Volume 1 Issue 22
Landscape Shifts for Metalworking FluidsMay 30, 2018
Environmental regulations, restrictions on chemical use and new lubricant options and machining methods have upped the ante for metalworking fluid formulators and managers to adapt to a rapidly evolving and complex market using long-term solutions instead of short-term goals, an industry insider said at a conference last week in Minneapolis.
GF-6 Takes Major Step ForwardMay 30, 2018
The Sequence IVB wear test was accepted into ILSAC GF-6 on May 10 despite lingering concerns about its validity. The action by the Auto/Oil Advisory Panel removed one of the last major hurdles for the long-delayed passenger car engine oil specification upgrade, setting it on track to come to market around the second quarter of 2020.
Labeling Requirements Called OpportunitiesMay 30, 2018
Packaging updates required for new and upcoming engine oil specifications may seem like a hassle, but they present opportunities for marketers to refresh brands, an industry insider told Lube Report.