07-02-2011: Dow Fabric & Surface Care received the “Best Innovation Contributor 2010” award from Henkel Laundry & Home Care at the 2011 American Cleaning Institute (ACI) – formerly the Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) – Annual Meeting and Industry Convention, January 25 to 29, 2011 in Orlando, Florida. Every year Henkel recognizes an external partner for delivery of outstanding, consumer-relevant innovation. This year Dow received Henkel’s award for SoftCAT™, a conditioning polymer that enhances textile elasticity.
“We are truly honored to receive the award for the ‘Best Innovation Contributor 2010’ from our long-term business partner, Henkel, Laundry & Home Care business sector,” said Eunice Heath, global general manager, Dow Home & Personal Care. “At Dow, we are committed to collaborating with our customers to meet their needs. In fact, we study consumer trends so that we can focus our vast research and development resources on creating solutions for our customers that anticipate consumer demand.”
Dow Epoxy completed its 30 KTA Liquid Epoxy Resin (LER) expansion at its fully back-integrated Stade, Germany site. The facility, which has now been ramped up to full production rates, will increase the Company’s global LER capacity by 10 percent.
“Our goal is to leverage and sell more epox ... more
The Dow Chemical Company and the Saline Water Conversion Corporation (SWCC) announced the signing of a commercial agreement for research collaboration. Dow and SWCC’s first action after this agreement will be to launch a pilot project to test the suitability of innovative desalination techn ... more
Brenntag Europe announced that it started to distribute the full range of products from Dow Fabric and Surface Care to Italy, Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden since the beginning of the year.
For more than a decade Brenntag has successfully promoted a range of specialty products from Dow ... more
With annual sales of $58 billion in 2008 and 46,000 employees worldwide, Dow is a diversified chemical company that combines the power of science and technology with the " Human Element ” to constantly improve what is essential to human progress. The Company delivers a broad range of produ ... more
Lightweight construction technologies are steadily gaining ground in the automotive industry as the weight savings they achieve in modern cars help to significantly reduce fuel consumption and carbon emissions. Working with Benteler-SGL, Henkel has developed a process for resin transfer mol ... more
Effective August 1, 2012, Henkel acquired the high-performance pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA) product range from the US-based specialty chemicals company Cytec Industries Inc. Both companies signed the definitive agreement on May 11 2012.
The acquisition clearly strengthens Henkel’s pos ... more
“Henkel continued its good performance in the second quarter, despite a difficult market environment. We generated profitable growth in all our business sectors and posted a substantial increase in our EBIT margin,” said Henkel CEO Kasper Rorsted. “The solid results achieved in the second q ... more
Henkel’s market launch in Poland took place in 1990, when Henkel Bautechnik was founded. Today Henkel Polska is responsible for the Polish market, operating five production facilities and two sales locations with more than 1,000 employees. Key brands include Ceresit, Clin, Fa, Metylan, Pale ... more
The first East joint venture was initiated by Henkel in Hungary in the year 1987. Today Budapest-based Henkel Magyarország operates three production facilities, employing a work force of around 700 people. The most important brands on the Hungarian market are Biopon, Ceresit, Fa, Palette, P ... more
Henkel – A Brand like a Friend – This claim underlines our promise to make people’s lives easier, better and more beautiful with our brands and technologies.
Henkel is the name behind some of America’s best-known brands. From Dial® soap to Purex® laundry detergent, göt2b® hair styling prod ... more