2009 News Archives

12/22/2009
New Loctite® Rotary Dispense System Accurately Places Adhesives in Circular or Arc Patterns 

For placing adhesives onto parts in circular or arc-shaped patterns, Henkel Corporation has introduced the Loctite® Rotary Dispense System, a fully-integrated device designed to independently control a syringe or dispense valve without the use of a separate valve controller.

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12/21/2009
Henkel is Official Supplier of the Dakar Rally for Sixth Straight Event 

On January 1, 2010, the starting signal for the world’s most sensational rally raid will be given in Buenos Aires, Argentina. For the sixth time in a row, the Henkel brands Loctite® and Teroson® are official suppliers of the Dakar Rally. This will begin a grueling schedule for the Henkel service team accompanying the drivers. Night by night, their fast and efficient repairs ensure that the contestants will be able to make it to the starting line the next day.

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12/18/2009
Henkel’s Scottsdale Facility Celebrates One Year Without Lost-Time Injuries 

On December 18, the Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. facility in Scottsdale completed one year without a lost-time injury or an OSHA recordable injury.  The facility, which has 620 employees, serves as an administrative headquarters and a research and development facility for Henkel’s consumer products, including Dial® soaps and body washes, Purex® laundry detergents, Renuzit® air fresheners and Right Guard® antiperspirants.

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12/17/2009
Henkel Extends Representative Network in the Americas 

Honoring its commitment to deliver easy access to world-class materials solutions, Henkel Corporation’s electronics group today announced an extension of its representative network in the United States.  Adding to an already well-established representative and distributor base, Henkel has partnered with leading manufacturer’s reps Restronics Southeast and Aligned Solutions, Inc. to provide customers even greater local support for the company’s electronics assembly materials. 

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12/17/2009
Henkel’s West Hazleton Facility Celebrates 2 Million Hours Without a Lost-Time Accident 

On December 1, the Henkel manufacturing plant in West Hazleton, Pa. completed 2 million hours worked without a lost-time accident. The plant has 200 employees and produces Dial® soaps and body washes and Purex® laundry detergents and fabric softeners.  The plant’s last lost-time accident occurred nearly five years ago in February 2005.

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12/16/2009
Henkel Innovation Wins Packaging Awards 

Henkel’s innovative packaging design has been recognized with two industry awards.  The Dial® Yogurt Liquid Soap Refill Standup Pouch won a Silver award from the Flexible Packaging Association, and Dial® Cranberry Antioxidant 8-Pack Bar Soap received a first place award in the sleeves category from the Packaging & Label Gravure Association.  Both products were also showcased at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2009, a major trade show for the packaging and processing industry.

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12/11/2009
Henkel Sponsors University of Michigan Solar Car Team 

Henkel Corporation has announced its continued sponsorship of the University of Michigan Solar Car Team. As part of being a Silver Sponsor, Henkel continues to lend its technology and expertise to this project.

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12/10/2009
Henkel Employees Participate in a Company-Wide Community Service Day 

On Friday, December 11, employees of Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., makers of well-known consumer brands including Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, Renuzit air fresheners® and Right Guard® antiperspirants, will take part in a company-wide Community Service Day. Approximately 400 employees will volunteer at 16 different charitable organizations across the greater Phoenix area.

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12/07/2009
Henkel’s Multicore LF730 Raises the Bar on Lead-Free Solder Paste Performance 

Building on its successful lead-free solder products portfolio, Henkel has developed Multicore LF730, a Pb-free solder paste born from the company’s unyielding innovation commitment and arguably setting the benchmark for lead-free paste performance. 

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12/04/2009
Henkel’s Todd Gatzulis Appointed Vice President of Sanitary Supply Wholesaling Board of Directors 

Todd Gatzulis, Vice President of Henkel’s Diversified Markets Division (DMD), has been appointed Vice President of the Sanitary Supply Wholesaling Association (SSWA) Board of Directors. As a board member, Gatzulis is involved in continuing to help drive strategic direction for the wholesale association. A main focus of the Board is to generate efficiencies between wholesalers and manufacturers to better serve distributors.

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11/30/2009
Henkel Selected as 2010 PACE Award Finalist 

Henkel Corporation has been selected as an Automotive News PACE Award finalist for its environmentally responsible Aquence® Co-Cure process technology. The Co-Cure process simplifies conventional metal pretreatment by reducing it to a two-coat cure process, therefore reducing the production footprint up to 40 percent. In addition, by curing the Aquence® coating and topcoat together in a single oven, the process also reduces energy requirements.

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11/26/2009
Loctite® Focused UV Flood Lamp Cures Adhesives Used for Bonding, Potting, Tacking and Sealing 

Henkel Corporation has introduced the Loctite® Focused UV Flood Lamp, a 400-watt compact, lightweight UV light source designed to cure a 4-inch square area.  Weighing just over 4 pounds and measuring 7.5L x 4.5W x 5.8H-inches, this unit can be easily hand-held or mounted above a worksite in benchtop production applications.

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11/24/2009
Henkel’s North Kansas City Facility Celebrates 25 Years Without a Lost-Time Injury  

On October 13, the Henkel Corporation manufacturing plant located in North Kansas City completed 25 years without a lost-time injury, as well as 10 years without a recordable injury. The facility produces more than 50 million pounds of adhesives per year that are used for the manufacturing of envelopes, tissues, and towels. The plant  has 19 employees and operates five days a week, 24 hours a day.

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11/23/2009
Henkel Introduces Zero Halogen Multicore HF108 Solder Paste 

Henkel’s in-depth materials development initiatives surrounding halogen-free innovation has yielded another process-enabling product.  Multicore HF108 is a lead-free, halogen-free solder paste that combines all of the benefits of robust lead-free materials with the advantage of no deliberately added halogen and is now commercially available.

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11/19/2009
Henkel Extends Die Attach Solder Paste Product Line, Adds Printable Formula to Popular Portfolio  

Broadening its well-known Multicore die attach solder portfolio, which already includes Multicore DA100 solder paste for high-lead and lead-free applications, Henkel today announced the launch of Multicore DA101.  This newest formulation delivers many of the well-known benefits of Multicore DA100, but has been designed for screen print operations, thus offering flexibility for varying process requirements.

