In metalworking processes, oils are used for a number of purposes, including lubrication, reducing wear, protecting against heat, carrying away chips, and improving the finish of surfaces.
They are also applied during Continue reading The importance of oils in metalworking
Fuchs is the biggest independent lubricant manufacturer in the world.
The company is strong in Continue reading Oil companies under the lamplight: Fuchs
The lubricant wing of Shell recently announced the launch of its most advanced motor oil, which has a base oil made from natural gas.
The motor oil, known as Helix Ultra with PurePlus Technology, is Continue reading Shell reveals revolutionary motor oil
Mobil, now ExxonMobil, has developed over the course of 125 years from an American kerosene company to the world’s biggest petrochemical and petroleum business.
The Mobil name persists as a Continue reading Oil companies under the lamplight: Mobil
Works currently in progress at a new Shell Lubricants research and development (R&D) centre in Shanghai is set to assist business across the region.
The beneficial effects of Continue reading New Shell research centre could provide benefits across Asia
The lubricants arm of the Batoyle Freedom Group of Huddersfield has recently been acquired by the German company Fuchs Petrolub SE, recognised as one of the world’s biggest lubricant producers.
The business will be integrated into Continue reading Leading lubricant manufacturer Fuchs purchases UK business
The research firm IBISWorld recently updated its report on the lubricant industry, forecasting that the sector’s revenue should increase strongly as economic growth takes hold over the next few years.
This is expected to happen in spite of Continue reading Upturn in fortunes expected for lubricant manufacturing industry
During the first week of May, oil prices decreased in spite of the increasingly difficult situation in Eastern Europe.
Ukraine is crucially important as a Continue reading Oil prices fail to rise despite Ukraine tensions
A recent report suggests that the United States will increase its lubricant use gradually over the next few years.
By 2018, it is estimated that the country will reach an annual demand of as much as 2.5bn gallons.
The expected increase, described in a paper by RnR Market Research, should be gradual, with a rise of less than one percent each year. Even this modest growth is welcome, however, after the losses Continue reading Lubricant industry predicts increased US sales