Houghton serves the metalworking, automotive, and steel industries–and a variety of other markets–with the development, production and management of the highest-quality specialty chemicals, oils, and lubricants. Our value proposition provides innovative and sustainable solutions designed to help customers improve productivity, reduce costs and minimise risks.

With a singular focus on customer satisfaction we solve the toughest technical challenges and support diverse and widespread customer operations with a global network of fluids experts delivering innovative technologies, chemistries and high performing products. Houghton takes environment stewardship and social responsibility seriously as we conscientiously strive to develop renewable, sustainable products through innovation and process improvement.

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Audubon, US
Size (employees)
885 (est)+2%
Houghton was founded in 1865 and is headquartered in Audubon, US

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Houghton has an office in Audubon
Audubon, US (HQ)
945 Madison Ave

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