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11/19/2009
Loctite® QuickStix™ Pipe Sealant for Stainless Steel 

Packaged as a semisolid stick that won’t leak or spill, new Loctite® QuickStix™ 5671™ PST® Pipe Sealant is designed to seal tapered pipe thread fittings made of stainless steel, aluminum, galvanized metal and other inert metals.  The product delivers immediate low pressure sealing and will not creep, shred, contaminate or block lines.

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11/18/2009
Henkel Hosts Visit from San Diego Economic Development Corporation 

Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. hosted a visit from the San Diego Economic Development Corporation (SDEDC) at its North American headquarters in Scottsdale on November 6.  The group toured Henkel’s new headquarters building and met with Henkel executives to learn more about the company’s culture and how it attracts and retains employees.   Henkel markets such well-known brands as Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, and Right Guard® antiperspirants.

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11/17/2009
Carsten Tilger Appointed Henkel’s New Chief Communications Officer  

Carsten Tilger has been named the head of Corporate Communications at Henkel’s headquarters in Düsseldorf, Germany effective March 1, 2010. As Corporate Senior Vice President he will report directly to Kasper Rorsted, Chairman of the Henkel Management Board. Tilger will succeed Dr. Marcus Kuhnert, who is currently heading Corporate Communications on an interim basis in addition to his function as Chief Strategy Officer.

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11/11/2009
Henkel recovery continues through third quarter 

Sales down 7.3 percent to 3,485 million euros / Decline in organic sales reduced to 2.5 percent / Operating profit up 191 million euros to 290 million euros / Adjusted operating profit down 1.5 percent to 385 million euros

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11/09/2009
Henkel Appoints New Manufacturer’s Representatives in Key US Regions 

Henkel Corporation’s electronics group has signed on two new representatives to support its sales initiatives in Northern California and the Texas/Oklahoma region.   The firms, Moore Integrated Technologies and The NiMar Group, respectively, are both managed by industry professionals with a long and successful history in the electronics marketplace, thus upholding Henkel’s pledge to enable its customers’ success through expert, local and accessible sales support.

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11/05/2009
Henkel Innovation Wins Top Honors at Pack Expo 

Henkel’s innovative new laundry product, Purex® Complete 3-in-1™, has been awarded first place in the 2009 Pack Expo Selects competition. Results were based on voting at Pack Expo Las Vegas 2009, held October 5-7 for the packaging and processing industry.  Packages were submitted by Pack Expo exhibitors, with the stipulation that they must have been released commercially within the previous 12 months.

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11/04/2009
Two Henkel Executives Selected to “Who’s Who” in Shopper Marketing 

 The editors of Shopper Marketing magazine and the staff of the In-Store Marketing Institute have selected Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. executives Tracy Van Bibber and Melanie Boulden for the “Who’s Who” in Shopper Marketing report for 2009. The complete report, which features more than 120 people representing 85 leading companies, appeared in the September issue of Shopper Marketing.  Henkel markets such well-known consumer brands as Dial® soaps and body washes, Purex® laundry detergents, and Right Guard® antiperspirants.

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11/04/2009
Henkel’s Brad Casper to Speak at ANA Masters of Marketing Conference in Phoenix 

Brad Casper, President and CEO of Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., will speak at the ANA Masters of Marketing Conference on Sunday, November 8 at the JW Marriott Desert Ridge in Phoenix.  In his address, “Dialed in for Growth,” Casper will discuss how The Dial Corporation, a Henkel company, understands the value of spending on marketing during the recession.

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11/02/2009
Henkel Showcases Innovative Solutions at Greenbuild Expo 

Henkel Corporation, a worldwide leader in sustainability, will feature its innovative line of OSI® GreenSeries™ construction adhesives and sealants at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo from November 11-13, 2009 in Phoenix, Arizona at booth #4420.  Henkel’s OSI® GreenSeries™ brand provides homeowners and building professionals with a complete line of environmentally responsible, high-performance construction adhesives, interior/exterior sealants, and specialty sealants.

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10/28/2009
New Ergonomic Loctite® 50 ml Tube Squeeze Dispenser 

For dispensing anaerobic flange and gasket sealants in 50 ml tubes, Henkel Corporation has introduced the Loctite® 50 ml Tube Squeeze Dispenser, an easy-to-use, trigger-controlled dispense gun that provides smooth and consistent adhesive flow.

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10/23/2009
Henkel Wins Award for Excellence in Supply Chain Customization and Innovation 

Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care business sector is the winner of the 2009 Award for Excellence in Supply Chain Customization and Innovation. This award is given by Boston Strategies International in the category of General Industries. The consulting firm conducted an in-depth global supply chain benchmark study in which diverse companies responded from all over the world. Henkel’s North American laundry and home care brands include Purex® detergents, Renuzit® air fresheners, and Soft Scrub® cleansers.

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10/22/2009
Henkel’s Brad Casper to Speak on “Managing in the Global Economy” at Virginia Tech 

Brad Casper, President and CEO of Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., will speak on “Leaving the Comfort Zone: Managing in the Global Economy” on Thursday, October 29 at 2:00 p.m. at Virginia Tech’s Holtzman Alumni Center in Blacksburg, Virginia.  Casper’s appearance is sponsored by the Pamplin College of Business and is part of the Wachovia Speaker Series.

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10/22/2009
Henkel’s Brad Casper Speaks to University of Arizona Students 

Brad Casper, President and CEO of Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., spoke to students at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management on October 16 as part of the University’s Industry Roundtable and Networking Event.  Casper oversees business operations for such well-known brands as Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, Renuzit® air fresheners, and Right Guard® antiperspirants. 

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10/20/2009
L.A. Looks Announces Partnership With Blockbuster CG Animated Film, Astro Boy 

At last night’s premiere of Summit Entertainment and Imagi Studios’ Astro Boy in Los Angeles,  L.A. Looks, a leader in mass market professional styling products, announced its partnership with the CG animated film feature film, coming to theatres this Friday, October 23.

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10/19/2009
Henkel Hosts Canada Arizona Business Council Board Meeting 

Henkel, which markets well-known consumer and industrial brands in North America including Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, and Right Guard® antiperspirants, hosted the Canada Arizona Business Council (CABC) on September 25 at its North American Consumer Products headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz. The meeting was attended by 60 professionals from several different companies that are working to promote increased trade and investment between Arizona and Canada.

