The base oil market is changing as the industry tackles new sources of product, increasingly demanding lubricant performance requirements and a variety of other challenges, an industry insider said at an event in Cannes, France. read more
November 5, 2019
Volume 2 Issue 45
Imports are on the rise in Russia’s grease market, but domestic lubricant makers are trying to displace them by offering products of similarly high quality. However, low-quality greases made by some domestic producers continue to dominate a large portion of the market, an industry insider said. read more
Shell announced the three-year renewal to the end of 2022 of its longstanding technical partnership with Italian motorcycle manufacturer Ducati. The partnership has provided access to a test bed for development of Shell’s own products, including motorcycle lubricants. Timken Co. completed its previously announced acquisition of Pegnitz, Germany-based automatic lubrication system supplier Beka Lubrication for approximately $165 million.