Q8Oils and INNIO Jenbacher to launch co-branded oils in 2021

Photo courtesy of INNIO Jenbacher Q8Oils has signed a long-term global partnership agreement with INNIO Jenbacher to supply lubricants for all Jenbacher gas engines that operate on non-natural gas, including biogas, sewage gas and landfill gas. Combining the technical expertise and knowledge of INNIO Jenbacher and Q8Oils will further enhance the durability and efficiency of…

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Future prospects remain bright for ASEAN lubricants market despite pandemic

The ASEAN region accounts for about 8% of the global finished lubricants market. In comparison to developed markets, lubricants consumers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member-countries are quite price sensitive, especially in the commercial automotive segment, where the use of monograde oils is still common. Low-quality, mineral-oil-based lubricants are still used in…

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Gryphon Investors acquires iconic penetrating oil brand

Photo courtesy of Kano Laboratories Gryphon Investors, a leading middle-market private equity firm, has acquired Kano Laboratories, a market leading producer of iconic, branded penetrating oils and lubricants sold into industrial maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) and consumer markets. Gryphon intends to build a leading platform in the branded specialty chemicals sector. This represents the…

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Fuchs studying thickener and binder from nature

Photo courtesy of Fuchs Thickeners and binders are essential for the production of modern lubricants. However, petroleum-based products are generally used for this purpose. Since October 2017, Fuchs and three partners from the chemical and biotechnology industries have been researching a more environment-friendly alternative. The project, which is supported by Germany’s Federal Ministry of Education…

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Vickers Oils launches wire rope lubricants

Photo courtesy of Vickers Oils Vickers Oils announced four new wire rope lubricants, along with introducing their well-known BIOGREASE EP2 to the non-marine market. Two penetrating lubricants, VICKERLUBE BIO LV WRL, the biodegradable low viscosity wire rope lubricant and its mineral equivalent VICKERLUBE LV WRL are being introduced to the marine and non-marine sectors. The…

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Valvoline™ announces lubricants for hybrid electric vehicles

Photo courtesy of Valvoline™ Valvoline Inc. (NYSE: VVV), a leading worldwide supplier of premium branded lubricants and automotive services, unveiled a new range of lubricants tailored to the challenging operating conditions faced by hybrid electric vehicles. The new line of lubricants was developed based on the results of a comprehensive research program completed by Valvoline’s…

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