ILMA has completed the first round of testing of its members passenger car motor oils, and found that two of 19 random samples failed to meet performance claims. The associations Ethics Committee is investigating the cases.
James A. Taglia, president of NL Grease and chairman of the ILMA task force that developed the product testing program, reported to the members at the Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association Management Forum near Albuquerque, N.M., on April 12. ILMA does not want to tell anyone what kind of products to market, Taglia said. Just dont say its something its not.