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10/14/2009
Henkel Develops New Film Adhesive 

The aerospace group of Henkel announces the release of Hysol® PL696 epoxy-based structural film adhesive. The new adhesive is designed primarily for out-ofautoclave curing process applications and is also available in lightning strike configuration. It is a low temperature cure film product that eliminates the need for autoclave curing and can be cured with a vacuum bag at just 140°F. In addition, it improves surface quality of composite structures, while having the ability to bond a variety of similar and dissimilar materials.

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10/14/2009
Henkel’s Hysol® EA 9896™ Wet Peel Ply Provides Clean Bonding Surface 

The aerospace group of Henkel announces the release of Hysol® EA 9896™ WPP (Wet Peel Ply) composite bonding film. This product is a resin impregnated nylon peel ply used for the surface preparation of composite substrates. It provides process efficiency by eliminating the need for sanding or grit blasting in the surface preparation process. Hysol® EA 9896™ WPP also eliminates residual peel ply fibers at the bond surface after curing and removal. Henkel will be introducing this technology and others at the SAMPE Wichita show, booth #910.

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10/14/2009
Henkel’s Greg Tipsord Speaks at Digital Marketing Conference 

Greg Tipsord, Senior Vice President and General Manager at Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., was a speaker at BOLO 2009, a digital marketing conference for smaller independent agencies, which was held October 12-14, 2009 at the Hotel Valley Ho in Scottsdale.

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10/13/2009
Henkel Rocky Hill Headquarters Sees Many Changes in 15 Years 

October 19, 2009 marks the 15th anniversary of the ribbon cutting for the Henkel headquarters located at One Henkel Way in Rocky Hill, Conn. The 190,000 square foot administration and research and development facility, situated on 57.35 scenic acres, has seen many changes in 15 years.

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10/13/2009
Henkel Helps Create! Kids' Art Contest Names Grand Prize Winners 

Four Children Awarded Trip to New York City to Participate in World-Class Art Gallery Event

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10/08/2009
Dial in the Pink! 

In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, Personal Care has created a special edition of Dial Natural Radiance Body Wash with White Tea & Vitamin E Pearls and will donate $100,000 to the Network of Strength organization.

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10/08/2009
Revolutionary Dual Action Loctite® Threadlocker Lubricates and Prevents Loosening of Large Fasteners 

A new high lubricity threadlocker from Henkel Corporation, Loctite® 2047™, is designed to ensure maximum performance of fasteners greater than 7/8-inch in diameter.  This dual-function threadlocker works both as a lubricant that reduces friction and achieves proper clamp load during fastener assembly, and as an adhesive/sealant that eliminates loosening, maintains clamp load and prevents corrosion. 

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10/07/2009
Henkel’s Robert Skoff Appointed to Scottsdale Leadership Advisory Board 

Robert Skoff, Vice President of Human Resources at Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., has been appointed to the Scottsdale Leadership Advisory Board.  As a board member, Skoff will be involved in advising and guiding the activities and strategic direction of the Scottsdale Leadership program.

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10/05/2009
Henkel Fore A Cause Event Raises over $40,000 to Benefit Detroit’s Cornerstone Schools 

Henkel recently hosted its fifth annual Henkel Fore A Cause customer appreciation golf outing and charity event. This annual outing is a customer event with a mission to raise money to help support Cornerstone Schools, a Detroit charter school dedicated to the excellence of its students. Through registration fees, partner sponsorships and raffle tickets, the event raised $40,000 for Cornerstone Schools.

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10/05/2009
Henkel Sponsors the Phoenix “Old World” Oktoberfest 

Henkel, the marketer of Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, Renuzit® air fresheners, Right Guard® antiperspirants/deodorants, and Soft Scrub® household cleaners, is pleased to support the tradition of Oktoberfest through its sponsorship of the Phoenix “Old World” Oktoberfest, to be held Saturday, October 10 at Margaret T. Hance Park in Phoenix. All ages are welcome to this authentic old-world family event. There will be lots of good old-fashioned fun for the young and “young at heart.”

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10/02/2009
Henkel Friendship Day Builds Employee Morale While Keeping Costs Down 

In these tough economic times, how can companies build employee morale without breaking the bank?  Henkel, the maker of Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, and Loctite® adhesives, celebrates the anniversary of the company’s founding as a way to reward employees, foster company unity, and have fun while keeping costs to a minimum.

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10/01/2009
Henkel Wins the Consumer Goods Technology Award 

Consumer Goods Technology (CGT) magazine has selected Henkel, the maker of Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, and Right Guard® antiperspirants, to receive the Most Innovative Company Award for 2009.

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10/01/2009
Henkel Sponsors “Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP” Awards Program 

The Dial Corporation, a Henkel company, recently sponsored the “Healthy Schools, Healthy People, It’s a SNAP” national awards program.  At an awards ceremony on September 23 in Washington, D.C., Henkel joined the Soap and Detergent Association to present awards to three schools for their efforts in improving health by making hand cleaning an integral part of the school day.

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09/28/2009
Henkel Helps Create! Kids' Art Contest 

Henkel, one of the country’s largest marketers of household brands, including Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, Renuzit® air fresheners, Loctite® adhesives and Right Guard® antiperspirants, has announced the top 25 finalists in four age categories in the Henkel Helps Create! Kids’ Art Contest, and it’s now time for the public to vote.

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09/21/2009
Brad Casper to Give Keynote Address at Sustainable Packaging Forum 

Brad Casper, President and Chief Executive Officer of Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., will be the keynote speaker at the fifth annual Sustainable Packaging Forum in Atlanta from Sept. 22-24, 2009, North America’s leading conference on sustainable packaging operations. 

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09/18/2009
Simone Bagel-Trah New Chair of Henkel’s Shareholders’ Committee 

Today, the Shareholders’ Committee of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA elected Simone Bagel-Trah as its new Chairwoman. Bagel-Trah takes over this office from Albrecht Woeste who has been a member of the committee since 1976 and became its Chairman in 1990.

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09/16/2009
New Henkel Flyer Features Two Dorus® Adhesives For Improved Air Quality  

A new flyer from Henkel presents a versatile choice of two VOC-free DORUS® formulations for efficient, reliable foam bonding of upholstered furniture, seating, mattresses and mattress components. 

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09/09/2009
New Loctite® Pneumatic Applicator Triggers Adhesive Dispensing 

For simple and fast manual application of adhesives packaged in 300 ml cartridges or 250 ml tubes, Henkel Corporation has introduced the Loctite® Pneumatic Hand-Held Cartridge Dispenser.

