Elevance Renewable Sciences, Inc., which creates novel, high-performing specialty chemicals from renewable feedstocks, today announced its partnership with 2M Holdings as a new distributor for the Elevance Clean® product line to the household, industrial & institutional market in the United Kingdom and Ireland.

The 6th Annual 2017 China Green Vehicle Forum – Non Road Focus was successfully held in Shanghai, April 20-21. Since it is inaugurated in 2011, this forum has grown into a mainstream international forum in the industry. Over 60 machine, vehicle, and engine OEMs and 120+ suppliers, consulting firms, trade …

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA‑ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, and GKN Aerospace’s Fokker business, a technology leader in cutting edge landing gear technologies, yesterday officially opened the highly automated production line of landing gear systems for Predator® B/MQ-9 Reaper® RPA, systems in Helmond, the Netherlands.

Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH) announced today that its board of directors has approved the distribution of all of its remaining interest in Valvoline Inc. (“Valvoline”) (NYSE: VVV) to Ashland stockholders and has determined the approximate distribution ratio, record date and distribution date for the final separation.

Infineum, one of the world’s leading formulators and manufacturers of fuel and lubricant additives, has published two fully updated brochures on the 2016 ACEA European Oil Sequences and the latest API engine oil classifications.

ExxonMobil announced today that Mobil JetTM Oil 387, a synthetic High-Performance Capability (HPC) turbine engine oil, will be used in all of Singapore Airlines’ aircraft.

Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry, is proud to announce the completion of another significant milestone in our India-based operations – the manufacture, sale and delivery of the 12,501 injection molding machine from the Ahmedabad, India manufacturing facility.

3rd China Casting Exporting and Technology Conference 2017 and 20th Global Foundry Sourcing Conference 2017 was successfully held in Shanghai during March 21-22, 2017. The conference is organized by Suppliers China Co., Ltd., co-organized by National Technical Committee 54 on Foundry of Standardization Administration of China, and supported by Elkem Foundry (China) Co., Ltd., Zhejiang Wanfeng Technology Development Co., Ltd. and PSB Engineering (Suzhou) Co., Ltd. The purpose of the conference is to set up an exchange platform for purchasing, market analysis and technical research. It attracted more than 600 participants at home and abroad.

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“Particle contamination is the number one cause of lube-related failure,” said Jason Gerig, ISOCLEAN Coordinator at Chevron Lubricants. “With new equipment, it has become even more of a focus,” he added.

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“Particle contamination is the number one cause of lube-related failure,” said Jason Gerig, ISOCLEAN Coordinator at Chevron Lubricants. “With new equipment, it has become even more of a focus,” he added.

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