Profile: Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR.N)
7 Dec 2016
Quaker Chemical Corporation, incorporated on October 20, 1930, is engaged in providing process fluids, chemical specialties and technical expertise to a range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans and others. The Company operates through four segments: North America, the Europe; Middle East and Africa (EMEA); Asia/Pacific, and South America. The Company develops, produces and markets a range of formulated chemical specialty products. It offers chemical management services (CMS) for various heavy industrial and manufacturing applications.
The Company's principal products and services include rolling lubricants, corrosion preventives, metal finishing compounds, machining and grinding compounds, forming compounds, bio-lubricants, hydraulic fluids, chemical milling maskants, temporary and permanent coatings, construction products, specialty greases, die casting lubricants and programs to provide CMS. It offers rolling lubricants, used by manufacturers of steel in the hot and cold rolling of steel and by manufacturers of aluminum in the hot rolling of aluminum; corrosion preventives, used by steel and metalworking customers to protect metal during manufacture, storage, and shipment; metal finishing compounds, used to prepare metal surfaces for special treatments, such as galvanizing and tin plating and to prepare metal for further processing; machining and grinding compounds, used by metalworking customers in cutting, shaping and grinding metal parts; forming compounds, used to facilitate the drawing and extrusion of metal products; bio-lubricants, mainly used in machinery in the forestry and construction industries; hydraulic fluids, used by steel, metalworking and other customers to operate hydraulically activated equipment; chemical milling maskants, for the aerospace industry; temporary and permanent coatings for metal and concrete products; construction products, such as flexible sealants and protective coatings for various applications; specialty greases; die casting lubricants, and programs to provide chemical management services.
The Company has a laboratory facility located in its North American segment's Conshohocken, Pennsylvania office. The Company's other principal facilities in its North American segment are located in Aurora, Illinois; Detroit, Michigan; Middletown, Ohio; Santa Fe Springs, California; Batavia, New York; Dayton, Ohio, and Monterrey, N.L., Mexico. The Company's EMEA segment has principal facilities in Uithoorn, The Netherlands; Barcelona, Spain; Navarra, Spain; Karlshamn, Sweden, and Tradate, Italy. The Company's Asia/Pacific segment operates out of its principal facilities located in Qingpu, China; Kolkata, India, and Sydney, Australia. Its South American segment operates out of its principal facility in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
Quaker Chemical Corp
901 E Hector St
CONSHOHOCKEN PA 19428-2307