Houghton International Overview

  • Year Founded
  • 1964

Year Founded

  • Status
  • Acquired/​Merged

  • Employees
  • 1,500


  • Latest Deal Type
  • M&A

  • Financing Rounds
  • 12

  • Investments
  • 5

Houghton International General Information


Manufacturer and supplier of sustainable fluid products for the automotive, aerospace, metals, mining, machinery, offshore and beverage industries. The company's products include industrial fluids, specialty chemicals and oils used as rolling fluids, lubricants, cleaners, hydraulic fluids, coolants, forming compounds, conversion coatings, rust preventatives and other industrial fluids, enabling its clients to increase profitability, improve product quality and minimize risks.

Contact Information

Formerly Known As
E F Houghton
Ownership Status
Financing Status
Formerly PE-Backed
Primary Industry
Industrial Chemicals
Corporate Office
  • PO Box 930
  • Valley Forge, PA 19482
  • United States

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Houghton International Valuation & Funding

Deal Type Date Amount Valuation/
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Houghton International Comparisons

HQ Location
Total Raised
Post Valuation
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Industrial Chemicals
Valley Forge, PA
1,500 As of 2007
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West Chester, OH
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Houghton International Competitors (23)

Company Name Financing Status Location Employees Total Raised Last Financing Date/Type Last Financing Amount
Pilot Chemical Company Corporation West Chester, OH 000 00000 000000000 00000
MacDermid Formerly PE-Backed Waterbury, CT 0000 00.000 000000000 00.000
Quaker Houghton Corporation Conshohocken, PA 0000 00.00 000000000 00 00.00
Sika (Japan) Corporation Tokyo, Japan
Arkema Corporation Colombes, France 00000 00000 00000000000 00000
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Houghton International Signals

Growth Rate

0.80% Weekly
Weekly Growth 0.80%, 93rd %
-35.5%. 530%

Size Multiple

219x Median
Size Multiple 219x, 100th %ile
0.00x 0.95x. 413Kx

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Houghton International Former Investors

Investor Name Investor Type Holding Investor Since Participating Rounds Contact Info

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Houghton International Investments & Acquisitions (5)

Company Name Deal Date Deal Type Deal Size Industry Lead Partner
Wallover Enterprises 21-Jul-2016 0000000000 Industrial Chemicals 0000000 0
Braemar UK 15-Mar-2015 0000000000 Industrial Chemicals 00000 000
Royal Dutch Shell (Metalworking and Metal Rolling Oils Business) 01-Feb-2011 0000000000 Iron and Steel Mining 0000 0000
D.A. Stuart 30-Sep-2008 0000000000 Industrial Chemicals 0000 0000
Bencyn 11-Jan-2000 Merger/Acquisition Other Commercial Services 0000000 0
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Houghton International FAQs

  • When was Houghton International founded?

    Houghton International was founded in 1964.

  • Where is Houghton International headquartered?

    Houghton International is headquartered in Valley Forge, PA.

  • What is the size of Houghton International?

    Houghton International has 1,500 total employees.

  • What industry is Houghton International in?

    Houghton International’s primary industry is Industrial Chemicals.

  • Is Houghton International a private or public company?

    Houghton International is a Private company.

  • What is the current valuation of Houghton International?

    The current valuation of Houghton International is 00.000.

  • What is Houghton International’s current revenue?

    The current revenue for Houghton International is 000000.

  • How much funding has Houghton International raised over time?

    Houghton International has raised $835M.

  • Who are Houghton International’s investors?

    AEA Investors, Bank of Ireland, Fernbrook Capital Management, and Hinduja Group have invested in Houghton International.

  • Who are Houghton International’s competitors?

    Pilot Chemical Company, MacDermid, Quaker Houghton, Sika (Japan), and Arkema are some of the 23 competitors of Houghton International.

  • When was Houghton International acquired?

    Houghton International was acquired on 01-Aug-2019.

  • Who acquired Houghton International?

    Houghton International was acquired by Quaker Houghton.

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