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11/30/16Quaker Acquires Lubricor Inc. Canadian Metalworking Fluids Business
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced today that it has acquired Lubricor Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of metalworking fluids based in Waterloo, Ontario, for approximately 16 million Canadian dollars, or $11.8 million.  Lubricor annually sells approximately $10 million of branded products directly to its North American customers, primarily automotive suppliers, and into Southeast Asia through a distributor relationship in Thailand... 
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11/16/16Quaker Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.345 per share, payable on January 31, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 17, 2017. 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 ... 
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11/15/16Quaker Chemical Highlights New Chlorine Free Technology at FABTECH 2016
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker") began the evaluation of chlorine free forming fluids well in advance of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) declaring the approaching ban on medium and long chain chlorinated paraffins (CPs), extreme-pressure lubrication additives for ferrous and stainless steel alloys. Due to their environmental impact, the EPA already banned the production and importation of short-chained CPs in the United ... 
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11/08/16Tube & Pipe Coolant Technology Suitable for Multiple Operations and Substrates
Quaker Chemical expands QUAKERCOOL® 700 Series at FABTECH 2016 CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Tube & Pipe industry, it is not unusual for a manufacturer to use multiple coolants for different operations, increasing the risk of incompatibility issues within the process or with downstream protective coatings. Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker"), a leading supplier in process fluid solutions, continues to address the challenge that tube and pipe ma... 
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10/26/16Quaker Chemical Announces Third Quarter 2016 Results
- Strong operating income of $21.3 million drives 6% increase in adjusted EBITDA - Volume growth drives an increase in net sales despite FX headwinds - Year-to-date operating cash flow of $53.0 million increases 4% from the prior year CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced net sales of $190.4 million in the third quarter of 2016, a 1% increase compared to $189.2 million in the third quarter of 2015, as a 2% growth from or... 
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10/18/16Passivation Fluid Solutions Take Focus at Galvanizers' Meeting 2016
Quaker Chemical highlights PRIMECOAT™ line CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In steel manufacturing, the galvanizing process provides corrosion protection to the steel substrate followed by passivation to protect the zinc surface. Choosing an effective passivate chemistry with an appropriate regulatory consideration is a growing challenge given varying regional requirements. To meet this demand, Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker"), a major supplier in steel p... 
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10/12/16Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Third Quarter Earnings And Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 12, 2016 /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 26, 2016 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference:    October 27, 2016, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Participate live by phone or list... 
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09/27/16Tin Plating Expertise Featured at ITRI Tin Plating Conference 2016
Quaker Chemical highlights its MSA based Tin Plating Process to the global market CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Tin Plating, a critical process for applying tin to steel substrates, faces challenges with the demands for lower consumption, reduced costs, improved product quality, and reduced environmental impact. Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker"), a major supplier in steel process fluids, offers an optimized solution with the QUAKER STANTEK® MSA (methan... 
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09/22/16New Smart Polymer™ Technology in Die Release Agents
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- One constant challenge in the die casting industry is uneven die protection caused by temperature variation on the die surface. Temperature variation is caused by the variability in die size, design, complexity, flow of alloy through the die, and heat profile of each system. Traditional die lubricants, unable to adapt to the disparity in die temperatures, can be good at protecting hot areas of the die, but can produce residue build-up in cooler, ... 
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09/21/16Quaker Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.345 per share, payable on October 31, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 17, 2016. 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... 
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09/14/16Technical Expertise and Product Solutions for Today's Mining Challenges
Quaker Chemical Highlights Dust Suppression Technologies with a Presentation at MINExpo 2016 CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 14, 2016 /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. Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker")... 
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09/06/16Introducing Metalworking Fluids for Todays Machining Challenges
Quaker Chemical Highlights New Technologies with Technical Presentations at IMTS CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker"), a global chemical specialty supplier of metalworking fluids with insights to assist in the production of critical automotive parts, heavy equipment machinery, precision aerospace pieces, critical bearings, and intricate metal components, will have their experts on site to present informative, technical solutions at... 
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07/28/16Product Solutions to Suppress Dust and Reduce Downtime
Quaker Chemical Corporation Exhibits at the 2016 Illinois Mining Institute (IMI) Annual Meeting CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In any mining operation, respirable dust is a detrimental but inherent consequence, resulting in health and safety hazards to workers.  Overexposure to respirable mine dust can lead to coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) or silicosis from quartz, and the formation of dust clouds that can become explosive if ignition occurs. The need for improved... 
