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5 Reasons to Use Low Viscosity Fuel

17 May 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

A lot of people in the trucking industry, from owner-operators to fleet managers, are hearing about the advantages of low viscosity engine oil and are wondering if they should make the switch.  What can you gain for your fleet by using low viscosity oil? 1….

Advancing productivity with overall equipment effectiveness

16 May 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

By Rick Russo, Product Technical Advisor, ExxonMobil Research and Engineering* Measuring equipment performance and productivity is essential for any industrial business that wants to maintain a competitive edge. Though there are a variety of methods to gauge results, one prevailing industry measure of productivity is…

McPherson Oil gained national recognition by receiving ExxonMobil’s 2017-2018 Distributor Excellence recognition for Employee Engagement.  The Distributor Excellence award is part of the Circle of Excellence program which recognizes distributors’ outstanding performance in various areas.  Alecia LaFon, Director of Human Resources, was happy to accept…

What Is A Fleet Manager?

30 Apr 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Industry Information

Fleet management plays an important role in the logistics sector as it serves businesses such as courier, raw material delivery, and oil and gas distribution, etc. Maintaining a fleet requires logistics and operations skills as well as proficiency in fleet management software to increase efficiency…

Lubrication Mean Preservation

29 Apr 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Your fleet is only as strong as its lubricants The right kind of lubricants can reduce downtime and added expenses. Check out this tip from Mobil Delvac. Here’s to keeping your equipment running strong in all conditions. McPherson Oil is an Authorized Mobil Distributor throughout…

Saving Energy in Plastics Processing

24 Apr 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

As a plastics manufacturer, you expect your equipment to produce high-quality parts and products, unit after unit, whether you’re producing in long runs or short custom campaigns. It’s takes a lot of energy to produce those products and as many plant managers know, a lot…

Is Reclaiming Oil Right for Your Company?

19 Apr 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Industry Information

We discussed Recycling and Used Oil as well the Reclamation of Oil. Now, let’s look at whether it’s right for your company. Benefits of Reclamation Keeping your oils in service as long as possible is beneficial to your business in many ways. The cleaner and…

Proof of Performance – Steel Mill Efficiency

12 Apr 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in News

We had the privilege of partnering with a local Alabama carbon and steel pipe tubing manufacturer to help increase its efficiency. With the help of ExxonMobil’s Mobil Serv Engineering Team, McPherson Oil helped reduce bearing failures by 40%. Click here to download the Proof of…

Used Oil and Recycling

09 Apr 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Industry Information

We recently looked at Oil Reclamation and the benefits of going green. Now let’s look at the definition of used oil and oil recycling. Used Oil The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines used oil as “any oil that has been refined from crude oil…

Going Green with Oil Reclamation

03 Apr 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in Industry Information

Going “green” by becoming ecologically and environmentally responsible is an excellent practice that does not always have to cost your organization money. In many cases, it can actually save money. A number of industries, like paper plants, power generation plants, steel mills and car manufacturers,…