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How electrification will impact the future of automotive greases

How electrification will impact the future of automotive greases

Dr. Gareth Fish   Different types of lubricating greases have long been used in numerous applications in passenger cars. But as electrification continues apace, certain grease formulations will need to account for some of the inherent, unique ...

1.9.2021 14:57:00
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A new and powerful player in the field of special greases: Vario

A new and powerful player in the field of special greases: Vario

Vario Engineering, established with the aim of meeting the need for special greases within Turkey and offering more accessible and high quality products while reducing foreign dependence, is assertive about meeting specific needs with its R&D ...

31.12.2020 11:58:00
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Proil offers bio-based solutions for industrial needs

Proil offers bio-based solutions for industrial needs

Proil, a sister company of Petroyağ which offers lubricants and lubricating solutions to the Turkish industry for 25 years, serves many sectors that are engaged in production in Turkey and the neighboring geography as a manufacturer and a supplier ...

8.11.2020 12:23:00
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The light of a unique discovery seeks to illuminate Turkey

The light of a unique discovery seeks to illuminate Turkey

In 1939, when discovered that the molecular structure of motor oils could be changed with an oil additive, Ole Bardahl took the first step to establish both the foundation of the Polar Attraction Formula and the Bardahl Manufacturing Company in ...

7.5.2020 11:07:00
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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 manufactures products in its Tournai Plant since 1997. NYCO’s ...

25.12.2019 10:20:00
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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 zero-emission mobility in Europe. This should include a major ramp-up ...

11.11.2019 11:44:00
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“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 asked Sezgin Gürsu, Lubricants Director of Petrol Ofisi, to tell ...

3.9.2019 17:08:00
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FUCHS China Suzhou High Intelligent Plant officially operational

FUCHS China Suzhou High Intelligent Plant officially operational

Fuchs opened a state-of-the-art plant in China, Suzhou with 100,000 tons of output capacity for the first phase. The plant is expected to strengthen Fuchs’ place in the Chinese market, which is a highly strategic market for the company. FUCHS ...

11.7.2019 10:25:00
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“Transport of dangerous goods requires expertise”

“Transport of dangerous goods requires expertise”

We interviewed two young entrepreneurs, Sertaç Yücelbak and Ünal Sarı, founders of Sunlog Logistics, a company that provide transportation and storage services to the lubricants and chemicals sector, and asked them about the needs ...

29.5.2019 15:40:00
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Petrol Ofisi continues its tradition of leadership in the lubricants and chemicals market in 2018

Petrol Ofisi continues its tradition of leadership in the lubricants and chemicals market in 2018

One of the biggest brands in Turkey, Petrol Ofisi continues to be the traditional leader of the lubricants and chemicals market along with the petroleum market. Petrol Ofisi Lubricants has once again been recognized as the market leader in the ...

1.3.2019 11:59:00
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Total opens state-of-the-art lubricants plant in Russia

Total opens state-of-the-art lubricants plant in Russia

Total opened a state-of-the-art lubricants oil blending and production plant in Russia with an investment equivalent to USD 50 million in the 10th anniversary of Total Vostok’s operations in Russia. We interviewed Fabien Voisin, ...

3.1.2019 17:06:00
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A manufacturer from Azerbaijan to the world: Aminol

A manufacturer from Azerbaijan to the world: Aminol

We wanted to get to know the Aminol brand, established in Sumgayit Chemical Industry Park that was opened by the decree of President Ilham Aliyev in Azerbaijan, and started exporting to many countries. Emel Kuşku, Alco LLC Production Manager, ...

13.11.2018 11:04:00
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Nynas turns 90!

Nynas turns 90!

Founded in 1928 as a small enterprise in Sweden, Nynas celebrates its 90th anniversary as a leading company in the lubricants industry. This year, there is another excitement in the company's Turkey office. We made an interview with Güney ...

1.8.2018 10:44:00
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Market leader Petrol Ofisi continues to develop with new directorates

Market leader Petrol Ofisi continues to develop with new directorates

Experienced figures were assigned to new positions after the separation of Commercial Sales and Lubricants units in Petrol Ofisi, which maintains its leading position in the Turkish lubricants and chemicals market for years. We wanted to get to know ...

6.6.2018 11:45:00
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“We produce one out of every two buses in Turkey”

“We produce one out of every two buses in Turkey”

Mercedes-Benz Turk Hoşdere Bus Plant, producing buses for Turkish market as well as exporting to a high number of countries around the world with an annual capacity of 4500 units, stands out in the sector with its market share and robotic systems ...

1.4.2018 15:05:00
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M Oil grows even stronger as a member of Demirören family

M Oil grows even stronger as a member of Demirören family

M Oil, fully purchased by the Demirören family in February 2017, produces lubricants with a hundred percent domestic capital in its high technology plant in İzmir Çiğli, which has an annual production capacity of 30 thousand tons. We ...

1.2.2018 14:36:00
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Smart technologies and 40 years of experience: Lubrico

Smart technologies and 40 years of experience: Lubrico

Nil Petrol, the first company of the Gül Group of Companies, was established in Kadıkoy, Istanbul in 1978. Nil Petrol has managed to maintain its sustainability and stability even during the toughest periods of the country, and has never ...