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09/09/2009
Henkel’s Pioneering Ablestik® Self-Filleting® Die Attach Receives Notice that First Patent to Grant 

Henkel Corporation today announced that the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) has allowed a patent covering its Ablestik® Self-Filleting® die attach products and controlled flow technique, which have been designed and perfected by the company over the past five years. 

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09/04/2009
Henkel Increases Adhesive Lighting Product Offerings 

Henkel has increased its lighting adhesive and sealant product offerings with the addition of the National Adhesives lighting adhesives as a result of Henkel’s acquisition of the company. In order to support this product expansion and commitment to lighting adhesives and sealants, Henkel has increased investment in R&D and established a dedicated team focused on automotive lighting technologies.

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09/03/2009
Henkel Named to Latest Dow Jones Sustainability World Index 

Henkel, the manufacturer of Dial® soaps, Purex® laundry detergents, and Loctite® adhesives, has once again been included as a leader in its sector in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. The Index lists corporations that follow the principles of sustainable development in their business operations.

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08/26/2009
Henkel Hosts Relocation Roundtable for HR Professionals 

Corporate relocation professionals need to develop flexible policies to meet the needs of their clients in today’s challenging economic climate.  That was the consensus of a group discussion at a recent Relocation Professionals Round Table, held at Henkel’s North American consumer products headquarters in Scottsdale, Ariz.

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08/25/2009
Henkel Launches Water-based Heatseal For Recycled PET 

Henkel is introducing new Latiseal® B7707AR at PRINT O9 on September 11-16 at McCormick Place in Chicago.  This unique, water-based heatseal provides perfectly bonded recycled RPET blister packages and does not crystallize over time. 

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08/20/2009
Loctite® Maintenance Products Meet Rigorous Standards for Food and Beverage Processing Industries 

For food- and beverage-processing where product quality and safety are critical, Henkel Corporation offers a full line of Loctite® maintenance products designed to meet the rigorous food safety requirements of the FDA, NSF and the CFIA. 

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08/20/2009
Expandable Loctite® UV LED Spot Cure System Cures Up to Four Separate Areas 

Henkel Corporation has introduced the Loctite® UV LED Spot Cure System, a UV-LED spot light source that typically emits 3.0 to 3.5 W/cm2 of UVA light at 365 nm.  This monochromatic LED light source causes no thermal damage to objects being irradiated.  The system can be set either to continuous on or programmed output modes depending on the requirements of the application.

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08/18/2009
Henkel Announces New Complete Line of Loctite Bonding Solutions for Maintenance 

Henkel Corporation has introduced nine new products for maintenance and repair applications, including fast setting adhesives, high-performance adhesives, plastic bonders, metal bonders and wood bonders.

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08/12/2009
Mr. Pritt and Six-Year-Old Contest Winner Celebrate by Making Donation to The Boys & Girls Clubs of Toronto  

Believing that it’s just as important to celebrate the small everyday achievements as it is to celebrate the bigger celebrations like holidays and birthdays, Pritt Glue and the Henkel Corporation recognized the ongoing great work of The Boys & Girls Clubs of Toronto at their Unity Day at The Toronto Zoo today. The Pritt Glue team provided contest winners Terri Oswald and her six-year-old daughter Sierra, of Mississauga, Ontario, with the chance to help Mr. Pritt, the Pritt Glue mascot, present the clubs with a $2,500 cheque in front of 1,425 members.

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08/11/2009
Henkel Adds September Dates for Loctite® Medical Device Adhesive Training Workshops 

Henkel Corporation has added two September dates for Loctite® Medical Device Adhesive Training Workshops.  These comprehensive programs address topics specifically related to the design and assembly of medical devices, including proper joint design for adhesive assembly, selecting the appropriate adhesive technology, and processing-equipment requirements.

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08/05/2009
Henkel Literature: Solutions for the Solar Power Industry  

A new six-page brochure from Henkel Corporation provides detailed information on the company’s line of Loctite® adhesives and sealants for manufacturing photovoltaic and concentrating solar modules.  The literature, Solutions for the Solar Power Industry, offers technical data on products for elastomeric bonding and sealing, rigid bonding, and potting. 

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08/05/2009
Henkel shows positive trend in Q2 

Sales fall 5.0 percent to 3,485 million euros / Organic sales decline 5.3 percent / Operating profit increases from 113 million euros to 279 million euros / Adjusted operating profit decreases 17.2 percent to 308 million euros

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08/03/2009
HENKEL HELPS CREATE! KIDS’ ART CONTEST LAUNCHES NATIONWIDE 

The search for fun, innovative activities for kids during the dog days of summer is over.  Henkel, a Fortune Global 500 company dedicated to making people’s lives easier, better and more beautiful with its brands and technologies, today announced the launch of the Henkel Helps Create! Kids’ Art Contest.

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07/31/2009
Henkel and LBP Manufacturing Announce Joint Agreement 

Henkel and LBP have launched a partnership which will leverage the extensive resources of Henkel with LBP’s innovative product line to provide unique packaging solutions while meeting market demands for more environmentally responsible packaging. 

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07/28/2009
Henkel Introduces Industrial Solutions Selector Guide  

New literature from Henkel Corporation provides detailed information on the company’s line of adhesives, sealants, metal pretreatments, coatings, cleaners and metalworking fluids for a wide range of industrial assembly applications.  The 84-page Industrial Solutions Selector Guide is broken down into 12 industrial application categories and 12 product focuses. 

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07/28/2009
New Tacky Flux Technology from Henkel Advances POP Processes and has Cameras Seeing Blue 

In a breakthrough for emerging package-on-package (POP) device processes, Henkel has developed Multicore® TFN700B™, a new no-clean, halide-free tacky flux material formulated specifically for today’s challenging POP applications.

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07/22/2009
Henkel Launches High-Lead and Lead-Free Capable Die Attach Solder Paste for Enhanced Thermal Control of Power Devices 

To address the thermal requirements posed by smaller outline, higher functioning power semiconductor devices, Henkel has formulated an advanced die attach solder paste suitable for both high-lead and lead-free applications.  Under the leading Multicore® brand of solder materials, this innovative product ensures the thermal management efficiency critical for excellent long-term reliability and performance.

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07/21/2009
Shopping Behaviors May Transcend Demographics 

New research from Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. suggests that the demographic traits in common usage by retailers and brand marketers are not valid predictors of shopping behavior.

