Warren Distribution completed and commissioned its fourth blending plant, located in Houston, with initial blending capacity of 8 million gallons, which can be scaled up to 20 million gallons with additional infrastructure investment.The private label blender cited Texas' explosive growth in business and population as a key factor. read more
April 18, 2018
Volume 1 Issue 16
Ted Selby, a lubricant testing pioneer whose inventions are used worldwide to unlock the secrets of oil rheology, oxidation, deposits and more, next month will receive STLE’s highest technical honor, the International Award. The accolade will come during the Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers’ annual meeting, which expects to draw some 1,600 delegates to Minneapolis, May 20-24. read more
BP to Raise Lube Prices
BP Lubricants USA notified customers that prices for Castrol and BP branded passenger car, commercial and synthetic lubricants in all package types will increase by up to 10 percent effective May 14. The company attributed the pricing adjustments to continuous rising costs of base oils, additives, packaging and transportation.
Taylor, Michigan-based Atlas Oil Co. is now a Total Specialties USA Inc. authorized lubricants distributor under Atlas’ oilfield services division in select markets with a focus on onshore drilling rigs, frac trucks and gas compression units. Lubrication Specialties Inc. in Mount Gilead, Ohio, announced the addition of Brian Merz as the company’s director of national account sales.