Metalworking Fluids

Results Decline at Calumet, Valvoline, Quaker

Results Decline at Calumet, Valvoline, Quaker

Lube Report Americas - May 8, 2020

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. reported a net loss, Valvoline posted a slight decrease in operating income, Ho ...

DuBois to Acquire Cimcool

DuBois to Acquire Cimcool

Lube Report Americas - March 25, 2020

Hillenbrand Inc. will sell its Cimcool metalworking fluids business to DuBois Chemicals Inc. for $224 million in cash, u ...

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Q4 Kind to Clean Harbors, HCC, Quaker

Lube Report Americas - March 4, 2020

Quaker Chemical reported an increase in fourth quarter net income, but a decline for 2019. Its net sales were higher for ...

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Ingevity CEO Resigns, Interim CEO Named

Lube Report Americas - February 26, 2020

Ingevity Corp. announced Feb. 20 that its board of directors and D. Michael Wilson agreed he would resign as president, ...

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Lanxess Acquires Brazilian Biocide Maker

Lube Report Americas - December 11, 2019

Lanxess acquired Itibanyl Produtos Especiais Ltda., a leading Brazilian manufacturer of biocides, including some used in ...

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Q3: Calumet, Cosan, Valvoline, Quaker, Milacron

Lube Report Americas - November 13, 2019

Calumet Specialty Products Partners, Cosans Moove lubricants segment and Quaker Chemical each reported net losses, while ...

3-D Printing Called Threat to Metalworking Fluids

3-D Printing Called Threat to Metalworking Fluids

Lube Report Americas - October 16, 2019

The budding 3-D printing industry has the potential to disrupt the lubricants industry by lessening or virtually elimina ...

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Master Fluid Acquires Wilhelm Dietz

Lube Report Americas - October 16, 2019

Perrysburg, Ohio-based Master Fluid Solutions announced on Oct. 7 the acquisition of German metalworking fluids manufact ...

Light Alloys Challenge Metalworking Fluids

Light Alloys Challenge Metalworking Fluids

Lube Report Americas - October 9, 2019

The types of metals used in wide ranges of products have evolved in recent years, trending toward greater use of alloys ...

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EPA Clarifies Chlorinated Paraffin Stance

Lube Report Americas - September 25, 2019

The Environmental Protection Agency issued significant new use rules on Sept. 18 under the Toxic Substances Control Act ...

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Profits Up for Afton, Down for Quaker Chem, Steady for Valvoline

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

Afton Chemicals petroleum additives segment posted higher operating profit, while Quaker Chemical and HollyFrontiers lub ...

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Earnings Drop at Milacron, HCC

Lube Report Americas - July 31, 2019

Milacron reported a dip in operating earnings and sales for its Fluid Technologies segment in the second quarter, and He ...

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EPA Fines California Blender

Lube Report Americas - July 24, 2019

Commerce, California-based U.S. Lubricants Inc. agreed to pay almost $200,000 in civil penalties under a settlement with ...

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FTC Tells Quaker Chem, Houghton to Divest

Lube Report Americas - July 24, 2019

The United States Federal Trade Commission announced Tuesday that it will require Quaker Chemical and Houghton Internati ...

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Hillenbrand to Buy Milacron for $2 Billion

Lube Report Americas - July 17, 2019

Hillenbrand Inc. will acquire Milacron Holdings Corp. in a cash and stock transaction valued at $2 billion and expected ...

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Approvals Cease for P Industrial Lubes

Lube Report Americas - May 15, 2019

The laboratory that provided testing and certification for P hydraulic fluid and gear oil specifications has ceased oper ...

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BASF Expands Antioxidants Capacity

Lube Report Americas - January 23, 2019

BASF increased lubricant antioxidant capacity at its Puebla, Mexico, site to keep up with growing demand for additives t ...