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2011-07-27 15:30:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) today announced net sales of $167.8 million for the second quarter of 2011, compared to net sales of $136.0 million for the second quarter of 2010. Net income was $9.8 million in the second quarter of 2011, or earnings per diluted share of $0.79, compared to net income of $9.2 million, or earnings per diluted share of $0.80, for the second quarter of 2010. For the first half of 2011, the Company...

2011-07-12 15:41:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical Corporation (NYSE: KWR) announced today that it has acquired the remaining ownership interest in its Mexican affiliate, TecniQuimia Mexicana, S.A. de C.V. Cash consideration of $10.5 million was paid for the 60% interest not previously owned by Quaker, with an additional $2.0 million payable in July 2012, subject to certain conditions. Quaker had been a joint venture partner in TecniQuimia Mexicana for more than 40 years....

2011-06-14 07:00:00

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Quaker Chemical (NYSE: KWR) - a global leader in process fluids - has developed an innovative, effective dust suppression system for the Mining industry. Dust is not only a health risk for mine workers, but its suppression is a continuous and costly activity for mine owners. Quaker's dust suppression product line is an effective means for the mining industry to manage resources (water) and lessen health risks and environmental concerns...


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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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