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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

SectorBasic Materials
IndustrySpecialty Chemicals
Full Time Employees2,020

Key Executives

Mr. Michael F. BarryChairman, Chief Exec. Officer and Pres2.46M1.89M59
Ms. Mary Dean HallChief Financial Officer, VP and Treasurer529.63kN/A59
Mr. Jan F. NiemanVP of Global Strategy & Marketing and Global Leader – Grease & Fluid Power598.76k167.54k56
Mr. Joseph A. BerquistManaging Director of North America Operations and VP578.57kN/A46
Mr. D. Jeffry BenolielVP and Global Leader of Metalworking, Can & Mining631.21k409.96k59
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 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.


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 aluminum in the hot rolling of aluminum; machining and grinding compounds for use in cutting, shaping, and grinding metal parts; hydraulic fluids for steel, metalworking, and other customers to operate hydraulic equipment; corrosion preventives to protect metals during manufacture, storage, and shipment; and specialty greases used in automotive production processes, steel manufacturing, and various other applications. The company also provides 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; forming compounds used to facilitate the drawing and extrusion of metal products; chemical milling maskants for the aerospace industry; and temporary and permanent coatings for metal and concrete products. In addition, it offers construction products comprising flexible sealants and protective coatings for various applications; bio-lubricants for forestry and construction industries; die casting lubricants; and chemical management services. The company serves 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.

Corporate Governance

Quaker Chemical Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of August 1, 2017 is 6. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 4; Shareholder Rights: 8; Compensation: 6.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.