Volume 3 Issue 39

Disruptions Lead to Shorter Supply Chains

The coronavirus pandemic is leading many business to shorten supply chains in response to difficulties obtaining materia...

Seeking New Business During a Pandemic

Advice for lubricant manufacturers weathering the COVID-19 storm continues to point toward finding new sources of revenu...

Brazil Court Orders Halt to Refineries Sale

Brazil’s top court ordered a temporary halt this week to efforts to divest eight refineries owned by national oil comp...

Briefly Noted

Chevron announced to its customers a general price increase of up to 12% on all lubricating oils and greases, effective Oct. 26.  Argentina’s YPF and Swedish commercial truck manufacturer Scania extended their alliance until June 2021. Under the alliance, Scania Argentina will continue to use and recommend YPF’s Extravida lubricants and other products in its network of dealers in Argentina.  Biosynthetic Technologies announced that Jeff Mackey leads new product development initiatives for the company’s metalworking fluid product line.