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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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07/01/14Accident at GM Marion Metal Center, Indiana
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced that, earlier today, there was a reported explosion at the GM Marion Metal Center in Marion, Indiana. A number of workers were injured, including one fatality. We have received confirmation that this fatality was an employee of Quaker Chemical Corporation. "Right now our heartfelt sympathies, thoughts and prayers are with this employee's family and the other injured workers and their families," ... 
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06/30/14Quaker Acquires Remaining Interest In Australian Affiliate
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced today that it has acquired the remaining 49% ownership interest in its Australian affiliate, Quaker Chemical (Australasia) Pty. Limited ("QCA") for A$8 million from its joint venture partner, Nuplex Industries. QCA sells Quaker products to the metalworking, steel, tube & pipe and mining industries in Australia and has associates based in various locations around Australia.  Quaker had been a joint ... 
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05/30/14Quaker Chemical and Newgarden Look to Ring the Bell in Detroit
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing and driver Josef Newgarden are chomping at the bit to get to the "Indy Dual In Detroit" this weekend to wash away the memories of a very frustrating Indianapolis 500. Newgarden started eighth in the Indy 500 and was running strongly in the top 10 before problems arose on Lap 123 when his car ran out of fuel. Quaker Chemical Corporation, an official sponsor and technical partner of Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing, suppor... 
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05/23/14Quaker Chemical and Newgarden Shoot To Win "The Greatest Spectacle in Racing"
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing driver Josef Newgarden will start Sunday's 98th running of the Indianapolis 500 from the middle of row three, in 8th position. Newgarden's Quaker Chemical-backed Honda/Dallara has been fast all month at Indianapolis and now he and the SFHR team are poised to contend for victory on the biggest stage in motorsports. Quaker Chemical Corporation, an official sponsor and technical partner of Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing, prou... 
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05/13/14Quaker Chemical Surveys Its Chemical Management Service Program
CONSHOCKEN, Pa., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Manufacturers around the world are constantly responding to the challenges of accomplishing more with fewer resources in order to remain competitive and keep current with health, safety and environmental standards. At the same time, they need a way to balance these pressures while still improving plant productivity. Chemical Management Services (CMS) is an approach where an organization engages in a long-term relationship with a service provider to m... 
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05/07/14Quaker Chemical Announces 20% Increase in Cash Dividend
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a $0.30 per share quarterly dividend, a 20% increase compared to the quarterly dividends declared over the past four quarters.  The quarterly dividend is payable on July 31, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 17, 2014. Michael F. Barry, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President commented, "Our strong cash flow generation an... 
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05/02/14Introducing Two New Technologies at AISTech 2014
Quaker expands its portfolio with Water Glycol Hydraulic Fluids and Greases CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE:KWR) develops products that help customers adjust to the latest industry challenges and bring value to their processes. Quaker has expanded its product offering in the Steel industry with the addition of QUINTOLUBRIC® 702-46 RD Water Glycol Hydraulic Fluid to its line of QUINTOLUBRIC Fire Resistant Hydraulic Fluids and QUAKERTEK™ Greases.... 
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04/29/14Quaker Chemical Announces First Quarter 2014 Results
-- 3% revenue growth despite impacts from foreign exchange and the U.S. winter -- 11% growth in operating income and adjusted EBITDA -- Stable margin levels continue to contribute to improved operating results CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced a 3% increase in net sales of $181.7 million for the first quarter of 2014 compared to the first quarter of 2013 net sales of $176.2 million. Foreign exchange rate translation... 
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04/29/14Quaker Chemical's Technical Center Supports Advances in Metalworking Technology
A Strategic Approach to Meet the Changing Needs of Metalworking Fluids Industry CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, metalworking fluid suppliers have been challenged to meet evolving trends, from increased regulatory activity to lighter weight material requirements for the automotive industry.  As a result, metalworking suppliers heavily invest in developing, formulating and improving new and innovative fluid technology. Considered a complex lubricant, met... 
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04/22/14Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces First Quarter Earnings And Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 22, 2014 /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, 2014 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference:             April 30, 2014, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Participate li... 
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04/08/14Quaker to Exhibit their "Front-to-Back" Solutions for the Tube & Pipe Industry at Tube Dusseldorf 2014
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR), the only chemical specialty supplier to the Tube and Pipe industry to offer system-wide expertise, as well as a comprehensive portfolio of processing fluids and coatings, will exhibit at Tube 2014 on April 7 – 11 in Dusseldorf, Germany. Quaker will be in Hall 5, Stand E26, to showcase their "front-to-back" approach for integrated fluid process solutions and service to optimize manufacturing operations. The global... 
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04/08/14Quaker Chemical Introduces the First App to Monitor Metalworking Fluids
CoolanTool™ Available on the Apple App Store and Android Market CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Monitoring metalworking fluids is a critical process in optimizing performance and extending fluid life. The necessity and methodology for analyzing fluids has remained virtually unchanged for years, yet there was still no way to easily record the data, share it with other departments or suppliers, and measure fluid concentration.  Though new solutions enabled by digital tech... 
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03/04/14Quaker Chemical, SFHR Renew Partnership for 2014 IndyCar Series Season
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sarah Fisher Hartman Racing (SFHR) and Quaker Chemical Corporation announced March 4 the renewal of their partnership for the 2014 IndyCar Series season. As a partner of SFHR since 2012, Quaker Chemical supports the race team from a technical and engineering standpoint, working on product development to give the No. 67 SFHR car, driven by Josef Newgarden, an on-track advantage. The engineering team from Quaker, along with SFHR's technical ... 
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02/27/14Quaker Chemical Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2013 Results
- Quarterly net sales growth of 7% despite a challenging economic environment - Significant earnings per share growth compared to fourth quarter 2012 - Strong quarterly performance drives year-to-date operating cash flow to $73.8 million CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced net sales of $184.3 million for the fourth quarter of 2013, up approximately 7% compared to the fourth quarter of 2012 net sales of $172.9 million. ... 
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02/27/14Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Quarterly Dividend
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per share, payable on April 30, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 16, 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, and other... 
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02/21/14Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year Earnings And Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 21, 2014 /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 27, 2014 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference: February 28, 2014, 8:00 a.m. (ET) Participate live by... 
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