Metalworking Fluids

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Hindujas in Court Over Ownership

Lube Report Asia - June 26, 2020

The Hinduja Group, owner of several lubricant businesses, is embroiled in a dispute between the four aging brothers who ...

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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 ...

Clouds Loom for Chinese MWF Suppliers

Clouds Loom for Chinese MWF Suppliers

Lube Report Asia - May 17, 2019

Chinese metalworking fluid suppliers will face many challenges in the coming years, including stricter health and safety ...

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Korean Biocides Acts Impact on Lubes Unclear

Lube Report Asia - January 11, 2019

South Korea's new Act on Safety Control of Consumer Chemical Products and Biocides regulation took effect Jan. 1. Indust ...

Master Fluid Solutions Plans New China Plant

Master Fluid Solutions Plans New China Plant

Lube Report Asia - August 17, 2018

Master Fluid Solutions has invested in a new metalworking fluids blending plant in Taicang, China, the company announced ...

Japanese Supplier Expands Overseas

Japanese Supplier Expands Overseas

Lube Report Asia - February 16, 2018

Japanese lube manufacturer Suzuki Kikoh Co. established a joint venture with a local firm in Thailand to expand its indu ...

Singapore Bans Some Short-Chain CPs

Singapore Bans Some Short-Chain CPs

Lube Report Asia - December 5, 2017

Beginning in June, Singapore will prohibit the use of short-chain chlorinated paraffins in metalworking fluids and other ...

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Indian, German MWF Firms Form JV

Lube Report Asia - August 1, 2017

Zavenir Daubert India Pvt. and Chemische Werke Kluthe GmbH formed a joint venture to strengthen their reach in markets f ...

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Industrial Lube Demand Upbeat in India

Lube Report Asia - July 25, 2017

The outlook for industrial lube demand in India is positive, thanks to government initiatives aimed at boosting manufact ...

Yushiro, Moresco Set Sights Overseas

Yushiro, Moresco Set Sights Overseas

Lube Report Asia - June 6, 2017

Two of Japans top metalworking fluid providers said recently that with domestic automobile production and die-casting in ...

Research Advised for MWF Suppliers

Research Advised for MWF Suppliers

Lube Report Asia - May 16, 2017

Chinese metalworking fluid suppliers face threats and opportunities due to trends such as closings of aluminum producers ...

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Japans Ever Chemical Launches JV in Indonesia

Lube Report Asia - February 7, 2017

Ever Chemical Industry Co., a Japanese metalworking fluids manufacturer, will start production in Indonesia this year as ...

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India and China Drive MWFs Growth

Lube Report Asia - December 13, 2016

Global consumption of metalworking fluids will swell in coming years as increased industrialization in Asia-Pacific boos ...

Smartphone Market a Calling for MWFs Firm

Smartphone Market a Calling for MWFs Firm

Lube Report Asia - October 18, 2016

Southern Chinas enormous manufacturing base makes it a huge market for metalworking fluids, but some heavy industries ar ...

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Yushiro Builds Two MWF Plants in China

Lube Report Asia - May 3, 2016

Japanese metalworking fluids manufacturer Yushiro Chemical Industry Co. expects to complete construction of two plants i ...

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Made in China Called Boon for MWF

Lube Report Asia - December 29, 2015

Chinese consumption of metalworking fluids may be flattening in terms of volume, but industry insiders say suppliers sho ...

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Industrial Lubes Feed Amer’s Growth

Lube Report Asia - May 19, 2015

Southern Chinas Amer Lubricant Technology Co. has seen its business grow at an annual clip of 20 percent and is now buil ...