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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,…

Optimize Drain Intervals

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

It’s true. You can extend oil drain intervals without sacrificing engine protection. Check out this tip from Mobil Delvac on how to save energy and ultimately money by optimizing your fleet’s drain intervals. About: McPherson Oil has provided the southeast with quality products and services…

How To Keep DEF From Going Bad

27 Mar 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Diesel Exhaust Fluid, or DEF, is an important component in keeping heavy-duty trucks and machinery operating within federal emission guidelines. At a chemical level, DEF is a combination of deionized water and urea that transform harmful nitrous oxide emissions into harmless water and gas. Starting…

Recruit and Retain Top Diesel Technician Talent

22 Mar 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

No matter the size of your operation, here are 5 tips to recruit and retain top diesel technician talent from George Arrants, Chair of the American Trucking Associations’ TMC SuperTech Competition and noted Automotive Education Consultant. Courtesy of ExxonMobil’s MobilDevac. About: McPherson Oil has provided…

Boost Your C-Store Sales

12 Mar 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Unlike malls and big box stores, most people don’t come to a convenience store to browse.  They shop in a c-store because they need something cold to drink on the road or perhaps, in an emergency, some aspirin, bread or batteries.  Even though most customers…

Reduce Downtime in Your Manufacturing Business

12 Mar 2019, Posted by cnewman@mcphersonoil.com in General

Downtime in any manufacturing industry can be a serious problem on the business.  While McPherson Oil specializes in studies to keep your plant up and working, there are other ways a manufacturer can experience downtime. Other than down equipment, one of the biggest causes of…