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UEIL Industry Statistics Committee
The UEIL Industry Statistics Committee – UISC – met in April 2018 in Mannheim/Germany and elected the committee’s new permanent members: Apu Gosalia, Chair of the Committee (VP Sustainability & Intelligence, FUCHS PETROLUB SE), David Wright (Director General UKLA), Christian Hartmann (President GEIR), Russell Patten (CEO Grayling Belgium) and Sévrine Pereira Teixeira (UEIL Communications Coordinator).
The committee had a fruitful discussion, focusing on the UISC process and data gathering for the 2018 report, as well as the planned enlargement of the statistics to all 27 EU member states in 2019.Read more
New biodegradable grease ‘Royal Enviroguard EP’
Royal Mfg Co, LP, a leading manufacturer of lubricants and greases has announced a new top of the range readily biodegradable grease ‘Royal Enviroguard EP,’ a highly performing lithium complex grease that is safe for the environment.Read more
SIP Celebrate 30th anniversary
On the day of SIP’s prestigious 30th anniversary dinner, SIP was presented with a plaque celebrating 10 years of customer loyalty, from its storage partner, ADPO N.V.Read more
This was presented to Peter Hollister, SIP Operations Manager, by Guy Lens, Commercial Manager and Hans Jodlowski, Tank Terminal Manager at ADPO.
Business Negotiations in China by Henry Wang
“Business Negotiations in China” by Henry Wang and published by Routledge in 2017, provides an excellent overview of the institutional, organisational and cultural issues that underpin successful business negotiations. The author, who has extensive negotiation experience, addresses the current key issues, risks and strategies for effective management and planning of negotiations.Read more
Luberef complete testing Group II plant
Luberef are pleased to announce they have completed the testing and commissioning of their Group II base oil plant and commenced commercial production at their Yanbu base oil refinery.
The availability for supply of the full range of Group II aramcoPRIMA® base oils commenced early February 2018…Read more
Morris appoint racing ambassador
This year for the first time ever Morris Lubricants have appointed a female racing ambassador, Rebecca Jackson. Rebecca will be competing in the FIA Electric Production Car Series this year and is excited to welcome on board Morris Lubricants. Morris will start by supporting Rebecca during her season in the Tesla Model S P100D.Read more
TBN, What’s in It for Me?
Modern motor oils are high-tech products required
to meet stringent specifcations regarding their physicochemical properties and actual performance…
ReMade in Italy
Viscolube is the Italian market leader and one of the main European operators in the regeneration of waste oils. Viscolube also operates in two other different businesses: the collection of industrial hazardous waste (Viscoambiente) and the industrial waste solvent recovery and valorization (Bitolea)…
Quo Vadis Engine Oil – The developments from internal combustion engines to electro-mobility
Looking back at the beginning of mobility, we see people in ancient times move objects around with the materials that were available to them. Often these materials were rudimentary in nature and freely available with very little human intervention or processing…
Social Media – Finding Value in the Lubricants Industry
Communication channels today have evolved in the lubricants industry over the past 30 years. From the traditional newspaper, mobile and desk phone, to today’s tablets and laptops. Integrated digital devices have led the way in an ‘always connected’ society…