Volume 2 Issue 47

SSY Base Oil Shipping Report

Adrian Brown is away. His column will reappear in the Dec. 4 edition of Lube Report Americas.

Expanding to Grow in Evolving Grease Market

Aerospace Lubricants is nearing completion on an expansion to add 10 million pounds of grease production capacity at its plant in Columbus, Ohio, to help increase its product offerings and to open up sales into the industrial, automotive and private label grease market segments.

Group Studies Electrification of Work Trucks

An American Trucking Association study group has undertaken efforts to understand the effects of electrification on specifications and maintenance of vocational trucks, with a goal of recommending whether fleet owners should switch to electric vehicles and best practices for doing so.

Get Spiffy Gets YLL

Get Spiffy Inc. acquired Your Location Lubrication, adding a high-volume oil change system to its fleet management service offering and uniting two companies that perform oil changes and other maintenance services on-site. Terms were not disclosed.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Briefly Noted

George Damiris will retire as CEO, president and director of HollyFrontier Corp. on Dec. 31. The company’s board appointed Michael Jennings – currently executive vice president – as CEO and president effective Jan. 1, 2020.