Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the adhesives market – across all industry segments worldwide. In its Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses, Henkel holds leading positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. In 2021, Henkel reported sales of 20 billion euros and an operating profit of 2.7 billion euros (adjusted for one-time gains/charges and restructuring charges). Henkel employs more than 52,000 people worldwide – a passionate and highly diverse team, united by a strong company culture, a common purpose and shared values. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international indices and rankings. Henkel’s preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX.
Henkel operates worldwide with leading innovations, brands, and technologies in three business areas: Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care, and Laundry & Home Care.
Our business units at a glance
The fight against the corona virus will accompany us for a long time to come. Uncertainty remains in view of rising or high infection rates in many countries. One thing that is certain, however, is that we will adapt again and again during the crisis and respond flexibly and quickly to changes in our markets.