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About Henkel

Henkel is the name behind some of America’s favorite brands. From Dial® soaps to Purex® laundry detergents, Right Guard® antiperspirants, göt2b® hair styling products, and Loctite® adhesives, Henkel brands are part of your daily life.

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas:

  • Laundry & Home Care
  • Beauty Care
  • Adhesive Technologies

Looking back on nearly 140 years of success, Henkel’s vision is to become a global leader in brands and technologies. Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial sector today and is well known for brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. The company is organized into three globally operating business units: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. The Dax-30 company is headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, and proud of its almost 50,000 employees from more than 120 nations worldwide. Henkel is globally active and has as strong presence in emerging markets.

In North America, Henkel has about 6,200 employees in 51 facilities across the U.S. and Canada. Henkel has grown rapidly in North America during the past decade and now generates about 18 percent of worldwide sales in this region.

Read more about our three business sectors:

Laundry & Home Care Beauty Care Adhesive Technologies

Laundry & Home Care is globally active in the laundry and home care Branded Consumer Goods business.

Beauty Care is leading in the Branded Consumer Goods sector with Hair Cosmetics, Body-, Skin- and Oral Care, as well as the professional Hair Salon business.

Adhesive Technologies provides tailor-made solutions worldwide with adhesives, sealants and functional coatings for industrial customers, consumers and professional users.