2006 News Archives

12/18/2006
Henkel Announces Changes in the Management Board in April 2008 as Planned 
Ulrich Lehner (60), on reaching the Henkel-internal retirement age of 62, will resign from his office of Chairman of the Management Board in April 2008. Lehner, who - except for a short break - has been with Henkel since 1981 and held the position of Chairman of the Management Board since May 2000, will thus terminate his position in the Management Board at the 2008 Annual General Meeting as planned. The Shareholders' Committee has appointed Kasper Rorsted (44), Executive Vice President Human Resources/Purchasing/Information Technologies/Infrastructure Services since April 2005, Deputy Chairman of the Management Board effective January 1, 2007. He will be appointed Chairman following the 2008 Annual General Meeting.   more...
12/11/2006
The Dial Corporation Breaks Ground for New Headquarters Building in Scottsdale 
On Monday, December 11, 2006, The Dial Corporation and Henkel marked the official start of the largest construction project in their history with a groundbreaking ceremony for a new headquarters building located in Scottsdale. The event took place within the new One Scottsdale development site, located at the northeast corner of Scottsdale Road and the 101 Freeway.  more...
12/08/2006
Henkel sponsors action-packed adventure off the Thai coast 
The countdown is almost complete: tomorrow - Saturday - the Rubson Raid Turquoise starts off the coast of Thailand. Twenty international teams will line up for this year's speedboat race, also referred to as the "Dakar Rally of the Sea." The four-man crews will compete against each other until December 16, covering a total of 500 nautical miles. They will also face some tough on-shore challenges. Henkel is co-sponsoring the event for the second year.  more...
12/04/2006
Henkel Acquires Leading Solder Sphere Manufacturer, Accurus Scientific Company Ltd. 
Upholding its promise to deliver customers with single-source materials solutions for the entire semiconductor packaging and printed circuit board (PCB) assembly value chains, Henkel today announced that it has successfully acquired Accurus Scientific Co. Ltd.. The Taiwan-based Accurus Scientific Co. Ltd. is a leading manufacturer of solder spheres and type 1 through type 7 solder powders with 170 employees.  more...
11/14/2006
Compact LED Light Source Cures Visible Light Cure Adhesives 
Henkel Corporation has introduced the Loctite® 7703-HD™ LED Light Source, a high-powered, portable curing system designed for use on visible light curing adhesives, Loctite® 3552 and Loctite® 3553. Equipped with an internal cooling fan, this hand-held or stationary mount system will provide effective continuous duty cycle use.  more...
11/08/2006
Henkel Reports Strong Third Quarter 
In the third quarter of 2006, Henkel reported sales of 3,260 million euros, an increase above the prior-year quarter of 3.8 percent. Organic sales, i.e. growth adjusted for foreign exchange and acquisitions/divestments, grew 5.6 percent, once again clearly exceeding the target range of 3-4 percent for the full fiscal year.   more...
10/31/2006
New Flexible Bottle Increases Dispensing Accuracy and Control For Instant Adhesives 
In an effort to simplify hand application of instant adhesives, Henkel Corporation has redesigned its 20 gram and one ounce Loctite® cyanoacrylate bottles for improved flow control, greater accuracy and reduced operator fatigue.  more...
09/26/2006
Henkel Celebrates Its 130th Anniversary 
2006 is not only the year in which Henkel celebrates its 130th anniversary. It is also Henkel's Year of Innovation, in which all employees are making a special effort to submit innovative ideas in all areas of the company. Innovative product ideas have always been one of the pillars of Henkel's success.   more...
09/25/2006
Henkel Takes Teamwork to a Whole New Level - Employees across the country go international. 
Nearly 50 Henkel employees from all over North America joined their colleagues in Berlin to run, walk and skate in the real,- Berlin Marathon on September 23 and 24. The international Henkel team, which consisted of 170 Henkel employees, started their 26.2-mile journey at the Brandenburg Gate, Berlin, Germany.  more...
