KWR - Quaker Chemical Corporation

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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 Employees2,160

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. Michael F. BarryChairman, CEO & Pres3.08M391.9k1958
Ms. Mary Dean HallCFO, VP & Treasurer770.92kN/A1958
Mr. Wilbert PlatzerPres & MD - EMEA687.23k195.44k1961
Mr. Joseph A. BerquistMD of North America Operations & VP715.61k145.83k1971
Mr. Shane W. HostetterGlobal Controller & Principal Accounting OfficerN/AN/A1981
Amounts are as of December 31, 2018 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 a range of heavy industrial and manufacturing applications in North America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Asia/Pacific, and South America. The company's 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 and aerospace production processes, steel manufacturing, and various other applications. It 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, the company offers construction products comprising flexible sealants and protective coatings for various applications; bio-lubricants used in machinery in forestry and construction industries; and die casting lubricants, as well as provides chemical management services. It serves steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and other industries. 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 October 4, 2019 is 5. The pillar scores are Audit: 5; Board: 3; Shareholder Rights: 5; Compensation: 5.

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.