Feminine Care

The growing consciousness for personal hygiene and healthcare has pushed the feminine care market tremendously within the past few years. The increasing adoption of a physical lifestyle among women is a further important factor. These trends along with many others have led to the development of Henkel’s adhesive solutions for feminine care essentials such as sanitary pads.

More comfort, more convenience
Feminine care

Growth on a global scale

Results from a market survey by Global Industry Analysts:

  • Global market for feminine hygiene products projected to reach US$15.2 billion by 2017
  • Growth is driven by product innovations and rising health & hygiene awareness among women
  • Transition from cost-focused hygiene products towards convenient products
  • Quality and performance as two leading criteria
Feminine care

The right solutions for your applications

Feminine care


TECHNOMELT positioning adhesives are used on the napkin’s two wings (side flaps) and the backsheet.
Benefits: High tack and good breathability.

  • Wing application
  • Release paper application
Feminine care


TECHNOMELT construction adhesives are applied in a very efficient and sustainable way.
Benefits: Good adhesion ratio.

  • Top & Backsheet construction
  • Top & Bottom tissue
  • Acquisition Distribution Layer
  • Air Laid / SAP Paper
Feminine care


TECHNOMELT core adhesives are used to stabilize the napkin’s core.
Benefits: Excellent wet-strength, improved fluid handling, and guaranteed discretion.

  • Core efficiency and integrity

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