News 2015

Customers Recognize Solutions from Henkel 

In 2015, Henkel Adhesive Technologies again received more than 30 awards from customers around the world. These prizes have been granted among various industries for categories such as quality, excellence and innovation.

Henkel to Host IMAPS-UK Workshop on Low Temperature Joining 

Henkel Adhesive Technologies and IMAPS-UK have announced that the society’s next educational workshop, which is focused on low temperature joining, will take place at Henkel’s Hemel Hempstead, UK facility on January 28, 2016.  This is one of approximately five UK-based IMAPS educational workshops available to electronics professionals over the next year.

Certified safety for steel pipeline repairs 

The operational safety of the newly developed Loctite Composite Repair System, which is used to repair and maintain steel pipelines, has now also been certified in accordance with ISO 24817 and the US standard ASME PCC-2 by the global inspection agencies TÜV Rheinland and Lloyd’s Register.

Henkel Solutions Help HydraForce Improve Its Lean Manufacturing Program 

Thanks to close collaboration between Henkel’s engineering staff and HydraForce, the hydraulic valve manufacturer was able to use the principles of lean manufacturing to help improve process efficiency.

Reliability of Adhesives Makes PING Part of the Winning Team 

A professional golfer’s swing can reach speeds of over 190 km/h. That puts tremendous pressure on the club face, the club head and the bond between the club head and shaft.

Henkel’s Temperature Stable Loctite GC 10 Solder Paste Living Up to its Game-Changing Promise 

Earlier this year, Henkel introduced the electronics market to the first-ever temperature stable solder paste, Loctite GC 10.

Optimal protection for designer garden furniture 

Fermob, the French garden furniture manufacturer, opts for Bonderite M-NT 20120 multi-metal coating technology.

Henkel presents its expanded portfolio of pressure-sensitive adhesives at Labelexpo Europe 

With a comprehensive offering of innovative solutions for the label industry, Henkel will be demonstrating its capabilities as a world-leading solution provider for adhesives from 29 September to 2 October at Labelexpo Europe 2015 in Brussels.

Fachpack 2015: Henkel counts on 360° approach to drive maximum efficiency of packaging lines 

Producers of fast-moving consumer goods are in a constant state of combat – they have to respond to consumers’ rapidly changing preferences, their demand for sustainable and secure packaging and achieve maximum efficiency along the packaging line at the same time.

Henkel presents high performance lightweighting solutions at Composites Europe 

Latest developments in high performance composite matrix resins, binders and release agents, composite adhesives, process know-how and engineering, will be presented by Henkel in the Composites Forum at the Composites Europe exhibition at the Messe Stuttgart on September 23.

Threadlockers Drive Specialty Vehicle Innovation 

For both a high-performance off-road racer and a car with 49 parts, every part must work every time, and Loctite threadlockers make sure fasteners do their jobs.

Henkel to Showcase New Products at Electronica Productronica 

At the Electronica Productronica trade show, set to take place from September 9 through 11 in New Delhi, India, Henkel will feature its ground-breaking, temperature stable solder paste, its range of PCB protection products -- including Technomelt low-pressure molding systems -- and the company’s thermal management solutions.

Henkel Adhesive Technologies expands expertise in surface treatment 

Henkel Adhesive Technologies is further driving its innovation capabilities and leadership forward.

Henkel offers new food safe adhesive system for demanding flexible packaging applications 

Henkel recently launched Loctite Liofol LA 2760 / LA 5891-21 and Loctite Liofol LA 2760 / LA 7371. The new food safe modular aliphatic adhesive system offers optimal solutions for high performance retort processing and demanding flexible packaging applications.

Beck’s: Labeling innovation from Henkel for beverage bottles 

The AB InBev brewery group relies on the new generation of Aquence XP adhesives from Henkel to label its Beck’s brand beer bottles.

Naturally Pritt! 

Videos, games, and crafting-tips: the fun-packed new online campaign for Pritt teaches kids to craft. The campaign centers on sustainability, because natural materials aren’t just good for the environment, they’re also safe for children. Water, potato starch, and sugar: what reads like an ingredients list for baked-goods are actually the main ingredients in Pritt glue sticks.

