Polyalphaolefin is by far the most common major synthetic base oil used in industrial and automotive lubricants. It is a synthetic hydrocarbon (SHC) that mimics the best hydrocarbon (branched) structure found in mineral oils. Read more
The Calumet refinery in Superior, Wisconsin, processes 35,000 barrels of sweet and sour crude oil from Canada and the Dakotas. Approximately 160 employees work at this site, where the finished products include a variety of specialty fuels and asphalts. Read more
In the current electronic age, many people think of paper as a dying industry. While it’s true that more businesses are going “paperless,” consider all the paper products that are still used in homes and offices every day. These would include things such as paper towels, hygiene products, diapers, etc.