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Counterfeiting: A difficult balancing act for lubricant suppliers

Counterfeiting: A difficult balancing act for lubricant suppliers Counterfeiting is a major concern for lubricant manufacturers. An estimated 10% of global lubricant sales are counterfeit products, with fast-moving brands and high-margin products most susceptible to forgery. Automotive lubricants are a common target, with passenger car motor oil (PCMO), heavy-duty motor oil (HDMO), motorcycle oils (MCO),…

Asian Lubricants Industry Association publishes whitepaper on “Counterfeit Lubricants in Asia”

Singapore, August 13, 2021 – ALIA, the voice of the Asian lubricants industry, has today announced the publication of a whitepaper on the pertinent issue of “Counterfeit Lubricants in Asia”. The industry organisation made the announcement during a virtual Member-to Member Sharing Session today moderated by Ms. Sharmini Lohadhasan, ALIA chair for the Subcommittee on…
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Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union announces name change

Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union announces name change The Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union (ALMU), a Singapore-based organisation that represents the interests of a broad range of lubricant industry businesses throughout Asia, today announced a new corporate name following approval by The Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority (ACRA). ALMU will now be known as the Asian Lubricants…
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Bernard Wong appointed Executive Director to execute over-arching mission of ALMU

Bernard Wong appointed Executive Director to execute over-arching mission of ALMU The Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union (ALMU) is pleased to announce the appointment of Bernard Wong as its new Executive Director effective 1 December 2020. Bernard will provide leadership to a dynamic group, delivering events and services to members and executing the over-arching mission of ALMU. The…
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ALMU: The sustainability agenda

ALMU: The sustainability agenda Sustainability is an increasingly critical component of doing business. It will be high on the agenda for the Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union (ALMU) in this coming year, and we believe it will remain so, says Steve Puckett, co-founding director of the industry association and executive chairman of strategic advisory and consulting company…
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ALMU AGM and Virtual Town Hall Meeting

The 2020 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union (ALMU) will be held on Tuesday, 29 September 2020, at 11.00 am (SG Time). The AGM fulfills ALMU’s legal obligations and will provide members with an update on the previous year’s activities. The AGM will be held virtually due to ongoing travel restrictions relating…
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Postponement of ALMU Annual Meeting

The rate of global Covid-19 transmissions continues to rise, with the pandemic expected to worsen over the coming weeks. Concerns for safety and continued restrictions on travel has put the rescheduled ALMU Annual Meeting & Global Leadership Summit, planned for 31 August – 2 September 2020 in Bangkok, at significant risk. This month, we conducted an extensive survey of…