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To expand laundry and home care portfolio, Henkel has completed the acquisition of Swania SAS from Milestone Investisseurs. Nanterre, France based Swania is the fastest-growing player in the ecological home care market across the country.

  • Henkel expands its position in the market for sustainable laundry and home care products and adds a highly complementary portfolio in very attractive and profitable market segments with a successful innovation track record.
  • The Swania offers products for laundry and home care as well as for dishwashing.

The major deals and expansions by Henkel are featured below:

July 2021: To boost digitalization, Henkel announced a strategic partnership with Adobe. The partnership will to develop a data-driven platform for digital business and e-commerce and to create new digital business opportunities for Henkel.

June 2021: To strengthen position in electronics space, Henkel Adhesive Technologies announced investments in start–up ioTech. UK-based in ioTech has R&D footprint in Israel. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is a leading materials supplier for the electronics assembly and semi-conductor packaging industries.

May 2021: To reinforces global footprint in China, Henkel announced to construction of a new USD 72 million Adhesive Technologies Innovation Center in Shanghai. The new the state-of-the-art Innovation Center has a gross space of 32,000 square meters.

Feb 2021: Henkel Corporation and Univar Solutions’s subsidiary ChemPoint partnered to further the sales, distribution, and marketing of Henkel’s BONDERITE® products in the United States and Canada.

Feb 2021: To accelerate printed electronics solutions Henkel Adhesive Technologies announced the expansion of strategic partnership with Quad Industries, Sint-Niklaas, Belgium. The partnership offers technological value creation and prototyping with printed electronics solutions across multiple industries.

Nov 2020: To expand Industry 4.0 concept, Henkel opened a state-of-the-art, fully automated Laundry & Home Care warehouse at its production facility in Montornès del Vallès, Spain. The plant produces more than 200,000 tons of powder detergents, liquid detergents and adhesives annually.

Nov 2020: The leading beauty care products producer Henkel announced the completion of acquisition of the skin model technology from the SkinInVitro GmbH, located in Troisdorf, Germany. The newly acquired epiCS skin models will be manufactured in the Henkel laboratories in Düsseldorf, Germany, under the Phenion brand.

Sep 2020: The leading beauty care product manufacturer Henkel, announced the expansion of its hand soap and sanitizer production at U.S. Facilities with investments of approximately $23 million. The expansion will be creating 180 new jobs at the plant.

Aug 2020: Henkel Adhesive Technologies, had broken ground for a new, production facility for UV-curable acrylic pressure sensitive adhesives (PSA) at the site in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Aug 2020: The leading silicone-based product provider Momentive Performance Materials had announced to enter into an agreement to sell its Consumer Sealants division to Henkel, a global manufacturer of adhesives, detergents, and other consumer products.

July 2020: To expand consumer goods business Henkel signed an agreement with Invincible Brands Holding, to acquire a 75 percent stake in a business comprising three fast-growing premium direct-to-consumer (D2C) brands: HelloBody, Banana Beauty and Mermaid+Me.

February 2020: Henkel announced the opening of its new manufacturing facility in Kurkumbh, near Pune, in Maharashtra, India. The Kurkumbh manufacturing facility of the company will be operated by Henkel Adhesives Technologies business unit. The new facility aims to serve the rising demand of Indian industries for solutions in adhesives, sealants, and surface treatment products.

January 2020: Henkel announced the merger of Sonderhoff into Henkel Adhesive Technologies business unit. The Sonderhoff sites in Austria, Germany, Italy, and the USA are now operating under Henkel name; the only site in China will continue to operate under Sonderhoff name.

About Henkel AG & Co.
Henkel headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany is a global leader in adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses as an Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care. The company was founded in 1876 in Germany.

Henkel employs approximately 53,000 people globally. The company has a portfolio of well-known consumer and industrial brands includes Schwarzkopf hair care, Persil, Dial soaps, Right Guard antiperspirants, Purex, and all laundry detergents, Snuggle fabric softeners as well as Loctite, Technomelt and Bonderite adhesives.

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