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2011-05-11 13:30:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared an increase in the quarterly dividend to $0.24 per share, payable on July 29, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 15, 2011. Michael F. Barry, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President commented, "The increase in the dividend reflects our continuing commitment to enhancing shareholder returns and confidence in our prospects for...

2011-05-10 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In recent years, hydraulic fluids based on modern, synthetic polyol esters have gained considerable attention in Power Generation as an alternative to electro-hydraulic (EHC) fluids. Quaker Chemical (NYSE:KWR) - a global leader in fire-resistant hydraulic fluids - recently conducted studies in this area, comparing various types of EHC fluids with respect to fire-resistance, environmental impact, maintenance requirements and fluid costs....

2011-05-03 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical (NYSE: KWR) - a global leader in metalworking process fluids - offers its customers a greener alternative for the disposal of used process fluids. By recycling and re-using many of the process fluids utilized in a metalworking facility, Quaker helps its customers to lower their costs and lessen their environmental impact. When automotive production declined in the later part of 2008 many manufacturers found it necessary to...

2011-04-26 15:30:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced net sales of $159.9 million and earnings per diluted share of $0.91 for the first quarter of 2011, up 25% and 8%, respectively, compared to net sales of $128.3 million and earnings per diluted share of $0.84 for the first quarter of 2010. Michael F. Barry, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President, commented, "We are off to a good start in 2011, despite the continuing...

2011-03-28 07:30:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Partnering with a leader in the design, manufacture and service of aircraft engines, Quaker (NYSE: KWR) was challenged to reduce a customer's coolant waste in their machining and grinding operations by 90% within a ten year period. Initial focus targeted non-aluminum machining and grinding operations with a two-pronged approach. First was an upgrade of the existing machining and grinding coolant to QUAKERCOOL® 7205, an...

2011-03-02 15:30:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced net sales of $142.1 million and earnings per diluted share of $0.59 for the fourth quarter of 2010, compared to net sales of $131.7 and earnings per diluted share of $0.71 for the fourth quarter of 2009. Included in the fourth quarter results were a $0.05 per diluted share charge related to a non-income tax contingency and a $0.05 per diluted share charge related to an out-of-period...

2011-03-02 15:15:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today declared a quarterly dividend of $0.235 per share, payable on April 29, 2011, to shareholders of record at the close of business on April 15, 2011. Quaker Chemical Corporation is a leading global provider of process chemicals, chemical specialties, services, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries - including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining,...

2011-02-28 09:32:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical -- a global leader in process chemicals -- has been actively investigating the machining of compacted graphite iron (CGI), and the influence of metalworking fluid properties on CGI machinability. Their findings will add to many industries' current level of understanding relative to the challenges and potential solutions to be considered in machining of CGI. CGI has higher strength properties relative to those of standard...

2011-02-18 07:37:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Feb. 18, 2011 /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: March 2, 2011 (after market close) Visit Quaker Web site at www.quakerchem.com Teleconference: March 3, 2011, 8:30 a.m. (ET) Participate live by phone or...

2011-01-26 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Jan. 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Working with a braking system subcontractor located in France and supplying the automotive manufacturing sector, Quaker introduced a 2PAQ compatible fluid technology for their machining and grinding operations. This innovative approach offered benefits that reduced waste generation; waste treatment costs, and down time associated with foaming issues. Biocide usage was eliminated and worker safety was improved. 2PAQ technology is a...


Word of the Day
omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.
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