Volume 3 Issue 47

Industry Anticipates Change Under Biden

With razor-thin margins of control in both the United States House and Senate, the incoming presidential administration will be forced to lead from the middle, panelists agreed during the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association’s virtual town hall yesterday.

Cosan’s Lube Profits, Revenue Up

Cosan’s Moove finished lubricants production and distribution segment reported higher income and revenue for the quarter ending Sept. 30, compared to results in the same period last year.

Reducing Waste from Blend Plant Flushing

The United State Environmental Protection Agency awarded a $300,000 grant recently to a New Jersey university that will try to help ExxonMobil reduce waste oil flushed between the blending of different lubricants. Researchers from the Department of Chemical Engineering at Rowan University will work with the company’s Paulsboro, New Jersey, blending plant for the next two years. “We’re finding ways to minimize the effects of lube oil downgrade and wastes on the environment and to use these ...

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Ukraine Tightens Tracking of Lubes, Base Oils

France Lube Demand Rose in September

Sanyo Chemical Plant Delayed

Briefly Noted

Under a new agreement, Argentina’s YPF will produce Volvo-branded lubricants for use in engines, gearboxes and transmissions in the Swedish automaker’s trucks and buses sold through its official dealers in Argentina.  Holland, Michigan-based lubricants distributor Major Brands Oil Co. acquired Roseville, Michigan-based Central Oil Co., which distributes industrial and commercial lubricants in southeast Michigan and portions of Ohio.  Perrysburg, Ohio-based metalworking fluids manufacturer Master Fluid Solutions promoted Anup Hosamani to vice president of finance.