Day: November 5, 2015

Florida Deserves Better

October 30, 2015 The Petroleum Quality Institute of America (PQIA), represented by Thomas F. Glenn, President of PQIA, had the opportunity to sit on a distinguished panel last week at the annual Independent Lubricant Manufacturers Association (ILMA) meeting in Boca Raton, Florida. The panel discussion titled, “The ILMA Ethics Initiative: Driving Toward Quality,” was well… Read More ›

RelaDyne Expands its Recall to Pull More Bullet off the Shelves

On March 29, 2013, the Petroleum Quality Institute of America issued aConsumer Alert on RelaDyne’s Bullet brand 5W-30 motor oil. Bullet brand motor oils were observed on the shelves at convenience stores operated by Gilligan Oil Company, United Dairy Farmers, and others in the Ohio market.  Understanding the fluid in the bottle falls far short… Read More ›


  As noted in last week’s issue of PQIA news, we found trouble in the drum when looking into complaints received about Silogram motor oils sold in the New York Metro Market. In taking it to the lab, PQIA found that the Silogram 5W-30 API SN, GF-5 tested did not meet the requirements stated on its… Read More ›