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Golden makeover for Morris Lubricants’ landmark Shropshire building
Morris Lubricants is 150 years old this year, and has redecorated its frontage and clock tower in Castle Foregate (Shropshire, UK) in striking blue and gold to mark the milestone…Read more
LANXESS expands test capacity for high-performance additives
Specialty chemicals company LANXESS has taken a new test bench for additivated hydraulic fluids into operation at its Mannheim site. It is being used to test the additive package Additin RC 9200 N, as well as other fluids…Read more
A new era of great chemistry ahead for Shrieve EMEA & APEC
Building on a history of success in chemistry and industrial lubrication, specialty lubricants and performance fluid business Shrieve EMEA and APAC has appointed Mark Burnett as the general manager of the company’s operations in Europe…Read more
APPOINTMENT OF NEW LEADER FOR SHELL AVIATION
Anna Mascolo has been appointed Vice President of Shell’s Aviation business, taking over from Anne Anderson who is moving to a senior leadership role in Shell’s Chemicals business.
“I am so proud of what we have achieved in recent years,” said Anne. “Shell Aviation is a thriving business in Shell’s portfolio, equipped with the right expertise and resources to offer a diverse suite of solutions for our customers. We have a new footprint through growth in new locations, new supply chains, and we are at the forefront of the industry response to climate change. Through collaboration with external partners, we are providing truly add-value solutions, including our industry-first electric pump jet refuelling vehicles, Shell SkyPad – our digital refuelling data capture technology, and sustainable aviation fuel. The business is in an extremely strong position to help our customers’ businesses progress and succeed.”
Anna will take over from Anne on 1 July 2019. She brings to the Aviation business broad global experience from Chemicals, Fuels and Gas Products. Her career spans over 20 years in customer facing and supply roles.Read more
Ingevity opens a dedicated lubricants laboratory in the Asia-Pacific region
Ingevity has established a dedicated lubricants laboratory in Shanghai, China, to better serve customers in the Asia-Pacific region with new technologies and innovations. The facility is Ingevity’s second lubricants-focused technical center globally, and will provide a dedicated location where Ingevity technical staff can partner with customers to develop optimallyperforming lubricant solutions. The capabilities in the Shanghai laboratory will include quality control investigations, customer formulation assistance, basic applications screening, and analytical chemical analysis.Read more
“Establishing a lubricants laboratory in Asia Pacific strengthens our commitment to the lubricant additives market in this region,” said Nick Kob, vice president oilfield and lubricants at Ingevity. “This new technical center of excellence will allow us to partner with and serve our customers better, and we will continue to expand the service offerings we can provide from this site.”
“We value the lubricants customers and partnerships we’ve worked to cultivate in this fast-growing region,” said Shana McCabe, global business director of oilfield and lubricants at Ingevity. “We are confident that the addition of this technical center, along with the skills of our respected commercial team, will enable us to continue to solve our customers’ and the industry’s most pressing lubricant challenges.”
In conversation with Tracey Gardiner, Vice President, Base Oils, Chevron Corporation
The complete and unabridged interview with Tracey Gardiner, Vice President of Chevron Base Oils, originally printed in abridged form in Lube Magazine Issue 150.Read more
Women in the World of Lubricants
On International Women’s Day, read how women in the world of lubricants better balance our industry (originally published in the December 2018 edition of Lube Magazine, Issue No. 148).Read more
Lubricant Blending and Quality Assurance
David Whitby outlines his new book, Lubricant Blending and Quality Assurance, and why it is an essential resource for anyone involved in supply of high quality lubricants.Read more
Lubricant and Waste oils data reporting – essential to business decisions!
The latest news and developments from GEIR, provided by Christian Hartmann.Read more