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Quaker Chemical Hosts Health, Safety and Environmental Solutions Seminar in Chile

CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., Nov. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Mining companies today must cope with a wide variety of priorities, ranging from safety to product effectiveness and cost efficiency.  To help companies face these challenges, Quaker Chemical(NYSE: KWR, "Quaker") hosted a series of seminars in conjunction with their partner in Chile, Pimasa, a leading provider of solutions for the natural resources industry and its derivatives. 

Phillip McGilton, Quaker Chemical's Business Development Manager – Mining, presents on their full line of safety compliant product solutions.

The seminar series, "Health, Safety, and Environmental Solutions for the Global Mining Industry" which was held in Antofagasta, Santiago, and Calama, gathered representatives from some of the largest Mining companies in the world.  The mining industry possesses some inherent health and safety issues such as respiratory issues, fire and ignition risk, and potential hydraulic fluid injection. The seminar focused on these potential issues present at mine sites, and the full line of safety compliant solutions offered by Quaker including:

  • QUINTOLUBRIC®fire-resistant hydraulic fluids
  • DUSTGRIP®dust suppressants
  • FluidSafe®dye additive
  • QUINTOPLEX®fire-resistant greases
  • QUAKER FORMULA®water based cleaners

With over 30 years of experience in the Mining industry Quaker is dedicated to understanding the potential risks present in a mining operation, and providing solutions that meet new regulations and support a safe work environment.

For more information on how Quaker's line of products support a safe work environment and offer compliance solutions please visit: https://www.quakerchem.com/expert-experience/industry-expertise/mining/.

About Quaker Chemical Corporation:
Quaker Chemical is a leading global provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a wide range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans, and others. For nearly 100 years, Quaker has helped customers around the world achieve production efficiency, improve product quality, and lower costs through a combination of innovative technology, process knowledge, and customized services. Headquartered in Conshohocken, Pennsylvania USA, Quaker serves businesses worldwide with a network of dedicated and experienced professionals whose mission is to make a difference. Visit quakerchem.com to learn more. 

Quaker Chemical logo. (PRNewsFoto/Quaker Chemical Corporation)

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SOURCE Quaker Chemical Corporation

Jessica Sabedra, Marketing Manager, sabedraj@quakerchem.com, T. 610.832.8503