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August 16, 2011     

JOBBERSWORLD...MARKET INTELLIGENCE FOR INTELLIGENT MARKETERS...  The First and Only Independent Newsletter to Focus on Lubricant Distributors.






ExxonMobil and Castrol Announce Price Increases


announced  today it will increase its branded and unbranded lubricant and grease prices by up to 5%. This increase is effective September 16, 2011.

Castrol announced it will increase the price of its passenger car motor oil, motorcycle oil and commercial lubricants by up to 5%. This increase goes into effect Septemeber 26, 2011.

Summary of Price Increases in Round Four...
The following is a summary of price increases reported in JobbersWorld for round four in 2011.


Golden Gate Petroleum to pay $3 Million Settlement
Golden Gate Petroleum, based in Martinez California reached a settlement with the state Attorney General's Office in a civil settlement that will cost Golden Gate Petroleum $3 million.

The DA's office said Golden Gate Petroleum violated several laws in relation to 25 underground gasoline and diesel fuel storage tanks. According to prosecutors, Golden Gate improperly raised sensors at the facilities and did not adequately train its employees to respond to potential hazardous material spills.  In addition, the company's records were said to be thin.

Golden Gate Petroleum is one of the largest petroleum distributors in Northern California. The company markets a wide range of fuels and lubricants.
Business Opportunities


Blue Mountain Professional features a complete line of vehicle maintenance products for the professional installer. We are seeking additional distributors to sell one of the fastest growing automotive lines in the industry. For information regarding this exciting opportunity please contact Chris Alexander at Old World Industries, LLC - 800-323-5440.   




Select Distributor Opportunities for Service Pro and Purus Products

The Association of Independent Oil Distributors (AIOD), North America's first and largest buying group of independent lubricant wholesalers is seeking additional distribution for its Service Pro automotive and Purus commercial brands in select US and Canadian market areas. For distributor information contact AIOD at 970-249-6336, via email at or visit the web at and    



Join United Petroleum Company's Rapidly Expanding Distributor Alliance Network


United Petroleum Company is currently establishing EXCLUSIVE distribution territories with select marketers to represent its Quantum and Infinity lubricant brands throughout the United States.  In addition to a diverse line of high-quality automotive and industrial lubricants, UPC offers its exclusive Distributor Alliance the most aggressive, innovative and growth-oriented marketing program in the industry.  To learn more, please contact us 877-700-2521 or via email   



Career Opportunities


Posted June 9, 2011

Lubricating Specialties Company

  • Lubricants and Fluids Sales position in the Greater Los Angeles California market

Lubricating Specialties Company a well-established, leading blender and packager of oils, greases and industrial fluids on the West Coast, is seeking highly motivated and creative sales candidate.  LSC is seeking to fill a Territory Sales Manager position in the Los Angeles area. The successful candidate will be responsible for outside oil, grease and industrial fluid sales to an existing base of independent Jobbers. Duties will also include expanding the current customer base by adding new accounts and expanding product offerings in those accounts.


LSC offers an excellent salary package including commission, health insurance, 401k, fuel and cell phone reimbursement. AA/EOE. Qualified candidates may submit resume to:  



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