Latest Press Releases
Henkel adhesive system recognized by the Association of Plastic Recyclers for recyclability
The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has recognized Henkel’s Loctite Liofol LA 4220 RE/Loctite Liofol LA 3180 RE for recyclability. This two-component adhesive system for PE film lamination is association’s first 100% solids, solvent-free adhesive system for flexible packaging to receive this recognition.
Nexa and Henkel announce expanded collaboration to jointly develop turnkey AM production systems
Nexa3D, the maker of ultrafast polymer 3D printers, today announced the opening of its first full scale additive manufacturing customer center; NEXTFACTORY in Ventura CA, in partnership with Henkel. Co-located within the Nexa3D global headquarters, NEXTFACTORY provides current and potential customers with direct access to every aspect of the additive polymer manufacturing (AM) process, from design decision support and optimization to full scale additive manufacturing operations including integrated post processing technologies, material formulation customization, colour matching and a variety of finishing options. Both companies plan to invite additional automation, process and software innovation partners to join NEXTFACTORY and be part of delivering complete end-to-end additive manufacturing solutions for volume production applications.
Launch of industry-first high-performance, zero VOC adhesive range for rubber lining
Henkel’s Loctite adhesives, sealants and functional coatings have been a mainstay of the mining industry for decades, helping end users to increase uptime, improve efficiency, and enhance safety and reliability. This proven track record of success recently inspired Weir Minerals, the manufacturer of Linatex®, the world’s leading brand of premium natural rubber, to partner with Henkel in the development of LINATEX® LOCTITE® - LINA 88™ adhesive range: a new solvent-free and zero VOC adhesive range for rubber lining. Designed specifically for Weir’s Linatex® rubber products (used to line mineral processing equipment), the collaboration with Henkel has led to an adhesive that both enhances sustainability and delivers best-in-class bond strength at the same time.