Germany

Fuchs Profits Up in Third Quarter

Fuchs Profits Up in Third Quarter

Lube Report EMEA - November 1, 2022

Independent lubricants blender Fuchs Petrolub SE reported a 13% increase in net profit and higher sales in the third qua ...

Liqui-Moly Reports Increased Sales

Liqui-Moly Reports Increased Sales

Lube Report EMEA - August 16, 2022

Liqui-Moly reported an 8 percent increase in sales for the first half of this year. The German company said that exporti ...

Q2 Profits Down for Fuchs

Q2 Profits Down for Fuchs

Lube Report EMEA - August 2, 2022

Independent lubricants blender Fuchs Petrolub SE reported a decrease in profits and an increase in sales for the second ...

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Fuchs Merges Germany Units

Lube Report EMEA - June 21, 2022

Fuchs Petrolub SE has merged two subsidiaries in Germany – Fuchs Schmierstoffe GmbH and Fuchs Lubritech GmbH – to fo ...

Happy Blogiversary! One Year of Sustainability Posts

Happy Blogiversary! One Year of Sustainability Posts

Sustainability InSite - June 10, 2022

Contributing editor Apu Gosalia reviews the last 12 months of sustainability and offers guidance for companies' future a ...

Fuchs Buys Stake in Electrolytes Start-up

Fuchs Buys Stake in Electrolytes Start-up

Lube Report EMEA - May 31, 2022

German independent lubricants maker Fuchs Group entered the battery market by acquiring 28% of the shares in E-Lyte Inno ...

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Evonik to Shed Performance Materials

Lube Report EMEA - May 17, 2022

Evonik announced last week that it will exit its Performance Materials business unit, which supplies some intermediate c ...

Profits Down, Sales Up for Fuchs

Profits Down, Sales Up for Fuchs

Lube Report EMEA - May 3, 2022

German lubricant maker Fuchs Petrolub SE posted a first-quarter 6% decline in earnings after tax and a 16% increase in s ...

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Peter Greven Boosts Esters Output

Lube Report EMEA - April 26, 2022

German oleochemical supplier Peter Greven GmbH announced last week that it has expanded ester production capacity at its ...

Oqema Acquires French Distributor

Oqema Acquires French Distributor

Lube Report EMEA - April 26, 2022

German chemicals distributor Oqema acquired the Orosolv Group, a French distributor of lubricants and other products, to ...

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Mixed Actions of Lube Suppliers in Russia

Lube Report EMEA - April 12, 2022

Seven weeks into Vladimir Putin’s invasion of Ukraine, the number of foreign businesses vowing to leave Russia or scal ...

Evonik Adds Isobutene Derivatives Capacity

Evonik Adds Isobutene Derivatives Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - April 5, 2022

Evonik said March 30 that it has invested at least €10 million to increase capacity for isobutene derivatives by more ...

Fuchs’ Profits Up in 2021

Fuchs’ Profits Up in 2021

Lube Report EMEA - March 22, 2022

Fuchs Petrolub SE, the world’s largest independent lubricant supplier, reported a 15% increase in profits after tax in ...

Liqui Moly Posts Higher Net Sales

Liqui Moly Posts Higher Net Sales

Lube Report EMEA - January 25, 2022

Net sales for German lubricant and aftermarket additive manufacturer Liqui Moly increased 20% in 2021, boosted by growth ...

Fuchs Profit Dipped in Third Quarter

Fuchs Profit Dipped in Third Quarter

Lube Report EMEA - November 2, 2021

Lubricants blender Fuchs Petrolub SE reported a slight decrease in profits on higher sales for the third quarter, citing ...

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German Researchers Seek Superlubricity

Lube Report EMEA - October 12, 2021

A German research institute said today that it is leading twin projects aimed at achieving superlubricity in vehicles an ...

VLS Resolves Mannol Complaint

VLS Resolves Mannol Complaint

Lube Report EMEA - August 24, 2021

United Kingdom-based Verification of Lubricant Specifications said it has resolved a complaint against German automotive ...