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The latest news, events and reports from Nynas Base oils.

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  • 05/12/2019 09:33

    Key decision makers at Pirelli, Borealis and Nynas share their views on how to meet demands for more sustainable products and solutions.

  • 02/12/2019 16:48

    When the leading actors in the electrical industry and the base oil & lubricant sector gather, Nynas’ specialists are on hand to talk about the company’s unique products.

  • 05/11/2019 14:43

    Service and product quality of the highest standard is a cornerstone of Nynas’ offering. Before our naphthenic oils are delivered to customers, they undergo a large number of analyses and controls in order to guarantee a top-performing end product.

  • 19/08/2019 13:49

    NYNÄSHAMN, SWEDEN, 9 MAY, 9:45 AM: Shift Manager Fredrik Svensson tops up the hot oil that is used to heat the oil supply in the HT2 hydrogenation plant ahead of the start-up after this spring’s turnaround at the refinery in Nynäshamn.

  • 06/08/2019 09:04

    Stina started at Nynas in 2007 and is currently Head of Supply Chain EMEA. Find out what's on her mind.

  • 07/06/2019 12:08

    Pure and crystal clear, NYNAS® S 3B is the latest base oil that Nynas is adding to its portfolio. Distilled from selected crude streams with unrivalled know-how of high purification technology and hydrotreatment, the product is unique in the market.

  • 28/05/2019 14:30

    In 2018, Nynas celebrated its 90th birthday. But last year also marked another important milestone, namely 20 years of operations in the Americas.

  • 14/05/2019 13:22

    Nynas is continuously investing in its depots and hubs around the world. By further strengthening the depot network, we can meet our growth requirements while serving our customers with greater flexibility.

  • 27/03/2019 14:16

    The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has announced that it will dramatically lower the global limit on sulfur content for marine fuels from the current 3.5% to 0.5% as of 2020. The aim is to significantly curb pollution produced by the world's ships. Three experts reflect on what this means.

  • 21/11/2018 14:33

    Head of Secondary Distribution since 2011, Rogier oversees and coordinates transport-related (when the product ends up on wheels) issues across the globe with suppliers, naphthenic affiliates and customers. Find out what's on his mind.

  • 29/10/2018 23:13

    With an electric car revolution on its way and an ever-growing appetite for mobile phones, computers and other gadgets, the world needs to find solutions to increase supply and optimise the use of lithium. Part of that solution comes in the form of naphthenic oils.

  • 31/05/2018 11:57

    Using automatic guided vehicles allows Nynas to offer even more value to our customers.

  • 06/04/2018 11:26

    Professor Thomas Norrby, Nynas Senior Technical Advisor Lubricants, at the airport heading westwards once again.

  • 28/02/2018 20:15

    Thanks to a supply network that spans the world, Nynas is able to meet the market’s stringent requirements for service, quality and reliability.

  • 22/02/2018 10:36

    NYFROST™ is a range of naphthenic oils developed to lubricate the compressors of ammonia-based refrigerators for uses such as industrial ice-making, cold storage in vending machines and transportation, and small residential condensing units.

  • 09/01/2018 10:20

    Karuna Sadasivam has been recognised for her efforts as General Manager of Nynas in the Middle East as Arabian Business named her one of the top 100 most influential people in Dubai.

  • 17/11/2017 10:46

    There is a demand in the aviation industry for hi-tech lubricant solutions, and the right option has to be chosen to meet the strict production requirements.

  • 27/09/2017 13:20

    Two well-respected trade journals have recently published articles co-authored by Mehdi Fathi-Najafi, Senior Technical Advisor & Group Specialist Nynas Naphthenics.

  • 11/01/2017 07:31

    The intricate puzzle of putting together the safest and cleanest cars on today’s market is made easier with every type of naphthenic oil.

  • 31/10/2016 10:53

    The increase in industrial production in countries such as India and China is also increasing demand for metalworking fluids (MWFs). The challenge is to find the right product for various applications in order to minimise wear on tools and machines, and to avoid unplanned operational shutdowns.

  • 13/04/2015 11:26

    As more than a quarter of Western European Group I capacity is set to disappear, Nynas is offering a new range of oil products that mimic the performance characteristics of Group I oil.

  • 13/04/2015 11:15

    Greases that perform well whether hot or cold can be made by blending paraffinic and naphthenic base stocks. Researchers at Nynas' grease lab show how blends help overcome the challenge of formulating grease for a wide temperature range.

  • 17/03/2015 11:45

    In a study entitled "Blends: Friends or Foes?" Nynas researchers argue that the lubrication industry has a lot to gain from promoting base oil blends for grease formulations.

  • 03/11/2014 12:56

    To better support its customers, Nynas has hired a new Senior Technical Coordinator in Naphthenics – Thomas Norrby. A former R&D manager for Statoil Lubricants, Thomas has a long history in the lubricants industry. He takes a moment to explain some major shifts in the business and why oil companies and universities can have a win-win relationship.

  • 03/11/2014 12:53

    A new advanced pilot plant at Nynas’ oil refinery in Nynäshamn will help boost the company’s product development, offering customers products that are better adapted to their applications. "Now, we have increased capacity for optimising our products and processes, and we can develop new solutions. This will benefit our customers in the end," comments Tova Schmidt, Manager of the Process Technology Group in Nynäshamn.

  • 03/11/2014 12:50

    H. Ernest Henderson, President K&E Petroleum Consulting, LLC, gives his view on the growing market for specialised oils.

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