Henkel AG & Company KGaA
Henkel is a German chemical company, operating worldwide with operations in Europe (45.3%), North America (25.5%), Asia/Pacific (16.8%), Middle East and Africa (6.5%) and Latin America (5.9%). It is one of the world's largest chemical groups, headquartered in Düsseldorf, Germany. Activities are through 3 operating business units:
- 47.2%: Glues and adhesives: industrial and packaging adhesives, mass-market glues, adhesive tapes and wallpaper adhesives;
- 32.3%: Detergents and cleaning products;
- 19.9%: Care products: hair care products, personal care articles, oral and dental hygiene products;
- 0.6%: Other.
- Industrial and packaging adhesives (Loctite, Technomelt Supra Cool and Ablestik Self-filleting)
- Mass-market glues (Pritt and Pattex brands)
- Duck (adhesive tape)
- Metylan (wallpaper adhesive)
- Persil (detergent)
- Somat and Purex brands
- Schwarzkopf (shampoo)
- Syoss brand
- Personal care articles (Dial Anti-Ox Body Wash)
- Oral and dental hygiene products;
- 61.2% Henkel Family,
- 3.07% Norges Bank Investment Management
- 1.14% Norges Bank Investment Management
- 1.08% BKF Asset Management Co.
- 0.89% Fiduciary Management Inc
- 0.74% Tweedy, Browne Company LLC
- 0.72% BlackRock Fund Advisors
- 0.62% Invesco Canada Ltd
- 0.51% JO Hambro Capital Management Ltd
- 0.37% Select Equity Group LP
- 5.09% MFS International (UK) Ltd
- 2.92% Vanguard Group Inc
- 2.07% Henkel AG & Company KGaA
- 1.41% IGM Financial Inc#Mackenzie Financial Corporation
- 1.36% BlackRock Investment Management LLC
- 1.20% Crédit Agricole SA § Amundi Asset Management SA
- 1.16% Deutsche Bank AG#DWS Investments (UK) Ltd
- 1.08% Deutsche Bank AG#DWS Investments (UK) Ltd
- 1.03% Union Investment Privatfonds GmbH
- 1.02% Artisan Partners LP
- Sept.2016: Sun Products Corporation, a laundry and home care company based in Connecticut, USA, was acquired.ref
- May.2015: Spotless Group SAS, manufacturer of branded laundry care, insecticides and household care products in Europe, was acquired from BC Partners LLP. ref Website.arch
- Apr.2008: National Starch's Adhesives and Electronic Materials businesses (inherited by AkzoNobel from it's ICI acquisition) was purchased.ref,ref
- Mar.2006: Armour Star: Dial Corporation sold its food business to Pinnacle Foods Inc. The food business produces shelf-stable canned meat products such as potted meat, Vienna sausages and ready meals under the Armour Star brand.
- Dec.2004: Sovereign Specialty Chemicals Inc, an American supplier of specialty adhesives, sealants and assembly adhesives, was acquired.ref,ref
- Mar.2004: Dial Corporation, a personal-care and household-cleaning products company, was acquired.AR-2005,p.92,ref,ref
- ??.2004: Orbseal... (see AR.2005)
- ??.2004: Advanced Research Laboratories... (see AR-2005)
- Dec.2003: Dial Corporation was acquired by Henkel. To help finance the acquisition, Henkel sold a 29% stake in the Clorox Company, which owned the Soft Scrub and Combat brands.
- 2000: Coast Soap and Zout Stain Remover were acquired by the Dial Corporation.ref
- 2000: Dial/Henkel Mexico SA de CV, a 2nd joint venture with the Dial Corporation, was established in Mexico. The venture did not flourish and, in 2002, Dial sold its stake to Henkel.ref
- 1999: Dial/Henkel LLC, a joint venture between Dial Corporation and Henkel, was formed to introduce Purex Advanced laundry detergent; it also acquired Custom Cleaner home dry cleaning products. The venture made losses, and was discontinued in 2002.
- Pinnacle Foods Group acquires Armour dry food products business. Food Ingredients, Mar.02.2006.
- Dial sells Armour Foods business for $183 million. Donna Hogan, East Valley Tribune, Mar.03.2006. Original archived on May.13.2020.
- Henkel selling back Clorox to pay for Dial. The New York Times, Oct.08.2004. Original archived on Mar.17.2018.