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06/11/15Product Solutions to Improve Worker Safety and Minimize Downtime in Mining Operations
Quaker Chemical Exhibits at the 2015 Longwall USA Exhibition and Conference CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mining industry faces considerable challenges in today's world. The difference between a productive operation and an inefficient one often boils down to the right combination of people and products. Workers employ advances in chemistry to help reach higher product performance levels.  It's this collaboration between Mining companies and their suppliers that helps mi... 
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05/20/15Manage Fire Safety in Hot Forming Hydraulic Presses with QUINTOLUBRIC®
Quaker Chemical Spotlights its Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluids and PRIMECOAT™ Surface Treatments at CHS2 and Galvatech 2015 CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Hydraulic presses for hot sheet metal forming are a critical asset for manufacturers engaged in press hardening operations.  If fires take place on the press when the metal reaches temperatures around 900 degrees C (1652 degrees F), the manufacturer runs the risk of large capital loss, serious safety risks for o... 
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05/06/15Quaker Chemical Announces Dividend Increase and Share Repurchase Program
7% Increase In Quarterly Dividend $100 Million Share Repurchase Program Authorized CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 6, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved several capital actions: A 7% increase in the Company's quarterly cash dividend to $0.32 per share; and A new share repurchase program authorizing the Company to repurchase up to $100 million of its common stock. Michael F. Barry, Chairman, Chief Executive Off... 
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04/29/15Complementary Steel Product Technologies and Expertise at AISTech 2015
Quaker Chemical Spotlights its Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluids, Specialty Grease Solutions, and Industry Speakers CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In high temperature environments, such as steel mills, fires can spontaneously happen with an increased frequency due to the widespread use of highly flammable mineral-oil based products. Additionally, the rapid and aggressive ignition rate of mineral oils further increases the risks leading to operational disruptions, plant shutdo... 
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04/29/15Quaker Chemical Announces First Quarter 2015 Results
Volume gains and gross margin drive good results despite foreign exchange impact Foreign currency exchange negatively impacts sales by 7% and EPS by $0.08 per share Strong operating cash flow generation, up $10 million from the prior year period CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced net sales of $181.3 million for the first quarter of 2015 compared to the first quarter of 2014 net sales of $181.7 million.  Despite y... 
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04/21/15Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces First Quarter Earnings and Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 21, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced the following schedule and contact information for its first quarter earnings release and investor conference: Earnings Release:   April 29, 2015 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference:   April 30, 2015, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Participate live by phone or listen to live audio Webc... 
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02/26/15Quaker Chemical Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results
- Solid quarterly revenue growth of 5%, despite 4% of foreign exchange headwinds - Strong operating income drives 13% adjusted EBITDA increase in the quarter - Purchase of Binol AB contributes to record year of acquisition activity CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced a 5% increase in net sales to $194.0 million for the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to the fourth quarter of 2013 net sales of $184.3 million.&... 
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02/26/15Quaker Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share, payable on April 30, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 16, 2015. Quaker Chemical is a leading global provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pip... 
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02/25/15High Performance Coolant for the Pipe Threading Process
Quaker Chemical gains efficiencies on tooling costs and solves coating incompatibilities with QUAKERCOOL® 750 TP CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- For many pipe manufacturers, annual threading tool costs can be ten times or more than the annual costs of the coolant. Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR), the only "front to back" chemical specialty supplier to the Tube and Pipe industry, addressed the issue with QUAKERCOOL® 750 TP. Optimal for the threading process, ... 
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02/18/15Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year Earnings And Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced the following schedule and contact information for its fourth quarter and full year earnings release and investor conference:   Earnings Release: February 26, 2015 (after market close) Visit Quaker's website at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference: February 27, 2015, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Participat... 
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02/03/15Product Solutions to Suppress Dust and Reduce Downtime
Quaker Chemical Exhibits at the 2015 SME/CMA Annual Conference and Expo CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In today's world, mining faces considerable challenges. The difference between a productive operation and an inefficient one, often boils down to the right combination of people and products. Workers employ advances in chemistry to help reach higher product performance levels.  It's this collaboration between mining companies and their suppliers that helps mines maintain, an... 
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12/16/14The Toughest Solutions for the World's Most Extreme Processes
Quaker Chemical QUAKERTEK™ Specialty Greases Keep Mills Running Smoothly CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Dec. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Steel mill profitability is adversely impacted in scenarios resulting in rising production costs and inefficiencies leading to productivity losses. In the cold rolling and galvanize process, enhanced equipment protection that prolongs asset life and prevents unnecessary breakdowns is essential for reducing interruptions in production. If a mill experiences corrosion on the... 
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12/10/14Quaker Chemical Launches New Website for QUINTOLUBRIC® Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Dec. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR), a global provider of process fluids chemical specialties and technical expertise, is debuting its new website http://www.quintolubric.com for its QUINTOLUBRIC® fire-resistant hydraulic fluids. The new site has Quaker's Fluid Power products listed by hydraulic fluid category HFA – High Water Content Fluids HFC - Water Glycol Fluids HFD – Synthetic Water Free Fluids And also provides... 
