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

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August 17, 2017

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 ›

Dollar General Steps up to API SN/ILSAC GF-5

As widely reported by PQIA and many local and national news outlets, including an ABC News – Good Morning America segment, the discount chain Dollar General is facing multiple lawsuits for selling “Obsolete” motor oil. The most recent of these lawsuits was filed last month by New Mexico’s Attorney General, Hector Balderas. The lawsuit alleges… Read More ›

Results in on Four Samples of 5W-20

The results are in on four samples of 5W-20 motor oils.  Although the results of the tests conducted on the samples meet the SAE J300 specifications for the SAE Viscosity Grade listed on the product label, and are consistent with the listed API Service Categories, one of the brands (Zecol-MAX) got our attention.  This is… Read More ›

PQIA Releases National Survey Findings on ATF

METUCHEN, NJ – June 21, 2017 – The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA) today announced the findings of a national survey (Automatic Transmission Fluid – Survey 2017) focused on the quality and integrity of automatic transmission fluid (ATF) in the US market. According to Thomas F. Glenn, President of PQIA, “The findings of the survey… Read More ›

Results in on Four ATFs…

The results of the tests conducted on the most recent samples of automatic transmission fluid (ATF) check out fine. The samples are consistent with their labeled claims.