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12/29/2005
Henkel Names New Communications VP for North America 
Henkel of America, Inc. has named Cynthia Demers Vice President of Corporate Communications. Demers will be responsible for managing all public relations and communications activities for Henkel's North American operations, and will represent the region on the Henkel Global Communications Council.   more...
12/20/2005
Loctite® Adhesive For Bonding Galvanized Steel 
Henkel Corporation has introduced Loctite® H8600 (TM) Speedbonder (TM), a structural adhesive designed for superior bond strength on difficult to bond galvanized steel. The product offers excellent results bonding steel, aluminum, stainless steel, polycarbonate, fiber reinforced plastic (FRP) composite, and Gelcoat.  more...
12/02/2005
Henkel Crowns Rubson Raid Turquoise Winners Spectacular Powerboat Quest from Rio to Sao Paulo 
On any other day, they are company managers or engineers -- and some even world champion sports professionals. But from November 23 to 30, more than 60 adventure seekers from all over the world, enthusiasts in sports and life, took to the waters of Costa Verde for a powerboat event that is gaining popularity as the "Paris-Dakar of the Sea." Joining this year's Rubson Raid Turquoise as co-sponsor, Henkel celebrates the winning teams and participants who helped make the event a success in Brazil, where the company now commemorates 50 years of operation.   more...
11/22/2005
New Loctite® Design Guide For Electric Motors and Generators--Educational Resource from Henkel on Adhesive and Sealant Use in Motor and Generator Manufacturing 
Henkel Corporation has introduced the Loctite® Design Guide for Electric Motors and Generators, a 46-page educational resource written for design, manufacturing and quality engineers regarding adhesives and sealants use in electric motors and generators.   more...
11/09/2005
Henkel Helps Fund Renovation of WWII U.S. General George C. Marshall's Home -- Veteran's Day set for completion of National Historical Landmark in Washington D.C.'s backyard 
Henkel of America, Inc. donated $50,000 to support the restoration and refurbishment of Dodona Manor, the Leesburg, Virginia home of World War II United States General George C. Marshall.   more...
11/08/2005
New Loctite® Benchtop Peristaltic Dispenser Offers Highly Precise Dispensing 
Henkel Corporation has introduced the Loctite® Benchtop Peristaltic Dispenser, a reliable volumetric dispense system for single component, low viscosity fluids. Designed for highly precise dispensing applications that require both dot to dot or continuous bead repeatability, this equipment transfers adhesives directly from the bottle to the hand held dispense valve.  more...
11/02/2005
Henkel Reports Strong Third Quarter - Momentum in Organic Sales Growth Maintained 
The Henkel Group generated a double-digit percentage increase in both sales and operating profit (EBIT) in the third quarter of 2005. Net earnings for the quarter and earnings per share were also higher.   more...
10/27/2005
Loctite® Adhesive Connection System Simplifies and Strengthens Light Gauge Steel Construction 
Light gauge steel buildings are extremely strong and impervious to insects, moisture, and other environmental challenges. Joining the galvanized steel components, however, has traditionally required a significant investment of time, materials, and money. To increase connection strengths and reduce assembly time and costs, Henkel Corporation has introduced the Loctite® Adhesive Connection System, a unique combination of structural adhesive and mechanical fasteners.   more...
10/26/2005
Lehner receives SIFE award in recognition of his exemplary support for the organization 
Prof. Ulrich Lehner, Chairman of the Management Board of Henkel KGaA, has been recognized with the SIFE "Global Champion" award in honor of his many years of outstanding personal contribution to the SIFE initiative (Students In Free Enterprise). This international student organization, whose motto reads "Changing the World", bases its activities on principles such as social responsibility, entrepreneurship and helping people to help themselves.   more...
09/29/2005
Henkel Publishes New Research & Development Report 
The work conducted by Henkel's scientists and engineers today establishes the foundations for tomorrow's business success. In the latest edition of its research report "In View of Tomorrow 2005," Henkel provides examples of its current work in Research & Development and Technology.   more...
09/28/2005
Henkel Sponsors "NASCAR: The IMAX Experience" at Great Lakes Science Center 
The heart-pounding thrills of NASCAR are racing onto the giant screen at the Great Lakes Science Center's Omnimax theater in Cleveland, when "NASCAR: The IMAX Experience" kicks off on September 30. This exciting look at NASCAR is presented by Henkel in North America.  more...