09/19/2006
Henkel Expands Line of Loctite® Nordbak® Wear Resistant Coatings 
Henkel Corporation has expanded its line of Loctite® Nordbak® Wear Resistant Coatings, products designed to protect the surface of industrial equipment from wear, abrasion, corrosion, erosion, and chemical attack.   more...
09/04/2006
Oekom Corporate Responsibility Rating 2006 Henkel is the most sustainable consumer goods company 
Top ranking once again: As already in 2004, Henkel has taken first place as the company with the best sustainability and corporate responsibility performance in the consumer goods sector. This was the outcome of a survey conducted by the independent rating agency oekom research.  more...
08/15/2006
Clear Rubber Toughened Instant Adhesive - Colorless Cyanoacrylate Delivers Improved Aesthetics. 
Henkel Corporation has introduced Loctite® 435™ Prism® Instant Adhesive, the first colorless rubber toughened cyanoacrylate adhesive available. This revolutionary instant adhesive is designed for use on clear or translucent parts, and in applications where the aesthetics of the adhesive bond line are critical.  more...
08/02/2006
Henkel builds on success in second quarter 
In the second quarter of 2006, Henkel reported sales of 3,230 million euros, an increase of 7.3 percent. Organic growth, i.e. growth adjusted for foreign exchange and acquisitions/divestments, was a very encouraging 6.1 percent. All business sectors contributed to this growth, with Consumer and Craftsmen Adhesives and Henkel Technologies returning above-average results.   more...
07/30/2006
Carl Edwards and Henkel Team Up for Busch Series Victory at Gateway - First Win for Missouri Native. 
Missouri native Carl Edwards and Henkel celebrated Edwards' win Saturday night at the NASCAR Busch Series Silver Celebration 250 at Gateway International Speedway. Edwards, driving the No. 60 Henkel Ford Fusion, overtook Denny Hamlin with eight laps left to chalk up his first victory at his hometown track. Edwards is from Columbia, Mo., about a two-hour drive from Gateway. The win was Edwards' fourth Busch Series victory of the season.  more...
07/27/2006
Loctite® Super Glue Knows How to Hold 'Em at the 2006 World Series of Poker 
At the 2006 World Series of Poker, playing cards moved from the tournament tables to the ceiling as part of a never-before-seen type of "Hold ‘Em" - a gravity-defying, life-sized playing card replica of a famous Las Vegas landmark, the "Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas" sign. Made completely out of playing cards, dice, poker chips, wood and Loctite® Control™ Gel Super Glue, this first-ever suspended card structure greeted tournament players at the final rounds of the 2006 World Series of Poker, July 27-31, 2006, at the Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.  more...
07/14/2006
Dial Selects Location for Its New Facilities 
The Dial Corporation, a company of Henkel KGaA, headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, has signed an agreement with One Scottsdale Office LLC, to acquire land for its new Headquarters and Research and Development facilities. The building site is situated northeast of Scottsdale Road and the 101 Freeway and is part of the new One Scottsdale project being developed by DMB Associates. It is expected that the closing will occur in the next 60-75 days.  more...
07/11/2006
Duct Tape Means Dollars for Connecticut Couple - Students Named Winners of 2006. 
When the creative flair of a young artist is combined with the adhesion of dad's favorite fix-all, you sometimes end up with a sticky -- yet lucrative -- situation. For Connecticut high school students, Holly Nelson and Bing Xu, it meant a $6,000 scholarship won by creating and wearing duct tape duds to their high school prom.  more...
06/29/2006
Christoph Henkel Awarded Honorary Degree 
The Heinrich Heine University of Duesseldorf has awarded Christoph Henkel, Vice Chairman of the Shareholders' Committee of Henkel KGaA, an honorary doctorate in recognition of both his exceptional professional achievements and his services to the university's Economics Faculty.  more...
