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 more than 52,000 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!

140 years of Henkel Birthday wishes