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12/02/15A Change in Grease for Applications in Extreme Conditions Can Lead to a More Productive Work Environment
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- When selecting the right grease, users must take into consideration the variety of applications and operating conditions in their metallurgical processes. The biggest challenge is selecting the right blend of characteristics for the best lubrication performance over the longest period of time.  When choosing a grease in the metallurgical industry, it is important for it to withstand extreme conditions, including the presence of metal particles... 
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11/25/15Quaker Chemical Launches Multiple Language Websites for QUINTOLUBRIC® Fire-Resistant Hydraulic Fluids
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Quaker Chemical Corporation ("Quaker") (NYSE: KWR), a global provider of process fluids, chemical specialties and technical expertise, is debuting its website http://www.quintolubric.com for its QUINTOLUBRIC® fire-resistant hydraulic fluids translated into seven additional languages. The multi-language site was developed to better serve our global customer base and widely share information and knowledge. The languages include Chinese, ... 
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11/18/15Quaker Chemical Introduces a Rapid Drying Metal Process Cleaner - QUAKERCLEAN® 680 VDA
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Engine, transmission and component manufacturers utilizing vacuum drying, air knife drying, or any high impact air drying of parts in their cleaning operations often experience challenges including corrosion, de-wetting, and residue build up. Vacuum drying and aggressive blow-offs often result in residual pooling and streaking of the cleaner along the flat, machined surfaces of parts. As a result, the residue needs to be removed before the part ca... 
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11/11/15Quaker Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share, payable on January 29, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 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 a... 
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11/04/15Comprehensive Fluid Solutions for Tube & Pipe Manufacturers
Quaker Chemical presents versatile options for pipe manufacturing at FABTECH 2015 CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker") expands the breadth of their QUAKERCOOL® 700 series platform with threading process fluid offerings for the mechanical, structural, and OCTG tube and pipe applications: QUAKERCOOL® 730 TP for standard threading QUAKERCOOL® 750 TP for premium threading QUAKERCOOL® 770 TP for ultra-premium threading "F... 
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10/28/15Quaker Chemical Announces Third Quarter 2015 Results
- Strong operating results drive consistent non-GAAP earnings, despite an 8% negative impact from foreign exchange and lower global steel production - Current quarter results include $2.8 million of one-time non-GAAP transaction expenses related to the Verkol S.A. acquisition - Strong quarterly operating cash flow generation of $24 million CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced net sales of $189.2 million for the third qu... 
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10/22/15Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Appointment of New CFO
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced that Mary Dean Hall has been elected by the Board of Directors as Quaker's Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer, effective November 30, 2015.  Ms. Hall will be joining Quaker from Eastman Chemical Company where since 2009 she was the Vice President and Treasurer.  Prior to that role, Ms. Hall held various senior financial and treasury positions of increasing responsibility wi... 
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10/20/15Quaker Chemical Unveils a New Portfolio of Advanced Metal Removal Fluids
QUAKERCOOL® 700 and QUAKERCOOL® 7000 Series Emulsion Technology CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker") is introducing a new portfolio of metal removal emulsion technology to serve the metalworking industry's automotive/heavy equipment manufacturers and components producers that operate with diverse metallurgies. Driven by increasing performance demands in the metalworking industry, including evolving health, safety and environmental ... 
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10/19/15Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Third Quarter Earnings and Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Oct. 19, 2015 /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, 2015 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference:        ... 
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09/29/15Evaluation of Trends in Tin Plating Technology
Quaker Chemical establishes technical forum to share its industry expertise in MSA-based tin plating CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Tin plating technology continues to be a fundamental approach to coat and protect steel coils for packaging applications. To address the latest developments and challenges surrounding tin plating, Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) ("Quaker") is hosting a global plating symposium in Chesterton, Indiana to focus on the featur... 
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09/23/15Quaker Chemical Announces Quarterly Dividend
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.32 per share, payable on October 30, 2015, to shareholders of record at the close of business on October 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, aerospac... 
