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Canada Floats Toxic Listing for Ester
A CNC machining center drilling steel and using metalworking fluid as a coolant. © Daniel

Canada Floats Toxic Listing for Ester

Lube Report Americas - March 31, 2021

Canada’s health and environment agencies recently recommended regulatory actions for a form of thiophosphate alkyl est ...

Vertex Earnings Dipped in 2020, Q4

Vertex Earnings Dipped in 2020, Q4

Lube Report Americas - March 17, 2021

Vertex Energy’s black oil segment, which includes its rerefineries and used oil collection business, reported a drop i ...

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Slow Recovery Forecast for U.S.

Lube Report Americas - June 8, 2020

The lubricants market faces a “very gradual” recovery, regardless of the ultimate size of the dip in the economy or ...

Cosan’s Lube Income and Sales Decline

Cosan’s Lube Income and Sales Decline

Lube Report Americas - June 1, 2020

Moove – Cosan’s lubricants production and distribution arm – reported lower net income, revenue and sales volumes ...

Strong Q1 for Parkland’s Lube Sales

Strong Q1 for Parkland’s Lube Sales

Lube Report Americas - May 22, 2020

Canada-based distributor Parkland Fuel Corp. posted a 26 percent increase in consolidated revenue for its lubricant segm ...

Results Decline at Calumet, Valvoline, Quaker

Results Decline at Calumet, Valvoline, Quaker

Lube Report Americas - May 8, 2020

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported a net loss, Valvoline posted a slight decrease in operating income, Ho ...

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Parkland’s Lubes Sales Rise

Lube Report Americas - March 13, 2020

Canada-based distributor Parkland Fuel Corp. posted a 122 percent jump in consolidated revenue for its lubricant segment ...

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Canada Permits Use of Toxic Chemical

Lube Report Americas - February 12, 2020

The Canadian government decreed this month that it will permit 9-octadecenoic acid (Z)- compound with (Z)-N-9-octadeceny ...

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Fuchs Lands Chemicals Process Management Firm

Lube Report Americas - November 6, 2019

The Fuchs Group acquired Zimmark Inc., a Canadian company offering services in the lubricants and chemicals process mana ...

Shell Tops North American Competition

Shell Tops North American Competition

Lube Report Americas - October 30, 2019

Shell was the largest North American lubricants supplier in 2018, beating out ExxonMobil and Chevron, according to consu ...

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Shell to Upgrade Lubricant Plant in Canada

Lube Report Americas - January 9, 2019

Shell plans to invest $16 million to expand its lubricant blending and packaging plant in Brockville, Canada, according ...

Scant Growth Forecast for North America

Scant Growth Forecast for North America

Lube Report Americas - September 19, 2018

North Americas lubricant market is expected to inch up from 2.9 billion gallons in 2017 to 3 billion gallons by 2020, wi ...

Canadian Lube Market Shrinking

Canadian Lube Market Shrinking

Lube Report Americas - April 25, 2018

Automotive lubricant demand in Canada is expected to fall roughly 5 percent from 390,000 metric tons in 2016 to 370,000 ...

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Calumet Acquires Biosynthetic Technologies

Lube Report Americas - April 11, 2018

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, L.P. said on Monday that it acquired Biosynthetic Technologies, a startup that conv ...

Axel Acquires Royal Manufacturing

Axel Acquires Royal Manufacturing

Lube Report Americas - March 28, 2018

Axel Christiernsson announced Monday its acquisition of Royal Manufacturing, a deal that will triple Axels grease produc ...