STLE Local Section Meeting Calendar in Society of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers

November 15, 2012 - Park Ridge, IL

7 STLE Central Illinois Section: “Diesel Additive Development” (Speaker TBD), 5:30 p.m.-8 p.m., Barrack’s Cater Inn, 1224 W. Pioneer Parkway, Peoria, Ill. Contact: Mike Davis, (217) 855-8828,

14 STLE Detroit Section: “Engine Oil Chemistry” (Speaker: Dr. Don Smolenski, Evonik), 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Eastern Michigan University, 38777 W. Six Mile Rd., Suite 400, Livonia, Mich. Contact: Beth Zou, (248) 370-2271,

15 STLE Oklahoma Section: (Speaker and Topic TBD), 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Holiday Inn & Suites, 715 South Country Club Road, Stillwater, Okla. Contact: Allan Perry, 15 STLE Chicago Section: (Speaker and Topic TBD), 5:15 p.m.-8:15 p.m., Ashton Place, 341 75th Street, Willowbrook, Ill. Contact: Stephanie Kotsios,

19 STLE Philadelphia Section: “Role of Tribology in Development of Energy Efficiency Lubricants” (Speaker: Martin Webster, ExxonMobil) & “Direct Observations of Nanoscale Contact Phenomena Via In Situ TEM” (Speaker: Tevis Jacobs, University of Pennsylvania), Seminar starts at 1:30 p.m., with dinner at 4:30 p.m., Brittingham’s Irish Pub and Restaurant, 640 E. Germantown Pike, Lafayette Hill, Pa. Contact: Bill Wambach, (609) 504-2230,

20 STLE Hamilton Section: “Filter Element Construction and the Influence on Filter Performance” (Speaker: Eric Krause, Pall Corp.), 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m., The Scottish Rite Club of Hamilton, 4 Queen Street South, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada. Contact: Chris Webb,

29 STLE Caribbean Section: Education Workshop: “Maintenance, Operation and Troubleshooting of Gas and Steam Turbines,” Collaboration with the Engineering Institute at the University of West Indies. For more information, contact the STLE Caribbean office 1(868) 222-9119 or e-mail Kuarlal Rampersad,

STLE Philadelphia Section to Host Lubrication Technology Symposium

The STLE Philadelphia Section, in conjunction with the Joseph Priestley Society of the Chemical Heritage Foundation (CHF), is sponsoring a symposium on lubrication technology titled “Greasing the Wheels: How the Lubricants Industry Drives Efficiency and Growth,” at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia, Nov. 15.
    Michael F. Barry, chairman, CEO, and president of Quaker Chemical, will deliver the keynote address. Mr. Barry’s talk will be preceded by a panel discussion, moderated by Dr. Mary Moon of Fluitec International, chair of the Philadelphia Section. The panelists will include Dr. Neil Canter, principal, Chemical Solutions; Anthony Grossi, technical director, Nye Lubricants; Dr. Scott Lockledge, owner, Lutek, LLC; and Glenn Mazzamaro, global sales manager, R.T. Vanderbilt Co., Inc.
    For more details about the program and to register, visit

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