From Venezuela to the United States: A Story of Resilience and Hope
Hispanic Heritage Month is an opportunity to celebrate the historical contributions and resilience of Hispanic-Americans and their hope for future generations. At Henkel North America we are proud to highlight one of our leaders and how she is bringing positive change to build a more-inclusive community inside and outside of Henkel.
#AViewFrom Henkel North America: Irvine, CA
The world’s top technology companies – electronics innovators – partner with Henkel to create products that improve today’s electronic technologies and enable tomorrow’s advances. Much of this covert work is performed by the Adhesives Technologies team in Irvine, California. Learn more in this segment of #AViewFrom: Irvine, CA
Henkel delivers very strong performance in the first half year – double-digit growth in organic sales and earnings
- Group sales show organic growth of +11.3 percent to around 10 billion euros (nominal +4.7 percent), driven by all business units and regions
- Operating profit* rises to 1,430 million euros, +20.1%
- EBIT margin* increased to 14.4%, +1.9 percentage points
- Earnings per preferred share (EPS)* grow by+22.4% to 2.40 euros, +30.1% at constant exchange rates
- Good progress in all areas of purposeful growth agenda
- Outlook for fiscal year 2021 updated: higher sales growth with unchanged earnings guidance
- Organic sales growth: +6.0 to +8.0 percent (previously: +4.0 to +6.0 percent)
- EBIT margin*: 13.5 to 14.5 percent (previously: 14.0 to 15.0 percent)
- Earnings per preferred share (EPS) *: Increase in the high single-digit to mid-teens percentage range at constant exchange rates (unchanged)
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.
Collaboration enables the production of first additively manufactured connected stethoscope for tele-medicine
Nexa3D, the maker of ultrafast polymer 3D printers, today announced that it partnered with functional polymers leader Henkel to produce the world’s first additively manufactured connected SKOP stethoscope for WeMed. Based on biomimicry design and produced on the NXE400 ultrafast 3D printer using performance matched Henkel materials, the WeMed SKOP is the world’s first connected stethoscope to be additively manufactured in its entirety at scale with production volumes to exceed 100,000 units per annum.
Henkel wins Altair Enlighten Award
Henkel’s next generation metal pretreatment process today received the second-place award in the sustainability category of the 2021 Altair Enlighten Awards. Henkel’s award recognizes the use of the PALLUMINA™ metal pretreatment process on the 2021 Toyota Tacoma and Tundra.
Canadian companies tackle plastic packaging waste with the Golden Design Rules supported by the Canada Plastics Pact
21 Canadian retail and consumer packaged goods companies, including Henkel, are taking leadership by supporting the Golden Design Rules for Plastic Packaging released last week by the Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Coalition of Action on Plastic Waste. (Financial Post)
Henkel debuts safer, higher performance corrugating additives at SuperCorr Expo 2021
As the industry emerges from the restrictions of the pandemic, SuperCorr Expo, held in Orlando, Florida from August 9-12, will be one of the first, major in-person events for the corrugated packaging-focused industry. Here, Henkel will be presenting its latest innovations for the safe, efficient and sustainable production of paper and board products. The expo is the ideal forum for Henkel to launch its new Aquence Halo product family – solutions that replace standard powdered borax to improve safety and efficiency in corrugating starch operations. As a global leader in adhesives and coatings, Henkel will also be showcasing its Velocity resins, and high-performance aeration technologies.