Henkel

Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the adhesives market – across all industry segments worldwide. In its Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses, Henkel holds leading positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. In 2019, Henkel reported sales of more than 20 billion euros and adjusted operating profit of more than 3.2 billion euros. Henkel employs more than 52,000 people globally – a passionate and highly diverse team, united by a strong company culture, a common purpose to create sustainable value, and shared values. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international indices and rankings. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX. For more information, please visit www.henkel.com.

Henkel AG & Co. KGaA
Henkelstraße 67
40589 Düsseldorf
Germany
+49 211 7970
www.henkel.com

VDM Metals adopts Henkel’s nitric acid-free pickling process

VDM Metals adopts Henkel’s nitric acid-free pickling process.
(Photo: VDM Metals, PR087)VDM Metals Group, a German manufacturer of nickel alloys and special stainless steels, has adopted Henkel´s next generation nitric acid (HNO3) free Bonderite C-CP (“Cleanox”) pickling process for dedicated wire products. The Bonderite C-CP product range answers market requirements within the metals industry to significantly increase the sustainability value of their production processes.

Henkel sponsors 27th Vehicle Displays Detroit Virtual 2020 and introduces innovative automotive display solutions

Henkel sponsors 27th Vehicle Displays Detroit Virtual 2020 and introduces innovative automotive display solutions. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR086)Henkel, a market leader of high-impact solutions in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, is a proud sponsor of the 27th annual Vehicle Displays & Interfaces Symposium, which will be held virtually Oct. 14-15. Vehicle Displays Detroit is a staple gathering for vehicle display engineers, designers, OEMs, ODMs and suppliers.

Industry-first high thermal conductivity, fast dispensing liquid thermal interface material arrives on the market

Result after a dispense trial of the Bergquist TGF 7000 with Bdtronic. 
(Photo credit: Bdtronic, PR084)Henkel today announced the debut of its latest thermal interface material (TIM) innovation, Bergquist Gap Filler TGF 7000 (image). The liquid TIM is a major formulation breakthrough, as it effectively marries high thermal conductivity of 7.0 W/mK with a maximum possible speed tested of 18 grams per second, a combination which is currently the only one of its kind. With excellent throughput capability, the novel material is well-suited for applications such as automotive ADAS systems, power conversion systems, electric pumps and ECUs where mass production, reliability and high thermal conductivity are required for today’s smaller footprint, higher power designs.

New performance gasketing for the automotive industry

Henkel’s new gasketing technology allows for direct dispensation of a liquid gasket onto parts. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR083)Henkel has recently expanded its gasketing product portfolio by including new materials and technologies that have been specifically designed for the automotive industry. With higher oil resistance and proven lower gas permeability, Loctite AA 5884 is a new polyacrylate gasketing technology that enables customers to enhance the performance and reliability of their products, all while achieving productivity goals and reducing overall costs.

Adhesive solutions for efficient Li-ion cell assembly

Battery modules with cylindrical cells are constructed with Covestro’s Bayblend® material and efficiently assembled with Henkel’s Loctite adhesive. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR082)
As automotive electrification continues to evolve, powerful lithium-ion (li-ion) battery architectures are at the center of discussions around electric vehicles. While battery system designs vary by manufacturer, the joint performance objectives for all automotive battery technologies are longer lifetime, operational safety, cost efficiency and reliability. In their most recent collaboration, Henkel and Covestro developed a solution enabling the efficient fixation of cylindrical li-ion battery cells inside a plastic cell holder. The solution is based on a UV-curing adhesive from Henkel and a UV-transparent polycarbonate blend from Covestro.

Henkel introduces new tin replacement solution for automotive body repair

Teroson EP 5020 is easy to apply and results in a smooth substrate for subsequent filling and painting. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR073)Henkel has introduced Teroson EP 5020 TR, a two-component epoxy-based cold rebuilding material designed to replace conventional tin solder in aftermarket repairs of automotive body damages. Fast curing, easier to sand and smoother to apply than previous solutions, the material also eliminates the heat and open flame process required for tin soldered repairs.

New Henkel solutions enable greater cost-efficiency and sustainability in aluminum anodizing

Even after 100 years of aluminum anodizing, Henkel’s most recent innovations for degreasing, etching and sealing demonstrate that there is still room for significant improvements in the productivity and sustainability of this electrochemical technology. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR080)Henkel’s pipeline of innovations for the aluminum industry does not stop short when it comes to anodizing, one of the most established technologies of aluminum processing. In complementing its latest developments for optimizing the conversion coating of aluminum products, the company also offers improved Bonderite technologies for the three key steps of degreasing, etching and hot or cold sealing in the aluminum anodizing process.

Accelerating Transformation: How Adhesive Solutions Will Help Drive the Future of Mobility

Game-changing new technologies are driving the biggest transformation that the automotive sector has seen in 100 years. The car of the future will be electrified, connected to its environment, autonomously driven, and even shared among several users.

Henkel offers custom-tailored products and services to steer the future of e-mobility

Henkel offers custom-tailored products and services to steer the future of e-mobility. 
(Photo: Henkel, PR079)As part of its active global support for the metal coil industry, Henkel is partnering with major coil producers to implement dedicated process solutions for end applications in e-mobility. In addition, the company is also addressing demands for reducing the complexity of downstream manufacturing steps by enabling continuous upstream functional coating processes without compromising the technical properties of the coated material.

BRABUS uses high-performance solutions from Henkel

BRABUS uses Teroson PU 8630 HMLC a two-component polyurethane adhesive with very good sag resistance, high elastic, shear strength and a long open time of 30 minutes especially in the reassembly of large and heavy structural windscreens. (Photo: Henkel, PR075)As a global leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, Henkel offers a broad portfolio of proven automotive industrial and aftermarket product solutions. BRABUS, the world’s largest independent high-performance tuner, uses a wide range of these products in all areas of engine, body and interior tuning. Beyond common aftermarket requirements, the premium tuning business needs high-performance adhesives and sealants capable of standing up to the more demanding operating conditions of supercar engines and body attachments.

Henkel and Carbon Revolution join forces

Henkel and Carbon Revolution join forces to speed OEM automotive one-piece carbon fibre wheels development. (Photo: Henkel, PR076)Henkel, a global leading provider of high-impact solutions based on adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, has reached a strategic material supply agreement with Carbon Revolution, the world-leading Australian manufacturer of one-piece automotive carbon composite wheels. The collaboration includes dedicated manufacturing facilities established at Henkel’s existing plant near Melbourne.

Henkel offers a comprehensive portfolio for the global metal coil industry

Henkel works with leading metal coil manufacturers and coating specialists to enhance the value of steel, galvanized, aluminum and other rolled product alloys. They offer a comprehensive portfolio of cost-effective and sustainable process solutions from pickling and cleaning to surface treatment and lamination. (Photo: Henkel, PR078)Henkel continues to support its customers in the global metal coil industry with an extensive range of process solutions for lubrication, pickling, cleaning, pretreatment, passivation and lamination. The latest product innovations are focused on next-generation alloys, hexachromium-free formulations, customized functional coatings and new range of rolling-oils for electrical-steel. Additionally, the company has further extended its team of market specialists for the metal coil industry.

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