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QR code for accessing the mobile Loctite® Mobile Maintenance Expert Guide
07/18/2014
Advanced Loctite Mobile Maintenance Expert Guide  

Launched this year, the mobile version of the Loctite Maintenance Expert Guide has become a popular source of tips, tricks and advice for MRO professionals. Now, the mobile website, with its wide-ranging product and application information has become even more attractive with an expanded service and a comprehensive array of practical application videos.

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Electronics expert Nicholas Havemann (right) explains the advantages of electrically conductive adhesives
07/16/2014
First-hand Knowledge that Makes the Difference 

At the beginning of June this year, Henkel hosted a “Henkel High Tech Adhesives & Coatings Academy” event at the “High Tech Campus” in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. The aim was to provide customers in the electronics industry and other industries with first-hand information on high tech adhesion programs for markets where smart engineering and technology makes the difference. As well as attending modular presentations and a product exhibition, customers also had an opportunity to talk in depth to the Henkel experts present.

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Henkel products used for pipe repair.
07/16/2014
Henkel increases pipe lifetime by up to 20 years 

Henkel is taking a new approach to repairing steel pipes and pipelines and is focusing on certified safety. DNV GL, one of the leading certification bodies, recently completed a thorough testing program to confirm that Henkel’s repair system is meeting all requirements of the global quality standard ISO/TS 24817. It defines the design, installation, test and inspection criteria for the use of composite repair systems for oil and gas pipelines and pipework carrying petrochemical media.

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Henkel headquarters in San Isidro, Argentina
07/11/2014
Argentina – Finalist and successful Henkel location 

Henkel has been present in Argentina, the world’s eighth-largest country, with its Adhesive Technologies and Beauty Care businesses for 44 years.

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06/30/2014
Tough on Paint, Gentle on the Environment 

With new Bonderite C-MC 21130, Henkel has launched an environmentally sound cleaner for all uncured paints that really does set new standards. The innovative product offers a 50 percent reduction in volatile organic compounds (VOC) compared to solvent-based cleaners.

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The Perlen PM7
06/30/2014
Taking Care of a Sensitive Giant 

The PM7 is the ultimate tool in the production of newsprint. Its dimensions give the impression that it would have to swallow up huge mountains of waste paper to sate its hunger for raw materials, and yet, without the maintenance expertise of a partner like Henkel, even a giant like this can quickly grind to a halt.

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Henkel adhesives in food and packaging machines
06/27/2014
Adhesives from Henkel: A Recipe for Safety and Success  

More than 177 billion liters of milk, juice and other beverages – even some wines – were sold to customers last year in a simple box, the famous liquid carton. Around 173 billion of these cartons were filled by one of the 8,700 filling machines in use around the world, many of which were built using adhesives and sealants from Henkel.

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Product & Service Package Convinces Aluminum Producer Trimet
06/25/2014
Know-how Wins Out 

With his highly efficient lubricant concentrate of the Bonderite brand and a technical service Henkel offers tailored, integrated solutions for pressure die-casting processes to companies from the metal processing industry. By offering this full package Henkel convinced Trimet, one of Europe’s leading aluminum casting producers, that has switched all its production lines to Henkel technologies.

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Bonderite C-NE 6250 from Henkel
06/24/2014
Innovative, bactericide-free neutral cleaner 

A trusted partner in the service of industry for many years, Henkel also supports automobile manufacturers around the world in their efforts to constantly develop better products and make their production processes more efficient and sustainable. As the world market leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, Henkel offers solutions along the entire value chain of automobile manufacturing.

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One of the Loctite sponsored racing cars
06/12/2014
Investing in the future 

For a number of years, the General Industry business (AG) of Henkel has been supporting college and university students who compete in the annual international design contest, Formula Student. This cooperation with up-and-coming talents offers benefits for both sides.

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06/11/2014
Webinar “New developments for food safe water-based adhesives“ 

Water-based adhesives are an important technology for the production and converting of various food packaging made out of paper and cardboard. Henkel expert Hartmut Büsching will present new developments of food contact adhesives and other water-based solutions for paper converting applications on Henkel’s knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal”. The webinar will take place on June 25, 2014 at 2:00 PM (CEST).

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Loctite Threadlocker Stick
06/04/2014
New Generation of Loctite Threadlocker Sticks 

Formulated as wax-like, semi-solid adhesives packaged in a self-feeding stick applicator, Loctite 248 and Loctite 268 Threadlocker Sticks provide robust cure even on oil-contaminated or inactive metals like stainless steel. Only Henkel offers these convenient stick threadlockers for use in different maintenance, repair and overhaul applications.

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Henkel at “Engine Expo 2014”
06/03/2014
Sustainability Takes on Key Role in the Automotive Industry 

Within the automotive industry, increased use of lightweight technologies and sustainable products has become a key developmental aim coupled with the ever-present desire for more efficient production processes. Consequently, innovative solutions involving adhesives, sealants and functional coatings are also attracting increasing attention. Appearing at “Engine Expo 2013” – Europe’s most important international trade fair for engine technologies – in Stuttgart from June 24 to June 26, Henkel will be showcasing its latest products for the manufacture of power trains – focusing particularly on electro mobility – and solutions for the assembly and lamination of vehicle interior components.

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Henkel is a leading solution provider of specialty adhesives
06/03/2014
Adhesive Also Has a Bearing on the Game!  

In less than two weeks, all eyes will once again be on Messi, Ronaldo, Rooney & Co. But who is destined to make the history books as the star of the 2014 World Cup? Both the boots and the ball may have a say – even though they rarely get the limelight.

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Henkel expert Dr. Monika Tönnießen
06/02/2014
Influenceable factors for migration 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal”, Henkel presents a new whitepaper about “Influenceable factors for migration”. In her whitepaper, Henkel expert Dr. Monika Tönnießen describes ways to enhance food safety by influencing the migration.

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enkel and Vitriflex: Joint-Development agreement
05/28/2014
Henkel Continues to Drive Innovation Leadership 

Henkel Adhesives Technologies, the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings worldwide, is further driving its innovation capabilities and leadership forward. As part of its innovation strategy, the company is continuously strengthening its technical scouting. The most recent result is the signing of a joint-development agreement with US-based Vitriflex, Inc.