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09/22/15Introducing New Smart Polymer™ Technology for the Die Casting Industry
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Uneven die protection caused by temperature variation on the die surface has been a constant challenge in the die casting industry. 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... 
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09/10/15Powerful Industrial Maintenance Cleaner Without Harsh Chemicals Quaker Chemical Debuts QUAKER FORMULA® PURE BLUE(TM)
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Sept. 10, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Within industrial environments, high alkaline maintenance cleaners are often used to remove unwanted soils in work areas; however, their high pH levels and chemical composition can pose health and safety concerns to end-users. In an effort to address these issues, Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR, "Quaker") has developed a water-based maintenance cleaner, QUAKER FORMULA® PURE BLUE™. Formulated with superior cleaning properties, the pro... 
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08/25/15Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Resignation of CFO
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced that Margaret M. Loebl has resigned from her position as Vice President, Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer of Quaker effective September 18, 2015.  Ms. Loebl has accepted the position of Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at AgroFresh Solutions (NASDAQ: AGFS), a specialty solutions company based in Philadelphia.  Quaker has begun the search for a new CFO.&... 
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08/25/15Product Solutions to Block the Formation of Damaging Bacteria
Quaker Chemical Corporation Exhibits at the 2015 Bluefield Coal Show CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 25, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- There are many challenges facing today's mining industry, so it is essential that a mine's longwall operations run at peak performance.  Bacteria that live in longwall hydraulic fluid, can lower longwall performance.  The bacteria consumes portion of the fluid in their growth by feeding on the emulsifiers used in semi-synthetic and soluble oil type fluids. This desta... 
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08/11/15Novel Approach to Identify Tube & Pipe Corrosion Problems
Quaker Chemical utilizes analytical technology to detect corrosion from a microscopic perspective CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 11, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Corrosion protection provided by metalworking fluids remains a top concern during the manufacturing of tubular goods. Since pipe products are vulnerable to multiple conditions that can lead to oxidation, corrosion can unknowingly occur in production or during storage. As a consequence, the pipe producer is at risk for significant financial losses i... 
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08/04/15Product Solutions to Suppress Dust and Reduce Downtime
Quaker Chemical Corporation Exhibits at the 2015 Illinois Mining Institute (IMI) Annual Meeting CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In any mining operation, particularly underground coal mining, respirable coal dust is a detrimental but inherent consequence, resulting in health and safety hazards to workers.  Overexposure to respirable coal mine dust can lead to coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), and the formation of dust clouds that can become explosive if a methane ignition occ... 
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07/30/15Quaker Acquires Verkol, S.A. Specialty Grease And Lubricants Business
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced today that it has acquired Verkol, S.A., a leading specialty grease and lubricants manufacturer and marketer based in Northern Spain, for approximately $40.1 million, including net cash of $10.5 million. Verkol sells products into industrial end markets with a particular strength serving the Steel industry. In 2014, Verkol recorded revenues of approximately $33.0 million and estimated adj... 
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07/30/15Quaker Chemical Announces Second Quarter 2015 Results
- Solid operating results drive 4% increase in non-GAAP earnings per diluted share, despite a negative impact of 8% from foreign exchange - Market share gains and acquisitions offset difficult market conditions and foreign exchange - Strong quarterly operating cash flow generation of $19 million CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced net sales of $183.7 million for the second quarter of 2015 compared to $191.3 millio... 
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07/21/15Quaker Chemical Corporation Announces Second Quarter Earnings and Investor Conference Schedule
CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 21, 2015 /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 30, 2015 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference: July 31, 2015, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Participate live by phone or listen to... 
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07/15/15Technical Collaboration Delivers Insight on Steel Mill Roll Lubrication
Quaker Chemical Co-Author Selected to Receive AIST Award CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) introduced roll lubrication to the 4-high Steckel mill at Nucor Steel Tuscaloosa Inc., which resulted in advantages such as significant extension to roll service life and a notable reduction in mill torque. To further understand the impact of roll lubrication, a trial was performed which yielded the mechanism and advantages of backup roll lubr... 
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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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