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Lighten Up your Automotive Manufacturing and Designs

Lightweighting is the best option for the automotive industry to meet 2025 Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards of 54.5 miles per gallon.

Bonding and corrosion issues must be accounted for in order to effectively incorporate new lightweight materials. We invite you to explore the possibilities adhesives, composite resins and surface treatments offer here on the Lighten Up Site.

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Let us show you how a little chemistry goes a
long way in vehicle development.


Tour our automotive headquarters in Madison Heights, Mich. to get a behind-the-scenes look at some of our lightweighting technologies, including:

  • Pre-treatment for all aluminum and magnesium
  • Structural adhesives
  • Composite Resin Solutions


Additional tours available on the topics of cost efficiency, manufacturing process, e-mobility, sustainability and safety and comfort. Click here for more.

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From brochures to webcasts and presentations, view all Automotive resources here.

Henkel puts the spotlight on Lightweighting, check out the Lighten Up Blog for the latest insight on this topic from Henkel and other industry experts.

Take a virtual tour of our Automotive headquarters and then request your very own in-person tour.

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