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Profits Down for GP, MJL

Profits Down for GP, MJL

Lube Report Asia - July 8, 2020

India’s GP Petroleums Ltd. and MJL Bangladesh Ltd. each reported a drop in net profit for the quarter ending March 31.

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Mixed Results for Indian Companies

Lube Report Asia - July 3, 2020

Apar Industries reported a steep drop in net profit for the quarter ending March 31, while Maximus International and Con ...

Grease Output Up in China, Down in India

Grease Output Up in China, Down in India

Lube Report Asia - July 3, 2020

Reported lubricating grease production was up in China and Southeast Asia, and down in India and Japan, according to a s ...

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Lithium Plant Under Study in India

Lube Report Asia - May 15, 2020

India’s Manikaran Power Ltd. and Australian mining company Neometals are conducting a feasibility study for what woul ...

India Asked to Ship Castor Chemicals

India Asked to Ship Castor Chemicals

Lube Report Asia - April 10, 2020

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

Conserving Energy Through Greases

Conserving Energy Through Greases

Lube Report Asia - April 3, 2020

Matching the proper grease formulations to the right applications in automotive engines and drivelines can help conserve ...

India Amends Grease Standards

India Amends Grease Standards

Lube Report Asia - February 28, 2020

Attempting to ease the impact of growing competition for lithium, India expanded a government performance standard for g ...

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GP to Invest $14M for New Plant in India

Lube Report Asia - February 21, 2020

United Arab Emirates-based GP Global said it plans to invest Rs 100 crore (Rs 1 billion or U.S. $14 million) to build a ...

Calcium Sulfonate Greases Gain in Mining

Calcium Sulfonate Greases Gain in Mining

Lube Report Asia - January 3, 2020

Lithium grease thickeners still make up the majority of the global market because of their lower cost, but demand for pr ...

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Lithium Complex Grease Production Grows

Lube Report Asia - January 3, 2020

Production volumes of high performance lithium complex and polyurea grease are growing to meet market needs, an industry ...

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China Exempts Lubes from Tariffs

Lube Report Asia - September 13, 2019

Chinas Customs Tariff Commission of the State Council yesterday announced a trial program to exclude 16 types of U.S. pr ...

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Japans Lube Exports Rise as Domestic Sales Fall

Lube Report Asia - July 5, 2019

Japans domestic lubricant sales volumes fell by more than 10 percent in 2018, but exports increased by 30 percent, accor ...

Grease Output Up in Asia, Down in China

Grease Output Up in Asia, Down in China

Lube Report Asia - June 14, 2019

Lubricating grease production in China appears to have continued its decline in 2018, according to the National Lubricat ...

Easing India’s Reliance on Lithium Greases

Easing India’s Reliance on Lithium Greases

Lube Report Asia - March 22, 2019

Indian grease manufacturers, like their counterparts in other countries, have for the past couple years bemoaned sharp i ...

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Fuchs Acquires Australian Lube Blender

Lube Report Asia - March 15, 2019

Fuchs Petrolub signed an agreement to acquire independent lubricant blender Nulon Products Australia, an expansion into ...

Forecast Sees Growth for Auto Lubes

Forecast Sees Growth for Auto Lubes

Lube Report Asia - November 9, 2018

Global demand for automotive lubricants should continue to rise even as electric vehicles become more popular, an offici ...

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Grease Production Shifts in Asia

Lube Report Asia - June 15, 2018

Grease production in China remained steady in 2017 while Japans output grew and India shifted toward higher quality, acc ...