Profile: Quaker Chemical Corp (KWR.N)
Quaker Chemical Corporation, incorporated on October 20, 1930, is a provider of 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's segments include North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia/Pacific and South America. It develops, produces, and markets a range of formulated chemical specialty products and offers chemical management services (CMS) for various heavy industrial and manufacturing applications. The Company's products and services include 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); machining and grinding compounds (used by metalworking customers in cutting, shaping, and grinding metal parts which require special treatment to enable them to tolerate the manufacturing process, achieve closer tolerance, and improve tool life), and hydraulic fluids (used by steel, metalworking, and other customers to operate hydraulic equipment).
The Company's products and services include corrosion preventives (used by steel and metalworking customers to protect metal during manufacture, storage, and shipment); specialty greases (used in automotive production processes, the manufacturing of steel, and various other applications); metal finishing compounds (used to prepare metal surfaces for special treatments, such as galvanizing and tin plating and to prepare metal for further processing); forming compounds (used to facilitate the drawing and extrusion of metal products); 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; bio-lubricants (that are mainly used in machinery in the forestry and construction industries); die casting lubricants, and programs to provide CMS. Its laboratory facility is located in its North American segment's Conshohocken, Pennsylvania location.
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; Waterloo, Ontario, and Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, 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, while 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