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Brenntag buys Reeder Distributors’ lubricants division to strengthen US business

  • 01-Feb-2019

Brenntag, the global market leader in chemical distribution, has signed an agreement to acquire the lubricants division of Reeder Distributors Inc that is a regional, integrated lubricant distributor headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas (USA).... Read More

Concept of energy-efficiency through lubes is fast-catching up

  • 01-Feb-2019

The lubricants sector was traditionally considered product oriented and focused more on price per litre vis-à-vis total cost of equipment ownership.... Read More

BASF raises production capacity of antioxidants for lubricants

  • 01-Feb-2019

BASF’s global business unit Fuel and Lubricant Solutions is investing in Mexico and China to increase production of antioxidants for lubricants. ... Read More

Sustainability is a key trend in lubricants industry

  • 01-Feb-2019

Klüber Lubrication, a part of the Germany-based Freudenberg Group, has been providing Indian customers with speciality lubricants and services since 1999. Klüber Lubrication’s innovative lubrication solutions are designed to protect the customer’s equipment and help them improve productivity and reduce maintenance costs.... Read More

Lubricants: Specialty is the name of the game

  • 01-Feb-2019

Rise in auto sales, rapid industrialisation and shifting of the production hubs to India are the factors driving the consumption of lubricants in the country. Increase in regulatory pressure and usage of high-end equipment in production facilities is propelling demand for specialty lubricants.... Read More

ExxonMobil receives Zero Waste to Landfill Silver validation for lubricant operations

  • 01-Jan-2019

ExxonMobil’s global network of lubricants blending and packaging plants, which manufacture all Mobil-branded products, has received the Zero Waste to Landfill Silver validation from UL, making it the first petroleum products company to secure this validation. ... Read More

The industry’s goal should be cost optimisation

  • 01-Jan-2019

According to Kunal Marathe, Marketing Director, Lubeco, the Indian machine tool industry and metal cutting sector are becoming extremely price conscious. While cost optimisation should be done in order to reduce the burden on the end user, the industry should be able to identify the thin line between cost reduction and cost optimisation.... Read More

In India, the demand is growing for quality products

  • 01-Jan-2019

In this competitive market, many foreign players are emerging with competitive pricing and higher performance. Ronak Shah, Director, Kemtree Enterprises thinks the focus is to keep challenging ones own quality standards and have continuous improvements for an enhanced customer experience.... Read More

ExxonMobil’s lubricant operations receive Zero Waste to Landfill silver validation

  • 18-Dec-2018

It became the first petroleum products company to receive validation to UL 2799a.... Read More

Igus’ xiros guide rollers ensure hygiene in food industry

  • 01-Dec-2018

In the food and packaging industry, machine builders are increasingly turning to clean and hygienic plastic solutions. igus has developed complete solutions for film and label guide rollers, consisting of various tube materials and polymer ball bearings with flange. ... Read More

Cortec releases bio-based EcoLine ELP lubricant

  • 01-Oct-2018

General purpose lubrication around the plant, shop, or home is easy and more environmentally friendly with Cortec’s EcoLine ELP. EcoLine ELP (Extreme Lubricant Penetrant) is a high performance biodegradable soy-based lubricant and penetrant. ... Read More

New iglidur material for smart plain bearing designs from igus

  • 01-Oct-2018

The company igus has introduced tribo-plastic especially for lubrication-free and maintenance-free clip and flanged bearing. If the user is looking for a safe lubrication-free bearing, then igus offers a wide range of solutions: In addition to the extensive catalogue product range for cylindrical standard plain bearings, these also include the so-called clip and flanged bearings... Read More

“India offers a great promise for lubricant industry”

  • 01-Sep-2018

With the expansion in the Indian economy and local MSME players increasingly competing with their global peers, use of quality lubricants has also witnessed a progressive rise over the years... Read More

GP Global to market marine lubricants of Spain’s CEPSA in India

  • 23-Jul-2018

The company will manufacture these lubricants at the Vasai (Mumbai) facility of its group company GP Petroleums, which is engaged in blending automotive and industrial lubricants... Read More

Klüberfood NH1 CX 4-220 ensures efficient lubrication in food machine chains

  • 14-Jul-2018

Working side by side with the food industry, Klüber Lubrication has developed a comprehensive line of NSF H1 registered lubricants designed to meet the industry’s extreme demand... Read More