18.12.2017
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Alpet Lubricant Blending and Filling Plant

Alpet Lubricant Blending and Filling Plant

Adding value to the sector with its Technology Center Laboratory which was established with national finances, Alpet retains its successful position in lubricant and grease manufacturing. Facility Manager Ayşen Yıldırım gave significant ...

3.10.2017
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Shell’s regional lubricant manufacturing complex: Derince

Shell’s regional lubricant manufacturing complex: Derince

Derince Lubricant and Grease Plant of Shell & Turcas exports to 58 countries and operates as Shell’s regional manufacturing complex in the Mediterranean. The company was ranked on the Stars of Export list by İKMİB in 2016, and deemed worthy ...

15.9.2017
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Evonik opens coatings laboratory in Turkey

Evonik opens coatings laboratory in Turkey

Evonik opened a new Coating Additives laboratory at its Tuzla (Istanbul) site on January 31, 2017. The state-of-the-art laboratory, which also includes a customer service center, will support customers with the development of innovative surface ...

1.6.2017
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Technol’s major investment in the Caucasus First modern lubricant plant of the region started operations

Technol’s major investment in the Caucasus First modern lubricant plant of the region started operations

Let’s begin with Technol’s history in the lubricants industry. When did it start? The idea of establishing the Technol lubricants plant was coined in 2015. We started working as soon as the market survey and official procedures were ...

1.4.2017
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Petroyağ Lubricants’ investments continue with R&D center

Petroyağ Lubricants’ investments continue with R&D center

Petroyağ Lubricants, maintaining its growth in its 23rd year in the sector, has just opened Turkey’s 333rd R&D center with the support of the Ministry of Science, Industry and Technology. At the same time, it is also the first R&D center that ...

5.1.2017
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Having recently modernized its equipment pool, Rexoil sets sight on becoming an international brand

Having recently modernized its equipment pool, Rexoil sets sight on becoming an international brand

Rexoil, one of few local manufacturers in the sector, is listed among 5 largest lubricant manufacturing facilities in Turkey with its facility established on a 12 thousand square meter land in OSB, Tuzla. The company has ...

25.11.2016 15:10:00
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Selecting the right oil for hydraulic systems

Selecting the right oil for hydraulic systems

The science of hydraulics is based on the use of a pressurized fluid to transmit force (Pascal's Principle). This fluid can be gas, water, oil or any other fluid. With the help of ...

31.12.2021 13:01:00
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The energy of COP26

The energy of COP26

26th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC COP), COP26 was held from October 31 to November 12, 2021 in Glasgow. Thousands ...

31.12.2021 12:55:00
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Condat receives the EcoVadis Platinum medal

Condat receives the EcoVadis Platinum medal

Condat, international specialist in industrial lubricants for more than 165 years, has obtained the "Platinum" level recognition on the EcoVadis Corporate Social Responsibility ...

31.12.2021 12:43:00
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Current figures in Turkish lubricant exports - December

Current figures in Turkish lubricant exports - December

Turkey exported a total of $574.1 million in September 2021 according to the export figures of the mineral oils and mineral fuels sector prepared every month by IKMIB using the ...

31.12.2021 12:34:00
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A year marked with growth despite many challenges

A year marked with growth despite many challenges

We made an evaluation of 2021 with Ayhan Köksal, Castrol Turkey, Ukraine and Central Asia Director. Despite many difficulties and negative developments such as the pandemic, ...

31.12.2021 12:28:00
Interview     206
TotalEnergies mobile application awarded for the unique experience it offers

TotalEnergies mobile application awarded for the unique experience it offers

TotalEnergies Turkey Pazarlama, which has been operating in lubricants production and marketing industries of Turkey for more than 30 years, continues to offer a unique experience ...

31.12.2021 12:18:00
Product Review     172
Volvo, Daimler and TRATON sign joint venture agreement

Volvo, Daimler and TRATON sign joint venture agreement

The three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers Volvo Group, Daimler Truck, and the TRATON GROUP have now signed a binding agreement to create a joint venture (JV) to install ...

22.12.2021 14:25:00
OEM News     126
Petronas launches advanced range of electric vehicle fluids

Petronas launches advanced range of electric vehicle fluids

Petronas Lubricants International (PLI), the global lubricants manufacturing and marketing arm of Malaysia’s state-owned oil and gas company Petronas, introduced an advanced ...

21.11.2021 15:30:00
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Automechanika Istanbul begins today after a break of 2 years

Automechanika Istanbul begins today after a break of 2 years

After a long break of more than 2 years because of the pandemic, Turkey’s Leading International Trade Fair for the Automotive Industry, Automechanika Istanbul Plus has begun ...

18.11.2021 14:17:00
From Turkey     385
Airbus foresees demand for 39,000 new passenger & freighter aircraft by 2040

Airbus foresees demand for 39,000 new passenger & freighter aircraft by 2040

In the next 20 years, Airbus forecasts demand for air transport to progressively shift from fleet growth to the accelerated retirement of older, less fuel-efficient aircraft, ...

18.11.2021 13:07:00
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