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
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908 (est)
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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reallymoving acquires comparison site TheLawSuperstore

Property services comparison site reallymoving.com has acquired the TheLawSuperstore.co.uk – the UK’s first full service comparison website for legal services – from Winn Holdings Ltd, the parent company of personal injury firm Winn Solicitors. TheLawSuperstore was launched in August 2016 to make it…

'What's the rush' on interest rate hikes, asks Fed's Kashkari

(Reuters) - With inflation low and wages showing little sign of an upward surge, the U.S. Federal Reserve should not be raising interest rates, Minneapolis Fed President Neel Kashkari said on Tuesday.

Newcastle pips Houghton & Sunderland South to the first result

Newcastle upon Tyne Central has beaten Houghton & Sunderland South to declare and it's a Labour hold for Chi Onwurah. Labour also held Houghton & Sunderland South. With the exit poll signalling we could be in for a shock night, these Labour constituencies weren't forecast to be up for …

Time is up: Polling for the 2017 General Election has closed

That's it folks: the polls for the 2017 General Election are now officially closed. The first exit poll has the the Conservatives on track for 314 seats; not enough for a majority, which suggests we could be on track for a hung parliament. Read more: Which constituencies will announce results …

Which constituencies will announce results first? Here are the 10 speediest

Settling in for the election results? Well, first up we're waiting for the exit poll, which is a useful early signal as to where the night will go, but not the actual result. The BBC/ITV/Sky exit poll released in 2015 at 10pm correctly projected that the Conservatives would win the largest num…

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