09/24/2005
Henkel Unveils New Adhesives and Sealants Technology Center 
Henkel today announced the opening of its new Adhesives and Sealants Technology Center in Madison Heights, Michigan, which provides crucial expertise and testing resources to transportation manufacturers and suppliers.  more...
09/15/2005
Loctite® Pre-Activated Epoxy Adhesive Technology: Delivers the Speed of Light Cure and the Bond Strength of Epoxies on Substrates That Will Not Transmit Light. 
A revolutionary new adhesive technology from Henkel Corporation combines all the advantages of epoxy and light cure chemistries, but works on colored and opaque substrates such as metals, plastics, glass and ceramics that cannot transmit light.   more...
08/03/2005
Henkel Stays the Course with Second-Quarter Results Organic growth increased in all business sectors 
In the second quarter of 2005, the Henkel Group was once again able to report significant increases in both sales and operating profit. Net earnings for the quarter and earnings per share were also above the prior-year level.   more...
08/01/2005
Henkel Names Paul De Bruecker to Head Schwarzkopf & Henkel in the US and Canada 
Paul De Bruecker has been named Senior Vice President and General Manager of Schwarzkopf & Henkel, a division of Henkel Consumer Goods Inc., for the U.S. and Canada. Schwarzkopf & Henkel markets innovative lines of hair care and personal care brands including göt2b, L.A. LOOKS, Dep, Citré Shine, Smooth 'N Shine, and Zero Frizz.   more...
07/28/2005
The Dial Corporation Launches New "Submit and Win" Sweepstakes Partners in Innovation program recognizes independent inventors with special sweepstakes program 
The Dial Corporation, a subsidiary of the Henkel Group, based in Dusseldorf, Germany, has launched their Partners in Innovation "Submit and Win" Sweepstakes. Dial is extending its efforts to recognize the creative results of the inventor community by inviting independent inventors to submit inventions that are patented or that have been described in a published patent application.   more...
07/13/2005
Revolutionary UV/Visible Light Curing Silicone For Deep Potting and Sealing 
Revolutionary next generation silicone technology from Henkel Corporation cures tack free in seconds to a depth of two inches upon exposure to UV or high-power visible light. These one-part Loctite® Nuva-Sil® silicones are ideal for deep potting, encapsulation, environmental protection, and sealing.   more...
06/30/2005
Henkel Teams Up with NASCAR Stars Bobby and Terry Labonte for Brumos Porsche 250 at Daytona International Speedway Henkel and its Loctite® Brand Sponsor Talented Brother Team 
Henkel in North America has teamed up with NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series stars Bobby and Terry Labonte as they race for the checkered flag in tonight's Brumos Porsche 250 at Daytona International Speedway. The talented brothers will combine their skills to champion the No. 44 Doran Racing Pontiac Doran sponsored by Henkel, its Loctite® brand, and Daytona USA.  more...
06/28/2005
Gold for Henkel Song "We Together" 
The Henkel corporate song "We together" has been recognized with the American "Stevie International Business Award 2005." The Board of Distinguished Judges and Advisors, which included Donald Trump, selected the Düsseldorf-based company's corporate song as the world's best.   more...
06/21/2005
Henkel Introduces World's First Nanoceramic Surface Pretreatment 
Henkel introduces Bonderite® NT-1, the world's first nanoceramic conversion coating process for metals. For about a century, iron phosphating with subsequent sealing has been the standard process for metal surface pretreatment, however, Henkel's Bonderite NT-1 is proving to be far superior in terms of quality, ecology and economics.   more...
06/21/2005
High Precision Loctite® Spray Valve and Controller for Low Viscosity Primer, Lubricant and Fluid Application 
Henkel Corporation has introduced a new Loctite® spray valve and controller specifically designed for precise automated dispensing of low viscosity primers, activators, accelerators, lubricants and compatible fluids. Ideal for liquids up to 1200 cP, the valve system ensures effective control of over-spray and virtually eliminates nozzle dripping.  more...
06/17/2005
Henkel Keeps Team McLaren Mercedes MP4-20 In Top Form for Indianapolis - Team McLaren Mercedes Sets Its Sights on the Grand Prix Lead with Henkel's Support 
Henkel is in the driver's seat this weekend at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway fusing strength, speed and reliability for Team McLaren Mercedes, currently ranked second in the 2005 Formula One Constructors' World Championship. With three decisive victories this season, the team is excelling under regulation changes affecting cars' aerodynamics while demanding greater endurance.  more...