Henkel to introduce extended BONDERITE range for clean sustainable machining at EMO 2015 

Henkel will unveil exciting opportunities for the metalworking industry to achieve significant cost savings and cleaner, more efficient machining as it presents its extended BONDERITE portfolio for the first time at EMO Milano 2015.

Henkel publishes framework presentation for food safe packaging 

At the recent Smithers Pira's Global Food Contact conference, Henkel expert Dr. Monika Tönnießen gave a framework presentation on “Adhesives for Food Contact Applications”.

Henkel Receives Two Pinnacle Awards and an Above and Beyond Award from Delphi 

July 6, 2015 – The Electronics Group of Henkel announced that it has received two 2014 Pinnacle Awards and one Above and Beyond Award from Delphi Automotive PLC – its prestigious supplier honors - during Delphi’s Global Supplier Conference & Pinnacle Awards event in Shanghai, China.

Henkel Reaffirms Commitment to Next-Generation Display Technologies 

Based on the strong, continued progress in developing customized, integrated barrier films for display applications, The Electronics Group of Henkel announced today that it has made an additional investment in ultra-barrier film technology innovator, Vitriflex, Inc.

Henkel and Nihon Parkerizing announce extended cooperation to benefit global Surface Treatment customers 

Henkel and Nihon Parkerizing Co. Ltd are taking their 27-year business cooperation to the next level with the signing of a broad license contract for surface technologies.

Henkel supports unique independent campus for entrepreneurs in Berlin 

German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC), Germany’s first private-sector, open platform for national and international startups officially opened today. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is one of the GTEC founding partners.

Henkel congratulates Nelson Piquet Jr. winning the first Formula E drivers’ championship  

The NEXTEV TCR team is looking back on fantastic results of the Formula E opening season. After gaining valuable points this season by winning the races in Long Beach (USA) and Moscow (Russia), Nelson Piquet Jr. concluded his success by receiving the drivers’ championship last weekend in London.

Henkel goes beyond adhesives at It’s Tissue 

Henkel is a leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide. This year, they will appear as a co-sponsor of the It’s Tissue 2015 event in Lucca, Italy from 21-28 June.

Henkel solidifies close working relationship with SchäferRolls 

Claudia Freund-Wolf, Technical Customer Support Representative, and Benedikt Figura, Marketing Manager from Henkel Adhesives Technologies shared insights into Henkel’s latest product innovations on 22nd April at the two-day conference ‘We Tiss You!’ hosted by SchäferRolls in Stuttgart, Germany.

Henkel Opens New, Leading Edge Laboratory 

Bridgewater, USA – Henkel Adhesive Technologies is bringing new capabilities to the nonwoven disposables industry with the launch of a new product development and diagnostics lab at Henkel’s campus in New Jersey.

Formula E hits Berlin 

Motor racing and electromobility provide a better fit that one might first imagine. Formula E, the first racing championship for formula cars with an electric motor, is setting a new trend in motor sport, while also effectively highlighting the issue of sustainability in an emotionally charged public arena.

Henkel set to unleash the full potential of its casting value chain expertise 

Henkel offers an especially high-performance portfolio for the casting value chain, with capabilities for both the powertrain and structural component segments. The company provides optimized chemicals for each step of its customers’ manufacturing process: initial casting, machining, cleaning, impregnation, surface treatment and assembly.

LOCTITE adhesives secure success 

“LOCTITE – Success Secured” is the theme of the new campaign from high-quality brand LOCTITE. The state-of-the-art adhesives and sealants from Henkel help companies around the world to optimise their processes, increase product reliability and join various metals, rubbers and plastics securely and durably.

Henkel launches new web portal on adhesives for furniture & building components 

Adhesives for furniture and building components are a multi-layered field with several influencing factors such as application methods, materials and bonding technologies. Henkel has now launched a global web platform bundling all relevant information on adhesives for furniture and building components.

Light years ahead 

Over the past years, global megatrends such as urbanization, energy and digitization have driven new lighting inventions. An increasing number of applications are using light emitting diodes (LEDs) that offer improved brightness with warm light, lower energy consumption and longer life spans.

