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The 23rd ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference – Innovative technologies and industry disruptors: What do they mean for the lubricants business?
For over two decades, the ICIS World Base Oils & Lubricants Conference has been the pinnacle conference within the industry’s calendar.
With unrivalled content and unparalleled networking, the ICIS flagship meeting played host, in 2018, to over 680 senior attendees.
Taking place 18-22 February 2019, once again at the Park Plaza Westminster Bridge Hotel in London, the 23rd edition offers a full 5 days of in-depth information. This includes:
- Two base oils training courses to expand your knowledge about the base oils business
- A morning seminar around sanctions and scenario planning and two afternoon workshops on Brexit and China
- A two-day conference around innovative technologies and industry disruptors and how they affect the base oils & lubricants market
- A gala reception exclusively for conference attendees
- And a breakfast briefing addressing innovations in marketing to increase lubricant sales
Speakers will include representatives of Chevron, ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants, Shell, Nissan Motor Co. Ltd, Fuchs Petrolub SE and many more, and will discuss key industry topics such as:
- State of Address: Big Oil perspective on the energy outlook
- The future of Group II in Europe: New capacities and evolving specifications
- OEM Perspective: How are innovations in base oils affecting future automotive design considerations?
- Vehicle fuel efficiency enhancement via impactful collaboration
Register on www.icisevents.com/worldbaseoils with code WBO19ONLUBE.Read more
ExxonMobil’s Global Lubricant Operations Receives Zero Waste to Landfill Silver Validation
SPRING, Texas – ExxonMobil announced its global network of lubricants blending and packaging plants, which manufacture all Mobil-branded products, has received the Zero Waste to Landfill Silver validation from UL…Read more
Brenntag strengthens US lubricants business by acquiring the lubricants division of Reeder Distributors, Inc.
Brenntag has signed an agreement to acquire the lubricants division of Reeder Distributors, Inc. that is a regional, integrated lubricant distributor headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas, USA. Reeder Distributors’ fuel and equipment divisions are not part of the acquisition…Read more
SEQENS Advanced Specialties
The NOVACAP group has changed its name to SEQENS, unifying the PCAS and NOVACAP subsidiaries and establishing its place as a global leader in specialty ingredients and pharmaceutical synthesis…Read more
New UKLA Members
UKLA is pleased to welcome Azelis UK Ltd and Trachem Limited as its newest members.Read more
Azelis UK Ltd
Alexander House, Crown Gate, Runcorn, WA7 2UP United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1928 793000 www.azelis.com
Unit 2, Holmeroyd Business Park, Holmeroyd Rd, Carcroft, Doncaster,
DN6 7EG United Kingdom
Tel: +44 (0)1302 723111 www.oil-store.co.uk
Assessment and verification of environmental acceptable hydraulic fluids (EAHF) according to the European Ecolabel’s revision Part 2
Continued from Lube Magazine Issue 148 (December 2018): This paper is intended to provide information on the new EEL especially on hydraulic fluids. It is based on the third technical report (TR) 3.0 and Lubricants Act Final highlithed-after EUEB.Read more
The drive forward: Pioneering solutions for the next generation of Mobility needs
With a growing global population and increased technology advancements in the automotive space, it is expected that the mobility sector will undergo a number of significant changes over the next twentyRead more
years. While it is unclear which individual changes will prevail in the transition, trends such as autonomous driving, shared economy, electrification and wider powertrain advancements will all lead to…
The use of Group III in Heavy Duty Diesel Engine oils in Europe
When EURO VI emissions legislation was introduced in 2013 (and then mandatory in 2014) it saw an 80% reduction in NOx emissions from 2.0 g/kWh to 0.4g/ kWh and a halving of the particulate matter from 0.02 g/kWh to 0.01g/Kwh (figures 1 and 2) compared to EURO V. Overall since the introduction of EURO 0 in 1990 this is a reduction of over 99% in particulate matter and a 97% reduction in NOx.Read more
Bosch Rexroth – Fluid Rating: Validated hydraulic fluids increase the service life of the hydraulic system
Over the past few years, the efficiency of hydraulic systems has again risen considerably. This also increases the demands that are made on the hydraulic fluids that are used, since they can have a crucial effect on the wear properties of hydraulic components. Relevant standards only define the minimum requirements of hydraulic fluids. They do not reflect further technical developments…Read more