Volume 1 Issue 47

DongHao Seeks Way out of Crisis

Working to emerge from a financial crisis, Chinese lubricant marketer DongHao Oil Group is receiving financial support from distributors and planning to sell its chain of automobile maintenance centers, the companys president told Lube Report Asia.

Will Synthetics Take Flight in Asia-Pacific?

Synthetic lubricant demand in Asia-Pacific should rise in coming years as governments toughen regulations on fuel economy and vehicle emissions, an ExxonMobil Chemical official told an industry conference in Beijing last week.

Apar Builds Plant in UAE

Mumbai-based transformer oils supplier Apar Industries Ltd. said its subsidiary in Singapore, Petroleum Specialities Pte. Ltd., will construct a facility in the United Arab Emirates by the end of 2015.

Rolling Oils Aid Production of Sheet Metal

Sheet metals and foils surround us these days - from the exterior panels of automobiles to beverage cans, from metal storage tanks to the coins we use. These and many other products started as sheet metal, most of which is produced in rolling mills.