Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Adhesive Technologies.
Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite.
Henkel, headquartered in Düsseldorf / Germany, has about 48,000 employees worldwide and counts among the most internationally aligned German-based companies in the global marketplace.
Henkel is the world market leader in adhesives, sealants and surface treatments for consumers, craftsmen and industrial applications.
From our long tradition we have a well-balanced portfolio of International, regional and local brands. Henkel offers a multitude of applications to satisfy the needs of different target groups – consumers as well as craftsmen and industrial businesses.
It all began on June 22, 1923, when the very first delivery of adhesives left the Henkel facility in Düsseldorf, Germany. This historical milestone marked the birth of a business segment in which Henkel is now global market leader.