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07/20/2009
Two major communications awards for Henkel 

International consumer goods manufacturer Henkel has garnered honors in two renowned U.S. communications competitions. For the fourth time in a row, the company received the highest honor from the League of American Communications Professionals (LACP), receiving a platinum award for the 2008 Henkel annual report. And in the Stevie International Business Awards, Henkel’s new training film explaining the company’s corporate branding strategy garnered gold.

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07/16/2009
Henkel Puerto Rico Launches Energy Reduction Program 

Henkel Puerto Rico recently installed two new lighting systems that will help the company reduce energy consumption at its manufacturing facility in Sabana Grande. Henkel, which manufactures Loctite® brand adhesives, installed an LED lighting system at its waste water treatment plant and a daylighting system at its waste handling building. Both systems are expected to achieve significant energy savings.

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07/16/2009
Henkel moves 20 places in the Fortune Global 500 ranking 

Each year, Fortune magazine publishes its survey of the world's highest-revenue companies in the form of the Fortune Global 500. This year, Henkel has taken position 448, which means that the international consumer goods manufacturer has moved up 20 places, achieving its best ranking since 2001.

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07/15/2009
Henkel Introduces First GL-Certified Polyurethane Adhesives for Rotor Blade Bonding 

To simplify and accelerate blade manufacturing, Henkel Corporation has introduced Macroplast® UK 8340, the first Germanischer Lloyd-certified polyurethane adhesive products for the wind power market.  Traditionally, wind turbine rotor blades have been assembled using epoxy adhesives that require up to 24 hours to cure and generate potentially damaging levels of heat during the cure process. 

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06/29/2009
Mighty Mud Mania captures new title sponsor -- Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. 

The muddiest show on (or in) earth returns July 17.  That's when Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., marketers of well-known brands such as Dial®, Purex®, Renuzit® and Right Guard®, and the city of Scottsdale present the 34th annual Mighty Mud Mania event.  Activities run from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Chaparral Park, 5401 N. Hayden Road.

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06/25/2009
Flexible Loctite® Light Cure Silicones Cure with Visible Light 

In today’s challenging economy where manufacturers are looking for more effective ways to reduce cycle times, racking space and overall costs, Henkel Corporation introduces a complete line of Loctite® Light Cure Silicone adhesives/sealants that cure fully in seconds on exposure to high-powered UV or visible light.

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06/23/2009
Henkel Introduces Frekote® Rel-Eaze™ for Foundry Operations 

Frekote® Rel-Eaze™ is a revolutionary new mold release agent developed by Henkel Corporation for releasing sand cores used in foundry operations.  This unique Frekote® product produces 15 releases per application, providing the potential for significant savings in material, labor, and inventory costs.

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06/23/2009
Brad Casper Appointed to Board of Trustees for Sustainability at Arizona State University 

Brad Casper, President and Chief Executive Officer of Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., has been appointed to the Board of Trustees for Sustainability at Arizona State University (ASU).  As a Trustee, Casper will be involved in advising and guiding the activities of the Global Institute for Sustainability (GIOS) at ASU.

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06/18/2009
New Henkel Flyers Detail Woodworking Adhesives That Meet Stringent OTC Standards  

Henkel is going greener with Hybond®, Permagrip®, and Formica® adhesives – and is proving the point with a series of new flyers about these adhesive products that meet the Ozone Transport Commission (OTC) Low-VOC Requirements standards being implemented by State and other regulatory bodies. 

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06/16/2009
LoctiteJobDone.com: Share Ideas, Success Stories, Videos With Users of Loctite® Products  

Henkel Corporation has launched a new networking site specifically for users of Loctite® adhesives and sealants.  On www.LoctiteJobDone.com, visitors can communicate directly with other people who use Loctite® products to solve everyday problems and challenges at work and at home. 

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Dial® Antioxidant Body Wash with Cranberry & Antioxidant Pearls
06/16/2009
Show Off Healthy Skin This Summer 

Dial(R) Antioxidant Body Wash & celebrity dermatologist, Dr. Laurie Polis, introduce a Summer Health Plan for Your Skin

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06/16/2009
Henkel Receives Equality Arizona Barry Goldwater Human Rights Award 

Henkel has been recognized by Equality Arizona as the 2009 recipient of the Barry Goldwater Human Rights Corporate Award. The award was presented to Henkel, maker of Dial® soap and Purex® laundry detergent, for its diversity efforts at an annual awards dinner on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at the Fairmont in Scottsdale, Ariz. 

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06/10/2009
Multicore LF700 Solder Paste from Henkel Offers Exceptional Lead-free, Halide-free Performance 

With the majority of the electronics industry fully on board with lead-free manufacturing, solder paste materials requirements are now moving beyond basic functionality and toward more advanced, truly enabling capabilities.  Addressing these needs, Henkel has engineered Multicore® LF700™, a new lead-free, halide-free solder paste that has been formulated to deliver a wider range of benefits and performance characteristics than older-generation and competitive products.

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06/04/2009
Henkel Launches New High-Temp Compatible Conductive Film for RF Grounding Applications 

Advancing the performance of electrically conductive film technology, Henkel has developed and launched Emerson & Cuming® CF3366™, a ground-breaking film technology that offers a robust alternative to traditional conductive materials.

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06/09/2009
Brad Casper Named One of Phoenix’s “Most Admired CEOs”  

Brad Casper, President and Chief Executive Officer of Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., has been named one of the “Most Admired CEOs” by the Phoenix Business Journal.  Casper is one of 25 CEOs and top level executives who will be honored at an awards dinner on June 9, 2009 at the InterContinental Montelucia Resort in Paradise Valley, Ariz.

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06/02/2009
Henkel Announces Sale of Duck®, Painter’s Mate Green® and Easy Liner® Brands in U.S. and Canada  

Henkel Corporation today announced the sale of its business conducted under the Duck®, Painter’s Mate Green® and Easy Liner® brands in the U.S. and Canada to Shurtape Technologies, LLC or one of Shurtape’s affiliates. Shurtape is based in Hickory, North Carolina, and has been a long-term supplier to Henkel.

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06/01/2009
Angie Harmon kicks off Purex 3-in-1 campaign 

Purex 3-in-1 launched their new Web site, PurexChangesLives.com. Visit the site today to find out more about the product, Kiva, and the Purex Changes Lives program.