Webinar “Basics in Migration – Adhesives in Food Packaging” 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal,” Henkel will be holding a webinar on the topic “Basics in Migration - Adhesives in Food Packaging” on May 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM CEST.

Henkel to Showcase Thermal Management Expertise 
The upcoming PCIM (Power Conversion Intelligent Motion) event in Nuremberg, Germany is the ideal venue for Henkel to highlight the latest addition to its portfolio, Bergquist thermal solutions.  more...
Alternative engines on the racetrack 
The first championship for formula cars with electric engines is setting new standards in motor sport and making a big impact in bringing the issue of sustainability to a wide audience.  more...
Henkel honoured with “Excellence Award in Supply” 

Global beverage can manufacturer, Rexam PLC, recently awarded Henkel for “Excellence in Supply” at its annual Supplier Awards for Europe and Africa, the Middle East and Asia. Henkel, the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide, was recognised for its high quality standards, reliability and on-time delivery.

Decreasing process costs, increasing efficiency 

Be it for drilling, milling or turning, cutting fluids are manufactured to minimise friction losses, provide long lifetime of the emulsion and remove swarf chips.

Henkel sponsors “IT’s tissue” show in Lucca 

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Beauty Care and Adhesive Technologies. As a solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide, Henkel will be the sponsor and partner to the second instalment of IT’s Tissue fair in Lucca, Italy from 21st to 28th June 2015.

The Pritt glue stick – a genuine success story 

It was over 40 years ago that the first-ever glue stick from Pritt began its conquest of the world. It took just two years from the idea put forward by Henkel researcher Dr. Wolfgang Dierichs in 1967 to the manufacture of the first Pritt glue stick in the form of a twist-action lipstick: small and convenient, clean to use and always ready to hand.

Adhesives from Henkel Secure Fasteners and Strenghten Interference Fits 

Competitive snowmobilers, snocross racers, and XGames athletes have come to rely on Polaris Industries Inc. snowmobiles to help them dominate in extreme events such as racing, long-distance jumping, and freestyle competitions that involve dangerous backflips and extensions.

Novamelt to transfer to Henkel 

Novamelt serves the hotmelt pressure sensitive market such as the label and tape industry, as well as manufacturers of PSA - adhesive coated products for variety of industry segments.

A clean performance across the entire process 

From 9th to 11th June, the specialist trade fair parts2clean in Stuttgart will once again become the international hub for product innovations and further developments in industrial cleaning technology.

A better school for all with Pritt 

Pritt invites schools across Spain to participate in a solidarity initiative which aims at the schooling of disadvantaged children in Brazil, in collaboration with Fritz Henkel Stiftung Foundation and the NGO PLAN International.

Crosslinking at the speed of light 
The adhesives manufacturer Henkel is an expert in networking on all levels. One of the reasons behind the success of the worldwide leading solution provider is its practice of close networking with manufacturers in the furniture industry and their machine suppliers.  more...
Henkel presents adhesive systems for structural engineered wood 
At this year’s LIGNA in Hannover from May 11 to 15, Henkel will be presenting its complete range of products for structural engineered wood components, known by the name of Purbond until now, under the LOCTITE brand for the first time.  more...
Webinar “Ways to improve Food Safety“ 
Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal,” Henkel will be holding a webinar on the topic “Ways to improve Food Safety”.  more...
Innovation drives success 

Henkel’s continuous innovation across product development, training and service delivery offers significant value to our customers.  Henkel New Zealand’s Adhesive Technologies team has enjoyed successful collaboration with Lion - Beer, Spirits & Wine (NZ) Ltd, the largest brewery in New Zealand.

Henkel’s New Game Changing Solder Paste Wins NPI Award 
The launch of Henkel’s much-anticipated game changing solder paste, LOCTITE GC 10, at the recent APEX even did not disappoint. Customers and booth visitors were intrigued and the industry took note.  more...
ICE 2015 – A Total Success 

For the 9th successive International Converting Exhibition (ICE) in Munich from March 10 – 12, Novamelt GmbH was present with a large booth.

