Add Four More to Round 3 of Price Increases

Chemlube International announced today it will implement a 5 to 9% price increase on its Savannah lubricant products. The increase is effective June 11, 2018. Chemlube attributes the increase to the rising costs of raw materials used to manufacture its products.

Axel Royal announced yesterday it will implement a 5% price increase on most of its products including greases. The increase becomes effective June 24, 2018.

Amalie announced on May 18th that due to the continued increases in raw material costs that it will be implementing a price increase across-the-board of $0.40 per gallon for all oil and automotive chemical products, including its Greased Lightning branded products. Amalie will also increase its grease products by $0.05 per pound for all greases and it will increase its Brake Fluid products by $0.48 per gallon. The increase is effective June 17, 2018.

U.S. Lubricants announced on May 18th that due to the continued increases in raw material costs that it will be implementing a price increase across-the-board of $0.40 per gallon for all oil and automotive chemical products. U.S Lubricants will also increase its grease products by $0.05 per pound for all greases and it will increase its Brake Fluid products by $0.48 per gallon. The increase is effective June 17, 2018.

See the bottom of page for a complete table of all price increases reported by JobbersWorld in Round 3, 2018.


Note: Yesterday, JobbersWorld reported that D-A Lubricants announced on May 15, 2018, it will be implementing a price increase on its lubricants and greases by up to 10%. The increase goes into effect on June 11, 2018. D-A Lubricants attributes the price change to the rising raw material costs associated with manufacturing and distribution of its products. As a point of clarification, it should be noted that this is D-A Lubricants’ second price increase in 2018 and not its third.


Round 3 Lubricant Price Increase Summary

Company Announced Date Effective Date Increase
Sinclair Lubricants 5/8/2018 7/1/2018 10 to 12%
Sunoco 5/16/2018 6/16/2018 4 to 6%
Advanced Lubrication Specialties 5/16/2018 6/16/2018 4 to 6%
CAM2 5/18/2018 6/16/2018 4 to 9%
Smitty’s Supply 5/18/2018 6/16/2018 4 to 9%
U.S. Lubricants 5/18/2018 6/17/2018 $0.40/gal lubricants
$0.05/lb greases
Axel Royal 5/21/2018 6/24/2018 5%

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