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Two More Bad Apples!

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October 6, 2017

In the day following the PQIA Lubricant Quality Summit on September 14th, PQIA stopped by several convenience stores located within a few blocks of the hotel where the Summit reception was held. To our disappointment, we found two products on the shelves that immediately raised concern due to labeling issues. And now that the test… Read More ›

Tests in on Four More Samples

The results of the tests conducted on samples of the brands below meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories. CLICK BOTTLES BELOW FOR TEST RESULTS SAE 5W-20 Motor Oil     The results of the tests conducted on… Read More ›

The First PQIA Regional Lubricant Quality Summit was a Success!

With nearly 100 in attendance, the first regional PQIA Lubricant Quality Summit on September 14th, in Wickliffe, Ohio, was deemed a success by attendees, speakers, supporters, and sponsors. The theme of the PQIA Summit was “Taking it to the Streets” and by all indications, it hit its mark by raising awareness about the quality and… Read More ›

More Samples Tested / Steigerwald Joins PQIA Summit Panel

Three Brands Tested: No Issues The results of the tests conducted on samples of the brands below meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories. CLICK BOTTLES BELOW FOR TEST RESULTS Steigerwald to Represent ILMA on the Panel Discussion… Read More ›

Doug Rathbun (State of Illinois) to Speak at PQIA Summit

Doug Rathbun, Bureau Chief for the Illinois Department of Agriculture Bureau of Weights & Measures Joins with the States of Missouri and Michigan to Speak at the PQIA Summit The Petroleum Quality Institute of America is pleased to announce that Doug Rathbun will present at the upcoming PQIA Lubricant Quality Summit in Cleveland, Ohio and… Read More ›

Michigan W&M to Speak at PQIA Summit

Robert DeRubeis, Michigan W&M, Joins Other Distinguished Speakers at the PQIA Summit August 14, 2017 The Petroleum Quality Institute of America is pleased to announce that Robert DeRubeis, Program Manager, Weights and Measures Unit, Michigan Department of Agriculture & Rural Development will speak at the 2017 PQIA Lubricant Quality Summit in Cleveland, OH on September… Read More ›

A Must-Attend Event for Lubricant Distributors, Manufacturers, Buyers and Others

Ron Hayes Joins Other Distinguished Speakers at the PQIA Lubricant Quality Summit Hayes will speak about the work the State of Missouri is doing to help protect consumers from obsolete and off-spec Tractor Hydraulic Fluids The Petroleum Quality Institute of America is pleased to announce that Ron Hayes, Director, Missouri Department of Agriculture, Division of… Read More ›

PQIA is “Taking it to the Streets”

PQIA IS “TAKING IT TO THE STREETS” WITH THE FIRST IN A SERIES OF REGIONAL LUBRICANT QUALITY SUMMITS METUCHEN, NJ, August 1, 2017 — The Petroleum Quality Institute of America is pleased to announce that the first in its series of regional lubricant quality summits will take place September 14, 2017. This summit will be… Read More ›

Results in on Three More Diesel Engine Oils

The results of the tests conducted on the samples meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product labels, and are consistent with the with the labeled specifications. CLICK BOTTLES BELOW FOR TEST RESULTS  10W-30                 15W-40 Related: Other Diesel Engine Oils Recently Tested… Read More ›

Shane O’Kelly, CEO of PetroChoice Joins PQIA Advisory Board

The Petroleum Quality Institute of America is pleased to announce a new member to PQIA’s Advisory Board, Shane M. O’Kelly. Shane is the Chief Executive Officer of PetroChoice, the largest bulk lubricant distributor in the United States. Under Shane’s tenure, PetroChoice successfully completed 16 acquisitions and now has 51 locations serving 32 states.  Shane holds an MBA… Read More ›