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New Loctite 5189 sealant
05/26/2014
Exceptional flexibility and blow-out resistant sealant 

Working in conjunction with Ford Motor Company, Henkel – the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – has developed an anaerobic gasketing sealant for highly stressed engine joints. With exceptional flexibility, Loctite 5189 meets the requirements of the on line blow-out test and thus eliminating the cost of extensive manual rework and offering robust sealing for high volume engine manufacturing.

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Henkel expert Dr. Matthias Frischmann
05/26/2014
Basics in Migration – Adhesives in Food Packaging 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal”, Henkel presents a new webinar about “Basics in Migration – Adhesives in Food Packaging”. In this interactive webinar, Dr. Matthias Frischmann will talk on June 5 from 4 PM (CEST) about the basics in migration and looks forward to answering corresponding questions.

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Innovations in Printed Electronics
05/16/2014
Printable Heating Systems and Transparent Inks 

Within the electronics field, more and more applications are coming to the fore that require a uniform, self-regulating heating system – from heated mirrors and underfloor heating systems to batteries. Conventional wire-based solutions are not only cumbersome but also particularly time-consuming and costly to manufacture. Now, with its Loctite ECI 8000 E&C series, Henkel is able to provide an innovative and efficient alternative. Offering a versatile range of conductive carbon paints applied using the screen printing technique, this Henkel development for heating systems brings huge benefits with respect to design flexibility and fast and uniform heating performance, plus an ability to self-regulate system temperature. As world market leader in the provision of tailored solutions based on adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, Henkel will be presenting this and other product innovations at LOPEC (Large-area, Organic & Printed Electronics Convention), the leading international trade fair for printed electronics, in Munich on May 27 and 28, 2014.

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Henkel has developed the “Fusion Coating” process
05/14/2014
Henkel Showcases New Processes for the Furniture Industry 

Visitors to the Xylexpo trade fair being held in Milan, Italy, from May 13 to May 17 will see a number of production innovations developed by Henkel. Experts of the Adhesive Technologies business unit will be on hand at the stands of partner companies to present new processes for the furniture industry there.

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Loctite Mobile Concept Car
05/14/2014
Loctite Mobile Concept Car on the move 

Henkel Indonesia has pioneered a new mobile training concept with its Loctite Mobile Concept Car (MCC). The MCC, the first of its kind for the adhesive industry in Indonesia, aims to train 900 customers and distributors across Indonesia by the end of 2014.

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The Freedom™ system
05/13/2014
Integrated Adhesive Solution For Enhanced Process Efficiency 

Appearing from May 8 to May 14 at the Düsseldorf trade fair “Interpack”, Henkel is presenting its innovative adhesive solutions and technologies to representatives of the packaging community. Specifically, the company is showcasing the Freedom™ system solution developed together with Nordson Corporation, the leading manufacturer of precision dispensers and applicators for the world’s packaging industry.

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Henkel expert Dr. Monika Tönnießen
05/13/2014
Ways to improve Food Safety 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal”, Henkel presents a new webinar about “Ways to improve Food Safety” on May 23, at 10:00 AM (CEST). In her webinar, Henkel expert Dr. Monika Tönnießen will talk about ways to enhance food safety by influencing the migration.

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Food Safe Packaging forum
05/05/2014
Food Safe Packaging Portal Popular with Customers  

A large number of food packages contain adhesives developed with Henkel’s renowned expertise and know-how, generating increased confidence among consumers and also, in particular, customers operating in the food industry. And now Henkel’s comprehensive knowledge platform – the Food Safe Packaging Portal – is celebrating its first anniversary as a rich source of information to decision-makers in the food industry.

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Focus on food safety
04/29/2014
Henkel Experts Speak at the Interpack Stand 

This year Henkel is showcasing numerous innovations and proven adhesives systems with live presentations at its stand at the Interpack trade show. The subjects covered include food-safe packages and a pioneering adhesives application system that Henkel has developed in cooperation with machine manufacturer Nordson.

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Adhesives solutions for the packaging industry
04/14/2014
Henkel unveils innovations at the Interpack trade fair 

Henkel will be present at the Interpack show this year with numerous innovations and proven adhesives systems. The focus is on solutions that Henkel has engineered in response to the requirements of the packaging industry.

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Adhesive Technologies to exhibit at Hannover Messe
04/07/2014
Henkel showcases innovative solutions for industrial customers 

This year will see Henkel presenting its Adhesives business at the 2014 Hannover Messe. The individual businesses in the Adhesive Technologies business unit will be showcasing their solutions for customers in various industrial and trade sectors as well as private households in the Adhesive Technology display area.

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Loctite MAX 3
04/03/2014
Lower-weight components for the automotive industry 

Leveraging the synergistic combination of matrix expertise, process know-how and an especially tailored adhesives portfolio, Henkel is able to offer a comprehensive range of sophisticated composite solutions for the automotive industry. With the development of its new polyurethane matrix resin, Loctite MAX 3, the world market leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings has taken a further important step toward the fully automated mass production of components based on glass and carbon fiber composite technology. In collaboration with KraussMaffei, Henkel has developed a process for the manufacture of composite components using high-pressure RTM (HP-RTM) technology that creates a surface quality good enough for automobile exteriors. The partner network also includes carbon fiber manufacturer Zoltek and the sports car builder and development services provider Roding Automobile. The technology showpiece adopted for the development for this innovative process was a lightweight yet high-strength carbon roof segment of the 950 kg sports car, the superlight Roding Roadster R1.

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Henkel at SMT Hybrid Packaging 2014
03/19/2014
High-Technology Adhesives for Microelectronics 

Through its Electronics business, Henkel offers customers from the electronics industry worldwide a specialized portfolio of innovative high-technology adhesives for the manufacture of microchips and electronic assemblies. These include hotmelts for sensitive electronic components and also soldering pastes for printed circuit board (PCB) assembly, products that will be central to Henkel's trade show appearance at SMT Hybrid Packaging in Nuremberg from May 6 to May 8, 2014.

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“Wire” and “Tube”
03/18/2014
Adding value with sustainable solutions 

A global leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, Henkel offers sustainable solutions for a broad spectrum of applications including the manufacture of wire, cable and tubular products. In the development of innovative surface treatment technologies, Henkel focuses particularly on the aspects of sustainability and reducing process complexity. The major world trade fairs “Wire” and “Tube”, due to take place in Düsseldorf from April 7 to 11, offer an ideal platform for showcasing the company’s latest product developments and future-shaping trends encompassing the wire, cable and tube industries.