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07/27/16Quaker Chemical Announces Second Quarter 2016 Results
- Strong operating income of $22.1 million drives 5% increase in adjusted EBITDA - Volume growth drives 2% increase in net sales despite FX and end-market headwinds - Solid operating cash flow of $25.2 million up 31% from the prior year quarter CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced net sales of $186.9 million in the second quarter of 2016, a 2% increase compared to $183.7 million in the second quarter of 2015, as growth ... 
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07/13/16Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Second Quarter Earnings And Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 13, 2016 /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 27, 2016 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference: July 28, 2016, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Participate live by phone or listen to liv... 
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06/07/16Low Oil, Secondary Amine and Formaldehyde Free Emulsifiable Coolant Lowers Usage Rates
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Common sources of high coolant usage for machining and grinding operations in the Metalworking industry are poor tramp oil rejection and inadequate fines handling, as the coolant can destabilize and become rancid.  Additionally, high oil containing coolants and high carry off can all contribute to high coolant usage. QUAKERCOOL® 740, developed by Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker") to improve increasing health, safety and perform... 
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05/12/16Specialty Greases and Steel Technology Expertise Featured at AISTech 2016
Quaker Chemical Highlights its Comprehensive Fluid Solutions to the Steel Industry CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Grease lubrication in an integrated steel plant presents a constant challenge given the harsh conditions placed on the process equipment. Complex factors such as heavy loads, high speeds, temperature fluctuations, and environments shifting from dusty to humid and acidic, demand proper grease lubrication to protect equipment and to ensure efficient operations. In a... 
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05/04/16Quaker Chemical Announces 8% Increase in Cash Dividend
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a $0.345 per share quarterly dividend, an 8% increase compared to the quarterly dividends declared over the past four quarters.  The quarterly dividend is payable on July 29, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2016. Michael F. Barry, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President commented, "Quaker is committed to growing the Compan... 
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04/27/16Quaker Chemical Announces First Quarter 2016 Results
Strong operating income of $19.2 million drives 8% increase in adjusted EBITDA Volume growth in all major regions despite continued end-market weakness Solid operating cash flow of $10.9 million up 34% from the prior year CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced net sales of $178.1 million in the first quarter of 2016 compared to $181.3 million in the first quarter of 2015, as acquisition and base volume-related growth in... 
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04/11/16Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces First Quarter Earnings And Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 11, 2016 /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 27, 2016 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference: April 28, 2016, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Participate live by phone or listen to l... 
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03/31/16Manage Hydraulic Fluid Requirements in Tunneling with QUINTOLUBRIC®
Quaker Chemical Spotlights its Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids at the World Tunneling Conference 2016 CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In the Tunneling industry, situations occur every day that can be classified as harmful. These situations occur not only because of the underground environment, or heavy machinery used, but also because of the hydraulic fluid chosen. With the high pressures and flow rates typical in a tunnel boring machine (TBM), a small leak from a line, a se... 
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03/29/16Delivering "Front-to-Back" Fluid Solutions for Tube & Pipe Manufacturers
Quaker Chemical highlights threading and coating technologies at Tube Dusseldorf 2016 CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker"), a global chemical specialty supplier focused on Tube & Pipe manufacturing, will have their experts present informative technical solutions at Tube 2016, the premier trade fair for the tube processing industry that runs from April 4-8 in Dusseldorf, Germany. The presentations will take place at Quaker's ex... 
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02/25/16Quaker Chemical Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2015 Results
Operating results drive quarterly increase of 6% in adjusted EBITDA despite negative impacts of foreign exchange and lower global steel production Fourth quarter restructuring program expected to deliver meaningful savings beginning in 2016 Strong quarterly cash flow leads to a 34% increase in full year operating cash flow to $73 million CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced net sales of $183.3 million for the fourth quart... 
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02/24/16Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Upcoming Retirements Of Patricia C. Barron And Joseph B. Anderson, Jr. As Directors And The Appointments Of Fay West And William H. Osborne As New Board Members
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced that, following 27 years of meritorious service on the Board of Directors, Patricia C. Barron will retire upon completion of her current term as a Director at Quaker's annual meeting of shareholders in May of 2016, having reached mandatory Board member retirement age.  Michael F. Barry, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, commented, "On behalf of Quaker, I want to thank Tosh for ... 
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02/24/16Quaker Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 24, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share, payable on April 29, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2016. 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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02/17/16Fire Resistant Fluids for Hot Forming Operations
Quaker Chemical Corporation leads a webinar to share its industry expertise in fire-resistant hydraulic fluids CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 17, 2016 /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°C (1652°F), the manufacturer runs the risk of serious safety hazards for operators,  large capital loss, increased insu... 
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02/16/16Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year Earnings And Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 16, 2016 /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 25, 2016 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference:           February 26, 2016, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Parti... 
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