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Michael Manley of FCA elected ACEA President for 2020
The Board of Directors of the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) has elected Michael Manley, CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA), as its new President.Read more
New UKLA Member
UKLA is pleased to welcome Intellube Ltd as its newest member.Read more
Workshop on Regulatory Requirements for Chemicals within a Global Market
ATIEL, the technical association representing manufacturers and marketers in the European lubricants industry, organised with ATC, the Technical Committee of petroleum additive manufacturers, a workshop dedicated to regulatory requirements for chemicals within a global market…Read more
Shell supports SkyNRG in developing Europe’s first dedicated sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) production plant
The development of the DSL-01 production plant in Delfzijl, Netherlands, is led by SkyNRG, a global market leader for SAF and a long-term strategic partner of Shell Aviation…Read more
Bio-Degradable, Water-Based Lubricants to Spin Up Gear Applications
With the advent of electric vehicles and strict regulations on zero emission fuels, Yogesh Sengar of Future Market Insights explores the increasing push towards water-based lubricants and away from synthetics in the two-wheeler market.Read more
Correct lubrication of pump bearings
Philipp Theilmann, Application Engineer, Timken Europe, Colmar, outlines how the correct bearing lubrication can prevent equipment failure, detailing the various types of lubrication systems and explaining the strengths and drawbacks of each.Read more
In the September digital exclusive, Boris Zhmud, Head of R&D at BIZOL Germany discusses the importance of engine oil viscosity, the interactions between component parts of a product that effect the viscosity of the final product, and the advantages of using synthetic base oils in engine oil blending to improve product quality and vehicle fuel economy.Read more
Grease Production, CO₂ emissions a New Relationship!
Andreas Dodos, Chemical Engineer at Eldons, explores the ways in which modern grease products are designed to increase the sustainability of machinery and operationsthroughout the full spectrum of processes ranging fromtransportation to food processing and heavy industrialapplications.Read more