Industry Information

The Importance of Lube Technician Training

14 Aug 2019, Posted by in Industry Information, Oil Tips

How many lube technicians does it take to ensure optimum production reliability? Well, there is no one-size-fits-all answer to this question. Yet what is universally true is that organizations should develop a proactive plan that considers their current and future personnel needs. Do you have…

Optimal Re-greasing Frequency

12 Aug 2019, Posted by in Industry Information, Oil Tips

What is the optimal re-greasing frequency and quantity for your equipment? Chris Decker, an ExxonMobil Grease Formulator, looks at the frequency of re-greasing equipment and what can result in overgreasing as well as undergreasing. Re-greasing intervals are based on a range of factors including equipment…

What Is A Fleet Manager?

30 Apr 2019, Posted by 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…

Is Reclaiming Oil Right for Your Company?

19 Apr 2019, Posted by 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…

Used Oil and Recycling

09 Apr 2019, Posted by 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 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,…

Automation and other advances in technology have reshaped nearly every corner of the American industrial landscape. From manufacturing to banking, operations are becoming digitalized, computerized, and automated. Is this also the case for the commercial fuel services and the fleet industry? The short answer: yes….

Extend Equipment Life with Good Oil Filtration

21 Nov 2018, Posted by in Industry Information

This article was written by Adam McMurtrey, Industrial Field Engineer with ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants Company. 75% of all industrial equipment failures are linked to oil contamination. Therefore, maintaining proper oil cleanliness with the right types of filters is critical to the success of any manufacturing operation….

What You Need to Know about Connected Cars

15 Aug 2018, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information

Connected cars, put simply, are cars which are connected to the internet. This internet access allows the car to remotely share important information, all of which could come in handy down the road. For example, your car’s data will keep track of your fuel levels,…

What Big Data Means for Your Fleet

27 Jun 2018, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information

“Big Data” is the kind of phrase that you may hear being thrown around a lot by business executives and results-driven company cultures. Put simply, it refers to the massive amount of data that we are now able to observe and analyze thanks to advances…