Volume 3 Issue 38

Decarbonization Could Boost EV Sales

Electric vehicles could make up 90% of the United States’ passenger vehicle fleet by 2050 if the government and consum...

EPA Evaluates Antiwear Agent

A chemical used as an antiwear additive in aviation turbine oils was among 20 chemicals listed by the United States Envi...

Rebound Forecast for Industrial Lubes

Global demand volumes for general industrial oils and grease will decline 13% this year due to COVID-19’s impacts, con...

Briefly Noted

RelaDyne acquired Ukiah, California-based Nick Barbieri Trucking LLC, an oil, lubricant, gasoline and diesel fuel distributor serving Northern California.  Valvoline Inc. signed an agreement with Midland, Texas-based Kent Lubrication Centers Ltd. – doing business as Avis Lube – to purchase its 14 existing quick-lube centers, which will be rebranded as Valvoline Instant Oil Change service centers.   Univar Solutions Inc. will distribute Daubert Chemical Co. Inc.’s Severe Atmospheric Corrosion Inhibitor additives product line in the United States and Canada. The additives are used by formulators in rust preventive coatings and corrosion inhibiting lubricants.