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Siddharth Opens Plant in UAE

Lube Report EMEA - July 10, 2020

India-based Siddharth Grease & Lubes Pvt.’s subsidiary opened a lubricant and grease manufacturing plant in the Un ...

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European Grease Volumes Drop

Lube Report EMEA - July 5, 2020

Europe reported slightly lower grease production in 2019, according to a survey conducted by the United States-based Nat ...

Survey: Russian Sales Shift to Online

Survey: Russian Sales Shift to Online

Lube Report EMEA - June 21, 2020

Russian lubricant manufacturers are slashing investment, staff and marketing projects during the Covid-19 pandemic in fa ...

Russia’s Grease Output Jumps 50 Percent

Russia’s Grease Output Jumps 50 Percent

Lube Report EMEA - June 14, 2020

Grease production in Russia rose 51 percent in 2019, continuing a four-year growth trend that has been boosted by a gove ...

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Middle East Airlines Mothball Planes

Lube Report EMEA - May 31, 2020

Fears that the market for aviation lubricants and greases in the Middle East is unravelling as a result of the Covid-19 ...

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Lube Services Gain Traction in Africa Mines

Lube Report EMEA - January 7, 2020

Several trends in Africas mining industry - including a skills shortage, environmental issues and contracting practices ...

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Russian Greases Divergent in Quality

Lube Report EMEA - November 5, 2019

Imports are on the rise in Russias grease market, but domestic lubricant makers are trying to displace them by offering ...

German Firm Boosts Production, Capacity

German Firm Boosts Production, Capacity

Lube Report EMEA - August 27, 2019

German lubricant and grease maker Zeller & Gmelin is expanding its grease production and tank storage capacity to meet g ...

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Intesmo Increased Grease Output

Lube Report EMEA - July 16, 2019

Russian grease marketer Intesmo increased its output by 25 percent in 2018, according to Lukoil, a partner in the joint ...

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EVs Pose Opportunities for Grease

Lube Report EMEA - June 25, 2019

Battery-powered vehicles have fewer grease applications than internal combustion engine vehicles, but EV components and ...

Russian Toll Blender Ramps Up Grease Output

Russian Toll Blender Ramps Up Grease Output

Lube Report EMEA - June 25, 2019

Russian lubes and greases marketer Obninskorgsintez is ramping up its grease production through robust marketing and exp ...

Grease Production Edges Up in Europe

Grease Production Edges Up in Europe

Lube Report EMEA - June 11, 2019

Lubricating grease production in Europe increased 1.2 percent in 2018, according to the National Lubricating Grease Inst ...

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ASTM Adopts Biobased Grease Test

Lube Report EMEA - February 19, 2019

ASTM International approved as a standard a new small scale oxidation test that provides more accurate results for bioba ...

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Hill Corp. Opened Base Oil Rerefinery

Lube Report EMEA - February 5, 2019

Hill Corp. recently finished building a used oil rerefinery and a small grease unit at its lubricant blending plant in S ...

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Grease Production Jumps in Europe

Lube Report EMEA - June 19, 2018

Lubricating grease production in Europe increased 8 percent in 2017, according to the National Lubricating Grease Instit ...

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Titan Adds Grease Plant, Filling Line

Lube Report EMEA - June 19, 2018

Russian industrial lubricants and grease marketer Titan built a new plant in Novocherkassk, introduced a new filling lin ...

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Cheap Wear Test Looking Good

Lube Report EMEA - May 1, 2018

A new test method designed to provide a more economical means to monitor for wear particles in grease is returning favor ...