ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 3

LETTER FROM THE PRESIDENT
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
President
Barbara Kudis
Allegheny Petroleum
Products Co.
Vice President
Chuck Decker
American Oil &
Supply International, LLC
Treasurer
Scott A. Schwindaman
Lubrication Engineers, Inc.
Secretary
Michael Damiani
Radco Industries, Inc.
Immediate Past President
Dave Croghan
Maxum Petroleum

Ann Ball
CIMCOOL Industrial
Products LLC
Barbara A. Bellanti
Battenfeld Grease &
Oil Corporation of N.Y.
Lon Fanning
DuBois Chemicals
Jarrett Flegel
Boss Lubricants
Catharine T. Golden
Etna Products, Inc.
Frank H. Hamilton III
South Atlantic Services, Inc.
Beth Ann Jones
Hangsterfer's Laboratories, Inc.
Greg Julian
Advanced Lubrication
Specialties
Kent Morris
Pinnacle Oil, Inc.
Ronald M. Powell
Moroil Technologies
David Richards
RichardsApex, Inc.

STAFF
Chief Executive Officer
Holly Alfano

Manager
Amber Lopez

Associate Director
Martha F. Jolkovski

Membership Manager
Meg Thaxton

Director of
Communications
Brenda Gillinson, CAE

Accounting Manager
Margaret Smith

Member Services/
Marketing Manager
Tim Mack

General Counsel
Jeffrey L. Leiter
Associate Counsel
Matt Levetown

EDITORIAL, DESIGN
Contributing Editor
Brenda Gillinson, CAE

Designer
Mark St. Amand

THE YGS GROUP
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Drew Bankert

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Amanda Holahan

Managing Editor
Sam Hoffmeister

Account Manager
Charity Fox

MEDIA SALES
Executive Vice President
Jack Davidson

Advertising Account
Executive
Tima Good
tima.good@theygsgroup.com

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Create and Solidify
Relationships at ILMA Engage

O

ne of the most important benefits to ILMA membership is the opportunity to come together to learn from each other as well as from industry
experts. Meeting face-to-face enables us to form valuable connections, and
this year ILMA has taken a new approach to the spring meeting, ILMA Engage, by
providing more time for these valuable connections.
At ILMA Engage there will be expert speakers and a town hall lunch session that
includes updates to industry issues. ILMA has also created ILMA Conversations, which
are designed to engage the speakers and audience in a more relaxed, informal setting.
The meeting kicks off with Committee Day, an opportunity for attendees to learn
about ILMA committees and the industry issues they're addressing. The committees
provide a valuable role, facilitating the exchange of information, communicating
with regulatory agencies and collaborating on industry issues. There are several
opportunities for ILMA members to get involved in the committees, so please attend
these useful meetings.
Those who are new to ILMA meetings are invited to take part in the New Member/
First-Time Attendee reception. ILMA board members and committee chairs make
it a special priority to attend this reception, and I encourage our newcomers to talk to
them to find out what ILMA and ILMA meetings are all about. Later in the evening,
all attendees are invited to the opening reception, which will feature drinks, hors
d'oeuvres and networking on an oceanfront lawn.
Our keynote speaker, Scott Stratten, will lead an engaging and timely session titled,
"The Age of Disruption: Everything Has Changed and Nothing Is Different."
Stratten has transformed some of the country's largest companies with radical
insights on how to engage better with customers through social and viral marketing.
To provide even more time to form connections, ILMA has carefully crafted
several networking opportunities, including receptions, luncheons and parties. There
are also several unstructured opportunities to build new relationships with others in
the industry, and the new meeting format allows more free time than in years past.
Networking is more than simply exchanging business cards, handshakes and smiles,
and I encourage all attendees to think through how we can provide value to each
other as well as to the Association.
Together, we can advocate for our industry and our future. Member involvement
is crucial to the success of ILMA's advocacy efforts as well as our industry's long-term
success. During ILMA's town hall, panelists will give updates on current industry
issues, including GF-6, tractor hydraulic fluids, obsolete oils and heavy-duty engine
oils. Knowledge is power, and this session will keep everyone informed.
Exposure to a variety of viewpoints, connecting with colleagues within the industry and hearing from market experts and industry thought leaders help us all become
aware of new ideas, trends and regulatory issues that will impact the future of the
lubricants industry.
ILMA Engage is the perfect opportunity stay current on all that is happening.
I look forward to experiencing ILMA Engage with all of you.

Barbara Kudis
President

© 2019 Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association.
All Rights Reserved.
ILMA is pleased to present a variety of viewpoints in Compoundings magazine. Readers should keep in mind that bylined articles
represent the views of the named author or authors and not
necessarily the opinions, viewpoints or positions of ILMA.

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ILMA Compoundings - April 2019

Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of ILMA Compoundings - April 2019

Letter From the President
Letter From the Ceo
Inside Ilma
What’s Coming Up
New Members
Industry Rundown
International Insight
Tackling 303 Thfs
Labeling Conundrum
Business Hub
Counsel Compound
Washington Landscape
In Network
Portrait
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - Cover1
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - Cover2
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 1
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 2
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - Letter From the President
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 4
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - Letter From the Ceo
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - Inside Ilma
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 7
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 8
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 9
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 10
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 11
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - What’s Coming Up
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 13
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 14
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - New Members
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - Industry Rundown
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 17
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 18
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 19
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - International Insight
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 21
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 22
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 23
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 24
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 25
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - Tackling 303 Thfs
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ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 28
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 29
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 30
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 31
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - Labeling Conundrum
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ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 36
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 37
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - Business Hub
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ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 40
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 41
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - Counsel Compound
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 43
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - Washington Landscape
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - 45
ILMA Compoundings - April 2019 - In Network
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