Henkel Develops Market’s First-Ever Temperature Stable Solder Paste 
In a major materials development breakthrough that is set to change current solder paste processing performance and cost paradigms, Henkel announces the launch of the first-ever temperature stable solder paste material.  more...
52nd Young Scientists Exhibition took place in Dublin 

Henkel experts demonstrated exciting innovations at the 52nd Young Scientists Exhibition in Dublin, Ireland. Visitors to the leading event in the innovation community had the opportunity to see inspirational technologies from Adhesive Technologies at first hand, and spoke to Henkel experts about the company’s tradition of technology and innovation leadership.

Customized Solutions Widely Recognized 

In 2014, Henkel Adhesive Technologies, the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, received more than 30 awards from customers and trade media from all around the world.

Repair Innovations for the Oil and Gas Industry 
Henkel Adhesive Technologies, the leading solution provider for adhesives sealants and functional coatings, is offering an innovative solution portfolio for the cost-effective repair of steel pipelines.  more...
Partnership for the Automotive Future 

BONDERITE M-NT 8453 surface pre-treatment poised to set new standard in the global auto industry, bringing added performance and versatility to the manufacturing process.

New features in Henkel’s Food Safe Packaging Portal 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesive manufacturer – is deeply committed. The “Food Safe Packaging” knowledge platform launched by Henkel nearly two years ago is now being made even more appealing – launching a number of new features.

TECHNOMELT PUR for top-quality edges 

PUR hotmelts are becoming more and more popular with the furniture industry. With its TECHNOMELT PUR product range, Henkel has reached a leading position industry-wide in moisture-curing reactive polyurethane hotmelt adhesives. A main focus is edgebanding where the quality of the joint has become a benchmark for modern furniture.

Henkel Printed Inks Deliver Excellent Performance and Design Flexibility 

From Hall B0, Booth #400 at the upcoming LOPEC event, set to take place in Munich, Germany on March 4 and 5, Henkel will showcase a range of new printed ink formulations that address emerging requirements for improved form and function of printed electronics applications. 

Adhesive Solutions and Composite Materials 

As a leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide, Henkel is exhibiting a range of innovative composite materials and solutions at the JEC covering automotive and aerospace applications.

Henkel Launches Flexible Packaging Academy for Industry Professionals 

Henkel Adhesive Technologies, a leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, today inaugurated the Henkel Flexible Packaging Academy in Mumbai, India.

Loctite party starts on Big Game Sunday 

On Sunday, February 1, Loctite will pitch itself in the biggest sporting and advertising event in North America, the annual championship game of the National Football League. To attract maximum attention among the expected more than 100 million viewers Henkel Adhesive Technologies is counting on curiosity and surprise.

Henkel fosters entrepreneurship in Germany  

Together with RWE, different foundations, and the ESMT European School of Management and Technology, Henkel Adhesive Technologies is founding partner of the German Tech Entrepreneurship Center (GTEC) in Berlin.

LOCTITE goes to the Big Game 

LOCTITE is the first-ever adhesive brand to advertise during the annual championship game of the National Football League. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is taking a bold step by advertising during one of the most watched television broadcast events of the year, becoming the first Henkel brand to do so.

Henkel shares valuable insights on risk assessment of adhesives in food contact 

As the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer, Henkel is deeply committed to finding ways to ensure food safety along the entire supply chain. Based on more than 100 years of analytic experience and driven by the needs of customers and consumers worldwide, Henkel is constantly sharing valuable insights and key information about limiting risks deriving from food contact materials.

Henkel Opens Asia’s first Loctite Impregnation Service Center in Suzhou, China 
Henkel opened its first Asia-Pacific Loctite Impregnation Service Center in Suzhou. With this new service center, Henkel brings its leading and innovative impregnation technology from Europe into Asian and other emerging markets.  more...
Henkel presents its innovative solution for optimizing through-put times and process costs 

The world’s largest trade fair for filtration solutions, FILTECH 2015, will be taking place in Cologne, Germany, from February 24 to 26 – and Henkel, as a leading supplier of adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, will be there to present its innovative products for this industry.