05/31/2005
Henkel Introduces Updated Adhesive Sourcebook - Complete Directory of Loctite® Products for Assembly, Manufacturing & Maintenance 
The Adhesive Sourcebook, Volume 5 is a 149-page comprehensive resource guide from Henkel Corporation updated to include the company's complete line of more than 1,400 Loctite® adhesive, sealant, coating, cleaner, and lubricant products, as well as dispensing and curing equipment.   more...
05/20/2005
Henkel Expands Loctite® ViperLube® Line - New Products Include Clear Grease and ISO Grade Oils 
Henkel Corporation has expanded its existing line of food grade NSF H1-approved Loctite® ViperLube® Synthetic Lubricants to include a high performance clear grease, two gear oils, and three lightweight oil grades. All are excellent lubricants for use in a wide range of industrial operating environments.   more...
05/04/2005
On a Roll: Greg Biffle Sure to Stick Out in This Weekend's NASCAR Busch Series Race - Inaugural Sponsor Duck brand duct tape to cover car 66 in Diamond Hill Plywood 200 at Darlington Raceway 
For the first time ever, duct tape will not only be used to repair the bumpers on the cars at Darlington Raceway, but it will also be on the hood. This Friday, May 6, the defending champion of this Busch Series race, Greg Biffle, will be back on the track in Darlington driving the #66 Duck Tape® Ford.  more...
05/03/2005
Henkel Off to a Good Start in 2005 - Forecast for full fiscal 2005 confirmed 
In the first quarter of 2005, the Henkel Group achieved a significant increase both in sales and comparable operating profit. Net earnings and earnings per share for the quarter were also above the comparable level of the prior-year quarter.   more...
04/26/2005
Greg Biffle Wins Wild Busch Race for Henkel Racing Team at Phoenix - Henkel a Winner in NASCAR Debut 
Henkel in North America celebrated its NASCAR Busch Series debut last weekend with a win by its sponsored driver Greg Biffle, who drove the Henkel No. 66 Ford Taurus at Phoenix International Raceway on April 22. The race was a wild one - with 14 caution periods for 67 laps and two red-flag stoppages. Biffle survived an early spinout, but managed to dominate and overpower his competitors for the victory.  more...
04/25/2005
Duck® brand tape with Wave dispenser makes using invisible tape easier than ever 
Gift wrappers and crafters don't have to waste time searching for missing tape ends thanks to the new Duck® brand tape with Wave dispenser, which is specially designed to prevent the tape from falling back on the roll.  more...
04/22/2005
Loctite® Pail Pump Dispense Systems for Adhesives and Lubricants in 5 to 55 Gallon Containers 
Henkel Corporation has introduced two durable and reliable Loctite® brand Pail Pump Dispensing lines for low viscosity, self leveling fluids and higher viscosity, non-flowable pastes.   more...
04/11/2005
Henkel's New Loctite® 5810 Polyacrylate Sealant Delivers High Value, Low Costs, Environmental Benefits 
Henkel today introduced its new Loctite® 5810 Polyacrylate Sealant, which combines the benefits of liquid silicone and anaerobic gaskets for a 56 percent improved permeation resistance over traditional sealants. The unique properties of the sealant help OEMs and suppliers cut costs, improve reliability and meet governmental regulations.   more...
04/11/2005
Henkel Provides Real World Experience to Students at 2005 Formula SAE 
As a gold sponsor of this year's Formula SAE, Henkel is supporting several university teams, providing real world experience for future automotive innovators, as well as gaining feedback on the original use of the company's products.  more...
04/11/2005
Henkel Smart Control (TM) Technology Ensures Quality, Efficiency of Painting, Coatings Lines 
Henkel today announced that its SmartControl (TM) advanced personal computer (PC) based process control systems have the potential to help paint and coatings plants reduce material usage 5 to 20 percent, while increasing efficiency up to 10 percent and lowering defect costs between 2 to 5 percent.   more...
04/11/2005
Henkel's OPAAS Provides Top-Quality, Cost-Efficient Sealing Technology 
OPAAS (TM) (Orbseal Preform Automated Application System), Henkel's sealant technology, helps suppliers cut costs while producing fast, accurate and inexpensive products through robotically applied preform seals.   more...
