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Quaker Houghton and Grindaix to collaborate

Posted on 01 May 2021 and read 347 times
Quaker Houghton and Grindaix to collaborateQuaker Houghton, a leading industrial fluids provider, has entered into an exclusive joint venture with Grindaix GmbH, a Germany-based, high-tech provider of coolant control and delivery systems.

Grindaix's solutions apply to a wide range of machining processes, including grinding applications in the metal-working sector. The technology the company provides helps customers precisely measure and optimise parameters such as coolant flow, velocity, temperature, nozzle angles, and pressures — significantly increasing the success of coolant application.

Joe Berquist, SVP and chief strategy officer for Quaker Houghton, said: “This partnership is an excellent strategic fit with broad application. We see several advantages for our customers investing in system automation and optimisation trends evolving from Industry 4.0.”

“Grindaix's advanced capabilities enable us to deliver on our promise to make our customers more competitive, as we combine advanced product chemistry with equipment solutions to deliver an optimal package for performance, cost and quality.

“We call this powerful combination 'Fluid Intelligence'. Grindaix’s data-based approach to coolant system operation has been growing steadily in the German market, and we see an opportunity to leverage its technology across our broader solutions portfolio.”