Schaeffler’s Single-Point Automatic Lubricator, Shell Lubricants expands industrial portfolio

Global industrial and automotive supplier Schaeffler is launching its innovative CONCEPT1 single-point automatic lubricator to the North American market. Engineered to ensure optimal lubrication in a broad range of industrial machines and devices – including electric motors, bearing housings, fans, blowers and pumps – CONCEPT1 from Schaeffler eliminates the need for time-consuming manual lubrication procedures,…

BPCL to launch two synthetic lubricants in India

Photo courtesy of BPCL Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL), which controls around 12% of India’s lubricants market, under the Mak brand, is launching two synthetic lubricants for premium cars and bikes this week. The company is launching Mak TitaniumCK4, which is an ultra-low emission diesel engine oil for BS-VI compliant vehicles, and Mak BlazeSynth for…

Volvo Trucks delays release of its VDS-5 lubricant specification

Photo courtesy of Volvo Trucks Last year, Volvo Trucks announced its plan to release its new Volvo Trucks VDS-5 specification by mid-2020. However, according to the Union of the European Lubricant Industry (UEIL), the umbrella association of the European lubricants industry, which represents their members and, particularly, the interests of SMEs and independent lubricant companies, it has…