10/23/2014, Düsseldorf / Germany


Key global client recognizes Henkel as No.1 supplier on values including customer partnership, technology leadership and industry know-how.

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Henkel Hygienics Business Receives “Best Supplier Award” from Unicharm

The Henkel Hygienics Adhesive business unit has received the “Best Supplier Award” from Unicharm at its China Headquarter on Sep. 25th. Unicharm, a leading Japanese company, specializes in the manufacture of diapers, feminine hygiene products and pet care products.

It is the first time that Unicharm awards its suppliers at its Annual Supplier Seminar, and Henkel beat all Unicharm’s suppliers as No.1 for its overall value – collaboration, proactivity, innovative and sustainable technologies, expertise, process efficiency and etc.

Henkel is Unicharm’s biggest supplier of adhesives, providing high-performance hotmelts to Unicharm for their diaper and feminine care production lines. Unicharm is a key Henkel global account and the two companies have been engaged in a customer-supplier relationship for almost 15 years now. Japan-based Unicharm mostly has operations in the Asia-Pacific region.

"We are extremely honored to be a recipient of this supplier award as it reflects the high level of attention that we pay in order to meet our customers’ needs," said Kang Qun (Henkel China business director for Hygienics Adhesive business) who collected the award on behalf of Henkel. "Our entire adhesives team has an unyielding commitment to the development of superior quality adhesives and services, and it is gratifying to have that dedication recognized by an organization like Unicharm that has such high standards."

The award is further affirmation of the power of Henkel’s core value “Your vision, our expertise, bonded together”. Henkel has developed innovative sustainable products based on renewable raw materials and improved performance to provide industry excellence. In the future, Henkel will continually expand its production capacity and fulfill a growing customer demand in China and the Asia-Pacific region, maintaining a balance between economic success, protection of the environment and social responsibility.