Volume 2 Issue 30
There have not been any particular developments in the U.S. markets. Europe is similar, if perhaps a touch quieter than previously. Asia too is gently ticking over.-by Adrian Brown
The United States Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that it will require Quaker Chemical and Houghton International to divest operations related to aluminum and steel rolling oils as a condition of their delayed merger.
Starting in January, tractor hydraulic fluids sold in the United States that do not meet current specifications will need to be clearly labeled as obsolete and accompanied by an explanatory warning on their package fronts, following handbook amendments adopted last week by the U.S. National Conference on Weights and Measures.
Commerce, California-based U.S. Lubricants Inc. agreed to pay almost $200,000 in civil penalties under a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for violations of the Clean Water Act at one of its California storage facilities.