Grease

NLGI Unveils New Grease Specs
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NLGI Unveils New Grease Specs

Lube Report Americas - July 5, 2020

The National Lubricating Grease Institute has scheduled a January launch for a program to certify high-performance multi ...

North American Grease Production Slips

North American Grease Production Slips

Lube Report Americas - June 28, 2020

North American production of lubricating greases seems to have dipped from 2018 to 2019, according to a survey by the Un ...

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Castor Oil Supply from India Resumes

Lube Report Americas - April 29, 2020

Shipments of castor oil derivatives are flowing from India once again, easing availability of popular grease additives ...

India Asked to Release Castor Chemicals

India Asked to Release Castor Chemicals

Lube Report Americas - April 7, 2020

Three lubricant industry associations in the United States petitioned India’s government last week to approve the expo ...

Coronavirus Constricts Lithium Supplier Livent

Coronavirus Constricts Lithium Supplier Livent

Lube Report Americas - March 24, 2020

Lithium supplier Livent Corp. suspended operations at its two Argentinian facilities this week in accordance with a nati ...

IHS: Wind Energy Maintenance Spending to Grow

IHS: Wind Energy Maintenance Spending to Grow

Lube Report Americas - December 4, 2019

United States wind operations and annual maintenance spending is expected to increase by 50 percent from 2018 to more th ...

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Expanding to Grow in Evolving Grease Market

Lube Report Americas - November 20, 2019

Aerospace Lubricants is nearing completion on an expansion to add 10 million pounds of grease production capacity at its ...

New Grease Plant Starts Up in Kansas

New Grease Plant Starts Up in Kansas

Lube Report Americas - November 13, 2019

A joint venture between Japanese grease maker Kyodo Yushi and its American partner Lubrication Engineers began operating ...

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Axel to Expand, Improve U.S. Grease Plants

Lube Report Americas - October 30, 2019

Axel Christiernsson AB announced on Monday a multi-million dollar expansion and improvement plan across its three grease ...

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Fuchs Acquires American Lube Blender

Lube Report Americas - October 23, 2019

The Fuchs Group acquired American synthetic lubricants blender Nye Lubricants Inc., the companies announced on Monday, e ...

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Digitializing Can Benefit Production, Expert Says

Lube Report Americas - September 25, 2019

Lubricant and grease production plants can improve efficiency and profitability by digitalizing their operations, an ind ...

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

NLGI Pursues Future Grease Specs

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

The National Lubricating Grease Institute yesterday announced a collaboration with the Center for Quality Assurance to d ...

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Lawsuits Waged Over Royal Manufacturing Sale

Lube Report Americas - July 17, 2019

A court battle is being waged in Oklahoma over Axel Christiernssons acquisition last year of grease producer Royal Manuf ...

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Grease Production Dips in North America

Lube Report Americas - June 12, 2019

Lubricating grease production in North America declined 4.2 percent in 2018, according to the National Lubricating Greas ...

Summit Installs Grease Reactor

Summit Installs Grease Reactor

Lube Report Americas - October 31, 2018

Summit Lubricants installed a new 50,000 pound grease reactor at its plant in Batavia, New York, last week to increase m ...

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Grease Production Up in North America

Lube Report Americas - June 20, 2018

Lubricating grease production in North America increased 4.6 percent in 2017, according to the National Lubricating Grea ...

Tianqi to Buy Stake in SQM

Tianqi to Buy Stake in SQM

Lube Report Americas - May 23, 2018

In a deal that would strengthen ties between two of the worlds largest lithium suppliers, Nutrien Ltd. agreed last week ...