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Nynas Launches Rerefined Transformer Oil
Electrical engineers stand by a transformer at a power station. © Evgeniy Kalinovskiy

Nynas Launches Rerefined Transformer Oil

Lube Report EMEA - September 6, 2022

Nynas AB announced last week that it has started to rerefine used electrical transformer oils at its base oil plant in N ...

Perstorp Boosts 2-EHA Production

Perstorp Boosts 2-EHA Production

Lube Report EMEA - July 12, 2022

Perstorp Group announced on July 7 that it has increased production capacity of 2-ethylhexanoic acid at its plant in Ste ...

Perstorp Shifts to Renewable Raw Materials

Perstorp Shifts to Renewable Raw Materials

Lube Report EMEA - June 14, 2022

Perstorp Group said June 9 that its largest plant in Sweden will convert all polyols derived from petroleum – pentaery ...

Petronas to Acquire Perstorp

Petronas to Acquire Perstorp

Lube Report Asia - May 20, 2022

Malaysia’s Petronas Chemicals Group Berhad announced Tuesday it will acquire Sweden-based specialty chemicals company ...

Perstorp Announces Another Expansion

Perstorp Announces Another Expansion

Lube Report EMEA - April 12, 2022

Specialty chemical supplier Perstorp AB will build a new plant at an existing site in Sweden to bring an additional 70,0 ...

Perstorp Makes Isononanoic Acids

Perstorp Makes Isononanoic Acids

Lube Report EMEA - March 8, 2022

Specialty chemical supplier Perstorp AB will begin this month to produce isononanoic acids at its factory in Stenungsund ...

BASF Adds Alkylethanolamines Plant

BASF Adds Alkylethanolamines Plant

Lube Report EMEA - March 8, 2022

BASF will build a new world-scale production plant for alkylethanolamines at its Verbund site in Antwerp, Belgium, with ...

Grant Supports SKF Processing Plant

Grant Supports SKF Processing Plant

Lube Report EMEA - February 1, 2022

The European Commission awarded Swedish company SKF a €1.6 million grant to install and operate a stand-alone processi ...

SKF Lands Lubrication Filtration Firm

SKF Lands Lubrication Filtration Firm

Lube Report EMEA - September 7, 2021

SKF announced Sept. 1 that it completed the acquisition of Efolex AB, a manufacturer of Europafilter-branded industrial ...

U.S. Firm Takes Biggest Nynas Stake

U.S. Firm Takes Biggest Nynas Stake

Lube Report EMEA - July 27, 2021

A United States investment firm is the largest shareholder of Stockholm-based Nynas AB after acquiring a 49.9% stake in ...

Fuchs Acquires Swedish Lube Supplier

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’ ...

Swedish Lube Handling Firm Bought

Swedish Lube Handling Firm Bought

Lube Report EMEA - February 2, 2021

Bergman & Beving’s Tools & Consumables division acquired all shares in fellow Swedish company Germa AB, which develops ...

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End of Nynas Restructuring Delayed One Month

Lube Report EMEA - December 29, 2020

Nynas AB announced yesterday that its reorganization is formally expected to be completed in January after resolving an ...

Nynas Emerging from Reorganization

Nynas Emerging from Reorganization

Lube Report EMEA - December 1, 2020

After final approval by a Swedish judge, Nynas AB is scheduled next month to officially exit from court-protected reorga ...

Nynas Proposes Debt Restructure

Nynas Proposes Debt Restructure

Lube Report EMEA - October 25, 2020

Nynas AB announced a proposal Monday to restructure its debts to lenders and to repay other creditors, a major step towa ...

Neste Divests Stake in Nynas

Neste Divests Stake in Nynas

Lube Report EMEA - September 22, 2020

A district judge in Sodertorn, Sweden, on Thursday approved Nynas AB’s petition to extend its court-administered reorg ...

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Axel to Expand, Improve U.S. Grease Plants

Lube Report Americas - October 30, 2019

Axel Christiernsson AB announced on Monday a multi-million dollar expansion and improvement plan across its three grease ...