Henkel

Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the adhesives market – across all industry segments worldwide. In its Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses, Henkel holds leading positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. In 2015, Henkel reported sales of 18.1 billion euros (20.1 billion US dollars), adjusted operating profit of 2.9 billion euros (3.2 billion US dollars). Its three top brands, Persil (detergent), Schwarzkopf (hair care) and Loctite (adhesive) generated more than 6 billion euros (around 6.6 billion US dollars) in combined sales. Henkel employs around 50,000 people globally – a passionate and highly diverse team, united by a strong company culture, a common purpose to create sustainable value, and shared values. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international indices and rankings. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX. For more information, please visit www.henkel.com.

Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Henkelstraße 67
40589 Düsseldorf
Germany
+49 211 7970
www.henkel.com

Henkel partnership with Benteler-SGL pays off with composite leaf springs on more Volvo models

Henkel partnership with Benteler-SGL pays off with composite leaf springs on more Volvo models. (Photo: Henkel, PR024)Düsseldorf, Germany – Volvo is adopting high performance, lightweight composite transverse leaf springs for more models following their successful introduction several months ago on its premium crossover SUV, the XC90. Volvo is now also using the innovative concept on its new S90 luxury sedan and V90 station wagon models.

Henkel highlights advanced automotive lightweight composite applications at JEC World 2017

Henkel highlights advanced automotive lightweight composite applications at JEC World 2017. (Photo: Henkel, PR022)Düsseldorf, Germany – At JEC World 2017, Henkel is putting the spotlight on high performance composites that provide car makers with new ways to design innovative lightweight solutions into their vehicles.

Henkel presenting aerospace solutions at JEC World 2017

Henkel presenting aerospace solutions at JEC World 2017. (Photo: Henkel, PR023)Düsseldorf, Germany – At the upcoming JEC World 2017, Henkel (Hall 6 Stand D28) will exhibit a strong portfolio of high-impact products for the aerospace industry. These include structural adhesives (film & pastes); lightweight surfacing films; primer and surface treatment solutions for composite and metal applications across the aerospace industry.

Henkel supplies high-impact cutting fluid to closure system specialist Corvaglia

Machining center Makino A92 with a 3-ton load capacity during the production of an injection mold platen at the Corvaglia Mould plant (Eschlikon, Switzerland) with the use of bactericide-free cutting fluid Bonderite L-MR 71-7 from Henkel. 
(Image: Henkel/Corvaglia, PR021)
Düsseldorf, Germany – In the production of its platens for injection molds, Swiss closure system specialist Corvaglia makes use of an innovative high-impact cutting fluid from Henkel that reduces the necessary bath make-up and top-up concentrations while offering considerably longer bath lifetimes. At the same time, the optimized, formaldehyde-free formulation results in a low-foam and low-odor emulsion.

Henkel Wins SURCAR Global Environmental Footprint Impact Award for Automotive Pre-treatment Process

Henkel the first winner of the SURCAR International Award for Environmental Footprint (Waste treatment), presents its Bonderite 1800 Series pre-treatment process for car bodies. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR020)Düsseldorf, Germany – Henkel is the first winner of the SURCAR International Award for Environmental Footprint, honoring the company’s commitment to waste prevention and water treatment with its Bonderite Thin Film 1800 Series zirconium oxide pre-treatment process for car bodies. The award went to Henkel’s Surface Technologies team in Asia Pacific and their partner, Qoros Auto Co., in recognition of a joint project implemented at the paint shop of Qoros’ manufacturing site in Changshu near Shanghai.

Henkel Adhesives for Multi-Substrate Bonding Meet Needs for High Series Production of Composite Parts

Adhesive Loctite EA 9065 used for the assembly of the frame and the roof shell of the Roding Roadster R1 sports car. (Photo: Henkel, PR018)Henkel’s fast-curing and reliable adhesives and matrix resins answer the increasing call from the auto industry for high performance continuous fiber-reinforced composites in integrated structural assemblies. At K 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany, from October 19 to 26, the company will be on the KraussMaffei booth B27/C24/C27/D24 in Hall 15 showing various assembly solutions for new lightweight materials from its broad materials portfolio.

Webinar - “How to seal powertrain flanges under the harshest conditions”

Georg Schubert, Business Director Automotive Adhesives. (Photo: Henkel, PR019)Gaskets aim to prevent leakage of fluids or gases by filling the space between the surfaces of the flanges – and they must remain intact and leak-free for a prolonged time, especially in automotive engineering.

Henkel’s Loctite Impregnation Solutions provides a fast and reliable fix for the automotive industry

Henkel’s Loctite Impregnation Solutions provides a fast and reliable fix for the automotive industry. (Photos: Henkel, PR006)Henkel’s complete Loctite Impregnation Solutions (LIS) product portfolio not only offers impregnation resins and systems but also a customized service through both external, as well as tailored, on-site impregnation service centers. Through LIS, Henkel, a leading supplier of porosity sealing products and services, offers the automotive industry a one-of-a-kind, fully automated impregnation system, and its high-tech resins deliver consistent quality and unmatched sealing performance.

Encapsulation, impregnation and potting with high performance resins

Henkel offers solutions for sealing and protecting automotive electronics. (Photo: Henkel, PR013)The quantity of electronics found in all areas of modern road vehicles continues to increase, and electric drive systems are now entering the mainstream. So the need to ensure the reliable performance of electrical and electronic components and systems is taking on new importance. Polymer-based solutions from Henkel provide high levels of protection for different types of these components.

Henkel launches range of new TEROSON LASD products offering enhanced application and sustainability benefits

Weight-saving, clean and efficient: Automated application of LASD compounds in the paint shop. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR015)Henkel Adhesive Technologies has expanded its portfolio of liquid-applied sound deadeners (LASD) for the automobile industry. Newly added to the portfolio are TEROSON LASD grades based on renewable oils (renewable thermosets) for use in the paint shop and body shop department. Also new is a water-based acrylic system offering excellent interaction between the polymers employed and the special fillers introduced to achieve maximum vibration damping combined with controlled, minimized abrasiveness. In a joint project with the BMW Group and ABB, the waterborne technology and the associated application technique have been specifically developed for future use worldwide in the new BMW 3 series.

Henkel opens new composite test center in Heidelberg – The Composite Lab

Meeting customer needs for fast, reliable and scalable production of Composites.
(Photo: Henkel, PR017)Henkel’s newly opened Composite Lab in Heidelberg, Germany, is a state-of-the-art test facility. Here automotive customers can team up with Henkel experts to develop and test composite parts and to figure out the best production process condition to make their ideas market-ready.

Cool, lubricated and smell-free machining

The assembled chain saw Husqvarna 550 XP® in action. (Photo: Henkel, PR014)Each year, around 8 million individual metal parts are produced at the Husqvarna Group’s hometown location in Sweden for its premium outdoor power tools, which include chainsaws and trimmers. To ensure that both productivity targets and a safe and healthy environment for its workforce are achieved, the Group turned to Henkel’s new generation bactericide-free cutting fluids to provide a smart solution to an increasing bacteria and odor problem during machining. Three years on, the team at Husqvarna endorses Bonderite L-MR as a major sustainability tool for the metal industry.

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