, 2019

Afton Chemical completed an expansion of its Japan Technology Center in Tsukuba to give it increased lubricant additive ...

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BP China Begins Construction of Third Plant

Lube Report Asia - November 1, 2019

BP started building a lubricants blending plant in Tianjin, China, news agencies in the country recently reported. First ...

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Axel to Expand, Improve U.S. Grease Plants

Lube Report Americas - October 30, 2019

Axel Christiernsson AB announced on Monday a multi-million dollar expansion and improvement plan across its three grease ...

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Lubrizol Working to Reopen Rouen Plant

Lube Report EMEA - October 29, 2019

A month after a blaze roared through two Lubrizol warehouses in Rouen, France, the company is still working to reopen it ...

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Building Blockchains Place in Lubricants

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - October 21, 2019

New disruptive technologies have a direct impact on the lubricant industry, but one in particular is grabbing headlines. ...