Archive news for June 2014

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Measurement Specialities acquires Wema System AS

Rebecca Hayward - 9 June 2014

Measurement Specialties (MEAS) completed the acquisition of the capital stock of Norwegian Wema System AS on May 30 2014. Wema Systems is a developer and manufacturer of fuel and Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) sensors for heavy-duty vehicles. Frank Guidone, CEO at MEAS said: "The adoption of SCR (Selective Catalytic Reduction) within the...

Semler Industries releases modular mini-bulk system for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Rebecca Hayward - 5 June 2014

Illinois-based Semler Industries has introduced its DEF Modular Mini-bulk, an above-ground storage system for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) that can be used at fleet locations, commercial locations, and retail facilities. Semler said that the system is the first of its kind to meet the space restriction of a standard fuel island and has the...

DEF Tracker: U.S. Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices stabilize after a short-lived price decline in May

Rebecca Hayward - 30 June 2014

The June edition of DEF Tracker reported that FTL average prices increased back to the level registered in April. Prior to April, prices increased month-on-month since the beginning of the year. The U.S. average price remained stable for LTL and tote refill delivery modes, while FTL deliveries posted a $0.06/G increase. Canadian bulk...

Proventia announces Tier 4-compliant NOxPAC SCR system

Rebecca Hayward - 3 June 2014

Proventia Emissions Control, based in Finland, has developed a compact Tier 4 Final Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR) emissions system, NOxPAC, which is designed for for 2-5 liter non-road engines. The new emissions control system houses all of the exhaust aftertreatment components in one package, with a Diesel Exhaust Fluid...

DEF Tracker: U.S. and Canadian Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices decline against a back drop of weakened raw material prices

Rebecca Hayward - 3 June 2014

The May edition of DEF Tracker reported that average North American bulk Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) prices decreased from April levels, following a three-month period of price increases. The overall declining trend in DEF prices in North America reflects movements in urea prices, which continued to weaken in the first three weeks of...

SABIC announces plans to produce technical grade urea for Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF)

Rebecca Hayward - 11 June 2014

Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) has announced plans to begin technical grade urea production this year. The company will start to produce pure urea pastilles that can be used to manufacture Diesel Exhaust Fluid (DEF) which is used in Selective Catalytic Reduction (SCR)-equipped engines. The technical grade urea will be produced...