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Passing the Torch
I’ve enjoyed an amazing 30-plus
years in the lubricants industry, the
ﬁrst dozen as executive director of
the Independent Lubricant Manufac-
turers Association and the last two
decades as publisher (and one of
three founders and owners) of the
Lubes’n’Greases family of publications.
Now it’s time to step down. I’m eager
to embrace that mysterious new phase
of life called retirement.
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PUBLISHER’S LETTER Passing the Torch
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with Ken Hope, Ph.D. Q:Can your new Synfluid
Eﬃciency from a new perspective.
WE’RE NAVIGATING THE TRENDS SO YOU DON’T HAVE TO.
EVERYONE’S BUSINESS Methods of Transporting Li
Helping the World Run a Little More Efﬁciently I
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Fighting Oxidation in Heavy-Duty Engines BY RICHA
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Lubricant Issues in Emerging Markets Problem Impa
test vehicle was a heavy-duty Dodge Ram truck wit
Comparing Oxidation Bench Tests Test Daimler CEC
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ORGKHIM MAKES BIG PUSH IN GREEN TIRE INDUS
DRIVEN by the growing need for environmentally fr
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Ordinary Partnering Interested Sharing Cooperat
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Kenya Looks to Upgrade Lubricants M
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Where Kenya Ranks in Africa Parameter Egypt Niger
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BY MARK TOWNSEND Middle East Moving
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Newsmakers Will Ergon Alter
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neutral approach to transport-related emissions.
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