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A state-of-the-art production site: NYCO’s Tournai Plant

A state-of-the-art production site: NYCO’s Tournai Plant

Over more than 60 years, NYCO has acquired strong know-how in the engineering and manufacturing of high quality esters, oils, greases and specialty products. The company ...

25.12.2019 10:20:00
Facility Review     155
Turkish chemical industry breaks all-time export record

Turkish chemical industry breaks all-time export record

Turkish chemical industry broke the record with 18.8 billion dollars of exports in the first eleven months of 2019, according to Istanbul Chemicals and Chemical Products ...

24.12.2019 09:55:00
From Turkey     139
The traditional leader in the fuel, lubricants and chemicals markets: Petrol Ofisi

The traditional leader in the fuel, lubricants and chemicals markets: Petrol Ofisi

Petrol Ofisi, one of Turkey's most established brands, takes the lead in many areas today. Founded in 1941, the company has contributed to the development of both the country and ...

23.12.2019 09:47:00
Interview     157
Journal bearing design criteria - V Bearing Width / Diameter (B/D) Ratio

Journal bearing design criteria - V Bearing Width / Diameter (B/D) Ratio

In journal bearings, bearing width (length) / bearing diameter (B/D) ratio is an important parameter for determining the load carrying capacity of the bearing. Usually the bearing ...

22.12.2019 17:13:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     157
Demand for VII to be sustained by high-quality engine oil sales

Demand for VII to be sustained by high-quality engine oil sales

Changing regulatory environment and strict emission standards are boosting lubricant manufacturers’ demand for viscosity index improvers. Efficiency demands in not only ...

21.12.2019 17:07:00
Articles     101
Mobil-branded lubricants and fluids to be used in Porsche Formula E race car

Mobil-branded lubricants and fluids to be used in Porsche Formula E race car

ExxonMobil is expanding its global business and technical partnership with Porsche by teaming with the luxury German automaker on its Formula E series car for the 2019/2020 ...

20.12.2019 17:00:00
Worldwide     164
Petronas to dedicate 75% of R&T expenditure in CO2 emissions reduction projects

Petronas to dedicate 75% of R&T expenditure in CO2 emissions reduction projects

PETRONAS Lubricants International (PLI), the global lubricants manufacturing and marketing arm of PETRONAS, today organised the inaugural Electric Vehicle (EV) Fluids ...

11.12.2019 16:35:00
Worldwide     326
Shell uses plastic waste to produce chemicals

Shell uses plastic waste to produce chemicals

Shell announced it has successfully made high-end chemicals using a liquid feedstock made from plastic waste. The technique, known as pyrolysis, is considered a breakthrough for ...

4.12.2019 10:10:00
Worldwide     374
Emirates selects Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines for its Airbus A350 fleet

Emirates selects Rolls-Royce Trent XWB engines for its Airbus A350 fleet

The UAE-based airline announced it will power 50 new A350-900 aircraft with Trent XWB engines.   Emirates confirmed an order for 50 A350-900 aircraft powered by Trent XWB ...

27.11.2019 15:02:00
Worldwide     356
ICIS flagship meeting will take place on 17-21 February 2020

ICIS flagship meeting will take place on 17-21 February 2020

Each year, the same week in February is firmly etched into the base oils and finished lubricants markets' calendars. A week that provides the industry with their most important ...

21.11.2019 16:13:00
Worldwide     326
Petroyağ enters Turkey’s “Best Managed Companies” list

Petroyağ enters Turkey’s “Best Managed Companies” list

Implemented in 20 countries by Deloitte Private and held in Turkey for the first time last year, the Best Managed Companies program winners were announced for 2019. The companies ...

19.11.2019 14:36:00
From Turkey     445
Journal bearing design criteria IV - Bearing clearance

Journal bearing design criteria IV - Bearing clearance

Elements that carry power transmission elements such as gear wheel, belt and pulley or chain wheel mechanisms are called shafts. Shafts that assume this carrying task are ...

