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Lubricant, Lubricating Oil, and Grease Manufacturers

SIC 2992 | NAICS 324191

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Industry Analysis, Trends, Statistics, and Forecasts

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Comprehensive market research reports provide in-depth industry analysis and five-year forecasts, with special focus on the underlying structure and external forces and relationships that affect industries and their performance. Report contents include:

  • Market size and characteristics
  • Key statistics and trends
  • Current performance
  • Competitive landscape
  • Major firms and market share
  • Key risk and success factors
  • Five-year growth forecast

LNG Publishing Company, Inc.
Information resources available from this organization include:

Lubes'n'Greases Magazine
Monthly trade magazine features news and information for lubricants manufacturers, with special features including the "Lubricants Industry Factbook" included as a supplement to the August print edition and an overview of the survey results from the biennial "LNG Salary Survey Report" is included in the October, November, and December print and online editions. Current issue and archives can be viewed free online.

Lubricants Industry Factbook
Annual factbook includes information on U.S. and global market demand for lubricants; engine oil trends and statistics; base oil producers, production, and prices; base oil and additives data; mergers and acquisitions; and more. Factbook is included as a supplement to the August print edition of Lubes'n'Greases magazine.

Petroleum & Coal Products Manufacturing

First Research profiles cover key aspects of an industry's size, scope, and operations and include a five-year growth forecast. Profile contents include:

  • Industry overview
  • Recent developments
  • Critical issues and challenges
  • Business trends and opportunities
  • Executive insights
  • Financial benchmarking data
  • Five-year growth forecast

Freedonia Group
Lubricants  Search for "lubricants"
Comprehensive study provides in-depth analysis of the lubricant industry, with information provided including historical demand and forecasts by formulation (e.g., petroleum, re-refined, and synthetic), product (e.g., engine oils, process oils, hydraulic fluids, and metalworking fluids), market, and geographic region. Summary description and detailed table of contents from the study are available free online.

GIA Research
Lubricating Oils and Greases
Comprehensive report provides in-depth analysis of the market for these products in the U.S. and other countries, with topics covered including product overview; trends and issues; competitive structure; end-use analysis; historical and forecast sales volume by product segment (e.g., automotive, industrial); and key company profiles. Summary description and detailed table of contents are available free online.


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Financial Statements and Financial Ratios

Industry Financial Ratios
Lubricant, Lubricating Oil, and Grease Manufacturers  Search for "324191"

Five-year financial statement analysis includes income statements, balance sheets, and key financial ratios, with data available by sales size range on a national, state, and metro area level.

  • Income and expense detail in dollars and percentages
  • Balance sheet detail in dollars and percentages
  • Sources and uses of funds cash flow analysis
  • Profitability and return on investment ratios
  • Liquidity and working capital ratios
  • Asset turnover and efficiency ratios
  • Capital structure and debt service ratios

RMA Annual Statement Studies
Petroleum Lubricating Oil and Grease Manufacturing  Search for "324191"
Annual financial statement analysis includes common-size income statements and balance sheets and key financial ratios for lubricating oil and grease manufacturers. Report includes five years of data with the most recent year's data broken out by sales and assets size range. Sample report can be viewed free online.

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Compensation and Salary Surveys

LNG Publishing Company, Inc.
Lubes'n'Greases Salary Survey Report
Biennial salary survey provides compensation data for executive and management personnel employed by U.S. lubricant manufacturers and marketers, with survey data broken out age, gender, years of experience, employees supervised, years in current position, company size, and geographic area. An overview of the survey results is included in digital editions of Lubes'n'Greases magazine and can be viewed free online.

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