Grindaix’s solutions apply to a wide range of machining processes, including grinding applications in the metalworking 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.

“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,” said Joe Berquist, SVP & chief strategy officer for Quaker Houghton.

“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 their technology across our broader solutions portfolio.”