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Fuchs Opens Polyurea Grease Plant
The exterior of Fuchs’ new polyurea grease plant in Kaiserslautern, Germany. Photo courtesy Fuchs Petrolub SE

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 ...

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Fuchs Elevates 2020 Outlook

Lube Report EMEA - October 20, 2020

German independent lubricants blender Fuchs Petrolub SE issued a preliminary report last week showing a 17% decrease ear ...

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Oxea Boosts Isononanoic Acid Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - October 13, 2020

OQ Chemicals – formerly Oxea – recently completed an expansion at its site in Oberhausen, Germany, increasing its is ...

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Adnoc Offers Base Oil Guarantee

Lube Report EMEA - October 13, 2020

Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. said Monday that it will now guarantee that its base stocks meet specified parameters for vis ...

Europe Motorcycle Oil Demand to Stay Flat

Europe Motorcycle Oil Demand to Stay Flat

Lube Report EMEA - October 13, 2020

The global motorcycle oils market is projected to grow by a compound annual rate of 1.5% to 2% during the next four year ...

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Fuchs Acquires Italian Distributor

Lube Report EMEA - October 6, 2020

Fuchs Petrolub SE announced the purchase of Welponer SpA, an Italian lubricant distributor with annual revenue of €4 m ...

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Lubricating Plastics via Microcapsules

Lube Report EMEA - August 18, 2020

Chemists at two German research institutes have devised lubricant-filled microcapsules that can be mixed into thermoplas ...

Pandemic Depresses Fuchs’ Profits, Sales

Pandemic Depresses Fuchs’ Profits, Sales

Lube Report EMEA - August 4, 2020

Independent lubricants blender Fuchs Petrolub SE posted steep declines in profit and sales for the second quarter, compa ...