11.11.2019 12:02:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Ertuğrul Durak     448
Fossil resources: Environment and climate change

Fossil resources: Environment and climate change

The cost of providing welfare and comfort in our lives by using coal, oil, natural gas, and the products made from these fossil resources is very high for our planet. Therefore, ...

11.11.2019 11:56:00
Corner Posts     Prof. Dr. Filiz Karaosmanoğlu     404
ACEA highlights the need for accelerating efforts towards zero-emission mobility

ACEA highlights the need for accelerating efforts towards zero-emission mobility

At the start of a new EU political term, the European Automobile Manufacturers’ Association (ACEA) is urgently calling for a comprehensive plan to enable the transition to ...

11.11.2019 11:44:00
Facility Review     537
PETDER publishes 2018 Sector Report

PETDER publishes 2018 Sector Report

PETDER published the 2018 Sector Report, which includes detailed information and data on the oil sector. According to the report, lubricant consumption decreased by 14.04 percent ...

10.11.2019 11:29:00
Articles     518
Naphthenics help solve the “lithium problem”

Naphthenics help solve the “lithium problem”

With an electric car revolution on its way and an ever-growing appetite for mobile phones, computers and other gadgets, the world needs to find solutions to increase supply and ...

9.11.2019 11:18:00
Product Review     532
Petrol Ofisi Lubricants is ready for the future needs of customers

Petrol Ofisi Lubricants is ready for the future needs of customers

Highlighting the fact that Petrol Ofisi is the traditional leader of fuels as well as the lubricants and chemical product markets in Turkey, Petrol Ofisi Lubricants Director ...

8.11.2019 10:46:00
Interview     578
Groupe Renault, BP & Castrol deepen their strategic partnership

Groupe Renault, BP & Castrol deepen their strategic partnership

Groupe Renault and BP with its global lubricant business Castrol have decided to enlarge their strategic partnership from 1 January 2020, building upon the successful ...

4.10.2019 17:35:00
Worldwide     716
Fire at Lubrizol’s Rouen factory contained

Fire at Lubrizol’s Rouen factory contained

The early morning of September 26, a large fire broke out at Lubrizol’s factory in Rouen, France. A large number of firefighters tackled the fire, which is now brought ...

28.9.2019 17:34:00
Worldwide     550
NYCO increased its flagship products’ shelf life

NYCO increased its flagship products’ shelf life

NYCO announces the shelf life and re-test dates of some lubricating oils and greases have been modified to bring solutions to our customers to reduce waste and inventory costs, ...

12.9.2019 17:34:00
Worldwide     1058
Tupras becomes the top Turkish industrial organization in HORIZON 2020

Tupras becomes the top Turkish industrial organization in HORIZON 2020

Tupras became the most successful Turkish industrial organization within the scope of HORIZON 2020, which is the most important research and innovation program in Europe and the ...

10.9.2019 12:18:00
From Turkey     375
Evonik’s 4th Distributor Days held with the theme “efficiency and growth”

Evonik’s 4th Distributor Days held with the theme “efficiency and growth”

4th Distributor Days of Evonik Oil Additives Business Line was held in Germany on 2-4 September this year. Following Frankfurt in 2016, Krakow in 2017 and Milan in 2018, the ...

6.9.2019 10:32:00
Worldwide     1031
Opet Fuchs opens new plant in Izmir, Turkey

Opet Fuchs opens new plant in Izmir, Turkey

Opet Fuchs, one of the leading brands in the lubricant industry, has started operation at its new plant in Aliağa, Izmir, Turkey. Realized with an investment of EUR 24 million, ...

4.9.2019 09:38:00
From Turkey     1044
“We continue to develop our product range with R&D works”

“We continue to develop our product range with R&D works”

Petrol Ofisi carries out important studies in the industrial field and performs extensive research and development activities to expand its product range to meet every demand. We ...

3.9.2019 17:08:00
Facility Review     885
Alpet Lubricants develops special products for the iron and steel industry

Alpet Lubricants develops special products for the iron and steel industry

Alpet Lubricants develops special projects and conducts product studies for the iron and steel industry, which is among the most important industries of Turkey. The company aims ...

3.9.2019 16:50:00
Interview     991