Henkel Timeline

A journey back through our exciting company history.

More than 140 years of development: Something that began in 1876 as a small laundry detergent business has grown into an international company with more than 53,000 employees and brands like Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Enjoy discovering Henkel’s history!

Treasures of our history

Would you have imagined that Henkel once imported Chinese tea or that the Pritt glue stick traveled into space? Enjoy discovering some surprising facts about our history!

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140 years of success with brands and technologies

A journey back through 140 years of company history

Employees make the difference – for 140 years

A journey back through 140 years of company history

Innovative for a straight 140 years

A journey back through 140 years of company history