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High performance fluids.

Quaker Houghton makes the leading process fluids on the market serving the automotive, steel finishing, heavy equipment, aerospace, tube and pipe, and bearing manufacturing industries.

Committed partnerships.

Quaker Houghton Connect delivers the power of Quaker Houghton products and services, tailored to fit each of our versatile, independent customers in North America. Quaker Houghton Connect is there where you need us, when we're needed – online, on the phone, or on the floor.


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  1. QUINTOLUBRIC 888 46

    QUINTOLUBRIC® 888-46 was designed to replace anti-wear, mineral oil-based hydraulic fluids used in applications where fire hazards exist. QUINTOLUBRIC® 888-46 can also be used in environmentally sensitive hydraulic applications without compromising the overall hydraulic system operations. This fluid does not contain water, mineral oil, or phosphate ester, and is based on high-quality, synthetic, organic esters and carefully selected additives to achieve excellent hydraulic fluid performance. QUINTOLUBRIC® 888-46 offers the lubrication level of premium, anti-wear hydraulic oils, and can be used with hydraulic components from all major manufacturers.

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Quaker Houghton serves all facets of the automotive and off road industries, from stamping body panels to machining engine components.

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Up-to-date insights on industry trends.

Leaders in Industrial Process Fluids Combine to form Quaker Houghton

Quaker Chemical Corporation and Houghton International have combined to create Quaker Houghton (NYSE: KWR), the global leader in industrial process fluids to the primary metals and metalworking markets. Along with the new name, the company revealed a new logo and brand representing the combined companies. The company will continue to be listed on the New York Stock Exchange and trade under the “KWR” ticker symbol.

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QAdvantage Launches Online Store | Newsletter October 2018

QAdvantage, serving as a marketing and distribution arm of Quaker Chemical, is launching an online storefront for all of its US customers. Customers have been able to get in touch with the QAdvantage team via phone, email, and website submissions through With the newly launched webstore, customers can easily place orders any time, even outside of standard business hours, and without having to pick up the phone or write an email.

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QA News Digest - Vol 3.4

The Brooklyn Navy Yard is no stranger to innovation, as it got its start as an R&D location for the US navy. Crye Precision is one of the newcomers, moving there in 2002 and is emblematic of the way the Navy Yard has changed, as it is an advanced manufacturing company that makes high-tech body armour for the military. The Navy Yard and similar projects provide a blueprint for manufacturing in large cities.

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QA News Digest - Vol 3.3

The Ultimate Guide to Improving Machine Shop Efficiency. Machine shops today have a lot of moving parts, and a lot of these ideas and processes need to be optimized so that they work together. Whether it's keeping processes up to date, adjusting workflow, investing in maintenance, or even upgrading machine tools, there are many steps that can be taken to increase the productivity of a machine shop. For machining applications, QAdvantage offers the QUAKERCOOL® series of industrial coolants, which increase tool life and reduce long term associated costs.

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QA News Digest - Vol 3.2

Where Manufacturing is Thriving in the US. Despite the perceived decline of manufacturing, the industry has grown significantly since the start of 2016, especially in traditionally manufacturing heavy areas.

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QA News Digest - Vol 3.1

A New Turning Process Enables Cutting “In Reverse”. A new method of turning introduced by Sandvik Coromant enables an insert to cut in reverse, enabling major boosts to productivity, longer tool life for inserts, and even smoother surface finishes.

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QA News Digest - Vol 3.0

Americans Believe Manufacturing Industry Critical to Country’s Prosperity. Based on a survey from Deloitte and The Manufacturing Institute, 76% of Americans believe the US should invest more in manufacturing, and 83% believe manufacturing is critical to economic prosperity. While the industry has change significantly over the last few decades, people still see significant value in manufacturing even in the long run.

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