Afton Chemical to Present “Enabling Transmission Fluid Technologies for Improved Fuel Efficiency” at Fuel & Lubricant Asia’s 19th Annual Conference in Bangkok, Thailand

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Afton Chemical will discuss research findings leading to gains of up to 1-2% improvements relative to a conventional factory-fill Transmission fluid.

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Afton Chemical Corp. will present on the subject of “Enabling Transmission Fluid Technologies for Improved Fuel Efficiency”” at the 19th Annual F&L Conference in Bangkok, Thailand on March 14th, 2013. In this focused-topic presentation, Afton’s Dr. Anthony Rollin will discuss research findings leading to gains of up to 1-2% improvements relative to a conventional factory-fill fluid.

By profiling the transmission fluid’s physical properties, Dr. Rollin will discuss how film friction, film thickness, and high temperature high shear viscosity can be optimized to deliver significant improvements. A forward-looking view at the degree to which influencing factors, such as operating conditions and hardware, have on automatic transmission fuel economy gains will also be shared during the presentation.

Dr. Anthony Rollin currently holds the position of Technical Director, Asia-Pacific, at Afton Chemical Corporation. With 35 years of experience in both technical and managerial roles, Dr. Rollin has made significant contributions in the areas of lubrication, wear, additive formulation and petroleum additive synthesis. Dr. Rollin resides in Suzhou, China.

Afton Chemical Corporation, part of the NewMarket Corporation (NYSE: NEU) family of companies, develops and manufactures petroleum additives that help fuels burn cleaner and more efficiently, engines run smoother, and machines last longer. We offer performance fuel additives and refinery chemicals, such as gasoline performance additives, diesel fuel additives, lubricity improvers, and cold flow improvers; driveline products, such as automotive gear oil and automatic transmission fluid additives; engine oil additives for passenger car engines, heavy duty diesel engines, and railroad and marine diesel engines; additives for industrial products, such as antiwear and R&O hydraulic oils, industrial gear oils, grease, and industrial specialty chemicals. The company supports global operations through regional headquarters located in Asia Pacific, EMEAI, Latin America and North America. Afton Chemical Corporation is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

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