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"To be honest, the most exciting part of being president
is having the opportunity to give back and make sure the
members are benefitting from ILMA's strong financial
position," he said.
Given the strength of the Association, Croghan said he
would like to hear more from members about how ILMA can
serve them. "People are seeing challenges and opportunities
and trying to leverage benefits of the Association," he said.
ILMA's strong financial position also helps ensure the
integrity of members, Croghan said. "I have always been
a big proponent of the ILMA Quality Testing and Ethics
programs and enforcing it to ensure ILMA members offer
a quality product. That also goes along with saying this is
not an open association. You have to be accepted into this
Association, and we feel happy that we're in a financial state
to say no to companies that don't meet the qualifications to
join," he said.
As president, Croghan said he hopes to emphasize and
expand ILMA's global reach by continuing to foster the relationship ILMA has with the Union of the European Lubricants Industry (UEIL), the European equivalent of ILMA,
and the Asian Lubricant Manufacturers Union (ALMU).
"We're helping share best practices among the three regional
associations," he said.

ILMA is also strengthening its relationship with
like-minded associations, such as the National Association
of Manufacturing and the American Fuel & Petrochemical
Manufacturers Association. "There is power in numbers,
and we attach ourselves to other associations - we gain
strength," Croghan said.
As an Association, ILMA has had a number of regulatory
successes recently, which Croghan hopes to continue.
In 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
reversed its position attempting to ban medium- and longchain chlorinated paraffins, which was a big win for ILMA.
"Some of the producers of chlorinated paraffins will have to
do some testing, but the bottom line is that these chemicals,
which are used in metalworking, can continue to be used for
the foreseeable future," Croghan said.
ILMA has been working closely with the California Division of Measurement Standards as it develops regulations for
AB 808. "AB 808 effectively bans the sale of obsolete motor
oils in the state of California. ILMA has requested some exceptions for certain purpose-built oils," Croghan said, adding
that ILMA used AB 808 to develop a similar initiative which
it presented on a national level to the National Conference
on Weights and Measures (NCWM). That could be approved
by NCWM in July, which would make it effective in the

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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ILMA Compoundings January 2018

Meet ILMA’s New President DAVE CROGHAN
ADDING ANOTHER DIMENSION
THE BIG CHILL
LETTER FROM THE CEO
INSIDE ILMA
Company Callout
WHAT’S COMING UP
INDUSTRY RUNDOWN
In the Know
International Insight
Market Report
BUSINESS HUB
COUNSEL COMPOUND
WASHINGTON LANDSCAPE
IN NETWORK
Member Connections
Cross Connections
PORTRAIT
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - Cover1
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - Cover2
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 1
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 2
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - LETTER FROM THE CEO
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - INSIDE ILMA
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 5
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - Company Callout
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 7
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - WHAT’S COMING UP
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 9
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - INDUSTRY RUNDOWN
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 11
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - In the Know
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 13
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - International Insight
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 15
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - Market Report
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 17
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - Meet ILMA’s New President DAVE CROGHAN
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 19
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 20
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 21
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ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 23
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - ADDING ANOTHER DIMENSION
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 25
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 26
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 27
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 28
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - THE BIG CHILL
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 30
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ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 33
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - BUSINESS HUB
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 35
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - COUNSEL COMPOUND
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 37
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - WASHINGTON LANDSCAPE
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 39
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - Member Connections
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 41
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - Cross Connections
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - 43
ILMA Compoundings January 2018 - PORTRAIT
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