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Fuchs Acquires Swedish Lube Supplier
Metal sheet forming machine at a modern metalwork factory. Metal forming lubricants are among the products offered by Swedish company Gleitmo Technik AB. © Roman Zaiets

Fuchs Acquires Swedish Lube Supplier

Lube Report EMEA - June 15, 2021

Independent lubricant blender Fuchs Petrolub, based in Mannheim, Germany, acquired Swedish company Gleitmo Technik AB’ ...

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OEMs Agree to Mention Oil Specs

Lube Report EMEA - June 1, 2021

The German subsidiaries of Seat and Skoda have added engine oil specifications to owners manuals of their vehicles, as p ...

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Perstorp Lifts Force Majeure Declaration

Lube Report EMEA - May 18, 2021

Perstorp has lifted the force majeure notice it issued on April 9 for supply of pentaerythritol mono and related materia ...

Profits Climb for BP, Fuchs

Profits Climb for BP, Fuchs

Lube Report EMEA - May 4, 2021

The first quarter of 2021 was bullish for two of the world’s largest lubricant suppliers, BP’s Castrol unit and Fuch ...

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Researchers Tout New Nanomaterial

Lube Report EMEA - April 27, 2021

Researchers at an Austrian university have found lubricating properties in a two-dimensional nanomaterial, mXene, they a ...

Quaker Forms JV with Equipment Supplier

Quaker Forms JV with Equipment Supplier

Lube Report EMEA - April 20, 2021

Metalworking fluids supplier Quaker Houghton announced today a joint venture with Grindaix GmbH, a Germany-based, high-t ...

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Liqui Moly Posts Solid First Quarter

Lube Report EMEA - April 20, 2021

German lubricant and aftermarket additive maker Liqui Moly said its profits and sales for the first quarter were the sam ...

Fuchs Opens Polyurea Grease Plant

Fuchs Opens Polyurea Grease Plant

Lube Report EMEA - March 30, 2021

Fuchs Petrolub SE opened a polyurea lubricating grease factory at its Kaiserslautern, Germany, site, the company announc ...

Fuchs Adds JV In Egypt

Fuchs Adds JV In Egypt

Lube Report EMEA - March 16, 2021

German independent lubricants blender Fuchs Petrolub SE announced on March 12 a joint venture in Egypt with longtime par ...

Fuchs Counts 2020 an Achievement

Fuchs Counts 2020 an Achievement

Lube Report EMEA - March 9, 2021

Fuchs Petrolub SE, the world’s largest independent lubricant supplier, reported today that its profits fell 3% in 2020 ...

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2020 Results Mixed for Liqui Moly

Lube Report EMEA - March 2, 2021

German lubricant and aftermarket additive manufacturer Liqui Moly reported that net sales increased during 2020 but that ...

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Fuchs’ Results Fell in 2020

Lube Report EMEA - January 12, 2021

Fuchs Group issued a preliminary report yesterday showing a 7% decline in sales revenue for 2020 and a bit smaller decli ...

Liqui Moly Claims Strong 2020 Finish

Liqui Moly Claims Strong 2020 Finish

Lube Report EMEA - January 5, 2021

German lubricant and aftermarket additive manufacturer Liqui Moly reported 26% higher sales in November and 38% higher s ...

Oest Expands Raw Materials Storage

Oest Expands Raw Materials Storage

Lube Report EMEA - December 15, 2020

German lubricants producer Oest Group has installed tanks with capacity to store 480,000 liters of raw materials at its ...

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France Lube Demand Rose in September

Lube Report EMEA - November 17, 2020

Lubricant demand in France jumped to 46,040 metric tons in September, exceeding consumption in the same month of 2019 as ...

Zeller+Gmelin Opens Test Lab

Zeller+Gmelin Opens Test Lab

Lube Report EMEA - November 10, 2020

German lubricant manufacturer Zeller+Gmelin last week said it fully opened a new high-tech quality control testing labor ...

Profits Dip for BP, Fuchs

Profits Dip for BP, Fuchs

Lube Report EMEA - November 3, 2020

BP’s lubricants business reported a slight year-to-year decline in profit for the third quarter, and independent lubri ...