“The current pace of technological progress is unprecedented,” he says Stefano di Diego, Henkel Regional Head of Electronics, Americas and Europe. “And for today’s innovators, being first to market is integral to commercial success. With our knowledgeable team and extensive laboratory resources, located at the global epicenter of technology innovation, Henkel can provide analytical support and prototype design even more immediate and of great impact for our customers, helping them to meet critical time-to-market windows with tested and proven devices “.
As the world leader in functional adhesives, sealants and coatings, Henkel has formulated thousands of materials vital to the form, function and reliability of the technologies that power modern life. Whether it’s 5G handheld devices and mobile networks, high-performance data processing and optoelectronics, smart home systems, autonomous driving or virtual reality and games, Henkel’s materials and solutions enable solid electrical connections, heat management for optimized performance, protection from stress and the environment conditions and long-term durability. Henkel’s Santa Clara Application Center offers a true co-development environment, with access to all the resources needed for technology design and testing.
The investment of approx $ 2 million includes dispensing robots, 3D printers, mechanical property evaluation equipment, coating and casting systems, and failure analysis capabilities, among other resources. In addition to the hands-on lab, the facility offers multiple secure collaboration spaces for Henkel’s technical experts and its customers, as well as digital platforms for virtual engagement opportunities.
“Henkel’s material innovations have made a key contribution to the technological growth of this century, thanks to the company’s lasting partnerships with many of the world’s leading high-tech brands,” concludes de Diego. “Not only do we share our customers’ passion for improving people’s lives through convenience and connectivity, but we also share an unwavering commitment to sustainability. Henkel’s promise to contribute to a more sustainable future is at the heart of it all. We do. The work done at our new Application Center will promote these core values while providing an inspiring environment that helps bring ideas to life. ”
Henkel’s Santa Clara Application Center is the latest addition to the company’s growing presence of adhesive development and engineering centers in key regions of the world. To find out more, watch this video and visit www.henkel-adhesives.com.
About Henkel in North America
In North America, Henkel operates through its three business units: Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care. Its portfolio of well-known industrial and consumer brands includes Schwarzkopf® hair care products, Dial® soaps, Persil®, Purex® and all® laundry detergents, Snuggle® softeners and Loctite®, Technomelt® and Bonderite® adhesives. With close sales 6 billion US dollars (5 billion euros) in 2021, North America represents 25% of the company’s global sales. Henkel employs over 8,000 people in the United States, Canada And Puerto Rico. For more information, visit www.henkel-northamerica.com and on Twitter @Henkel_NA.
Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leadership positions with its three business units in both the industrial and consumer sectors thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the world leader in the adhesive market, across all industrial segments around the world. In its laundry, home care and beauty care businesses, Henkel holds leadership positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on over 140 years of success. In 2021, Henkel had sales in excess of 20 billion euros and adjusted operating profit of approx 2.7 billion euros. Henkel employs approximately 53,000 people worldwide – a passionate and highly diverse team, united by a strong corporate culture, a common purpose to create sustainable value and shared values. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel occupies the top positions in many international indexes and rankings. Henkel’s preferred stock is listed on the German DAX stock index. For more information, visit www.henkel.com.
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