August 02, 2014 1:03 AM ET


Company Overview of Houghton International Inc.

Company Overview

Houghton International Inc. develops, manufactures, and manages specialty chemicals, oils, and lubricants to customers worldwide. The company provides heat treatment products, including cold quenching oils, hot quenching oils, and aqueous quenchants; metal cleaning products, such as spray cleaners, soak cleaners, mass finishing, and maintenance cleaners; metal finishing products, such as cleaning, desmutting, etching, coloring, sealing, and aluminum paint pretreatment products; and metal forging chemicals, including oil graphitic, water graphitic, and water synthetic solutions. It also offers metal forming fluids, including straight oils, soluble oils, synthetics, vanishing compounds, and pr...

Madison and Van Buren Avenues

P.O. Box 930

Valley Forge, PA 19482-0930

United States

Founded in 1865





Key Executives for Houghton International Inc.

Chief Executive Officer
Chairman and President
Vice President of Global Operations and Supply Chain
Vice President of North Asia Region and President of China Operations
Vice President and President of Europe Operations
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Houghton International Inc. Key Developments

Houghton International Appoints Raymond Kelly as the Director of Global M&A and Strategic Planning

Houghton International announced the appointment of Raymond Kelly as the director of global M&A and strategic planning. In this role, Kelly will be situated in Valley Forge, Pa., with responsibilities to lead Houghton's merger and acquisition (M&A) efforts for the metalworking and adjacent business segments. He will be instrumental in strengthening Houghton's corporate strategic planning initiatives to grow market share and position and accelerate growth opportunities in the regions. He will report to Jeewat Bijlani, vice president of global business development and strategy, and will work together with Houghton's regional and functional teams. Earlier to join Houghton, he served as the head of M&A North America at Kingspan for more than seven years including an interim CFO and business director role at one of the company s business units.

Michael Brewer Joins Houghton International as Director of Metals Business Segment

Houghton International welcomes Michael Brewer as director of its metals business segment. Based in Valley Forge, Pa., Brewer is charged with supporting customers and growing sales of Houghton products and services for steel and non-ferrous applications. Brewer will report to Jeewat Bijlani, vice president of global business development, and will be responsible for sales, business development and key account management. He will collaborate with Houghton's global marketing, customer service, research & technology and operations teams, and will help integrate Henkel's North American steel rolling business, which Houghton recently acquired. Brewer brings over 35 years of metal industry expertise, with successful career accomplishments at Acme Steel, Atofina and Henkel. Prior to joining Houghton, he held key commercial roles in his 17+ year career at Henkel Technologies. In his most recent role as business director for Henkel's steel and coil business, Brewer worked with leading accounts including US Steel, ArcelorMittal and Precoat Metals.

Houghton International Inc. Presents at PEI Operating Partners Forum 2012, Oct-18-2012 04:15 PM

Houghton International Inc. Presents at PEI Operating Partners Forum 2012, Oct-18-2012 04:15 PM. Venue: Sentry Midtown East, 730 Third Avenue, TIAA-CREF building, New York, NY 10017, United States. Speakers: Paul DeVivo, Chief Executive Officer.

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