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…

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Shell to buy leading provider of on-street charging for EVs

Photo courtesy of ubitricity Shell has signed an agreement to buy 100% of ubitricity, a leading European provider of on-street charging for electric vehicles (EVs). The move represents a further step in Shell’s efforts to support drivers as they switch to lower-carbon transport. Subject to regulatory clearance, the deal is expected to be completed later…

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Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union announces name change

The Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union (ALMU), a Singapore-based organisation that represents the interests of a broad range of lubricant industry businesses throughout Asia, today announced a new corporate name following approval by The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA). ALMU will now be known as the Asian Lubricants Industry Association or “ALIA”. The new name…

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Global factory fill ATF for Allison Transmission now available

Petro-Canada Lubricants announced the availability of DuraDriveTM HD Synthetic 668, the worldwide factory first-fill automatic transmission fluid (ATF) for Allison Transmission’s TES 668TM specification. In October 2020, Petro-Canada Lubricants, a HollyFrontier business, announced that it has signed a supply agreement to become the only worldwide first-fill supplier of TES 668TM automatic transmission fluid for Allison Transmission, the premier…

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McKupler Inc. to distribute Mobil lubricants in Philippines

ExxonMobil has appointed McKupler Inc. as the sole authorized distributor for Mobil-branded commercial and consumer lubricants in the Philippines. The distribution rights took effect on December 15, 2020. The agreement also allows McKupler Inc. to fully integrate the Mobil product offerings and services into its portfolio to cater to Philippine automotive consumers, as well as…

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Valvoline launches new gear-oil packaging innovation

Photo courtesy of Valvoline Valvoline Inc. announced the retail launch of its newest gear-oil packaging innovation, FlexFill™. The patented FlexFill bag will make changing synthetic gear oil easier — all while providing a more flexible, less wasteful automotive Do-It-Yourself (DIY) experience. “At Valvoline, we strive to make vehicle care easy — through both superior product…

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Liqui Moly partners with New East General Trading in UAE

Photo courtesy of Liqui Moly German oil and additive specialist Liqui Moly is repositioning itself in the United Arab Emirates, with New East General Trading as its local partner. “We are taking this step very consciously right now – despite or rather precisely because of the Covid-19 pandemic,” says Tarek Ghali, export area manager, Liqui…

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