Dan Holdmeyer

With over 35 years in the oil and gas industry, Dan Holdmeyer has worked for Chevron the past 14 years, serving in a variety of capacities with the company in addition to his current post as Industrial and Coolants Brand Manager where he works as a lubrication engineer that supports Chevron Delo and other related lubricants brands. He plays an integral role in supporting and managing a variety of programs related to off-highway and on-highway lubrication needs. Dan also works as Chevron’s Training Specialist for their Global Lubricants division since joining the company. Prior to joining Chevron, Dan worked as a Field Engineer at Mobil Oil Corporation for 20 years (1979-99) after graduating from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering.

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Delo TRC Crowns 2017 Grand Champion

Delo TRC Crowns 2017 Grand Champion

by on November 28, 2017 1 Comment

Corey Verstraeten of Southwest High School FFA in San Antonio Texas brought home the Delo® TRC Grand Champion title and $10,000 for his restoration of a 1972 Oliver 1755 Tractor.

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Product Consolidation: Opportunities and Risks

Product Consolidation: Opportunities and Risks

by on November 14, 2017 0 Comments

There’s little question that heavy equipment maintenance managers would prefer to minimize the different types of lubricants they have to keep in inventory to meet their many applications.

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Mixed Fleet Maintenance: Playing it Safe Could Cost You

Mixed Fleet Maintenance: Playing it Safe Could Cost You

by on October 20, 2017 0 Comments

In conversations with construction equipment maintenance managers, it’s clear that mixed fleets have become the norm. Most cite internal cost pressures and variability in equipment quality among manufacturers as the main reasons they are no longer loyal to a single manufacturer.

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Lessons Learned Resonate Long After the Tractor Restoration Competition

Lessons Learned Resonate Long After the Tractor Restoration Competition

by on October 11, 2017 0 Comments

This year’s Delo Tractor Restoration Competition is coming to a close. Right now, the finalists are busily preparing their presentations. The judges will have their work cut out for them.

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Think a grease is a grease is a grease? Think again

Think a grease is a grease is a grease? Think again

by on September 20, 2017 2 Comments

There is more to greases than meets the eye. And there is no such thing as a single “all-purpose” grease.

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2017 Tractor Restoration Competition is Rolling Across the Country

2017 Tractor Restoration Competition is Rolling Across the Country

by on August 24, 2017 1 Comment

August 25th is the deadline for all material submissions for the 2017 Delo® Tractor Restoration Competition.

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Micro-Pitting Causes Macro Problems in Industrial Gears – Here’s How to Prevent It

Micro-Pitting Causes Macro Problems in Industrial Gears – Here’s How to Prevent It

by on April 13, 2017 1 Comment

Industrial gears are susceptible to micro-pitting, which if left unchecked can lead to gear damage and catastrophic equipment failure.

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Used Oil Analysis: Proper Sampling Produces More Reliable Results

Used Oil Analysis: Proper Sampling Produces More Reliable Results

by on March 23, 2017 1 Comment

Whether you are operating heavy duty on- or off-road vehicles or fixed industrial equipment, it pays to have a used oil analysis performed routinely by a specialized lab.

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How Ag Equipment Can Benefit from the New Oil Categories

How Ag Equipment Can Benefit from the New Oil Categories

by on February 23, 2017 0 Comments

If you maintain tractors or other agricultural equipment, you’re no doubt aware of the recent introduction of two new API oil categories, CK-4 and FA-4, but you may not be sure what it means to you.

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Lubricating Final Drives in Heavy Equipment: It Pays to Follow the Right Specifications

Lubricating Final Drives in Heavy Equipment: It Pays to Follow the Right Specifications

by on February 14, 2017 2 Comments

Operators of heavy Caterpillar equipment in construction or mining need to be mindful of the lubricant specifications for different equipment types and applications.

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