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September 13, 2016

Gates Offers Fiber Hose in New Bulk Size

Gates Fiber Braid Lock-On Hose is a reinforced hose available in 300-foot bulk reel and 50-foot packaging.

May 31, 2016

Permatex Fifth Wheel Lubricant Reduces the Mess

Permatex Fifth Wheel Lubricant is designed to lubricate the fifth wheel top plates of a trailer without the need for tools.

March 29, 2016

Photos: Lucas Oil Founder Forest Lucas

We sat down with Forrest Lucas, founder of Lucas Oil Products and talk about his early life, building a company and the lessons he has learned in the past 27 years in the lubricants industry.Photos courtesy of Lucas Oil.

March 24, 2016

Grease Designed to Handle Heat in Harsh Environments

Valvoline has introduced a new heavy-duty grease called Valvoline Cobalt Grease, designed to maintain protection in difficult environments.

March 23, 2016

Q&A: Forrest Lucas on Starting and Building Lucas Oil Products

In this Q&A we sit down with Forrest Lucas, founder of Lucas Oil Products and talk about his early life, building a company and the lessons he has learned in the past 27 years in the lubricants industry.

March 16, 2016

Online Tool Helps Fleets Select the Right Lubricants

Petro-Canada Lubricants has launched the Lube 360 Product Selector, an online tool designed to help fleets make more informed decisions about the lubricants they use in their vehicles.

February 25, 2016

Phillips 66 Consolidates Lubricants Brands

To strengthen strategic relationships and drive growth, Phillips 66 Lubricants will consolidate its Lubricant’s portfolio into two brands, Phillips 66 and Kendall Motor Oil.

February 23, 2016

Bridgestone, Shell Launch Lubricants Program

The program makes Pennzoil and Quaker State motor oils and Shell Rotella engine oils available to the Bridgestone Affiliated Retailer Nationwide Network.

January 27, 2016

Eaton Ups Specs, Renames Synlubes

One specification is for later-model Eaton heavy-duty manual and automated transmissions, and another is for Eaton medium-duty Procision transmissions.

December 11, 2015

Phillips 66 Adds Two New Heavy-Duty Transmission Lubricants

Phillips 66 Lubricants has added two new heavy-duty synthetic transmission lubricants to its commercial product line – Triton Synthetic MTF and Kendall SHP Synthetic MTF.

January 26, 2015

9 Tips for Better Trailer Maintenance

Don’t treat your trailers as an afterthought. Give them the attention they deserve by inspecting and maintaining them on a regular basis.

December 8, 2014

Pilot Logistics Services Merges with Thomas Petroleum

Pilot Logistics Services and Thomas Petroleum completed a merger which will combine both companies into Pilot Thomas Logistics. The merged company will be headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas.

August 14, 2014

Berkebile Oil Releases Biodegradable Penetrating Lubricant

Berkebile Oil Company has introduced its first biodegradable penetrating lubricant and rust-inhibitor, which uses lanolin rather than traditional solvent-based products.

June 30, 2014

New Oil Standard Won't Have Adhesive Wear Test

A proposed test for adhesive wear, or scuffing, will not be a part of the upcoming new API oil standard, currently known as PC-11, and the new category is running behind schedule for implementation.

June 30, 2014

Shell Shows Off New Lubricants Technology Center in China

Shell Lubricants opened up its newest technology center in Shanghai, China, last week to the first group of foreign journalists to tour the facility, which opened in March. The new facility will focus on Asia, the fastest-growing regional lubricants market in the world, but also will be part of a global R&D network that will impact North American lubes as well.

June 10, 2014

Royal Purple Launches Commercial Lubricant Product Line

Royal Purple releases a new line of commercial lubricants. The line, called Duralec, has been developed for a variety of fleet markets to optimize equipment performance.

February 3, 2014

Xado Releases Atomic Metal Conditioner Maximum

Xado has released a nanotechnology called Xado Revitalizant, which is a self-regulating technology that coats metal surface with ceramic-metal diamond-hard film.

September 25, 2013

Howes Lubricator Buys U.S. Lube

Rhode Island-based Howes Lubricator Products has purchased U.S. Lube of New Brunswick, N.J.

April 22, 2013

Mack Launches Bulldog mDrive Transmission Fluid

Mack Trucks introduced the Bulldog mDrive Transmission Fluid SAE 75W-80, a new transmission fluid for its mDrive automated manual transmission.

January 8, 2013

The Business Case for Synthetic Lubes

For years, some fleets have turned to synthetic engine oils for easier starts in cold-weather climates and to help them extend oil drain intervals. But if that's the only selling point you're using for synthetic lubes, it may be time for some consumer education



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