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Pretreatment processe of car bodies
03/12/2014
Unique single-source solutions 

In the manufacture of metal components, the ability to continuously monitor surface pretreatment processes and to ensure the optimum infeed of the chemicals required is of crucial importance. Henkel’s TCS Engineering department has developed a modular metering and control system under the brand name Lineguard specifically for such applications. With this technology, the world market leader for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings is able to offer fully fledged programmable logic control systems (PLCs) for the precise measurement of bath concentrations and in-process regulation. This fully automatic monitoring, measuring, metering and control concept means that gauging and replenishment errors by operators can be extensively avoided and process costs substantially reduced. A comprehensive master program is currently being installed at the premises of autobody fabricator Tofaş in Turkey. Henkel is also developing a Windows program and an app for the mobile control of such systems. 

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Henkel at Metpack 2014 in Essen
03/05/2014
Product solutions for the manufacture of beverage cans  

Henkel is a global leader in the supply of products, services and technical expertise to the food and beverage can industry. At Metpack 2014, the most important trade fair for the international metal packaging industry, sector specialists will be presenting their innovations for the production, treatment, coating and recycling of cans, tubes, containers and drums. During the event between May 6 and May 8, 2014, Henkel will be showcasing innovative lubricants and cleaners under the Bonderite brand for the manufacture of two-piece beverage cans.

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Composite leaf spring
02/26/2014
Flexibility and strength for consistent performance  

The leaf springs installed in a wide range of vehicles are traditionally manufactured in steel. However, as the issue of vehicle weight continues to gain importance, solutions offering the benefits of lightweight construction are becoming ever more attractive. Although composite materials are the obvious alternative here, the journey from laboratory prototype to mass production is a long one.

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Loctite 648 and 638
02/25/2014
Retaining Adhesives with Higher Temperature Resistance  

Henkel has developed two Loctite anaerobic retaining compounds that perform at operating temperatures up to 180°C and show very reliable cure strength through oil contaminations and on passive metal surfaces.

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02/18/2014
Henkel at Singapore Airshow 2014 

Henkel recently participated at the Singapore Airshow, Asia's largest aerospace event. Partnering with Hypercoat Enterprises, Henkel was part of one of the most important aerospace exhibitions in the world mid of February.

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Loctite Safe Coat
02/17/2014
Loctite Safe Coat launched in India 

Loctite Safe Coat was launched recently at a customer gathering in Rajkot, India. Over 70 submersible pump manufacturers attended the event.

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Henkel expert Dr. Joerg Feesche
02/13/2014
Webinar "Assessing the risks of food contact materials" 

Food Safe Packaging is a topic which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed to. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe,” Henkel will be holding a webinar on “Assessing the risks of food contact materials” on February 26th, 2014 at 04:00 PM (CET). Dr. Jörg Feesche will give an overview about the process of increasing the safety of your food packaging. 

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Loctite Benzoxazine resins
02/07/2014
Benzoxazine resins for injection processes 

Always technically challenging, the aircraft industry places wide-ranging demands on materials used in the manufacture of its composites. The specialty solutions must be suitable for automated production, easy to handle and available on a global scale, with total cost in use including repair constituting further major considerations. Henkel offers the aerospace industry not just adhesives but also innovative composite technologies. The company’s commitment motto “Lighter-Thinner-Stronger” serves to underscore the capabilities of its benzoxazine infusion resins to facilitate lightweight construction technologies that meet the highest requirements.

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Levi LaVallee was one of seven Henkel-sponsored extreme athletes
02/06/2014
Henkel-sponsored athletes win medals at Winter X Games 

Henkel sponsored a team of extreme athletes – under its Loctite brand – to compete in a variety of events such as the SnoCross Freestyle, SnoCross Long Jump, Snowboarder X, Snomobile SnoCross, and Snowmobile SnoCross Adaptive at the 2014 Winter X Games in Aspen, Colorado in mid-January. Over 108,000 enthusiastic fans attended the event at Buttermilk Mountain, where the X Games have been held for the past 12 years. A record-breaking 48,000 people packed the venue on Saturday to see athletes compete in SnoCross, Snowboarding, and Skiing.

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Henkel at JEC Europe 2014
02/05/2014
Adhesives and functional coatings for composites 

As market leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, Henkel is exhibiting a range of innovative composite solutions at the JEC covering applications from automotive and aerospace to wind power and machine construction. JEC Europe is the world’s biggest fair for composite materials. This annual trade show at Port de Versailles near Paris, France, will be open for business from March 11 through March 13, 2014. Henkel experts will be available at Stand F17 in Hall 7.3 to provide information on the wide range of products and system solutions that the company is able to offer the composites industry.

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Henkel expert Dr. Monika Tönnießen
01/30/2014
Webinar “Risk assessment in the supply chain“ 

Risk assessment in the supply chain is a topic which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed to. On its newly created knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe,” Henkel will be holding a webinar on “Risk assessment in the supply chain” on February 6th, 2014 at 10:00 AM (CET). Mrs. Monika Tönnießen will give an overview about regulatory requirements and what to consider in risk assessment.

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Inauguration of the new Technical Center in Korea
01/20/2014
Henkel Opens New Technical Center in Korea 

Henkel Korea, a subsidiary of the Henkel Group, officially inaugurated the innovative Henkel Korea Technical Center today. The launch strengthens Henkel’s position as the global leader in the adhesives market as well as demonstrating its focus on Korea and other emerging markets.

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Henkel’s metal pre-treatment and autodeposition coatings
01/10/2014
Solutions solve challenges of heavy machinery makers 

It is a machine of superlatives: four floors high, 82 meters long or the length a high-rise building of 20 floors lying on its side. This monster is heavier than a dozen 747 jumbo jets and creeps forward through the earth behind a more than 9 meter tall rotary cutting head. What may sound like science fiction is, in fact, the description of a giant tunnel boring machine (TBM) that was constructed using adhesives from Henkel.

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12/27/2013
Henkel Presents “Fusion Coating” at ZOW Fair 

Henkel will be presenting its extended portfolio of products and solutions for the wood and furniture industry – including the recently developed “Fusion Coating” process – at ZOW 2014 in Bad Salzuflen, Germany, from February 10 to 13.

