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Chinese Blenders Have Seen Big Changes

Lube Report Asia - November 9, 2018

Industry consultants say the lubricant business has undergone big changes in the past quarter century for private Chines ...

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Wells Opens Blend Plant in Tianjin

Lube Report Asia - November 2, 2018

Wells Lubricating Oil (Tianjin) Co. announced that it opened a blending plant in Tianjin, China, to support its growing ...

China Remains Large Base Oil Importer

China Remains Large Base Oil Importer

Lube Report Asia - November 2, 2018

China is one of the worlds largest importers of base oils, and that looks unlikely to change as its finished lubricant m ...

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Tianhe Faces Potential Delisting

Lube Report Asia - September 28, 2018

Tianhe Chemicals Group faces potential delisting from the Hong Kong Stock Exchange in 10 months if it does not file over ...

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Tianhe Earnings Fall

Lube Report Asia - September 21, 2018

Tianhe Chemical Groups lubricant additive business recorded significant drops in profit, revenue and gross profit during ...

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Yips Buys Stake in Maintenance Chain

Lube Report Asia - September 21, 2018

In a move intended to provide access to automobile maintenance providers, Yips Chemical Holdings announced Tuesday that ...

Fighting Counterfeits with QR Codes

Fighting Counterfeits with QR Codes

Lube Report Asia - September 7, 2018

A major Chinese supplier of lubricant packaging equipment has established a subsidiary to help clients use QR codes to b ...

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LuAn Denies JV Debt Concerns

Lube Report Asia - August 31, 2018

Chinese coal giant Shanxi LuAn Group issued a statement Saturday denying a recent report that its 50-50 joint venture wi ...

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Tariffs Force Additives Firm to Shift Focus

Lube Report Asia - August 31, 2018

Xinxiang Richful Lube Additive Co., a Chinese additives supplier, plans to focus more on emerging markets because of the ...

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Solutions, Rather Than Products, Pushed for China

Lube Report Asia - August 24, 2018

As the quality of lubricants in China continues to rise, competition among suppliers - especially of industrial lubes - ...

Master Fluid Solutions Plans New China Plant

Master Fluid Solutions Plans New China Plant

Lube Report Asia - August 17, 2018

Master Fluid Solutions has invested in a new metalworking fluids blending plant in Taicang, China, the company announced ...

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China’s PAO Base Expands

Lube Report Asia - July 27, 2018

The coal-to-liquids base oil operations that Shanxi Luan Group is opening in Changzhi, China, this year includes a plant ...

China Drafts Diesel Engine Oil Specifications

China Drafts Diesel Engine Oil Specifications

Lube Report Asia - June 8, 2018

A group of major Chinese vehicle makers and energy giants are working on the nations first lubricant specification for d ...

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Shenhua, Naco Form Research Center JV

Lube Report Asia - May 25, 2018

China Shenhua and Shanghai Naco Synthetics last week commemorated the opening of a joint venture research center designe ...

Chinese Blender Expands in Southwest

Chinese Blender Expands in Southwest

Lube Report Asia - May 11, 2018

Tianjin-based lubricant manufacturer Beiersdorf Petroleum and Chemical Corp. is building a second blending facility on t ...

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Valvoline to Build Lubes Plant in China

Lube Report Asia - May 4, 2018

Valvoline Inc. announced plans Wednesday to invest 443 million (U.S. $70 million) to build its first lubricants plant in ...

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Kangtai IPO Draws Scrutiny

Lube Report Asia - April 20, 2018

Chinese additives manufacturer Jinzhou Kangtai published an updated prospectus in March, hoping to gain approval from Ch ...

Revolving Doors for Chinas Naphthenics

Revolving Doors for Chinas Naphthenics

Lube Report Asia - April 6, 2018

Capacity increases may see China producing nearly 40 percent of the worlds naphthenic base oils within the next two year ...