Shell announces largest carbon neutral programme in lubricants industry

Photo courtesy of Shell Shell announced yesterday that it will offer customers carbon neutral lubricants across a range of products for passenger cars, heavy duty diesel engines and industrial applications. Shell aims to offset the annual emissions of more than 200 million litres of advanced synthetic lubricants, expecting to compensate around 700,000 tonnes of carbon…

Zeller + Gmelin introduces new water-miscible cooling lubricant

Photo courtesy of Zeller + Gmelin Zeller + Gmelin, based in Eislingen, Germany, has introduced a new water-miscible cooling lubricant, which can contribute to the economical and sustainable production of a wide range of machining tasks. Products from this new series can be used even for the most demanding machining operations, according to lubricant manufacturer…

Castrol announces Philippine distribution agreement

Photo courtesy of Castrol Castrol has signed an agreement with North Trend Marketing Corporation (NTM) to distribute its range of commercial and industrial lubricants in the Philippines. “North Trend Marketing Corporation has the infrastructure, experience, knowledge, and financial capability to manage the B2B lubricant portfolio of Castrol in the Philippines. With these key strengths, we are confident…

Millers Oils launches new commercial vehicle engine oils

Photo courtesy of Millers Oils Millers Oils, a UK-based independent lubricant manufacturer, has launched a range of new commercial vehicle engine oils suitable for all types of heavy-duty vehicles. This new range of commercial vehicle engine oils was developed to deliver improved product quality and a more extensive portfolio. Truckmaster and Multifleet, Millers Oils’ flagship…

Champion Brands introduces low-SAPS motor oil for German cars

Photo courtesy of Champion Brands, LLC Champion Brands, LLC, a manufacturer of specialty lubricants for more than 65 years, based in Clinton, Missouri, U.S.A., has introduced a motor oil with lower phosphorus and sulphur content. This so-called low-SAPS (Sulphated Ash, Phosphorus and Sulphur) formulation is designed for controlling oxidation, improving anti-wear, cleanliness, soot handling, reduced…

Valvoline: Lubricant sales grew 8% in first fiscal quarter

Photo courtesy of Valvoline Valvoline Inc., a leading global supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services based in Lexington, Kentucky, U.S.A., reported sales growth of 8% to USD653 million for its first fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2020. “Our strong results in Q1 mark a great start to the fiscal year and continue to…

Diamond Green Diesel’s renewable diesel plant gets green light

Photo courtesy of Diamond Green Diesel Darling Ingredients Inc. and Valero Energy Corporation jointly announced that their 50-50 joint venture, Diamond Green Diesel (DGD), has received approval from both companies’ Boards of Directors to proceed with the construction of the renewable diesel production facility to be located at Valero’s Port Arthur, Texas, U.S.A. refinery. DGD…

Eurol introduces new synthetic food-grade grease

Photo courtesy of Eurol Eurol Specialty Lubricants has introduced Eurol Grease HY-1/101 FD LT, a new, synthetic food-grade lubricating grease. Eurol Grease HY-1/101 FD LT is a ‘dual purpose product’. This means the grease is suitable for use in two different key applications, being lubrication of high speed bearings under ambient conditions and slow moving…

Gulf Oil partners with Dynatrade Auto Service in UAE

Photo courtesy of Gulf Oil Gulf Oil Middle East Ltd. is partnering with Dynatrade Auto Service, one of the largest multi-brand automobile service networks, in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). Dynatrade is a market leader and well known in the UAE as a reliable single source for OEM and high-quality parts, tyres, batteries, bearings, construction…

U.S. Lubricants acquires Maxim Petrochemical Corp

Photo courtesy of Maxim Petroleum Corp U.S. Lubricants, a leader in Intelligent Lubrication Solutions®, has acquired the assets of Maxim Petrochemical Corporation, a lubricants distributor in North Texas, U.S.A. This acquisition expands U.S. Lubricants reach and enhances service capabilities. For more than 30 years, Maxim has manufactured and distributed industrial lubricants, metalworking fluids, and process…