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Quaker Houghton

Our Opinion

Quaker Chemical Corporation is on the Cruelty Free Investing list for exploiting animals because the company uses animal fats and its derivatives as a raw material for preparing biodiesel.

Supporting Evidence:

The company stated in the following report that their raw materials include animal fats and its derivatives.

“Quaker uses over 1,000 various raw materials including mineral oils and derivatives, animal fats and derivatives, vegetable oils and derivatives, ethylene derivatives, solvents, surface active agents, and a wide variety of other organic and inorganic compounds.” (Page 2) Read the full document

Company Description

Quaker Chemical Corporation, incorporated on October 20, 1930, is a provider of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to a range of industries, including steel, aluminum, automotive, mining, aerospace, tube and pipe, cans and others. The Company’s segments include North America, Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Asia/Pacific and South America. It develops, produces, and markets a range of formulated chemical specialty products and offers chemical management services (CMS) for various heavy industrial and manufacturing applications. [Source: Reuters]

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