Mergers/Deals/Acquisitions

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Wax Maker Acquires PVC Lubes Company

Lube Report Americas - June 24, 2020

Canadian wax maker The International Group Inc. has acquired Picayune, Mississippi-based Rheogistics LLC, which supplies ...

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Altivia Acquires Additive Plant

Lube Report Americas - May 31, 2020

Altivia Oxide Chemicals LLC acquired KMCO and its associated chemical ethoxylation manufacturing assets in Crosby, Texas ...

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Safety-Kleen Adds Northeastern U.S. Rerefinery

Lube Report Americas - May 8, 2020

Clean Harbors acquired a small API Group II+ rerefinery in New Hampshire last month, providing its Safety-Kleen subsidia ...

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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Petrobras to Exit Colombia

Lube Report Americas - March 4, 2020

Brazils Petrobras said Tuesday that it plans to sell its fuels and lubricants business in Colombia, part of a broader pl ...

Calumet Acquires Wax Maker

Calumet Acquires Wax Maker

Lube Report Americas - March 4, 2020

Calumet Specialty Products Partners L.P. announced yesterday it had acquired Paralogics LLC, a producer of candle and in ...

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Vertellus Acquires Additives Producer Bercen

Lube Report Americas - January 15, 2020

Specialty chemicals manufacturer Vertellus acquired Denham Springs, Louisiana-based Bercen Chemicals, a lubricant additi ...

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GF-6, 303 Fluids Headlined 2019

Lube Report Americas - December 25, 2019

From the long-awaited adoption of ILSAC GF-6 to a crackdown on 303 hydraulic fluids to mergers and acquisitions, 2019 wa ...

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Shell Acquires Industrial Fluids Manufacturer

Lube Report Americas - December 25, 2019

Shell Lubricants acquired the assets of American Chemical Technologies Inc., which manufactures and distributes industri ...

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Petrobras to Sell Uruguay Business

Lube Report Americas - December 11, 2019

Brazils Petrobras started the process to sell its distribution company in Uruguay so that it can exit the South American ...

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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 ...

Get Spiffy Gets YLL

Get Spiffy Gets YLL

Lube Report Americas - November 20, 2019

Get Spiffy Inc. acquired Your Location Lubrication, adding a high-volume oil change system to its fleet management servi ...

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Fuchs Lands Chemicals Process Management Firm

Lube Report Americas - November 6, 2019

The Fuchs Group acquired Zimmark Inc., a Canadian company offering services in the lubricants and chemicals process mana ...

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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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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 ...

Isla Refinery Takes Next Step In Operator Search

Isla Refinery Takes Next Step In Operator Search

Lube Report Americas - August 21, 2019

Refineria di Korsou - the Curacao government entity that owns the Isla Refinery - issued non-exclusive letters of intent ...

Huntsman Sells Surfactants Business

Huntsman Sells Surfactants Business

Lube Report Americas - August 14, 2019

Indorama Ventures acquired Huntsman Corp.s chemical intermediates and surfactants businesses for $2 billion, the compani ...