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Hengmei to Build Lube Plant in Pakistan

Lube Report Asia - September 17, 2021

Chinese grease producer Hengmei Technology Grease Co. still plans to establish a lubricant blending plant in Pakistan’ ...

China Center to Develop Additives, Lubes

China Center to Develop Additives, Lubes

Lube Report Asia - September 3, 2021

An independent Chinese refiner and an academic institution have agreed to establish a research center to develop lubrica ...

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Laya Opens Blending Plant in China

Lube Report Asia - August 13, 2021

An operator of a chain of automobile maintenance stores announced last week that it has opened one of the largest privat ...

BASF-Sinopec Expands Chemicals Site

BASF-Sinopec Expands Chemicals Site

Lube Report Asia - August 13, 2021

BASF and Sinopec last week announced plans to expand their 50-50 joint venture Verbund site in Nanjing, China, to increa ...

Bullishness for China’s Industrial Segment

Bullishness for China’s Industrial Segment

Lube Report Asia - June 25, 2021

Despite the rapid growth of electric vehicles in China, new opportunities are available for lube suppliers, speakers sai ...

China Companies Aim to Replace Imports

China Companies Aim to Replace Imports

Lube Report Asia - June 18, 2021

Chinese lube industry leaders called for edging out imported products at the 2021 China Inter Lubric held on June 7 in S ...

Lithium Greases Rebound in China, India

Lithium Greases Rebound in China, India

Lube Report Asia - June 18, 2021

Lithium greases made a small comeback in 2020 in Asia’s two largest grease markets, according to the latest survey by ...

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Tianjin Complex Will Have Lube Plant

Lube Report Asia - June 4, 2021

Sinopec announced recently that it is proceeding with plans to build a petrochemical refining complex in Tianjin, China, ...

Grease Touted for Robot Joints

Grease Touted for Robot Joints

Lube Report Asia - May 14, 2021

Greases can offer advantages over gear oils in helping to prevent wear of precision reducers – known as RV reducers or ...

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China Truck Standard Now Due July 1

Lube Report Asia - April 30, 2021

The Chinese government announced on April 25 that the parts of its China VI emission standard applying to heavy diesel v ...

Richful, Lopal Raised Profits in 2020

Richful, Lopal Raised Profits in 2020

Lube Report Asia - April 16, 2021

China’s Jiangsu Lopal Tech. Co. and Richful Lube Additive Co. recorded increases in net profit and revenue last year a ...

China Forecast to Continue Group III Imports

China Forecast to Continue Group III Imports

Lube Report Asia - April 9, 2021

Chinese refiners have opened several API Group III base oil plants in recent years, but for several reasons they do not ...

Lopal Exports Lubricants to Pakistan

Lopal Exports Lubricants to Pakistan

Lube Report Asia - April 2, 2021

Chinese lubricants marketer Jiangsu Lopal Tech recently exported its first batch of lubricants to Pakistan, which it sai ...

The Year of the Ox

The Year of the Ox

Lubes'n'Greases - April 1, 2021

Asia’s Increasing Influence on the Global Lubes Market After a tumultuous year for lubricant markets around the gl ...

China Leads Wind Energy Charge

China Leads Wind Energy Charge

Lube Report Asia - March 26, 2021

Asia-Pacific’s wind power capacity reached almost 56 gigawatts in 2020, a 78% increase from 2019, according to data re ...

Yip’s Lube Profits Rose Despite COVID

Yip’s Lube Profits Rose Despite COVID

Lube Report Asia - March 19, 2021

Hong Kong-based Yip’s Chemical Holdings Ltd.’s lubricants business reported higher operating profit and sales for th ...

Dow Plans Chemicals Plant in China

Dow Plans Chemicals Plant in China

Lube Report Asia - March 5, 2021

Dow signed a memorandum of understanding Thursday to build a specialty chemicals hub in Zhanjiang, China. The $250 milli ...