Henkel Adhesive Technologies is leading today’s markets and shaping tomorrow’s through its adhesives, sealants and functional coatings. We enable the transformation of entire industries, giving our customers a competitive advantage and offering consumers a unique experience. Innovative thinking and entrepreneurial spirit are part of our DNA. Being industry and application experts across manufacturing industries worldwide, we work closely with our customers and partners to create sustainable value for all stakeholders – with trusted brands and high-impact solutions based on an unmatched technology portfolio.
Our industrial product portfolio is organized into five Technology Cluster Brands - Loctite, Technomelt, Bonderite, Teroson and Aquence. For consumers and craftsmen, we focus on the four global brand platforms Pritt, Loctite, Ceresit and Pattex.
Our Adhesive Technologies business encompasses four areas:
- In the Automotive and Metals business area, we provide our international customers in the automotive and metal processing industries with tailor-made high-impact solutions, a comprehensive technology portfolio, and specialized technical services. We create competitive advantage for our customers along the entire value chain of car manufacturing, enabling them to answer the trends of e-Mobility, Autonomous Driving and Lightweighting. We supply performance-driven high-impact solutions across the entire metals value chain, from metal coil and metal processing to finished metal products including metal packaging.
- In the Packaging and Consumer Goods business area we are leading in developing innovative solutions which address global consumer trends like the growing demand for more sustainable practices. We are at the forefront of promoting a circular economy with our high-impact solutions for packaged food and beverages, diapers and hygiene products, plasters and bandages, clothes and shoes, furniture and much more – all created with consumers in mind.
- In the Electronics and Industrials business area we offer our customers a specialized portfolio of high-impact engineering solutions for electronic and industrial key accounts. We are worldwide leading with a broad product portfolio and specialized technical and R&D expertise, helping our customers innovate and realize new and innovative designs. Leveraging our global presence, we enable some of the world’s most recognizable brands and products with our bonding, connecting, sealing, coating, protection and thermal management solutions.
- In the Craftsmen, Construction and Professional business area we market an extensive range of brand-name products for private consumers, do-it-yourselfers, craftsmen and trade as well as for maintenance and manufacturing professionals from more than 800 different industries. We serve our customers with adhesives and sealants for use in and around the house, building materials and sealing solutions for tiles, windows, facades, basements, roofs and floors and a comprehensive portfolio of high-impact solutions for the assembly and maintenance of machines.
About Adhesive Technologies in North America
We offer a comprehensive portfolio of tailor-made solutions for our industrial customers and high-quality consumer and professional products. Our team of experts in North America partners with customers from various markets – from Automotive & Transportation and Power & Utilities to Packaging & Papers – to deliver best-in-class service. Our powerful innovations and leading technologies under top brands such as Loctite create sustainable value for our customers. Contact us using our contact form or call 1-866-836-7067 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
SURCAR 2021: Henkel Presents Advanced Coating Technologies for Aluminum Pretreatment for Vehicle Bodywork and EV battery construction
At SURCAR 2021, the leading global event for the world’s car body finishing industry, held from September 28-29, in Detroit, Michigan, Henkel will deliver two presentations on the breakthrough technologies that are helping optimize aluminum applications in bodywork and EV battery manufacturing.
Nexa and Henkel announce expanded collaboration to jointly develop turnkey AM production systems
Nexa3D, the maker of ultrafast polymer 3D printers, today announced the opening of its first full scale additive manufacturing customer center; NEXTFACTORY in Ventura CA, in partnership with Henkel. Co-located within the Nexa3D global headquarters, NEXTFACTORY provides current and potential customers with direct access to every aspect of the additive polymer manufacturing (AM) process, from design decision support and optimization to full scale additive manufacturing operations including integrated post processing technologies, material formulation customization, colour matching and a variety of finishing options. Both companies plan to invite additional automation, process and software innovation partners to join NEXTFACTORY and be part of delivering complete end-to-end additive manufacturing solutions for volume production applications.
Henkel adhesive system recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers for recyclability
The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has recognized Henkel’s Loctite Liofol LA 4220 RE/Loctite Liofol LA 3180 RE for recyclability. This two-component adhesive system for PE film lamination is association’s first 100% solids, solvent-free adhesive system for flexible packaging to receive this recognition.
Henkel Adhesive Technologies drives powerful innovations and develops leading technologies that create more value for our customers. Our expert people continuously improve our existing products and develop breakthrough innovations. We have a unique ability to identify technology and societal trends and provide leading technologies for the future.
Henkel Adhesive Technologies is delivering advanced technologies and leading solutions across its industrial and consumer markets, and is further driving its innovation capabilities and leadership forward. We remain focused on driving profitable growth by investing into our own R&D and product development, as well as into new market opportunities. Expanding our innovation horizon enables us to deliver tailor-made solutions for our customers today, while at the same time developing leading technologies that create even more value for them tomorrow.
Thirty percent of sales within Adhesive Technologies come from products that are less than five years old. Clearly defined focus areas and target markets and close monitoring of mega trends helps identify new areas for research by pinpointing possible incremental improvements of existing technologies and identifying disruptive technologies that can transform an entire value chain and create completely new markets. Adhesive Technologies continually reviews its portfolio to make sure innovation drives growth in the future – as it has in the past. This process determines where the company will invest and leads to continuous improvements and refinements.
For Henkel Adhesive Technologies, sustainability is inseparably linked with innovation and efficiency. We are committed to delivering solutions and products that create more value with less resources along the entire value chain. Customers everywhere in the world can use customized solutions to increase their added value relative to their environmental footprint. Our broad portfolio of technologies reduces energy consumption, CO2 emissions, and waste generated during production as well as use of a wide variety of products, ranging from packaging, books and mobile telephones through to automobiles and airplanes.