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Quaker Chemical and Houghton International to Combine. The agreement to combine the two companies is a highly complementary transaction, and will allow the new company to better serve a wide range of industries that rely on metalworking.
Manufacturing production in US rises for sixth straight month. As of February, manufacturing rose yet again, with factory production rising by .5%. A Federal Reserve report on Friday showed the strongest month to month performance in three years.
US manufacturing surges to a 3-year high in February. The manufacturing industry expanded more than expect\ed last month, as the ISM's purchasing manager's index reached its highest point since December 2014. While the industry is experiencing growth, much of it is domestic as the strong dollar deters growth in exports.