November, 2021

EVs Also Threaten Industrial Lubes

Although the transition to electric vehicles will gradually cut the automotive industry’s need for industrial lubricants, metal forming fluids used to make car bodies should remain in demand, [...]

July, 2018

Impact of Marine Rules Unclear

New, more stringent emissions limits are laid out clearly for the shipping companies in coming years. Less clear is which route the industry will follow to meet those mandates, and that makes  [...]

June, 2018

Eaton Revises Its Lubricant Suppliers List

Eaton has revised its Lubricant Suppliers List (TCMT0020 EN-US), which lists suppliers of approved fluids that meet the PS-386 transmission lubricant specification (which replaced PS-164rev7)  [...]

January, 2018

Würth Group Acquires "Liqui Moly"

Künzelsau, Germany-based The Würth Group is taking over Ulm, Germany-based Liqui Moly GmbH, purchasing all shares from the managing partner, Ernst Prost, effective as of 1 January 2018. With this  [...]

December, 2017

BASF Increases Prices on Base oil and Lubricants Globally

Ludwigshafen, Germany – November 27, 2017 – Effective December 1, 2017 or as existing contracts permit, BASF will increase prices globally across the portfolios of The price adjustments are [...]

January, 2017

Bio based Lubricants to Become the New Norm

Historically, bio-lubricants have constituted a small percentage of the finished lubricants market globally. The leading markets for bio-lubricants are primarily in North America and Europe, including the United States [...]

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