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Volume 26, Issue 3: March 2020 Lubes'n'Greases Magazine


Oil & Politics

Latin American countries have been dealing with their share of political turmoil in recent years. Is the unrest suppressing the regions lubricants market?

The Gearbox Killer?

White etching cracks are a harbinger of gearbox death in wind turbines and other equipment. New research points to subpar steel as the likely culprit, but lubes can help arrest the assassin.

The End of the Engine Oil Bottle?

Its no secret that electric vehicles pose a growing threat to the lubes industry. Odds are lube packaging wont escape the transition unscathed, either.


Lubricant and grease packagers have been tasked with developing new solutions that cater to increasing environmental, regulatory and economic pressures. One company explains how it plans to keep up with the times.

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