06/28/2006
Henkel Automotive Web Site Receives Three IABC Renaissance Awards 
Henkel Corporation's North American Automotive Group Web site (automotive.henkel.com) has been selected as a recipient of the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Detroit Chapter Renaissance Awards. At the awards banquet on June 22, 2006, Henkel received the Best in Show award and an Award of Excellence for its external Web site (Communication Technology category), as well as an Award of Honor for Web design (Art and Design category).   more...
06/23/2006
Henkel takes top spot among DAX - listed companies 
At the 2006 Investor Relations Awards organized by the German business magazine Capital, Henkel came first in the category of DAX-listed companies. The consumer goods and technologies company improved its standing by one further position compared to the previous year.  more...
06/23/2006
National Search for Duct Tape Dad Ends in Florida - Dad of the Year Award Announced. 
Thirteen-year-old Ben Ford knew that 500 pages, let alone a short essay, would not have been enough to explain the many ways his father uses Duck® brand duct tape. But when the search for one dad's practical and wacky use of America's timeless tool began, he could not let the opportunity to spotlight his father's fix-all favorites pass him by.   more...
06/22/2006
Henkel Introduces Loctite® Adhesive Line for StructuralMetal Bonding 
Henkel Corporation has introduced a new line of seven structural acrylic adhesives that deliver tough, durable bonds to a variety of metals. Two part Loctite® Speedbonder (TM) structural adhesives bond aluminum, steel, and galvanized metals to a variety of substrates including plastics and composites, and dramatically reduce the need for mechanical fasteners.  more...
06/19/2006
Duct Tape Festival Sticks Out Again - New Ultimate Duck Tape introduced during this year. 
The combination of Father's Day weekend and celebration of duct tape rolled into another stick-tacular success as the Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival welcomed friends and families for the third consecutive year to share in the wacky world of duct tape.   more...
06/02/2006
Loctite® Sponsors Professional Bass Angler Ken Brodeur 
In March, Ken Brodeur joined the top 100 professional BASS anglers in the nation in the exclusive 2006 CITGO® Bassmaster® Elite Series Tour presented by ESPN and the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society (BASS). During his six month competitive fishing tour, Loctite® and QuickTite® adhesives from Henkel Corporation will support Brodeur in his efforts to win each tournament.  more...
05/30/2006
Loctite® Medical Seminars Reach Milestone 
For the past six years, engineers and technical representatives from Henkel Corporation have traveled to customer facilities around the world to conduct private, on-site medical adhesive training programs for manufacturing, product, and design engineers producing today's groundbreaking medical devices. Henkel's unique educational program achieved a significant milestone this week by enrolling and training its 2,000th medical design engineer.   more...
05/17/2006
Henkel Sponsors Automotive Engineering Students at 2006 Formula SAE 
As a gold sponsor of this year's Formula SAE® event, Henkel Corporation is creating real-world automotive experiences for university students by donating materials and providing counsel. Henkel also is taking the opportunity to gain feedback from the students about its products before they are brought to market.  more...
05/03/2006
Henkel Reports Successful First Quarter 
In the first quarter of 2006, Henkel reported sales of 3.048 billion euros, an increase of 11.4 percent. Organic growth, i.e. growth adjusted for foreign exchange and acquisitions/divestments, was a very encouraging 5.9 percent. All business sectors contributed to this growth, with Consumer and Craftsmen Adhesives and also Henkel Technologies making an above-average contribution.  more...
05/02/2006
Henkel completes acquisition of deodorant brands from P&G 
The transaction signed in February enabling The Dial Corporation, a Henkel company, Scottsdale, Ariz., to acquire several deodorant brands from The Gillette Company, a subsidiary of P&G, has now been completed. Among these leading brands, which in 2005 generated sales of around 275 million USD, are Right Guard, Soft & Dri and Dry Idea.   more...
