Synthetic Lubricants

Moresco Reports Higher Earnings

Moresco Reports Higher Earnings

Lube Report Asia - July 16, 2021

Japanese specialty lubricant manufacturer Moresco Corp. reported higher sales of specialty lubricants and lower sales of ...

A Whistle Stop Tour of Locomotive Lubes

A Whistle Stop Tour of Locomotive Lubes

Lubes'n'Greases - March 4, 2021

Since the first steam trains of early 19th century England, locomotives have been an invaluable boon to trade and civil ...

Synthetics Gain as China Car Parc Evolves

Synthetics Gain as China Car Parc Evolves

Lube Report Asia - December 4, 2020

China’s vehicle population, forecast to surpass the United States’ by the end of this year, has been transitioning t ...

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Calumet to Close Plant, Furlough Workers

Posts - July 20, 2020

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. will close a lubricants plant in New Jersey and furlough manufacturing employe ...

Study Assesses Hydraulic Fluid Sustainability

Study Assesses Hydraulic Fluid Sustainability

Posts - July 20, 2020

German industrial giants Fuchs Petrolub and BASF carried out a joint study on the cradle-to-grave environmental impact o ...

Russia Using More Synthetic Motor Oils

Russia Using More Synthetic Motor Oils

Posts - July 20, 2020

The share of vehicles in Russia that use American Petroleum Institute’s API SM or API SN motor oil categories increas ...

Lubricants Breathe Life into Ventilators

Lubricants Breathe Life into Ventilators

Lubes'n'Greases - July 2, 2020

While blenders converting their production lines for hand sanitizer grab headlines, companies that make greases for life ...

Russia Using More Synthetic Motor Oils

Russia Using More Synthetic Motor Oils

Lube Report EMEA - May 31, 2020

The share of vehicles in Russia that use American Petroleum Institute’s API SM or API SN motor oil categories increas ...

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The Synthetics Are Coming

Lubes'n'Greases - January 21, 2020

Engine oil specs are increasing the technical demands put on base oils and pushing formulators toward using more synthet ...

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Opportunities Remain in Flat U.S. Industrial Market

Lube Report Americas - December 18, 2019

U.S. demand volume for industrial oils and fluids is forecast to decrease by a compound annual rate of 0.3 percent out t ...

Synthetics, Inflation Boost Aftermarket Selling Prices

Synthetics, Inflation Boost Aftermarket Selling Prices

Lube Report Americas - February 7, 2018

Consumers continued to trade up to higher priced synthetic motor oil in place of cheaper conventional oil, and inflation ...

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Demand Sprouts for Ester Lubes

Lube Report Asia - April 14, 2015

Although global lubricants demand is consistently flat, ester-based lubricants will grow at an average rate of 6 percent ...

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Global Outlook for Synthetic Lubes

Lubes'n'Greases - May 21, 2014

Small in volume but high in cost, these specialized products go fearlessly where mineral oil based lubricants fear to tr ...

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Synthetic Specialists

Lubes'n'Greases EMEA - April 28, 2014

Demand is growing for synthetic greases. Wilfried Bartz says these products have impressive strengths - and some weaknes ...