Raízen to acquire Shell’s lubricant business in Brazil

Photo courtesy of Shell Raízen, a joint venture between Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Cosan SA, is acquiring Shell’s lubricant business in Brazil. In a securities filing this week, Cosan said the agreement signifies “the acquisition of the entirety of Shell’s lubricants business in Brazil by Raízen.” Shell’s lubricant assets include the lubricant blending plant located…

ASTM honors Mark Devlin with Lowrie B. Sargent, Jr. Award

Photo courtesy of ASTM ASTM International’s petroleum products, liquid fuels, and lubricants committee (D02) presented the Lowrie B. Sargent, Jr. Award to Mark T. Devlin, technical advisor at Afton Chemical Corporation, Richmond, Virginia, U.S.A. Devlin was honored for his outstanding leadership and contributions to the committee. He was previously honored by the committee with the…

CFMOTO USA partners with Total Specialties USA

Photo courtesy of Total Specialities Total Specialties USA, part of the Americas Division for the Marketing & Services Branch of the Total Group (now TotalEnergies), and CFMOTO USA have signed an agreement for a local partnership. TOTAL HI PERF will now be the recommended lubricants partner for CFMOTO in the United States. TOTAL HI PERF products…

DuPont launches new noise-reducing, low-friction PAO grease

DuPont has launched MOLYKOTE® G-1079 Grease, a noise-reducing polyalphaolefin (PAO) grease specially formulated for sliding-contact applications with fast movement and high loads or slow movement and low loads – particularly actuators. MOLYKOTE® G-1079 Grease is available globally and meets market trends by managing noise, vibration and harshness (NVH), which is important to improving users’ comfort…

AMSOIL launches new 15W-50 synthetic small-engine oil

Photo courtesy of AMSOIL AMSOIL has introduced a new 15W-50 synthetic small-engine oil to better serve landscape professionals who rely on their equipment to make a living. New AMSOIL 15W-50 Synthetic Small-Engine Oil joins the 5W-30, 10W-30 and 10W-40 viscosities in this commercial-grade product line. Designed with small-engine dependability in mind, AMSOIL Synthetic Small-Engine Oil…