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05/29/2009
Actress Angie Harmon and Purex Help Busy Moms Simplify Their Laundry Routines while Aiding Families Living in Poverty Around the World 

Actress Angie Harmon is teaming up with Purex for the Purex Changes Lives program, an exciting opportunity for consumers to make an extraordinary impact on the lives of families in poverty. The program marks the launch of Purex® Complete 3-in-1™ Laundry Sheets, a revolutionary new technology that combines detergent, softener and anti-static all in one powerful sheet.

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05/26/2009
Henkel Launches Next-Gen Underfill that has it All 

In a remarkable breakthrough for underfill materials development, Henkel has engineered and launched a new underfill system that delivers on an unprecedented array of complex and demanding requirements, including room temperature fast flow, low temperature cure and reworkability. 

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05/20/2009
Henkel Appoints Jim Wise to Lead Global Sales Efforts for Electronics Assembly Business 

In a move designed to further expand the company’s market and sales leadership, Henkel Corporation has selected Mr. Jim Wise to direct the global sales effort for its electronics assembly business.

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05/20/2009
Henkel Teams Up with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing for Return of Purex® to Indy 500 

Ready to restore their past glory with the #24 IndyCar entry, Henkel and its Purex® laundry care brand have teamed up with Dreyer & Reinbold Racing for a primary sponsorship for the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500 on Sunday, May 24.

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05/13/2009
Henkel Hosts Supplier Diversity Forum with the Women’s Business Enterprise Council (WBEC) 

In a demonstration of Henkel’s commitment to supplier diversity, the company recently hosted a forum with the Women’s Business Enterprise Council West (WBEC-W) for women business owners to learn how to do business with local corporations through their supplier diversity programs. The event was held at the new Henkel North American consumer products headquarters, located in Scottsdale, Ariz. 

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05/11/2009
Solar Panels Will Supply Energy for Henkel’s Laundry Labs 

The washers and dryers in the laundry laboratories at Henkel’s new North American consumer products headquarters in Scottsdale are now running on solar power, thanks to the recent installation of solar panels on the roof of the building. 

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05/11/2009
Henkel PURBOND® Meets All Requirements For ANSI Structural Certification 

Henkel PURBOND® HB E452 and PURBOND® HB E032 are the world’s first and only polyurethane adhesives to pass all tests required for ANSI/AITC 405-2008 certification,  the glulam standard.  As a result, architects and builders can reap the process, economic, and sustainable benefits of a one-component, polyurethane adhesive.

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05/05/2009
Duck Tape® brand Duct Tape Expands Color Palette with Introduction of Electric Blue and Maroon 

Since its humble beginnings in the 1940s, duct tape’s use and popularity has expanded from its original purpose – to keep moisture out of ammunition cases during World War II – to countless household repairs. Then, with the introduction of colors, Duck Tape® brand duct tape helped put this favorite fix-all in the hands of the masses – from DIYers to crafters to students.

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05/05/2009
Henkel Corporation Signs Distribution Agreement for FrogTape® 

Henkel Corporation, marketer of consumer products including Duck Tape® brand duct tape and Painter’s Mate Green® painting tape, announces a distribution agreement with Shurtape Technologies, Hickory, N.C., to be the exclusive authorized distributor of FrogTape® brand painter’s tape in the hardware channel in the United States and Canada.

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05/06/2009
Premium Paint Results without the Premium Price 

Many homeowners are expecting to stay in their current home longer than originally anticipated, therefore some are embracing home improvement projects, like painting, to increase the value of their home in a cost-efficient manner.

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05/06/2009
Duck Tape® brand Duct Tape Expands Color Palette 

Since its humble beginnings in the 1940s, duct tape’s use and popularity has expanded from its original purpose – to keep moisture out of ammunition cases during World War II – to countless household repairs.

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05/06/2009
Celebrity Tote Bag Auction Raises Funds for Earth Day Network  

Pop-surrealist artist Jeff Sadowski has won the PurexSavesGreen tote bag design contest, Purex announced today. His environmentally-friendly "Smart and Green Purex-hilaration" slogan and funky leaf design took the top prize from among over 38,000 entries submitted by creative consumers from all 50 states. Mr. Sadowski will receive a 2009 smart® fortwo car and nine runners-up will receive tote bags printed with their own design and slogan.

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05/06/2009
Henkel Affected by Economic Downturn 

Sales increase of 3.1 percent to 3,258 million euros / Organic sales decline of 7.0 percent / Adjusted operating profit fell 26.1 percent to 235 million euros / Adjusted earnings per preferred share declined 39.2 percent to 0.31 euros

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05/05/2009
Duck® brand Goes Pink! 

Whether you’re lining your shelves, sealing a box or wrapping a present during the month of October, Duck® brand products will have you seeing pink and helping the fight against breast cancer.

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05/04/2009
PUREX® BRAND REVOLUTIONIZES THE LAUNDRY CATEGORY! 

New Purex® Complete 3-in-1™ Laundry Sheets Simplifies Laundry, Adds Convenience & Saves Time

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04/30/2009
New Low-Foaming Multan® Bio-Resistant Metal Removal Lubricants 

Henkel Corporation has introduced two new water-soluble Multan® metal removal lubricants formulated to generate minimal foam and be used continuously for years with minimal biological degradation.  Users of traditional metal cutting fluids often experience problems with foam buildup and bacteria growth.  Excessive foam causes lubricant overflow and waste while bacteria growth generates odors, degrades the lubricant, and can cause operator health and safety concerns.

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04/24/2009
Watch contestants sweat bullets for Right Guard on The Celebrity Apprentice 

Watch Celebrity Apprentice on Sunday night, April 26 at 9pm/8c on NBC as the remaining contestants are tasked with designing an ad campaign for Right Guard. Guaranteed drama in the board room!

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04/22/2009
Henkel Wins 2009 Automotive News Pace Award 

Henkel Corporation received a 2009 Automotive News PACE Award for its new conversion coating process, TecTalis, at an awards ceremony on April 20 in Detroit.  The prestigious award recognizes automotive suppliers for superior innovation, technological advancement and business performance.

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04/21/2009
Henkel Ranks Among the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” 

Henkel has been recognized for the second year in a row as one of the “World’s Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute and Forbes Magazine.

