Volume 5 Issue 38

SSY Base Oil Shipping Report

Adrian Brown is away. His column will reappear in the Sept. 26 edition of Lube Report Americas.

Afton Completes Singapore Expansion

Afton Chemical Corp. said Wednesday that it has completed an expansion of its lubricant additive plant in Singapore and that it expects to start producing antiwear agents in October.

Yips Buys Stake in Maintenance Chain

In a move intended to provide access to automobile maintenance providers, Yips Chemical Holdings announced Tuesday that it bought a minority stake in Damai, a start-up Chinese developer of maintenance shops.

Sri Lanka Invites Bids for Licenses

The Sri Lankan government invited lubricant suppliers this month to apply for the new permits that it plans to issue for producing and selling products on the island nation.

Tianhe Earnings Fall

Tianhe Chemical Groups lubricant additive business recorded significant drops in profit, revenue and gross profit during the six months ending June 30, due to decreased demand from major consumers.

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