04/27/2006
Henkel Appoints Global Product Manager for Die Attach 
The latest in a series of recent strategic personnel appointments designed to leverage the company's vast intellectual capital and further solidify its standing as the world's leading materials supplier and developer, the electronics group of Henkel today announced the promotion of Michael Buckley to Global Product Manager for Die Attach.  more...
04/26/2006
New Volumetric Syringe Dispensing System Offers Precision to .001 ML 
Henkel Corporation has introduced a new patent pending adhesive dispensing system, the Loctite® Posi-Link (TM) Volumetric Syringe Dispenser, designed to accurately and repeatedly dispense adhesive shots as small as 0.001 ml, regardless of viscosity or temperature changes.  more...
04/26/2006
Duct Tape is a Must-Have for Adventurous Lifestyles - Duck® brand duct tape is a necessity. 
Duct tape is often a forgotten item that should be included on packing lists for all outdoor and traveling adventures, whether it's running a marathon, hiking the trails, camping in the woods or taking a much-needed vacation. Although often found around the house or workshop as a DIY must-have, duct tape can quickly become an adventure-saver, in more ways than one.  more...
04/25/2006
Henkel Expands Product Offering for Concrete Protection and Repair 
In harsh industrial environments, concrete floors, ramps, stairs, and other concrete structures endure constant abuse. To help maintain safety, Henkel Corporation has expanded its line of Loctite® specialty materials for concrete repair and protection to include fast cure formulations, flexible joint sealants/crack fillers, and chemically resistant materials.  more...
04/24/2006
Henkel Awards Grants to Students in Free Enterprise and Pioneer Village - Henkel and Dial. 
Henkel KGaA, headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany, parent company of The Dial Corporation of Scottsdale, Arizona, awarded grants totaling $50,000 to two organizations today in conjunction with its worldwide Innovation Summit in Scottsdale. Grants were presented to Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE), primarily to the team at the University of Arizona in Tucson, as well as to Arizona's Pioneer Village.  more...
04/10/2006
Annual General Meeting of Henkel KGaA 
Today's Annual General Meeting of Henkel KGaA in Düsseldorf provided around 2,000 shareholders with an overview of Henkel's performance in fiscal 2005.  more...
03/31/2006
New Loctite® Wand System for Visible Light Cure Adhesives 
Henkel Corporation has introduced the new Loctite® ZETA® 7720 Visible Light Wand System to deliver safe, efficient, immediate cure for a broad array of assembly applications.  more...
03/31/2006
Henkel Acquires Consumer Adhesives Company in Brazil 
Henkel has acquired the adhesives company Alba Adesivos from Hexion Specialty Chemicals, headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Alba Adesivos, based in Boituva/São Paulo, Brazil, is a leading Latin American producer of branded consumer and professional grade adhesives. In 2005 the company generated sales of about $38 million USD with approximately 140 employees.   more...
03/28/2006
Henkel to sell sealants for insulating glass business 
Henkel signed an agreement today to sell its business with sealants for the manufacture of insulating glass to the American company H.B. Fuller. The insulating glass sealant business became part of Henkel as part of the 1991 Teroson acquisition.   more...
03/23/2006
Henkel Medical Device Adhesive Workshop Dates Announced 
Henkel Corporation has announced the first two Advanced Medical Device Adhesive Workshops for 2006. Workshops will be held on April 11th in Waltham, Massachusetts, and on June 21st in Sabena Grande, Puerto Rico.   more...
03/23/2006
Sustainability: Basis for business success 
Effective environmental protection and social responsibility are important foundations for business success. Henkel provides evidence of this in its most recent Sustainability Report, which was presented to the public today.  more...
03/16/2006
VISIBLE LIGHT CURE ADHESIVES ACHIEVE ISO 10993 BIOCOMPATIBILITY 
The Loctite® Visible Light Cure adhesive line from Henkel Corporation has recently been granted ISO 10993 biocompatibility compliance after passing a rigorous series of biological tests. Loctite Visible Light Cure adhesives rely solely upon the visible light spectrum to deliver safe, efficient, immediate cure for a broad array of medical device assembly applications.   more...
