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Sun Chemical and DIC Corporation to Increase Production Capacity of DAILUBE® Extreme Pressure Additives at Kashima Plant
Beginning in April 2018, Sun Chemical and its parent company, DIC Corporation, will increase the production capacity of its DAILUBE® extreme pressure additives by 6,000 tons per annum at its eco-friendly plant in Kashima, Japan. The move will better serve customers around the globe as well as promote and deliver its trusted and market leading sulfurized extreme pressure additives into new and existing markets. Optimized for metalworking fluids used in cutting, forming and rolling, DAILUBE extreme pressure additives are light in color, low odor and available in a range of chemistries, including olefin, lard, vegetable, ester, and fatty acid. Click Read More below for additional information.
Key measures would include: •New data reporting requirements for railways on rates, service and performance, to enhance system transparency; •A new mechanism, Long-Haul Interswitching, to provide captive shippers across all sectors and regions of Canada with access to a competing railway, to ensure they have options; •A definition of “adequate and suitable” rail service that confirms railways should provide shippers with the highest level of service that can reasonably be provided in the circumstances; •The ability for shippers to seek reciprocal financial penalties in their service agreements with railways, to enhance accountability; and •More accessible and timely remedies for shippers on both rates and service, to support fair negotiations. click Read More below for additional detail