Henkel of America

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Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Adhesive Technologies.

Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite.

Henkel, headquartered in Düsseldorf / Germany, has some 47,000 employees worldwide and counts among the most internationally aligned German-based companies in the global marketplace.

Henkel has three globally operating business sectors:


Laundry & Home Care Beauty Care Adhesive Technologies
The Company’s success story started with a product from this business sector. This business sector develops, produces and sells numerous brands and products for beauty and personal care worldwide. Henkel is the world market leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings for consumers, craftsmen and industrial applications.

Henkel operates in a wide variety of countries and cultures. Our corporate culture and our Vision and Values help unite our diverse workforce and provide standards for how we conduct our business.

From our Vision and our five Corporate Values, we have formulated globally binding behavioral rules which are specified in a series of codes. In all business areas and cultures in which we operate, they provide guidance for the behavior and actions of our employees.

“Excellence is our Passion” is a commitment that unites all of us who work at Henkel. It represents a performance challenge to ourselves and a performance promise to our customers – day by day, around the world.

Some say it’s taking part that counts. But at Henkel, we play to win. It’s that extra bit of motivation, ambition and passion that every one of some 47,000 Henkel employees across the world have in common. You see it in every business area, in every job and at every level in the company.

Henkel’s success is built upon people who are open to new experiences – people with an entrepreneurial spirit who search the world for new ideas for our innovative brands and leading technologies. Do you want to be part of Henkel’s global team?

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