News and Events


Summer Muse: High Definition and the Speed of Time

An all-time favorite muse is “the speed at which time flies.” At Kimes Technologies, time was gaining momentum, flying faster and faster. And one thing for sure, there just didn’t seem to be enough of it. The conundrum conjured up a bit of advice given to me many years ago; “slow down, enjoy the process

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Company News: Erin Marchetti joins KTI

Please join me in welcoming Erin Marchetti to the Kimes team. Many of you have had the pleasure of working with Erin already in customer service where she is filling in for Adalie who is on Maternity Leave. When Adalie returns, Erin will resume her responsibilities in sales and marketing support. Her normal duties will

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Looking Forward:

Removing the clutter makes way for a better path forward. It allows time and space to address important issues. Over the next 6 months, we will be working on a couple of key projects that will address specific needs in the Overbased Calcium Sulfonate Grease segment. Stay tuned as more news and product enhancements will

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Company News: Electronic Catalog Update

The new Kimes Technologies electronic catalog, completed earlier this year, has been a great success and we hope you’ve enjoyed using it. The first revision of the electronic catalog will be available in a few weeks. The revision embodies the new products additions as well as the eliminations.

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Product Spotlight: Synsul™ 455BR and Soluble Base 5700

Consistent with our goals to augment the Kimes Technologies’ metalworking line, we are pleased to announce the release of two new products. Soluble Base 5700 is a potent and economic soluble base package for paraffinic oils that even works well in some re-refined oils. This package also exhibits great cold temperature stability in the soluble

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4th Generation Kimes Employee Enters the World!

We are especially pleased to announce that Eliza Mary Colesnik entered the world on May 1st. Eliza is Adalie’s second baby and we expect that she, too, will have sulfonates running in her veins! Adalie, Ricky, and big sister, Lyla are all doing well and enjoying this special time together. Adalie will be returning to

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At the ball game!

Andrew Colburn of Citizens Bank and his lovely wife Kelly treat us to a great day at the ball game. It was an awesome day complete with visits from former greats like Omar Moreno and John Candeleria. Omar is sporting his 1979 World Series ring! Thanks guys, we had a wonderful time!

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NLGI Moments

We want to take a moment to acknowledge the paper Andy Waynick presented at the Annual NLGI meeting in Hot Springs, VA. It was not only enlightening, it was downright entertaining! Andy took a look at the patent history of overbased calcium sulfonates from 1942 to 2000 and explained the inventions and improvements metaphorically within

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