03/16/2006
Henkel is a Top Sustainability Performer - Sustainability Congress Award 2006 
Henkel has been chosen by a jury composed of analysts and fund managers to receive the "Sustainability Congress Award 2006" of the Verein zur Förderung des Sustainability Gedankens e.V., an association dedicated to the promotion of the sustainability ethos. This distinction is conferred upon companies whose entrepreneurial activities are characterized throughout by especially sustainable practices. The award was presented to Henkel on March 15, 2006, during the 2nd Sustainability Congress in Bonn.  more...
03/15/2006
Henkel supports Black Economic Empowerment (BEE) in South Africa 
Henkel has sold shares in its South African business to BEE (Black Economic Empowerment) investor Vuya Investments (Pty) Ltd. Through this action, Henkel is showing support for an official government program - in place since 2004 - geared toward enabling the black population of South Africa to participate more fully in their country's economic activity.  more...
03/12/2006
Duck brand Fun Designs Bath Mat Adds a Lively Touch to the Bathtub 
Bathtubs across America are in for a fun facelift. Henkel Consumer Adhesives, Inc., is introducing a new tub mat in its Duck brand Softex® bath mat line that adds comfort, safety and a stylish, fun design to the bathtub.   more...
03/12/2006
New Duck brand Liquid Dispensing Double Scrubber® Bowl Brush is a Hassle Free, Easy and Efficient Way to Clean Toilets 
Cleaning the bathroom just got easier! Thanks to the Duck brand Liquid Dispensing Double Scrubber® bowl brush, a toilet bowl brush and liquid dispenser in one. The Liquid Dispensing Double Scrubber® bowl brush features a sturdy brush and comfortable-release button that sprays your toilet bowl cleaner while you scrub, allowing for quick and effective cleaning.  more...
03/12/2006
Henkel Consumer Adhesives, Inc. Introduces New Duck brand Rubber Bath Mats 
Consumers now have another option to choose from before jumping into the bathtub. Henkel, an industry innovator in houseware products, introduces its new Duck brand rubber bath mats.   more...
03/10/2006
Search for the Duck Tape Dad of the Year Begins-Regional contest goes national. 
What do you get when you give a roll of duct tape to a handy dad? Most likely, a very interesting project around the house or yard. But no two dads use duct tape in the same way. For that very reason, Henkel Consumer Adhesives, Inc., is holding its third annual Duck® brand Duct Tape Dad of the Year Contest.   more...
03/07/2006
Henkel to Sell Business with Rubber-to-Metal Bonding Products 
Henkel KGaA is in the process of selling to Lord Corporation of Cary, N.C. its business with chemicals for bonding rubber to metal and other substrates.   more...
03/06/2006
Upping the Ante, $6,000 Scholarship is New Top Prize in this Sticky Contest-Stuck at Prom®.  
The 2006 Duck® brand duct tape Stuck at Prom® Scholarship Contest challenges high school students to create and accessorize their prom formalwear with America's favorite fix-all -- duct tape.  more...
03/02/2006
Henkel Completes Transaction for Sale of Dial's Foods Business - Concentration on core businesses 
The Dial Corporation, a company of the Henkel Group, completed the transaction to sell its Armour® Foods business for $183 million USD to Pinnacle Foods. In fiscal 2005, sales of this business were about $230 million USD.  more...
02/21/2006
HENKEL LITERATURE PROFILES REVOLUTIONARY VISIBLE LIGHT CURE ADHESIVES 
New literature from Henkel Corporation is designed to expose end users to Loctite® Visible Light Cure technology: innovative adhesives and equipment designed to deliver safe, efficient, and immediate cure using light in the visible spectrum.   more...
