Volume 3 Issue 51

Mexican Standard Modernizes Requirements

Mexico’s new engine oils standard launched in mid-June introduced test methods and technical requirements to help ensure the country’s engine oils meet the needs of modern engines, an industry insider said at an online event earlier this month.

PEC Deemed Reasonable for Cutting Oils

The United States Environmental Protection Agency concluded Monday that perchloroethylene does not pose an unreasonable risk to human health when used in metalworking fluids such as cutting oils, while also finding that it does pose an unreasonable risk in other applications.

NLGI Launches Grease Certification

The National Lubricating Grease Institute launched on Dec. 2 its new High-Performance Multiuse Grease Certification, known as HPM, and subcategories with enhanced performance in several areas.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Russian Survey Highlights Top Oils

French Market Continues Recovery

Richful Builds Additive Plant After IPO

Briefly Noted

Cincinnati, Ohio-based distributor RelaDyne acquired New West Oil Co., which distributes lubricants from locations in Glendale, Arizona, and northern Last Vegas, Nevada.