Adhesives

Paulstra honors Henkel with innovation award

Henkel International - Press & Media Relations >> 
11/14/2012 - Düsseldorf / Germany

Henkel was recently awarded the coveted “Prix de l’Innovation” by Europe’s leading manufacturer of vibration and sound dampening systems, the company Paulstra of the French Total Group. During a Supplier Day in Segré in France, Henkel received the innovation award for the switch from a nickel- and arsenic-containing phosphating pre-treatment to a product that does not have to be labeled as hazardous.

Henkel fully committed to achieving 2012 targets

Henkel International - Press & Media Relations >> 
11/16/2012 - Düsseldorf / Germany
  • Sales rise 6.6 percent to 4,294 million euros (organic: + 2.5%)
  • Adjusted* operating profit: + 16.7 percent to 631 million euros
  • Adjusted* EBIT margin: + 1.3 percentage points to 14.7 percent
  • Adjusted* earnings per preferred share (EPS): + 16.5 percent to 0.99 euros
  • Sales share of emerging markets increased to 44 percent
  • Free cash flow up more than 50 percent, net debt substantially reduced
  • 2012 targets reconfirmed

Henkel fully committed to achieving 2012 targets

Henkel International - Press & Media Relations >> 
11/16/2012 - Düsseldorf / Germany
  • Sales rise 6.6 percent to 4,294 million euros (organic: + 2.5%)
  • Adjusted* operating profit: + 16.7 percent to 631 million euros
  • Adjusted* EBIT margin: + 1.3 percentage points to 14.7 percent
  • Adjusted* earnings per preferred share (EPS): + 16.5 percent to 0.99 euros
  • Sales share of emerging markets increased to 44 percent
  • Free cash flow up more than 50 percent, net debt substantially reduced
  • 2012 targets reconfirmed

Ford extols the virtues of Loctite liquid gasketing

Henkel International - Press & Media Relations >> 
11/19/2012 - Düsseldorf / Germany

The Ford one litre Fox engine has received instant acclaim and will soon be manufactured across the globe. Designed at Ford’s Dagenham Diesel Centre (DDC), it has the highest output per displacement of any high volume production engine on the market with a power output of 124 hp. This radical and revolutionary engine will be standard in the Ford Focus and many other future models and includes many technological improvements including the use of Loctite 5900 room temperature vulcanising (RTV) silicone for sealing the highly stressed joints.

Ford extols the virtues of Loctite liquid gasketing

Henkel International - Press & Media Relations >> 
11/19/2012 - Düsseldorf / Germany

The Ford one litre Fox engine has received instant acclaim and will soon be manufactured across the globe. Designed at Ford’s Dagenham Diesel Centre (DDC), it has the highest output per displacement of any high volume production engine on the market with a power output of 124 hp. This radical and revolutionary engine will be standard in the Ford Focus and many other future models and includes many technological improvements including the use of Loctite 5900 room temperature vulcanising (RTV) silicone for sealing the highly stressed joints.

Henkel presents growth strategy and financial targets for 2016

Henkel International - Press & Media Relations >> 
11/16/2012 - London / Düsseldorf
  • Strong potential for accelerated growth and increased profitability in all three business sectors
  • Financial targets 2016*:
    • 20 bn euros sales
    • 10 bn euros sales in emerging markets
    • 10 % EPS growth (CAGR)** 
  • Strengthen competitiveness: Focus on brands, innovations, customers
  • Expand in emerging markets, leverage strong positions in mature markets
  • Increase investments: capex to rise by over 40 % to total 2 bn euros 
  • Ongoing adaptation and simplification of processes and structures
  • Strengthen global team: Leadership, Talents & Performance, Diversity

Henkel presents growth strategy and financial targets for 2016

Henkel International - Press & Media Relations >> 
11/16/2012 - London / Düsseldorf
  • Strong potential for accelerated growth and increased profitability in all three business sectors
  • Financial targets 2016*:
    • 20 bn euros sales
    • 10 bn euros sales in emerging markets
    • 10 % EPS growth (CAGR)** 
  • Strengthen competitiveness: Focus on brands, innovations, customers
  • Expand in emerging markets, leverage strong positions in mature markets
  • Increase investments: capex to rise by over 40 % to total 2 bn euros 
  • Ongoing adaptation and simplification of processes and structures
  • Strengthen global team: Leadership, Talents & Performance, Diversity

Why Adhesives Fail - Part 1: Main Factors Contributing to Unexpected Failures

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There are many reasons why adhesive joints fail. Often failure can be related to an extended aging process such as thermal, photolytic, or hydrolytic degradation. These types of failures are due to the service environment and the ability of the... (Article)

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Why Adhesives Fail - Part 2: Conducting a Failure Investigation

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This article is the concluding article in a two part series, “Why Adhesives Fail”. This article describes the steps to follow when conducting a failure investigation. Part 1 of the article reviews the general factors related to most unexpected... (Article)

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Innovative Dismantling Adhesives Research

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Rescoll Technological Center's patented INDAR process is designed to debond structural adhesive joints on command, making disassembly of adhesive-bonded parts technically and economically feasible and changing the industrial outlook on structural... (Article)

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"Thinking Outside the Box" on Supply Formats

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Much adhesive innovation rightly occurs in product formulation – but manufacturers shouldn’t miss opportunities by focussing too closely on that activity. 2-component adhesives are a particular example of where packaging can ensure users' needs are... (Editorial)

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