02/21/2006
Henkel Builds on Success - Focus on Innovation 
The Henkel Group generated sales and profits in fiscal 2005 markedly above the levels of the previous year. Sales rose by 13.0 percent and operating profit (EBIT) by 16.7 percent. All the Group's business sectors and regions contributed to this positive development. The proposal to the Annual General Meeting will be for an increase in dividends of 6 eurocents per share.   more...
02/20/2006
Henkel to Acquire Leading Deodorant Brands in the USA - Expansion of the Cosmetics/Toiletries. 
The Dial Corporation, a company of the Henkel Group, signed an agreement to acquire several well-known and successful body care brands from Procter & Gamble. Sales in 2005 of these brands amounted to about 275 million US dollars.  more...
02/13/2006
Henkel Launches New North American Automotive Web Site  
Henkel recently announced the launch of its new North American automotive Web site, located at http://www.automotive.henkel.com. Combining simple navigation with comprehensive product information, the site offers customers easy access to Henkel's network of research, development and engineering resources, as well as the company's value-added training, analytical and environmental resources.  more...
02/10/2006
Fritz Henkel Award for Innovation 2005 - Four ideas have proven their market potential in millions. 
To win the Fritz Henkel Award for Innovation, a product idea must have two essential attributes: a convincingly innovative character and successful market performance. Four teams made up of researchers, technical specialists and marketing experts satisfied these exacting requirements last year. Albrecht Woeste, Chairman of the Shareholders' Committee and the Supervisory Board of Henkel KGaA, yesterday honored the winners of the 2005 competition.  more...
02/09/2006
Henkel Expands Its Involvement in Beach Volleyball - Henkel will be the main sponsor. 
Henkel is the official title sponsor of the Beach Volleyball Grand Slam tournament in Paris, to be held July 25 - 30, 2006. The beach volleyball matches will take place directly on the "Champ de Mars", a large public green space directly adjacent to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, under the official designation, "Henkel Beach Volleyball Grand Slam 2006".   more...
02/07/2006
Henkel Sponsors Carl Edwards in 2006 NASCAR Busch Series 
Henkel of America, Inc. announced today that it has signed a sponsorship agreement with Roush Racing and driver Carl Edwards in the NASCAR Busch Series in 2006. Several Henkel brands will participate in the sponsorship of Edwards' number 60 car, including Dial®, Renuzit®, Dep® Sport, Combat®, Loctite®, Duck®, and Polyseamseal®. Henkel will be a primary sponsor for 14 races and a major associate sponsor for the remaining 21 races in the 2006 season.  more...
02/02/2006
Henkel delivers strong 2005 - Increase in dividends proposed 
The Henkel Group's results for fiscal 2005 substantially exceeded the previous year's, with sales up 13.0 percent and comparable operating profit (EBIT) increasing 16.7 percent. Henkel's free cash flow also significantly improved to 684 million euros. The group financial statements have already been audited.   more...
01/30/2006
Henkel Introduces Loctite® Multi-Surface Adhesive Gel 
It's hard for crafters and scrapbookers to accept the fact that adhesives have limits. Most glues and tapes that are strong are also very aggressive. Most adhesives that are less aggressive and photo-safe are too weak to bond heavy or non-porous items. Breaking the mold, Henkel has introduced Loctite® Multi-Surface Adhesive Gel, a very versatile adhesive that is not only strong and powerful, but is also acid-free and easy to use.   more...
01/30/2006
Loctite® Super Glue Gives You Control 
Super glue is usually seen as a handy adhesive that comes with a series of aggravations: it does not allow for adjustment upon contact, it is hard to dispense accurately -- in many cases, winding up on fingers, and adhesive residue in the nozzle can clog the tube, rendering it useless after the initial opening. To address these problems, Henkel created the Loctite® Control Super Glue line, giving crafters, scrapbookers and hobbyists a tool that allows them to adhere a variety of items quickly with ease and pinpoint precision.   more...
