Industry Information

How to Run a Successful C-Store – 2.0

05 Nov 2019, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information

Whether you operate several or just one, there are certain guidelines that help make your store a success. Too often, however, owners and managers get caught up in the day to day busyness and they forget the simple rules that will help them grow their…

Oil Analysis Result Interpretation

01 Nov 2019, Posted by McPherson Oil in Industry Information, Oil Tips

Often, when operators receive normal results in used oil analysis reports, they think it’s a sign that all is well and simply save the results and move on. Receiving normal results is great news, but it serves no purpose if operators pass over the opportunity…

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 McPherson Oil 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 McPherson Oil 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 McPherson Oil 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 McPherson Oil 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 McPherson Oil 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,…