04/11/2005
Henkel Teams Up with University of Michigan Solar Car Program to Benefit Education, Environment 
Raising the bar on innovation and environmental safety, Henkel announces its official sponsorship of Momentum, the University of Michigan's (U of M) eighth-generation solar car team.  more...
04/11/2005
Henkel Bonding Technology Advances School Bus Design 
Redefining dependable transportation, Henkel's structural adhesives played a key role in the development of a next generation school bus - the Thomas Built Saf-T-Liner C2. Henkel has provided the industry's leading bus manufacturer with advanced bonding technologies, resulting in the construction of the world's first school bus using structural adhesives as a primary fastening method.   more...
03/20/2005
New Duck® brand Humidity Absorber with Power Tab (TM) Disk Makes Moldy and Muggy Spaces a Memory 
Whether it is a result of Mother Nature's sprinkling showers or the onset of humid, summer days, lingering air moisture in poorly ventilated areas can quickly lead to mildew build-up and unpleasant, musty odors. The new Duck® brand Humidity Absorber with Power Tab (TM) disk reduces humidity, helping control mold and musty odors in moisture-prone areas and keep air and belongings fresh.  more...
03/18/2005
Henkel Names Bradley A. Casper President and Chief Executive Officer of The Dial Corporation Succeeds Herbert M. Baum Who Will Retire 
Henkel KGaA, based in Dusseldorf, Germany, today announced that Bradley A. Casper has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of The Dial Corporation, a subsidiary of Henkel KGaA. Casper will succeed Herbert M. Baum, who, after five years leading the successful turnaround of the Company, has announced his intention to retire. Casper will join Dial in April.   more...
02/28/2005
Henkel Announces NASCAR Busch Series Team Sponsorship Features Multiple Brands, Former Series Champion Greg Biffle 
Henkel in North America announced today that it will expand its NASCAR presence through a Busch Series sponsorship of Greg Biffle and Brewco Motorsports. Several Henkel brands including Renuzit®, Armour® Star, Dep® Sport, Purex®, Loctite®, and Duck® brand products will participate in the sponsorship of the #66 car as the primary sponsor for five races and associate sponsor for 23 others.   more...
02/22/2005
Henkel Staying the Course - Increase in sales and profits at all business sectors 
The Henkel Group increased both sales and operating profit (EBIT) in fiscal 2004. All business sectors contributed to improvements of 12.3 percent in sales and 12.7 percent in EBIT (before exceptional items). Corporate management will propose to the Annual General Meeting a 10 eurocent increase in dividend payout versus the prior year.  more...
02/16/2005
New Duck® brand duct tape carabineer attaches to you, so it's always at hand 
Duct tape is at your fingertips, or at least on your backpack or tool belt, with the new Duck® brand duct tape carabineer. The carabineer, a clip used traditionally by rock climbers, is now the newest trend in duct tape portability.  more...
02/16/2005
Henkel Announces Sponsorship of 2005 Luge World Championships 
Henkel in North America announced today its sponsorship of the 38th Luge World Championships. The competition features the best luge athletes from around the world, competing on the 2002 Olympic course in Park City, Utah.   more...
02/03/2005
Henkel reports rise in sales and profits - Higher dividend proposed 
Despite the difficult economic environment, the Henkel Group significantly exceeded its prior-year figures in fiscal 2004 - both in sales with an increase of 12.3 percent and in operating profit (EBIT) with an increase of 12.7 percent (excluding exceptional items). The group financial statements have already been audited.   more...
01/31/2005
Herbert M. Baum Announces His Intention to Retire as President and Chief Executive Officer of The Dial Corporation 
The Dial Corporation, a subsidiary of Henkel KGaA, based in Dusseldorf, Germany, today announced that Herbert M. Baum, president and chief executive officer, plans to retire from his position. He will continue as president and CEO until his successor is named. The board has established a search committee to find his successor.   more...
01/03/2005
Henkel donates $1.35 million in aid of flood victims 
As immediate aid following the flood disaster in Southeast Asia, Henkel has pledged a cash donation of $677,000 (500,000 euros). In addition, Henkel is preparing to send clothing and hygiene products valued at $677,000 (500,000 euros).   more...