Volume 3 Issue 45

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Base Oil Output Fell Back in August

Base oil production in the United States dropped to 4.6 million barrels in August, according to newly released government data, interrupting two consecutive months of recovery from impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Fuchs Acquires Silicone Lubes Maker

Fuchs Group acquired Sanford, North Carolina-based PolySi Technologies, which formulates and manufactures silicone lubricants and greases, as well as providing contract packaging services.

Profits Up for Afton, Valvoline

Afton Chemical reported higher operating profit and a decrease in sales for its third quarter, and Valvoline’s operating income and sales from its three segments increased year over year for the quarter ending Sept. 30.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Capacity Rising for Infineum Detergents

Goodyear Enters India Lube Market

Morocco, Egypt Making More Lubes

Briefly Noted

Perrysburg, Ohio-based metalworking fluids manufacturer Master Fluid Solutions promoted Aaron Wright to vice president of technology.