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Henkel at Euroguss 2014
12/18/2013
Integrated solutions for the foundry industry 

Europe’s biggest trade fair in the die casting field is scheduled to take place in Nuremberg on January 14 to 16, 2014. The international die casting community will be meeting at Euroguss for the tenth time to exhibit and discover innovative solutions in their specific fields of material forming and processing technology. Henkel too will be represented, showcasing numerous products from its Bonderite and Loctite product portfolio. 

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Henkel expert Dr. Monika Tönnießen
12/11/2013
Monika Tönnießen to Speak at VDI Conference 

The safety of plastic packaging for food and cosmetics will be a major topic at the Association of German Engineers’ (VDI) “Wissensforum”, a conference taking place on December 11 and 12 in Nuremberg, Germany. Dr. Monika Tönnießen, a Henkel expert for product safety and regulatory affairs, will speak about current adhesive trends and present the European Adhesives Association’s (FEICA) “Food Contact Status Guidance”.

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Henkel expert Dr. Joerg Feesche.
12/02/2013
How to Determine the Safety of a Food Contact Adhesive 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe”, Henkel presents a new whitepaper on the topic of how to determine the safety of a food contact adhesive. In his whitepaper, Henkel expert Dr. Joerg Feesche explains what the company does to constantly improve its adhesive portfolio to fulfill customer demand and legal requirements.

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Henkel expert Dr. Monika Tönnießen
11/28/2013
Webinar „Adhesives in Food contact: Legislation today and tomorrow“ 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe,” Henkel will be holding a webinar on „Adhesives in Food contact: Legislation today and tomorrow“ on December 5, at 10:00 AM (CET). Dr. Monika Tönnießen will speak about the strong legal requirements which are valid for Henkel’s packaging adhesive solutions. 

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Loctite TAF thermal absorbers for handheld devices
11/13/2013
Thermal Absorbing Films for Handheld Devices 

To address the heat management challenges associated with higher functioning, smaller footprint handheld devices, Henkel has formulated a series of novel thermal absorbing films. The Loctite TAF portfolio of materials effectively lowers the CPU and skin temperature of popular handheld devices, enabling improved performance, user comfort and product design latitude.

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Henkel expert Dr. Monika Tönnießen
11/11/2013
Webinar “Migration – How to restrict its effects” 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe”, Henkel will be holding a webinar on November 22 from 10:00 to 10:45 AM (CET) on the topic: “Migration – How to restrict its effects”. In this interactive webinar Dr. Monika Tönnießen gives an introduction to these factors which are influenceable by the food packaging industry. 

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Loctite ML-11
11/11/2013
Multi-Purpose Maintain Lube 

High-performance industrial and home use maintenance lubricant with flexible nozzle allows application in difficult-to-reach areas; Loctite ML-11 is available in stores across Southeast Asia.

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With the low-pressure injection molding technique it is possible to provide protective hotmelt encapsulation
11/11/2013
Durable protection for electronic components 

The adhesives industry has evolved continuously over the past years. This has resulted in many new developments, including innovative hotmelts which Henkel markets under the Technomelt brand. These have a broad range of uses, as hotmelts are now available for almost every imaginable application area. With the low-pressure molding technique it is possible not only to bond surfaces but to provide protective encapsulation even for small and delicate electronic components. In the automotive industry in particular, the resistance of the adhesives used to high temperatures, moisture and aggressive oils plays a decisive role in assuring the performance of sensors and other sensitive components.

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Loctite Multicore HF 212 is a halogen-free, lead-free solder paste
11/07/2013
Henkel Develops High-Performance Halogen-Free Solder Paste 

The Electronics Group of Henkel continues to expand its halogen-free materials portfolio with the launch of Loctite Multicore HF 212, a halogen-free, lead-free solder paste ideal for today’s high-value PCB assemblies.

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Loctite EA 9845 LC Aero for durable, high-quality paintable surfaces
11/05/2013
Loctite EA 9845 LC Aero with lightning strike protection 

Henkel is launching its innovative epoxy-based surfacing film for composites, which offers honeycomb-cored composites enhanced protection against lightning strike. Loctite EA 9845 LC Aero is based on the modified epoxy film adhesive Loctite EA 9845 SF Aero. It produces a high quality finished part while also enabling a weight saving of 30 percent.

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Henkel expert Elodie Picard
10/31/2013
Requirements for self adhesive labels 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe”, Henkel presents a new whitepaper about “The requirements for self adhesive labels”. In her whitepaper, Henkel expert Elodie Picard explains how the company is constantly adapting its adhesive portfolio to fulfill customer demand. 

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Henkel transparent encapsulants also optimally protect electronic components
10/29/2013
Solutions for durable luminaires and lamps 

Henkel will be showcasing its range of products for lighting applications under the Technomelt and Loctite brands at the Strategies in Light Europe fair and conference from November 19 to 21 in Munich. Offering benefits like high transparency and temperature resistance, the products are particularly suitable for manufacturers of lighting devices.

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Henkel sponsors amphibious car
10/29/2013
Travelling around the world 

On the 2nd of November an amphibious car called “Amphibear” will start its journey from Estonia to travel all over the world. Henkel Baltics will sponsor the challenging project via its brands Loctite and Teroson.

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10/25/2013
New Innovation Center Opens in India 

Adhesive Technologies has strengthened its commitment to driving powerful innovation by establishing a new Innovation Center in Pune, India. The center will focus on developing cutting-edge technologies for the automotive and transportation industries and will serve South Asia, the Middle East and Africa.

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Henkel expert Ralf Eberhardt
10/24/2013
Webinar “Food Contact Materials: Hotmelt adhesives” 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe”, Henkel will be holding a webinar on “Food Contact Materials: Hotmelt adhesives” on November 7 from 10:00 to 10:45 AM (CEST). There are different packaging materials that come into direct contact with food, and so Henkel’s packaging adhesives do. In this interactive webinar Dr. Monika Tönnießen and Ralf Eberhardt will talk about the migrating substances in hotmelts, the right formulations for Henkel adhesive solutions and the use of mineral oil substances.

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Henkel expert Hartmut Büsching.
10/14/2013
Webinar “Food Contact Materials – Points to Consider” 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe,” Henkel will be holding a webinar on “Food Contact Materials – Points to Consider” on October 17 from 10:00 to 10:45 AM (CEST). Henkel’s water based adhesives are important products for various food packaging applications. Hartmut Büsching and Monika Tönnießen will present the regulatory background for these adhesives and the points which have to be considered for the risk assessment. In addition they will explain difficulties and mistakes which can occur during the application and the migration tests and they will look forward to answer your questions.

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The fully automatic Loctite impregnation process
10/11/2013
First-class service for the automotive industry 

In opening its new impregnation service center at Saint-Priest, France, at the beginning of September, Henkel has further extended the range of services on offer to automobile manufacturers in Europe, with the added benefit of optimized availability close to the client plant. As the world’s leading manufacturer of impregnating agents and fully automatic process technologies for sealing porosities and cracks in metal castings and electronic components, Henkel – with its an extensive product portfolio under the Loctite brand – reliably meets the requirements of modern automotive applications.

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New adhesive technologies for book binding machines at Pack Print International 2013
10/09/2013
Creating market success 

Henkel (Thailand) and Henkel Adhesive Technologies (India) cooperate with Wellbound Worldwide in India, a machine manufacturer, to showcase new adhesive technologies for book binding machines at Pack Print International 2013.

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New Loctite polyacrylate liquid sealant/gasketing products
10/08/2013
Highly flexible gasketing technologies for the automotive industry 

Henkel is appearing at this year’s Productronica (November 12 to 15 in Munich, Germany), where it will be presenting, in particular, its innovative liquid sealant and gasketing products for the automotive industry. With its two polyacrylate-based liquid gasketing products Loctite 5883 and Loctite 5810 B, the world market leader in adhesives, sealants and surface treatment technologies is able to offer solutions which, thanks to their high flexibility and minimal permeability, ensure optimum results in the sealing of transmission control systems.

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Henkel’s transparent encapsulants
10/01/2013
Highly transparent products for lighting solutions 

High-performance hotmelts and silicones will be at the center of Henkel’s exhibits at the 2013 productronica trade show, which takes place in Munich, Germany, from November 12 to 15 this year. The company will be showcasing its new range of products for electrical applications under the Technomelt and Loctite brands. Offering the benefits of high transparency, some are particularly suitable for lighting applications.

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Dr. Matthias Frischmann
09/23/2013
Webinar “Product Efficiency Testing”  

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its newly created knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe,” Henkel will be holding a webinar on “Formulation Reconstruction and Product Efficiency Testing” on September 23 from 10:00 to 10:45 AM (CEST). Dr. Matthias Frischmann will talk about the analysis of consumer goods and the successful analytical techniques and product efficiency testings of the analytic department. He will also talk about the importance of new food packaging solutions.

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Pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA) for manufacturing labels
09/20/2013
Combined product portfolio for pressure sensitive label industry 

At this year’s Labelexpo Europe 2013 from September 24 to 27 in Brussels, the industry event for the label industry, Henkel will be presenting its complete range of pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA) for manufacturing labels, tapes and self-adhesive films. With the acquisition last year of the high-performance pressure sensitive adhesives product range of the US-based specialty chemicals company Cytec Industries Inc., Henkel has further enhanced its competencies in high-performance pressure sensitive adhesives and can offer a broader product portfolio.

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Henkel China Award from Universum
09/20/2013
Henkel Wins Ideal Employer Award in China 

Henkel has been recognized as one of China’s Top 100 Ideal Employers as selected by Chinese university students. The award, China Top 100 IDEAL™ Employers 2013, is a result of a nationwide survey by Universum, a global employer branding company.

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Lightweight component of carbon fibers impregnated by Henkel’s composite matrix resin
09/19/2013
Loctite MAX 3 – the latest generation of polyurethane matrix resins 

Through the development of its new polyurethane matrix resin, Loctite MAX 3, Henkel has taken a further important step toward fully automated series production of composite components for the automotive industry. In collaboration with KraussMaffei, Henkel – the world market leader for adhesives, sealants and surface treatment technologies – has developed a process for the manufacture of components based on glass or carbon fiber and using high-pressure RTM (HP-RTM) technology that creates a surface quality good enough for automobile exteriors. Using a model of the light, high-strength carbon fiber roof segment of the Roding Roadster R1, this innovative production process is due to be presented at “K,” the world’s most important trade fair for the plastics and rubber industries, due to place from October 16 to 23 in Düsseldorf.

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Dragon Plant opening ceremony in Shanghai
09/18/2013
Henkel opens world’s largest adhesives factory in China 

Henkel has today inaugurated the world’s largest adhesives factory in Shanghai. With this new production facility the company is expanding its production capacity in a major emerging market and will deliver its innovative adhesive technologies more quickly to the growing number of customers based in China and the Asian region.

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Henkel at FILTECH 2013 in Wiesbaden
09/17/2013
Innovations for HVAC and seawater desalination technologies 

All kinds of manufacturers of filters can now look forward to a new generation of adhesives from Henkel, developed to facilitate the efficient production of high-performance end products. Appearing at FILTECH 2013 in Wiesbaden, Germany, from October 22 to 24, Henkel – the world’s leading supplier of adhesives, sealants and surface treatment technologies – is now set to present these innovative products to the filter industry.

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MRO Europe 2013
09/11/2013
Structural Adhesive Solutions for Composite Repair 

As a speaker at this year’s “MRO Europe 2013” exhibition and conference in London from September 24 to 26, 2013, Henkel will discuss the importance of its innovative repair technologies for the aerospace industry. In the presentation track entitled “Advanced Material Repair Technologies”, Dr. Ulrike Schmidt-Freytag, Technical Customer Service Manager EMEA at Henkel, will discuss the repair of composite structures in aircraft, including bonding, out of autoclave processing, wet lay-up surfacing films and lightning strike repairs. In addition, Mr. Marc Gomez, Global MRO Segment Manager – Aerospace at Henkel, will moderate a roundtable presentation track entitled “Detection and Inspection in Composite Materials”, where industry leading experts discuss the latest developments and practice in non-destructive testing (NDT) technology. With its high-performance structural adhesive product portfolio under the Loctite brand, Henkel offers solutions for the repair of composite parts and structures in ready-to-use packaging configurations for its aerospace MRO customers. Henkel’s products, which are qualified by major OEM’s, is readily available from its global network of authorized aerospace distributors.

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Henkel joined forces with the SAVE FOOD initiative
09/09/2013
Henkel joins the “Save Food” initiative 

Safer food packaging is a common objective of both Henkel and the SAVE FOOD initiative. Hence Henkel – the world’s largest manufacturer of adhesives for the packaging industry – has now joined forces with the initiative, the purpose of which is to promote dialogue between business, researchers, politicians and the public at large on the subject of avoidable food wastage.

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Innovative cutting fluid Bonderite L-MR
09/09/2013
Bonderite L-MR makes mobile plant construction “greener”  

“As long as you change the engine oil regularly, the vehicle will just go on running,” says Jocke Höök with not a little pride in his voice. The talk is about a Swedish manufacturer, widely known as a maker of commercial vehicles of exceptional robustness. However, this bold claim applies particularly to the company’s yellow-colored heavy-duty construction machinery, parts of which are manufactured in a plant in central Sweden, which also happens to be where communications manager Höök has his office.

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Csaba Szendrei, Head of Henkel’s Packaging, Consumer Goods and Construction Adhesives business
09/02/2013
“Demand for food-safe packaging adhesives on the rise” 

The range of applications served by adhesives is broad indeed, with many forms of food packaging included in the list. Henkel’s recently launched “Food Safe Packaging” initiative is especially directed at those responsible for food safety, quality managers, packaging developers, purchasers and other stakeholders wishing to better acquaint themselves with the issue of food-safe packaging. Csaba Szendrei, new Head of Henkel’s Packaging, Consumer Goods and Construction Adhesives business talks about the importance of food-safe adhesives.

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Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe
08/26/2013
Whitepaper “Some tips to prevent contamination” 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its newly created knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe”, Henkel offers a whitepaper with “Some tips to prevent contamination”. Dr. Monika Tönnießen provides in her whitepaper an overview about the different kinds of contamination caused by packaging.

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Henkel expert Dr. Matthias Frischmann
08/19/2013
Whitepaper “Analysis of Non-Intentionally Added Substances” 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its newly created knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe”, Henkel offers a whitepaper about the “Analysis of Non-Intentionally Added Substances”. Dr. Matthias Frischmann explains in his whitepaper the necessity to identify and trace non-intentionally added substances like impurities, manufacturing by-products and degradations. Also he provides an overview about the different analytical techniques, which are applied to identify these substances down to the lowest levels. 

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08/14/2013
Recognition for young engineers 

115 teams of students in the field of engineering from all over the world recently competed against each other at the Hockenheimring in the course of the Formula Student Germany. Present during the race as the main sponsor was Henkel, supporting the teams with Loctite and Teroson solutions and being on the lookout for the best up-and-coming student engineers. Henkel has been part of the race since 2009, supporting students who are interested in automobile technology through its “Best use of Adhesives Award”.

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08/12/2013
Whitepaper: “Henkel’s Food Contact Statement” 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its newly created knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe”, Henkel presents a whitepaper about “Henkel’s Food Contact Statement”. In her whitepaper, Dr. Monika Tönnießen explains how Henkel, as part of the supply chain for food contact materials, follows the European food contact legislation and performs risk assessment for its food packaging products.

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Sustainable innovation: casein-free adhesive Aquence XP 190
07/30/2013
Sustainable innovations for labeling and packaging 

Henkel is set to showcase a number of innovations for the beverage and liquid food industries at this year’s Drinktec in Munich, due to be held between September 16 and 20. The casein-free adhesive Aquence XP 190 for the labeling of glass containers ideally complements the high-performance Henkel portfolio, while the packaging hotmelt Technomelt Supra 100 Cool exhibits the lowest application temperature on the global market.

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58 days before the opening of our new adhesives factory in Shanghai
07/22/2013
Customer audit successfully passed  

There are 58 days before the opening of our new adhesives factory in Shanghai, and we have just reached another important milestone: Master Kong, a producer of water and syrup and one of our key customers, came to audit the Dragon Plant in line with its quality and safety standards on Friday, July 19.

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Henkel expert Dr. Matthias Frischmann.
07/22/2013
Webinar “Formulation Reconstruction and Product Efficiency Testing” 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its newly created knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe,” Henkel will be holding a webinar on “Formulation Reconstruction and Product Efficiency Testing” on July 25 from 10:00 to 10:45 AM (CEST). Dr. Matthias Frischmann will talk about the successful analytical techniques and product efficiency testings of the analytic department as well as the importance for new food packaging solutions.

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Henkel’s new Food Safe Packaging Academy
07/15/2013
Webinar “Food contact materials: Points to consider” 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its newly created knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe,” Henkel will be holding a webinar on “Food contact materials: Points to consider” on July 18 from 10 to 10:45 AM (CEST). Mrs. Monika Tönnießen and Mr. Dennis Bankmann will talk about the framework regulation regarding food contact materials and Henkel’s involvement in this area.

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New Technomelt Supra 100 Cool offers a wide application window
07/11/2013
New Henkel hotmelt adhesive sets high standards 

With an application temperature of 100 degrees Celsius, Technomelt Supra 100 Cool from Henkel is the new record-holder among hotmelt adhesives used in the packaging industry. Combined with the benefits of the proven Supra product range, this Henkel innovation delivers higher efficiency in packaging production while also promoting sustainability in customer operations.

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07/10/2013
Innovative production process for high-performance lubricants 

Henkel has commissioned a new production line at its Scheemda facility (Netherlands), the company’s most important European site for the manufacture of die lubricants/release agents and specialty surface coatings. Thanks to innovative technology employed in grinding the graphite feedstock, the plant is now able to manufacture high-performance lubricants for the automotive and electronics industries with higher quality and bigger capacity.  As a result, the production process has been optimized in terms of both flexibility and stability, as well as delivering tangible sustainability improvements.

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Laboratory Manager Matthias Frischmann in a Henkel Central Analytics lab
07/10/2013
The experts for food safe packaging 

Time and time again we hear reports about incidences in which the ingredients used in packaging materials migrate into the comestible contents. Frequent causes include printing inks on labels or the use of contaminated waste paper. Among other things, Henkel’s Central Analytics department is involved with the production and quality control of adhesives for food safe packaging. As a scientifically independent and accredited testing agency, it regularly assesses packaging materials submitted for investigation – both by Henkel and by external customers.

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Henkel expert Dennis Bankmann
07/09/2013
Webinar “Smart Cure Laminating Adhesives” 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its newly created knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe,” Henkel will be holding a webinar on “Smart Cure Laminating Adhesives” on July 12 from 10:00 to 10:45 AM (CEST). Mr. Dennis Bankmann will talk about the risks associated with primary aromatic amines in food packaging and shows Henkel’s food safe packaging adhesive solutions to minimize these risks.

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New Loctite Fixmaster Marine Chocking foundation for steam engines
07/08/2013
Restoration of historic coastal steamer “Prinz Heinrich”  

Jonny and Hinni each weigh somewhere in the region of two and a half metric tons. Despite their considerable age of more than 100 years, the two will soon be in a position to once again show exactly what they can do. The aged steam engines develop around 200 horsepower and, from this fall, will once more be powering the restored coastal steamer “Prinz Heinrich” as it returns to its erstwhile service, taking passengers to the North Sea islands.

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Webinar on “Risk assessment in the supply chain”
07/01/2013
Webinar “Risk assessment in the supply chain“ 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. On its newly created knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe,” Henkel will be holding a webinar on “Risk assessment in the supply chain” on July 4 from 10:00 to 10:45 AM (CEST). Mrs. Monika Tönnießen will give an overview about regulatory requirements and show Henkel’s contribution in terms of information flow along the supply chain.

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Henkel products used within the tissue industry
06/14/2013
Henkel to sponsor tissue industry event in Italy 

As the only adhesives manufacturer Henkel is sponsoring the “It’s tissue” open-house fair and information program. This major trade event is due to take place from June 22 to 30 in Lucca, Tuscany (Italy), the hub of Europe’s tissue industry.

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Henkel’s new Food Safe Packaging Academy
06/04/2013
“Food Safe Packaging” in interactive webinars 

Food packaging safety is an issue to which Henkel – as the world’s largest adhesives manufacturer – is deeply committed. And now, from June 6, 2013 on its newly created knowledge platform “Food Safe Packaging Portal Europe,” Henkel will be holding live weekly webinars as a vehicle for providing decision-makers with useful information on selected topics related to this theme.

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Robot manufacturers now use innovative assembly solutions
05/31/2013
Adhesives solve challenges of robot manufacturers 

They can lift loads weighing tons, operate under harshest conditions and work 24 hours a day without a break. Since the early 1960s, robots have conquered the industrial world. These astonishing machines are increasingly constructed using adhesive technologies from Henkel. Now, even robot arm elements can be bonded with structural adhesives.

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Official opening of the new polyurethane plant in Jundiaí, São Paulo
05/29/2013
New adhesives plant in Brazil 

April saw the official opening of the new polyurethane plant in Jundiaí, São Paulo. Among the select group of guests were senior executives Jan-Dirk Auris, Jean Fayolle and Jerry Perkins, as well as the colleagues responsible for the feasibility studies and management of the plant construction project.

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Mobile website Loctite Maintenance Expert Guide
05/17/2013
Loctite Maintenance Expert Guide for Smartphones and Tablets 

Nowadays the smartphone in particular is an ever present companion, offering fast access to information ranging from public transport schedules, restaurant finders and beyond. Not only from a personal level, mobile devices are becoming more and more a daily companion for professionals in their daily work. Henkel has now launched a mobile website specifically for maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) technicians with product information and wide-ranging tips on application techniques for its key brands like Loctite.

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Teroson RB 8275, a liquid applied sound deadener (LASD)
05/14/2013
New sound deadening material is better for the environment 

A trend is taking hold across the automotive industry – sound-deadening materials that can be sprayed onto car bodies by robots are increasingly replacing bitumen mats. Henkel is now introducing the fourth generation of its rubber-based acoustic materials to the market.

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Henkel offers innovative technologies for modern elevator construction
05/14/2013
Adhesives in elevators on the way up  

Climbing out onto the viewing platform of London’s new “secret” landmark, the Shard, yields an unforgettable panorama. In fact, the trip to the 244 meter high 68th storey of the skyscraper is an experience in itself. The elevator zips skyward at a dizzy six meters per second. Meanwhile, the London Symphony Orchestra plays sounds specifically composed to soothe the car occupants from the off. For tourists from around the world, this has become an engrossing experience, the full enjoyment of which owes not a little to modern adhesives, sealants and surface treatment technologies supplied by the world market leader in the adhesives field: Henkel.

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Henkel offers a wide range of product systems for various applications in the production of vehicle interiors
05/07/2013
Single-source solutions for automotive interiors 

With the automotive industry’s fast-growing use of lightweight technologies and sustainable products, plus the ever present desire to reduce process cost, increasing attention is also now being given to innovative solutions for vehicle interiors. Taking place in Stuttgart from June 4 to June 6, “Engine Expo 2013” – Europe’s most important international trade fair for engine technologies – will be featuring a special show entitled “Automotive Interiors Expo” dedicated to the passenger compartment. Henkel will also be participating here, showcasing at its stand not only products for the manufacture of powertrains but also comprehensive single-source solutions for the assembly, installation and lamination of high-quality interior components.

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adhesives for food-safe packaging
04/29/2013
Henkel to take part in ECR Europe Conference 

Henkel’s appearance at the ECR (Efficient Consumer Response) Europe Conference & Marketplace, a consumer goods sector event scheduled for May 14 and 15 in Brussels, will focus on food safety in packaging applications.

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Henkel at Engine Expo 2013
04/22/2013
Innovative solutions from Henkel for the powertrain 

Aimed at meeting the ever-increasing requirements on automotive efficiency, performance and service life, Henkel has developed an array of innovative product solutions covering the full range of powertrain manufacturing processes. Henkel’s presence at “Engine Expo 2013” – Europe’s leading international trade fair for engine technologies, taking place from June 4 to June 6 in Stuttgart, Germany – will focus on a range of multifunctional surface treatment solutions, adhesives and sealants designed to contribute to the optimization of assembly processes.

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04/19/2013
Sustainability and performance harmonized 
Henkel has set itself some ambitious sustainability targets, strengthening its resolve to make more progress in this area. In short, Henkel wants to achieve more with less. Reduced material input, avoidance of waste, improved water conservation and more safety both at work and for consumers are objectives right at the heart of Henkel’s approach to adhesive development.   more...
Loctite Ablestik ICP 4000 Series Materials Withstand High Temperature
04/04/2013
New Silicone-Based Electrically Conductive Adhesives  

Recognizing the emerging requirements of higher temperature, higher vibrational energy automotive sensor applications, Henkel has developed a new portfolio of silicone-based electrically conductive adhesives (ECAs) with unique properties to address harsh environmental conditions. The Loctite Ablestik ICP 4000 series of ECAs withstand operating temperatures as high as 200 degrees Celsius and deliver the flexibility required to cope with significant vibration.

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Henkel has garnered the coveted “Supplier of the Year Award”
03/28/2013
Henkel once again named “Supplier of the Year” 

For the second time in a row, Henkel has garnered the coveted “Supplier of the Year Award” conferred by the world's largest manufacturer of beverage cans, UK company Rexam PLC. Bestowed by the Rexam Beverage Can Europe division, Henkel received the accolade for, among other reasons, new products successfully launched last year, and with projects implemented at Rexam aimed at increasing the cost efficiency of production processes.

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Henkel has developed highly reliable adhesives, solder materials and underfills innovations.
03/27/2013
Highly reliable solutions for microelectronics  

Innovative electronic materials must fulfill several key goals at once. They have to deliver consistently reliable technical performance in harsh environments, while also improving the sustainability profile and cost-effectiveness of production operations. These requirements are essential especially in the automotive industry. To meet them, Henkel has developed highly reliable adhesives, solder materials and underfills innovations, which will be debuted at SMT trade show in Nürnberg from April 16 to 18. 

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Henkel’s new high-reliability solder alloy 90iSC
03/25/2013
High-Reliability Pb-Free Solder Alloy  

Developed alongside and accepted by the automotive industry, Henkel announces the commercial availability of 90iSC, a high-reliability, lead-free solder alloy for demanding high-temperature applications.  The alloy, which addresses the drawbacks certain products experience with traditional SAC alloys, has been proven as a viable lead-free solution for applications where extremely high reliability is required.

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New solvent-free laminating adhesives from the Liofol LA 7777 family
03/20/2013
Henkel unveils adhesive innovations for flexible packaging 

Henkel is presenting a full range of new adhesives and coatings from March 19 to 21 at the International Converting Exhibition 2013 in Munich, Germany. With these latest innovations, the market leader in adhesives and sealants is further expanding its broad portfolio for the flexible packaging industry.

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Aquence PS 6025 is especially suited for sticking transparent films
03/19/2013
New clear-on-clear water-based acrylic PSA  

At this year’s ICE in Munich from March 19 to 21, Henkel will be presenting innovative pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA) for manufacturing labels and self-adhesive films. With the acquisition last year of the high-performance pressure sensitive adhesives product range of the US-based specialty chemicals company Cytec Industries Inc., Henkel has further enhanced its competencies in high-performance pressure sensitive adhesives.

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Henkel’s Optal XP range performs better in tests
03/15/2013
Henkel’s Optal XP: Better than casein-containing adhesives  

Labeling adhesives have to satisfy multiple requirements. A new generation of casein-free adhesives now offers extended properties and a performance profile that ensures trouble-free production processes for beverage manufacturers while extending their options. Worries that these innovative adhesives could cause problems in bottle cleaning plants have proven to be groundless.

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Lightweight, fiber-reinforced leaf springs based on polyurethane matrix resin
03/08/2013
Series production of composite leaf springs 

Henkel is combining its specialist expertise in the field of polyurethane chemistry with the know-how of Benteler-SGL, one of the leading manufacturers of composite components for automotive applications. The collaboration has made it possible to mass-produce lightweight, fiber-reinforced leaf springs based on polyurethane matrix resin.

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Loctite Eccobond UV9060F and Loctite Eccobond EN 3707F deliver an impermeable barrier
03/07/2013
Encapsulants for Sensitive Components 

Formulated to address the drawbacks of alternative products, Henkel Electronic Materials announces the commercial availability of two encapsulants for selective protection of environmentally-susceptible components. The materials, Loctite Eccobond UV9060F and Loctite Eccobond EN 3707F, deliver an impermeable barrier to potential environmental influences and offer manufacturers cure process flexibility and deposition traceability.

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Henkel at JEC, Paris
02/25/2013
High-gloss plastic components 

The Frekote products that Henkel will exhibit at the JEC Composites fair are highly efficient solutions for complex mold geometries. During the exhibition centering on the composites industry, which takes place from March 12 to 14 in Paris, the world’s leading adhesives manufacturer will present its product portfolio for the sector. Frekote is not only the brand for outstanding mold release agents; users also benefit from Henkel’s expertise in the development of customer-specific solutions.

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Loctite, Bonderite, Technomelt, Teroson, Aquence
02/19/2013
Five strong brands 

Henkel will introduce a new branding approach for its industrial adhesive technologies business. The company’s brand portfolio has grown strongly over the past decades and has enabled Henkel to become the global market leader in adhesives, sealants and surface treatments. To improve the navigation through the brand portfolio, Henkel will now re-group its industrial business for adhesive technologies under five technology cluster brands, each of which will represent a cluster of specific technologies and applications.

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Infineon's IGBT module EconoPACKTM+ with TIM
02/14/2013
New type of paste with enhanced thermal conductivity 

Power electronics are experiencing a continuous rise in their power densities. As a consequence, thermal management for today’s power semiconductors must be integrated as early as their design phase. Only then can reliable cooling be safeguarded over the long term. A particularly important role is assigned to thermal conduction at the link between the component and the heat sink. In these cases, materials are often used that cannot meet the growing requirements. In its search for a remedy, Infineon Technologies AG has incorporated a TIM material solution from Henkel Electronic Materials to now make available a heat conducting compound optimized specifically for the architecture of power semiconductors in modules.

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Henkel and DaniMer form alliance
01/15/2013
New solutions for the packaging market 

Henkel, one of the leading adhesive companies, and DaniMer Scientific, LLC, a recognized leader in bio-based material technology, announced today that they have formed an alliance to develop hotmelt adhesives that use bio-based raw materials. The initial target for these bio-based hotmelt adhesives will be the consumer packaging market including applications of end of line and labeling.

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