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...

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....

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  • One of a religious order living in a convent or in community; a monk: opposed to anchoret or hermit (one who lives in solitude).
  • A social bee.
This word comes from the Latin 'coenobium,' convent, which comes from the Greek 'koinobios,' living in community.