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04/21/2009
Henkel Alodine® 871™ Touch-n-Prep Coating Meets Demands of Aerospace and Defense Industries 

Henkel (www.henkelna.com/aerospace) announces the development and approval of Alodine® 871™ Touch-n-Prep trivalent chromate-based touch-up coating to U.S. military specification MIL-DTL-81706B. The coating is used to repair bare areas of metal surfaces to prevent corrosion. The ready-to-use pen applicator provides an easy and safe application method by delivering the coating directly onto the surface. The unique Alodine® 871™ no-rinse conversion coating can be applied to most bare metal surfaces including aluminum, ferrous and galvanized substrates.

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04/20/2009
Changes in Henkel Supervisory Board and Shareholders' Committee set for September 

Albrecht Woeste, Chairman of the Supervisory Board and of the Shareholders' Committee of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, announced at today's Annual General Meeting of the company that he would be retiring from these offices in September 2009 and would be proposing to the members of both corporate bodies that they elect Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah as his successor. This handing over of the corporate baton from the fourth to the fifth generation of the Henkel family was first announced last year.

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04/20/2009
Henkel Holds Annual General Meeting 

Today’s Annual General Meeting of Henkel AG & Co. KGaA in Düsseldorf, Germany, provided around 2,500 shareholders with an overview of the company’s development and performance in fiscal 2008.

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04/15/2009
Henkel Discusses Next Generation Formed-In-Place Gasket Liquid Sealant at SAE 2009 World Congress 

Henkel will discuss its Next Generation Formed-In-Place Gasket (FIPG) Liquid Sealant for Automotive Intake Manifold Applications in a technical presentation at SAE World Congress and Exposition. The topic will be presented at 10 a.m. on April 23rd in Room D3-22/23 at COBO Hall by Henkel technical expert, Chiu-Sing Lin. It highlights a study Henkel conducted in collaboration with Honda that shows that polyacrylate FIPG reduces gasoline permeation up to 10 times better than the silicone FIPG.

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04/10/2009
Tracy VanBibber of The Dial Corporation, a Henkel Company, inducted into the Shopper Marketing P-O-P Hall of Fame 

Tracy VanBibber, Senior Vice President of Sales for The Dial Corporation, a Henkel Company, has been inducted into the Shopper Marketing P-O-P (Point-of-Purchase) Hall of Fame.

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04/08/2009
Innovation Wins Big at APEX: Henkel R&D Commitment Results in Impressive Awards Haul 

The current economic climate, though challenging, certainly hasn’t deterred the technology specialists at Henkel from continuing on an aggressive R&D path.  As evidenced by an impressive five award wins during last week’s APEX show in Las Vegas, Nevada, Henkel’s commitment to innovation and materials advance is stronger than ever.

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04/06/2009
Henkel Receives "Supply Chain Management Award 2009" 

A jury of twelve experts from industry, academia, specialist magazines, and business consultants honored Henkel’s Laundry & Home Care business sector on April 3 in Germany with the “Supply Chain Management Award 2009” for the successful global reorganization of its supply chain. The award is presented annually to the manufacturer with the best supply chain.

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03/31/2009
Henkel Introduces Loctite® Halogen-Free Adhesives for Assembly of Handheld Electronics 

In response to industry initiatives and legislation designed to protect the environment from halogenated materials, Henkel Corporation has introduced a new line of Loctite® adhesives and sealants that meet the requirements of IPC IEC #61249-2-21. Used primarily in handheld electronics such as cell phones, PDAs, notebook/laptop computers and hard disk drives, these adhesives are formulated to contain less than 900 ppm bromine and chlorine, and 1500 ppm total halogens. Often halogen levels in these products are undetectable.

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03/20/2009
Cranberries on the Red Carpet at L.A. Fashion Show 

Stealing the spotlight from celebrity guests and runway confections at designer Kevan Hall's March 19 fashion show was a custom-designed, one-of-a-kind dress that features real cranberries. The designer, renowned for his incomparable tailoring and sensuously draped, streamlined silhouettes, created the cranberry dress in celebration of new Dial® Antioxidant Body Wash with Cranberry & Antioxidant Pearls, available nationwide this month.

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03/18/2009
Ultra-Clear, Fast-Curing Two-Part Silicones for Potting and Sealing 

For potting and sealing applications where bond line aesthetics are critical, Henkel Corporation has introduced Loctite® Ultra-Clear Two-Part Silicones. These unique adhesives/sealants rapidly bond dissimilar substrates — especially glass — and maintain flexibility at both high and low temperatures (-60 to 450ºF).

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03/10/2009
Henkel Wins Wal-Mart Sustainability Award 

Making a substantial contribution to Wal-Mart’s sustainability strategy

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03/09/2009
Henkel takes German top spot in Fortune’s “World’s Most Admired Companies” 

Company also ranks no. 2 in the "Soaps/Cosmetics" category

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03/05/2009
got2b Harnesses the Power of Pheromones with the magnetik Product Line to Attract the Opposite Sex at 3:19AM 

got2b, the leader in mass-market hair care products, announced today a multi-city tour to promote the magnetik styling gel. The product, which is formulated with a unique blend of the male human pheromone androstadienone, is designed to deliver hold, texture, polish and a little bit of extra GAME with the ladies.

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03/04/2009
Academy Award-Winner Marcia Gay Harden and Purex® Brand Team Up for the Environment 

By now, most of us are taking steps in our daily lives to be more environmentally-conscious. For those who want to do more, as well as those who aren't sure where to start, Purex® Natural Elements™ laundry detergent, the first major laundry detergent recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency's "Design for the Environment" program, along with new Purex Natural Elements Fabric Softener, is launching its second annual educational campaign to make going green easier and more fun than ever.

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03/02/2009
Twenty-Thousand Miles and Still Sticking 

To test the real-world holding power of its HP260 High Performance Packaging Tape, the Duck brand used it to seal a 20-pound box and then sent it on an incredible journey across the country. The box traveled to 10 cities, logged more than 20,000 miles from coast to coast and proved the amazing sticking power of this commercial-grade, acrylic packaging tape.

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02/26/2009
Communicating the value added 

People purchasing a branded Henkel product expect the highest quality. However, this is not the only demand satisfied by such products. For more than 130 years, Henkel has been combining leading brand performance with responsibility toward people and the environment. Last year, Henkel launched a broad-based, global sustainability initiative under the slogan “Quality and Responsibility”. Henkel is committed to open dialog in this regard – not only with the community of sustainability experts but with customers and consumers as well.

