Coalition promotes recycling of plastic lubricant containers

Leading U.S. lubricant manufacturers and plastic packaging manufacturers have come together to form The National Lubricant Container Recycling Coalition (NLCRC). The goal of this industry-led technical coalition is to establish a market-sustaining program in the United States that drives the recovery and recycling of plastic packaging used to transport lubricants for commercial and consumer use.…

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Zeller+Gmelin to build new lube production site in China

Photo courtesy of Zeller+Gmelin German lubricant manufacturer Zeller+Gmelin announced plans to build a new lubricant production footprint in China in 2021. The site will include facilities for production, product development and sales for its lubricants and chemical products, including a production area for printing inks that will allow Zeller+Gmelin to mix and package the inks…

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Castrol announces Philippine distribution agreement

Photo courtesy of Castrol Castrol has signed an agreement with North Trend Marketing Corporation (NTM) to distribute its range of commercial and industrial lubricants in the Philippines. “North Trend Marketing Corporation has the infrastructure, experience, knowledge, and financial capability to manage the B2B lubricant portfolio of Castrol in the Philippines. With these key strengths, we are confident…

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Millers Oils launches new commercial vehicle engine oils

Photo courtesy of Millers Oils Millers Oils, a UK-based independent lubricant manufacturer, has launched a range of new commercial vehicle engine oils suitable for all types of heavy-duty vehicles. This new range of commercial vehicle engine oils was developed to deliver improved product quality and a more extensive portfolio. Truckmaster and Multifleet, Millers Oils’ flagship…

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Champion Brands introduces low-SAPS motor oil for German cars

Photo courtesy of Champion Brands, LLC Champion Brands, LLC, a manufacturer of specialty lubricants for more than 65 years, based in Clinton, Missouri, U.S.A., has introduced a motor oil with lower phosphorus and sulphur content. This so-called low-SAPS (Sulphated Ash, Phosphorus and Sulphur) formulation is designed for controlling oxidation, improving anti-wear, cleanliness, soot handling, reduced…

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Diamond Green Diesel’s renewable diesel plant gets green light

Photo courtesy of Diamond Green Diesel Darling Ingredients Inc. and Valero Energy Corporation jointly announced that their 50-50 joint venture, Diamond Green Diesel (DGD), has received approval from both companies’ Boards of Directors to proceed with the construction of the renewable diesel production facility to be located at Valero’s Port Arthur, Texas, U.S.A. refinery. DGD…

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