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  • OBITUARY: Wilfried J. BARTZ, Hon.Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h.c. Eur-Ing. Ing.Paed. (1934 -2023)

    On the last day of 2023 Wilfried BARTZ passed away. Tribologists in Germany and worldwide knew the tireless “lubricant-affine” mechanical engineer and knowledge mediator from his 25 years (till 2002) as Director of the Technical Academy Esslingen (TAE, well known professional training institution in Germany) or from his numerous lectures at international congresses in East and West. He played a significant role in shaping the TAE’s educational program and was a keen lecturer in his favourite field of “lubrication technology”.

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  • Obituary: David Neadle

    We are sad to announce that David Neadle, former UKLA President (2003-2005), sadly passed away on 1st January 2023.

    David was a UKLA Board Member 1994-2009 and Chairman of the Metalworking Fluid Product Stewardship group until 2011. He was a founder member in 1968 of the British Lubricant Federation which subsequently merged in 2005 with the UK Delegation to UEIL to become the UKLA which we know today.

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