Volume 1 Issue 2
Markets in Asia, Europe and the United States all got off to a fairly sedate start to the year. Encouraging signs have been seen on some, but not all, of the main routes in these areas. Things should become clearer over the next week or so.-by Adrian Brown
The American Petroleum Institutes Lubricants Group closed its ballot on SN Plus Dec. 29, with a healthy majority voting to adopt the supplemental category, industry insiders confirmed.
Coolants Plus, the marketer of Starfire brand lubricants, announced last week that it had purchased Scot Lubricants Inc., giving the company its first blending and packaging facility.
A scientific investigation into the mysteries of lubricating grease degradation and entropy has been awarded the NLGI Research Grant for 2017, the National Lubricating Grease Institute announced Dec. 22. Louisiana State University will receive the institutes annual Research Grant, which will fund research led by Prof. Michael Khonsari, Dow Endowed Chair at LSUs Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering.