HENKEL AG & CO.Company logo

Germany (DE)

OpenCorporation rating: 56.95 on 100

Ranking 2021: 76 on 586 companies

Primary and secondary NACE classification:
• Manufacture of soap and detergents, cleaning and polishing preparations (2041)
• Manufacture of soap and detergents, cleaning and polishing preparations (2041)

Company description

This company, formerly known as Henkel KGaA, is engaged in the production and supply of a wide range of consumer products. Founded in 1876, it holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. The company is headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany, and has approximately 50,000 employees worldwide.The company has three globally operating business units: Laundry and Home Care, Cosmetics, and Adhesive Technologies. The Laundry and Home Care business supplies a range of branded products, such as detergents, fabric softeners, laundry conditioning products, dishwashing products, all-purpose cleaners, scouring agents, floor and carpet care products, glass cleaners, kitchen cleaners, specialty cleaning products, and air fresheners and insecticides for household applications. These are sold under the Persil, Purex and Pril brands. Its Cosmetics division distributes hair colorants, hair styling hair care and form, toiletries, skin care, oral hygiene and fragrances under the brands Fa, Dial and Schwarzkopf. The Adhesive Technologies segment is a world market leader in adhesives, sealants and surface treatments for consumers, craftsmen and industrial applications. Its adhesive products are marketed under various brands, including Ablestik, Liofol, Loctite, Hysol, and Teroson.The company seeks to be a leader with brands and technologies that make people's lives easier, better and more beautiful. It has subsidiaries in more than 75 different countries in North America, Latin America, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East.

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