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    Quaker Chemical Corporation (KWR)

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    Quaker Chemical Corporation
    One Quaker Park
    901 East Hector Street
    Conshohocken, PA 19428
    United States - Map
    Phone: 610-832-4000
    Fax: 610-832-4496
    Website: http://www.quakerchem.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Basic Materials
    Industry:Specialty Chemicals
    Full Time Employees:2,040

    Business Summary 

    Quaker Chemical Corporation develops, produces, and markets various formulated chemical specialty products for various heavy industrial and manufacturing applications worldwide. Its products 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; corrosion preventives to protect metal during manufacture, storage, and shipment; and metal finishing compounds to prepare metal surfaces for special treatments, such as galvanizing and tin plating, as well as to prepare metal for further processing. The company also offers machining and grinding compounds for use in cutting, shaping, and grinding metal parts; forming compounds to facilitate the drawing and extrusion of metal products; bio-lubricants for forestry and construction industries; hydraulic fluids for steel, metalworking, and other customers to operate hydraulic equipment; and chemical milling maskants for the aerospace industry. In addition, it provides temporary and permanent coatings for metal and concrete products; construction products, including flexible sealants and protective coatings for various applications; specialty greases; die casting lubricants; and chemical management services. The company serves various industries, such as steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and other industries. It markets and sells its products directly, as well as through distributors and agents. The company was formerly known as Quaker Chemical Products Corporation and changed its name to Quaker Chemical Corporation in August 1962. Quaker Chemical Corporation was founded in 1918 and is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Quaker Chemical Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of May 1, 2016 is 8. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 10; Compensation: 7.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. Michael F. Barry , 58
    Chairman, Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Member of Exec. Committee
    Ms. Mary Dean Hall , 58
    Chief Financial Officer, VP and Treasurer
    Mr. Jan F. Nieman , 55
    VP of Global Strategy & Marketing and Global Leader – Grease & Fluid Power
    Mr. Joseph A. Berquist , 45
    Managing Director of North America Operations and VP
    Mr. D. Jeffry Benoliel , 58
    VP and Global Leader of Metalworking, Can & Mining
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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