Additives

Kangtai Builds Additive Factory

Kangtai Builds Additive Factory

Lube Report Asia - July 1, 2020

Chinese additives maker Kangtai Lubricant Additives Co. started construction in June on a 50,000 metric tons per year ad ...

Tianhe Delisted from Stock Exchange

Tianhe Delisted from Stock Exchange

Lube Report Asia - June 10, 2020

Tianhe Chemicals Group’s listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange was cancelled Thursday after a review panel late last ...

Stock Exchange Hears Tianhe Appeal

Stock Exchange Hears Tianhe Appeal

Lube Report Asia - March 26, 2020

Tianhe Chemicals Group is scheduled to appear before a Hong Kong Stock Exchange disciplinary board today to appeal its d ...

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Infineum to Expand China Additive Plant

Lube Report Asia - January 17, 2020

Infineum has signed a letter of intent to add a second phase to its lubricant additive plant in Zhangjiagang, Jiangsu pr ...

Additive Makers Gaining Role in China

Additive Makers Gaining Role in China

Lube Report Asia - November 22, 2019

A new Chinese national standard for diesel engine oil is expected to go into effect next year, leaving Chinese lubricant ...

Nicca Adds Fluorine Plant in South Korea

Nicca Adds Fluorine Plant in South Korea

Lube Report Asia - November 8, 2019

Nicca Chemical plans to re-enter the lubricant market with the completion of its new fluorine plant in South Korea, incr ...

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Innov Oil Expands in Singapore

Lube Report Asia - October 11, 2019

Viscosity modifier producer Innov Oil completed the relocation of its Singapore operations to a larger factory that prov ...

Additive Volumes Forecast to Grow

Additive Volumes Forecast to Grow

Lube Report Asia - September 27, 2019

Global lubricant additive demand volume will grow 0.5 percent per year from 4.6 million tons in 2018 to more than 4.8 mi ...

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Tianhe Reports Rough Waters

Lube Report Asia - September 20, 2019

Tianhe Chemicals recently reported a 57 percent decline in gross profits from its lubricant additives segment for the fi ...

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Sasol Opens New China Alkoxylation Facility

Lube Report Asia - July 19, 2019

Sasol Ltd. opened its alkoxylation plant in Nanjing, China, last week, expanding its production of surfactants, some of ...

Evonik Boosts Global Oil Additives Capacity

Evonik Boosts Global Oil Additives Capacity

Lube Report Asia - July 12, 2019

Evonik announced on Monday it is expanding its production capacity for polyalkylmethacrylate-based viscosity modifiers b ...

KH Neochem Plant to Open in 2020

KH Neochem Plant to Open in 2020

Lube Report Asia - May 31, 2019

KH Neochems new refrigeration lubricant additive plant, expected to open early next year in Mie prefecture, western Japa ...

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Petronas Chemicals Buys BRB

Lube Report Asia - May 24, 2019

Petronas Chemicals Group Bhd of Malaysia agreed to acquire Netherlands-based lube oil additive manufacturer BRB Internat ...

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Mitsui to Double Additive Capacity

Lube Report Asia - May 3, 2019

Japans Mitsui Chemicals plans a February 2021 opening for a plant that will produce its Lucant-branded hydrocarbon-based ...

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Three Firms Fined Over Tianhe IPO

Lube Report Asia - March 29, 2019

Hong Kongs Securities and Futures Commission fined UBS, Morgan Stanley and Merrill Lynch this month for inadequate due d ...

BASF Adds Antioxidant Supply in China

BASF Adds Antioxidant Supply in China

Lube Report Asia - January 18, 2019

Feiya Chemical Co. has opened a factory in Chinas Jiangsu province to produce lubricant antioxidants on behalf of BASF. ...

Malaysia to Produce Graphene-based Lubricants

Malaysia to Produce Graphene-based Lubricants

Lube Report Asia - December 21, 2018

Malaysias Micratto Technologies Sdn. - founded by researchers at Sunway University - will produce graphene-based lubrica ...