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Electric Vehicles: Impact on Lubricant Demand

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Automotive lubricants kept internal combustion passenger and commercial vehicles on the road for more than a century. As electric vehicles capture market share globally, demand for specific lubricants is expected to decline. It’s important to note that non-combustion engines require lubricants to reduce wear, enhance performance, and keep an EV running at optimal levels. Do…

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How to Improve Fleet Vehicle Maintenance in 5 Steps

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Because it can quickly lead to delays and unhappy customers when fleet assets break down, managers have always prioritized scheduled maintenance. For insight into how fleet vehicle managers can improve their maintenance strategy, we’ve prepared some key practices to follow.   1. Find the Right Vehicle and the Right Number of Vehicles for Your Fleet…

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Industrial Hydraulic Oil: Why Quality Matters

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Hydraulic oil is unlike any other industrial fluid. In addition to being a machinery lubricant, it’s also the medium through which energy is transferred. These products are used in nearly every industry on the planet to help vital machines function. From food production and auto manufacturing to aerospace and the creation of new medicine, hydraulic…

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ExxonMobil, Sustainability, and Renewable Energy

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When it comes to thinking big, few in the industry reach the heights of ExxonMobil. That’s certainly true of ExxonMobil’s sustainability goals. Announced in January of 2022, the company outlined plans to drastically reduce carbon emissions caused by its products and accelerate its existing diversification plans. How Big Is ExxonMobil? Big challenges are simply big…

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2022 Oil Price Forecast: Oil and Gas Supply Chain Troubles Push Prices Higher

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In Q4 of 2021, the US economy ends the second year of the COVID-19 pandemic with gas prices at the highest they’ve been in 7 years. With national gas prices at $3.42, up from $2.11 from last year, companies with considerable oil and lubricant needs, as well as everyday Americans filling up at the gas…

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Demand, Supply Imbalance Leads to Lubricant Price Increases

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Increasing lubricant demand as the world economy recovers from the shock of the COVID-19 pandemic and continued supply (and supply chain) challenges have pushed oil suppliers to steadily raise prices throughout 2021, including a new round of hikes this month. This newest price increase on finished lubricants and other oil additives continues a trend that…

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Transmission Fluid and Differential Fluid Failures: Why It Happens and How To Stay Ahead of Problems

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While they may not be at the top of your routine maintenance list, transmission fluid and differential fluid are important lubricants that serve a role in any heavy-duty fleet vehicle. The recommended timeline for replacing these fluids varies by manufacturer, application, and environment. For mile after mile, both of these fluids will deteriorate. Signs Differential…

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Hydraulic System Failure: Common Causes and How to Avoid It

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Complex as they are, hydraulic systems across applications share a few key components – and vulnerabilities. Whenever a hydraulic system fails, operators quickly identify and resolve the issue but may not have the time and resources to investigate underlying factors contributing to the outcome. Take a quick refresher course on a basic hydraulic system and…

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Finished Lubricants Allocation? Tilley Distribution Can Get You the Product You Need

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When it comes to finished lubricant products, 2021 has been the perfect storm for disruption in the industry. The bout of extreme cold weather across the Texas Gulf Coast followed by increased lubricant demand, additive and base oil shortages, increased costs in packaging materials, and a tight transportation market have resulted in some in the…

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Finished Lubricant Price Increases: What You Need to Know

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Update: Finished lubricant prices continue to be a moving target, with five price increases in the past five months. Contributing factors include an increase in base oil prices, a tighter transportation market, reduced additive supply, and higher steel and packaging costs. At Tilley, we’re monitoring these increases and are here to support our customers. Oil…

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At Tilley, we do more than provide high-quality ingredients for world-class manufacturers. Our customers rely on us to keep their plants running in times of unpredictable demand. We continuously strive to be experts in the markets we serve, so we can be the trusted and reliable partner to our suppliers and customers.

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