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Quaker Chemical Corporation - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description - A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy - Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.- SWOT Analysis - A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.- Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.- Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands of the company.- Key competitors - A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees - A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies - A brief summary of the executives' employment history.- Key operational heads - A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries - A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years - The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods - The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsQuaker Chemical Corporation (Quaker) is a manufacturer of specialty chemicals. It provides process fluids, chemical specialties and technical expertise. The company offers wide range of products that's include rolling lubricants, corrosion preventives, machining and grinding compounds, metal finishing compounds, forming compounds, hydraulic fluids, chemical milling maskants and construction products. It also provides chemical management services to various industries. Quaker offers its products to several industries such as steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and others. Geographically, the company operates in North America, Asia-Pacific, South America, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. Quaker is headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania, the US.Quaker Chemical Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsFeb 24, 2016: Quaker Chemical Announces Upcoming Retirements Of Patricia C. Barron And Joseph B. Anderson, Jr. As Directors And The Appointments Of Fay West And William H. Osborne As New Board MembersOct 22, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces Appointment Of Certain OfficersSep 22, 2015: Quaker Chemical: Introducing New Smart Polymer Technology For The Die Casting IndustrySep 10, 2015: Powerful Industrial Maintenance Cleaner Without Harsh Chemicals Quaker Chemical Debuts QUAKER FORMULA PURE BLUE(TM)Aug 25, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces Resignation of CFOKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company's business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors' business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company's core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies' strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2 List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Quaker Chemical Corporation - Key Facts 6Quaker Chemical Corporation - Key Employees 7Quaker Chemical Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8Quaker Chemical Corporation - Major Products and Services 9Quaker Chemical Corporation - History 13Quaker Chemical Corporation - Company Statement 15Quaker Chemical Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 17Head Office 17Other Locations & Subsidiaries 17Section 2 - Company Analysis 19Quaker Chemical Corporation - Business Description 19Quaker Chemical Corporation - Corporate Strategy 20Quaker Chemical Corporation - SWOT Analysis 21SWOT Analysis - Overview 21Quaker Chemical Corporation - Strengths 21Strength - Focused Research and Development 21Strength - Increasing in Net Working Capital 21Quaker Chemical Corporation - Weaknesses 22Weakness - Decline in Profitability Ratios 22Quaker Chemical Corporation - Opportunities 23Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Paint & Coatings 23Opportunity - Increasing Opportunities in Emerging Markets 23Opportunity - Positive Outlook for US Chemical Industry 23Quaker Chemical Corporation - Threats 24Threat - Challenge of Environmental Regulations 24Threat - Competitive Pressure 24Threat - Increased Raw Material Prices 24Quaker Chemical Corporation - Key Competitors 25Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27Performance Chart 29Financial Performance 29Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 32Feb 24, 2016: Quaker Chemical Announces Upcoming Retirements Of Patricia C. Barron And Joseph B. Anderson, Jr. As Directors And The Appointments Of Fay West And William H. Osborne As New Board Members 32Oct 22, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces Appointment Of Certain Officers 33Sep 22, 2015: Quaker Chemical: Introducing New Smart Polymer Technology For The Die Casting Industry 34Sep 10, 2015: Powerful Industrial Maintenance Cleaner Without Harsh Chemicals Quaker Chemical Debuts QUAKER FORMULA PURE BLUE(TM) 35Aug 25, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces Resignation of CFO 36Apr 29, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces First Quarter 2015 Results 37Feb 26, 2015: Quaker Chemical Announces Fourth Quarter And Full Year 2014 Results 39Section 5 - Appendix 42Methodology 42Ratio Definitions 42About GlobalData 46Contact Us 46Disclaimer 46List of TablesQuaker Chemical Corporation, Key Facts 6Quaker Chemical Corporation, Key Employees 7Quaker Chemical Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8Quaker Chemical Corporation, Major Products and Services 9Quaker Chemical Corporation, History 13Quaker Chemical Corporation, Subsidiaries 17Quaker Chemical Corporation, Key Competitors 25Quaker Chemical Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 26Quaker Chemical Corporation, Annual Ratios 27Quaker Chemical Corporation, Interim Ratios 30Currency Codes 42Capital Market Ratios 42Equity Ratios 43Profitability Ratios 43Cost Ratios 44Liquidity Ratios 44Leverage Ratios 45Efficiency Ratios 45List of FiguresQuaker Chemical Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 29Quaker Chemical Corporation, Ratio Charts 31