Volume 3 Issue 44

Capacity Rising for Infineum Detergents

A lubricant additive factory that ExxonMobil operates on behalf of Infineum is wrapping up an expansion of a facility that makes detergent components.

Morocco, Egypt Making More Lubes

North Africa’s lubricant production – primarily in Egypt and Morocco – can help meet Africa’s growing demand in industries such as power generation, cement, road building, steel and auto making and general manufacturing, an Egyptian blender said recently.

Profits Dip for BP, Fuchs

BP’s lubricants business reported a slight year-to-year decline in profit for the third quarter, and independent lubricants blender Fuchs Petrolub SE reported dips in profits and sales, as both companies showed signs of recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

From Other Editions of Lube Report

Goodyear Enters India Lube Market

API Ballots Contentious Definition

U.S. Businesses Could Face COVID Mandates

Briefly Noted

Anderol, the synthetic specialty lubricants product line from Cologne, Germany-based Lanxess’ lubricant additives business unit, is rebranding. Effective Nov. 2, Anderol products received a new corporate design – new product packaging that will be phased in gradually and website redesign, including an “X” that expresses affiliation to Lanxess and stands for energizing chemistry.  France-based Nyco announced that Windrose Airlines, a Ukrainian airline based in Kiev, selected its synthetic turbine oil to lubricate the engines of its aircraft fleet.