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The experts at Kline conduct interviews and contribute articles to key industry and business publications. Below is a selection of recent press coverage.

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March

 
 
Mar. 15, 2017:  ExxonMobil Guarantees 20,000-mile Oil Drains
Lubes'n'Greases
 
"This is certainly interesting, but I would say it is part of a trend in the industry rather than a departure," said George Morvey, industry leader for the Energy Practice of Kline & Co. consultancy. "Most OEMs now recommend longer drain intervals even on mass market cars, and a lot of them are going with oil life monitoring systems that indicate when oil needs to be changed based on operating conditions."
 
 
 
Mar. 10, 2017:  Relieving pain a key growth segment driver in OTC aisles
Drug Store News
 
Kline Group recently pointed to the renaissance of TENS technology in the OTC aisles in relieving pain as a key growth driver across all analgesics. According to IRI, sales of electrotherapy devices totaled $70.9 million for the 52 weeks ended Dec. 25, across total U.S. multi-outlets on growth of 24.7%. Read the full article on page 15>>
 
 
 
Mar. 10, 2017:  Probiotics prove profitable, emerging as one of fastest-growing healthcare markets
Drug Store News
 
According to a full-year 2015 market study, Kline Group placed the total market for probiotics at more than $530 million, which represents growth of 15% across the entire category. "These high growth rates have been sustained by increased consumer awareness and more chronic use as consumers see the value in taking probiotics to increase their immunity rather than just help treat episodic digestive ailments," noted Laura Mahecha, Kline Group industry manager, health care. Read the full article on page 19>>
 
 
 
 
 

February

 
 
Feb. 27, 2017:  Anti-Pollution, Biotech, Botanicals On Tap in March 2 Specialty Actives Webinar
Happi
 
Driven by consumers' preference towards more natural products, botanicals and biotechnology are now the fastest growing categories, finds the recently published U.S. volume from the Specialty Actives in Personal Care: Multi-regional Market Analysis and Opportunities study by global market research and management consulting firm Kline.
 
 
 
Feb. 14, 2017:  China Market to See Slow Decline
Lubes'n'Greases
 
China's lubricant market, which grew more than any other in the world for a decade, is forecast to shrink by an average of 0.4 percent annually over the next four years, to 6.9 million tons. Kline cites an economic slowdown and government regulations as the driving forces of change in China's market.
 
 
 
Feb. 7, 2017:  China's Auto Sales, Production Highest Ever
Lube Report Asia
 
According to consultancy Kline & Co., since 2009, the Chinese government has implemented several policies to stimulate consumption. In 2015, including tax reduction and the subsidies in the auto-to-rural policy, the favorable tax policy on the procurement of low emission cars supported the automobile market against the gradually decreasing growth rate in China, the firm said in a report released last month.
 
 
 
 
 

January

 
 
Jan. 31, 2017:  Global fuel additive consumption to grow modestly
F+L Asia
 
Global fuel additive consumption is expected to grow at a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 1.9% from 2015 to 2020, according to the recently published Global Fuel Additives: Market Analysis and Opportunities report by consulting firm Kline Group based in Parsippany, N.J., U.S.A. Global fuel additive consumption is estimated at 820 kilotonnes in 2016.
 
 
 
Jan. 31, 2017:  Synthetic Lube Market Share Edges Up
Lubes'n'Greases EMEA Magazine
 
Europe showed the highest percentage of synthetic and semi-synthetic lubricants in 2015, while Africa-Middle East is expected to show the most growth in synthetics market share to 2020, according to consultancy Kline & Co.
 
 
 
Jan. 25, 2017:  MADE IN CHINA: A CHINESE PERSPECTIVE ON THE POLY ALPHA OLEFIN (PAO) MARKET
 
The three largest global PAO producers, according to Milind Phadke of Kline Group, are INEOS, ExxonMobil Chemical and Chevron Phillips Chemical. Phadke estimates INEOS produces 216 KT, followed closely by ExxonMobil at 200KT, per year. ChevronPhillips rounds out the top three with an estimated 110 KT capacity.
 
 
 
Jan. 25, 2017:  Positive outlook for wind turbines
STLE
 
Renewable sources of energy, which include wind power, have developed rapidly since the United Nations Convention on Climate Change was introduced in 1992 to address global warming and climate change.
 
 
 

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