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02/26/2009
Henkel Websites Highlight Advantages of Adhesives for Work Truck and Trailer Manufacturing 
For decades, adhesives have been a staple in global automotive assembly, helping manufacturers to reduce costs, minimize weight and improve the aesthetics of vehicles.  Two new websites from Henkel Corporation, www.gluemytrailer.com and www.gluemytruck.com, use application videos and cutaways to prove the cost saving advantages of Loctite® adhesives and sealants for the work truck and trailer industry.  more...
02/25/2009
Henkel Corporation, Curtis Packaging and Flint Group To Present Ink and Coating Options At Sustainable Packaging Coalition Spring Meeting 

Experts from Henkel Corporation, Curtis Packaging and Flint Group will present more sustainable ink and coating options at the Sustainable Packaging Coalition spring meeting in Chicago on March 24.

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02/25/2009
Sustainability as a success factor 

Global competition is posing new challenges for all market players. In meeting these challenges, it is becoming increasingly important to combine product performance with responsibility toward people and the environment. Henkel has already been working toward achieving sustainable development for more than 130 years. The company sees its sustainability strategy – which encompasses the entire value chain – as an opportunity to set itself apart from its competitors and offer added value to customers and consumers.

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02/25/2009
Henkel Increases Sales and Earnings 

Business results reflect National Starch acquisition and Ecolab sale

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02/12/2009
Henkel Names Winners of the Fritz Henkel Award for Innovation 

Purex® Natural Elements™ laundry detergent was named one of three winners of the 2008 Fritz Henkel Award for Innovation.  The award, which has been presented annually since 1982, is named after Henkel’s founder and is given to projects that represent a high degree of innovation and proven success in the market.

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02/10/2009
Henkel Sponsors 2009 NBA All Star Block Party 

Right Guard antiperspirant, acquired by Henkel of North America in 2006, has teamed up with the National Basketball Association (NBA) to present the NBA All-Star Block Party.

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02/06/2009
Literature and Website Highlight Loctite® Medical Device Adhesives 
For medical device manufacturers in search of assembly adhesives and equipment, Henkel Corporation has introduced two resources designed to make research faster, easier and more informative – the redesigned and updated Solutions That Cure™: Adhesives for Medical Device Assembly brochure and www.henkelna.com/medicaladhesives, a website dedicated to Loctite® medical device products and programs.  more...
02/06/2009
Sustainability Achievements Internationally Recognized 

Combining economic success with corporate social responsibility (CSR) has been a constant feature of Henkel’s business philosophy for over 130 years. And in international terms, too, Henkel counts among the leading companies in this domain. So when it came to conferral of the first “European Corporate Responsibility Award” in Prague on February 5, Henkel was once again among the finalists.

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02/06/2009
Wear Red on Friday and show your support for women's heart disease awareness 

Henkel will show its support for the national women's heart disease awareness movement by wearing red on Friday, February 6, 2009.

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02/05/2009
got2b guardian angel and na be by Victorya Hong Roll Out a 'Heavenly' Fashion Week Stimulus Plan for Invincible Style Head-to-Toe 

With Fashion Week chalked up as the latest casualty of the recession, designers are seeking alternative outlets to showcase Fall collections. Among the list of designers who have opted against a presence at the Bryant Park tents this year is Victorya Hong of Project Runway fame. Despite her fabulous Fall 2009 ready-to-wear na be Collection, Hong couldn't justify the cost during these hard economic times. So what's a designer to do...wish for a guardian angel? Enter got2b, a trend-forward retail hair styling brand from Schwarzkopf retail technologies.

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02/05/2009
Henkel is an Official Sponsor of the 2009 Ice Hockey World Championship 

Henkel, the international branded consumer goods manufacturer, is an Official Sponsor of the International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Championship for the third year in a row. The world’s ice hockey elite will be gathering in Switzerland from April 24 to May 10, 2009. 

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02/03/2009
The Duct Tape Ball 

Grab your duct tape and dancing shoes – it’s the “Dance of the Duckade,” Friday, Feb. 6, 2009, at the Marriott Downtown Hotel for the 10th Annual Duct Tape Ball.  This year, the sticky black-tie event, sponsored by Henkel Corporation, marketers of Duck Tape brand duct tape, will benefit Safe Harbor Inn, AWAIC (Abused Women’s Aide in Crisis) and Friends of Alaska CASA.

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02/02/2009
Henkel Names New Global Sales Director for Semiconductor Materials  
Henkel today announced the appointment of Mr. Luc Godefroid as the company’s Global Sales Director for its Semiconductor Group.  A key member of Henkel’s electronics sales team since 2001, Godefroid’s new role sees him building on his previous success and directing the global sales efforts of Henkel’s worldwide team and expanded product portfolio.

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01/29/2009
Loctite® PowerGrab® Simplifies Facility Maintenance  
For interior and exterior facility maintenance or building projects, Henkel Corporation has introduced Loctite® PowerGrab®, a heavy-duty industrial construction adhesive that grabs instantly with nine times the initial holding power of traditional construction adhesives.

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01/27/2009
Henkel Laundry & Home Care Presents Awards to Outstanding Suppliers 

Honors for innovation and supplier performance

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01/27/2009
Henkel Industrial Adhesives Achieve GREENGUARD® Certifications 

In a move to further support its customers in the construction and woodworking markets, Henkel Corporation has obtained GREENGUARD® certifications for selected products within each of its woodworking product brands.

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01/26/2009
Promoting Climate-Compatible Consumption 

Energy efficiency and the climate compatibility of processes and products are among the key quality criteria of the future. Henkel has long been committed to maximizing energy efficiency in both production and the ensuing products.

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01/23/2009
Loctite® Two-Part Silicones Achieve High Strength Bond in Minutes 

Henkel Corporation has introduced the next generation of Loctite® Two-Part Silicones designed for a wide range of industrial bonding and sealing applications.  This unique, high-strength adhesive/sealant technology rapidly bonds metal, glass and ceramic substrates, and cures to handling strength in just 5 to 50 minutes.  Shelf life for these innovative silicones exceeds 12 months at room temperature – more than three times longer than the shelf life of competitive two-part silicones.

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01/20/2009
High School Students to Shine for Prom ’09! 

Countless memorable outfits showcasing vibrant colors, outrageous fabrics and over-the-top accessories have passed down Hollywood’s red carpet. Many of these trends and styles have even found their way to an equally important high-fashion event – the high school prom.  But, for those prom-goers who really want to stick out and make a statement (and perhaps win money for doing it!) there’s always duct tape.

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