01/30/2006
One More Color in the Rainbow-Duck® brand duct tape adds steel blue to palette. 
Henkel Consumer Adhesives, Inc., marketer of Duck® brand duct tape, announces the addition of steel blue Duck® brand duct tape to its existing mix of duct tape colors.   more...
01/26/2006
Henkel at European Handball Championship 
After its successful debut at the World Handball Championship in Tunis, the Henkel Group will now be present at the 7th Men's European Handball Championship, in Switzerland. The top European teams will compete against each other from January 26 to February 5, 2006. While the 16 participating countries battle for the title, the Henkel brand will be impossible to overlook, as the slogans "Henkel - A Brand like a Friend" and "Quality from Henkel" will be an integral part of the event.  more...
01/20/2006
Henkel at the 37th International Boat Show - Boot 2006: Henkel high-tech for extreme challenges 
Speedboat races at sea are many things: A challenge for technical innovations, a test of the strength of men and materials, and last but not least, a test of courage. Henkel sponsored the ocean adventure, the Rubson Raid Turquoise, along the Brazilian coast. One of the participating teams, from the Netherlands, will report on the experience at boot 2006. The crew will be present on the Yamaha stand in Hall 10 on Saturday, January 21.  more...
01/19/2006
Henkel Brings Top Race to Düsseldorf 
Henkel's German Oaks, a top-category international flat race, will be held in Düsseldorf for the first time on June 4, 2006. The highlight of the "Internationaler Henkel-Renntag der Diana," it reinforces Henkel's involvement in flat racing and makes the "Henkel-Renntag" the leading German race meeting, alongside the German Derby in Hamburg.  more...
01/11/2006
Polyseamseal® All-Purpose Adhesive Caulk Provides Premium Quality and Versatility to Meet More Than  
Although many products claim to be "all-purpose," Polyseamseal® All-Purpose adhesive caulk truly meets these needs, offering more than 1001 uses and counting.  more...
01/11/2006
OSI Pro-Series® QUAD (TM) Advanced Formula Sealant Offers All-Weather Adhesion, the Largest Color Palette, and VOC-Compliant Formulas 
OSI Pro-Series® QUAD (TM) Advanced Formula Sealant now features a low-VOC formula, meeting all the stringent new state and federal VOC regulations. Providing the same trusted adhesion performance as the original formulation, which is the leader in color matching for the siding industry, OSI Pro-Series® QUAD (TM) Low VOC sealant offers the largest color palette in a VOC-compliant product.   more...
01/11/2006
New OSI Green Series (TM) Brand Gives Builders and Contractors High Quality Products with Low VOCs 
Professional builders and contractors no longer have to sacrifice quality to meet Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) regulations or green building standards. The newly launched OSI Green Series (TM) brand of caulks, sealants and adhesives provides high quality exterior sealants, latex caulks, construction adhesives and specialty sealants to combine high performance and long-lasting quality with environmentally-friendly formulations.   more...
01/11/2006
Loctite® Power Grab® Tub Surrounds Construction Adhesive Couples High Bonding Power  
DIYers and remodelers now have a construction adhesive for installing tub surrounds that offers superior bonding performance and eliminates many user frustrations. New Loctite® Power Grab® Tub Surrounds construction adhesive provides exceptional end bond strength in a low odor, water-based formulation that is environmentally-friendly and meets all stringent VOC regulations.   more...
New ACC® 915 Lines at PFG 

New Lines at Parts Finishing Group Support Growth of Henkel's Autophoretic® Coatings

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01/10/2006
The Dial Corporation Announces Winners in 'Submit and Win' Sweepstakes 
The Dial Corporation, a subsidiary of the Henkel Group, based in Dusseldorf, Germany, recently concluded their Partners in Innovation "Submit and
Win" Sweepstakes. Three inventors were randomly selected from all of the qualified submissions and will each receive $1,000.  more...

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