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11/19/14Specialty Lubricant Solutions for IndyCar
Quaker Chemical Corporation Keeps the Automotive Industry Running Smoothly CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The IZOD IndyCar Series is one of the most competitive and technologically advanced racing series in the world.  The racecars operate under extreme conditions that vary widely from track to track, and engineers exactingly monitor every detail of stress placed on the vehicle, creating a perfect real-world test situation.  In 2012, Quaker Chemical (NYSE: KWR) formed ... 
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11/12/14Quaker Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share, payable on January 30, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 16, 2015.--> Quaker Chemical is a leading global provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube ... 
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11/04/14New Compatible Coolant Platform for the Tube & Pipe Industry
Quaker Chemical introduces the QUAKERCOOL® 700 Series CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR), the only dedicated chemical specialty supplier to the Tube and Pipe industry will spotlight its innovative modularly designed mineral oil –free metalworking fluids from the QUAKERCOOL® 700 series at FABTECH 2014. This new platform addresses the demand for a single product technology to be utilized for multiple operations and substrates. Designed with t... 
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11/03/14Quaker Acquires Binol AB: An Environmentally Friendly Bio-Lubricants Business
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced today that it has acquired Binol AB, a leading bio-lubricants producer primarily serving the Nordic region for SEK 137 million (~$18.9 million).   Binol's estimated 2014 revenues are SEK 111 million (~$15.3 million) and adjusted EBITDA is SEK 16 million (~$2.2 million).    Binol develops, produces and markets environmentally friendly products to high-quality customers withi... 
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10/28/14Quaker Chemical Announces Third Quarter 2014 Results
8% revenue growth on increased product volume Operating income drives non-GAAP earnings per diluted share up 31% to $1.19 Net operating cash flow of approximately $30 million generated in the quarter CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced an 8% increase in net sales to $198.9 million for the third quarter of 2014 compared to the third quarter of 2013 net sales of $184.1 million.  Earnings per diluted share for the... 
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10/20/14Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Third Quarter Earnings And Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced the following schedule and contact information for its third quarter earnings release and investor conference: Earnings Release:            October 28, 2014 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference:                       October 29, 2014, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Pa... 
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10/06/14Quaker Chemical Product Solutions to Tackle Steel Passivation Process Challenges
Quaker to showcase PRIMECOAT™ passivates at the Galvanizers Exposition 2014 CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR), a global leader in process chemicals, fluids, coatings, and surface treatment products in the primary metals arena, will feature PRIMECOAT™, its passivation product line at the 106th Galvanizers Association Meeting and Exposition in Jackson, Mississippi, October 5th to 8th. In the steel making process, the passivation step tr... 
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09/24/14Quaker Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share, payable on October 31, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 17, 2014. Quaker Chemical is a leading global provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, an... 
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09/04/14Introducing New Plunger Lubricants and Robotic Greases for the Die Casting Industry
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- G.W. Smith and Sons, a Quaker Chemical Company, is a leading innovator in the die cast lubricant industry is always taking initiatives to address customer needs with an insider's understanding and the expertise to formulate specialized solutions for die casters worldwide.  To help support their customer's needs, G.W. Smith has expanded their product portfolio in the die casting industry with the addition of new high performance plunger lubricants ... 
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08/29/14Quaker Chemical and Newgarden Look To Finish Strong In Fontana
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) with driver Josef Newgarden has been on a bit of a tear in the Verizon IndyCar Series as of late. After having a sure victory taken away with a troubled pit stop at the Mid-Ohio round, Newgarden has gone on to score finishes of fifth in Milwaukee and sixth last weekend in Sonoma, after having qualified second at the legendary Napa Valley circuit. The scene now moves south to Auto Club Speedway in Fontana, C... 
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08/27/14Quaker Introduces New Approaches to Coolants at IMTS
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The metalworking fluid industry is already playing an essential role in Resource-Efficient Manufacturing (REM) by providing smart, sustainable solutions towards resource efficiency. Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR), a global leader in metalworking fluids, is putting sustainable chemistry into action by helping customers on issues of energy efficiency, waste reduction, safety, and durability through new approaches to coolant and cleaner use.... 
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08/15/14Quaker Acquires ECLI Products, LLC Specialty Grease Business
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced today that it has acquired ECLI Products, LLC, a specialty grease manufacturer, headquartered in Aurora, Illinois for $52 million. The company specializes in greases for OEM first-fill customers across several industry sectors, including automotive, industrial, aerospace/military, electronics, office automation and natural resources, with estimated 2014 EBITDA of $7 million.  This transaction is co... 
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07/31/14Quaker Chemical Announces Second Quarter 2014 Results
3.5% revenue growth on increased product volume levels Strong operating income leads 11% increase in non-GAAP earnings per diluted share Acquisition of remaining 49% interest in Australian affiliate CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced a 3.5% increase in net sales to $191.3 million for the second quarter of 2014 compared to the second quarter of 2013 net sales of $184.8 million.  Earnings per diluted share for... 
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07/21/14Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Second Quarter Earnings And Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced the following schedule and contact information for its second quarter earnings release and investor conference:               Earnings Release:       July 31, 2014 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com             Teleconference:           August 1, 2014, 8:30 a.m. (ET) ... 
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