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Henkel builds new adhesives factory in India

Monday, 13 July 2015

Henkel Adhesive Technologies India Pvt Ltd (a fully owned subsidiary of Henkel), has announced an investment of about EUR 30 million to set up India’s largest adhesives plant in Kurkumbh, near Pune.

Paul Kirsch (right), Jeremy Hunter (left) and Surendra Mehra (second from left), Project Head Kurkumbh Plant, symbolically laid the foundation with dignitaries from the Maharashtra government. Source: Henkel
Paul Kirsch (right), Jeremy Hunter (left) and Surendra Mehra (second from left), Project Head Kurkumbh Plant, symbolically laid the foundation with...

The new plant is expected to start production by early 2017.

Henkel generates 44 percent of sales in emerging markets

The construction of the new adhesives factory is part of Henkel’s global strategy to expand its capacities and grow business in the emerging markets. Currently, Henkel generates 44 percent of its total sales in the emerging markets. With the new site, Henkel will reinforce its position as the leading solution provider for adhesives, sealants and functional coatings.

The multi-technology plant will allow Henkel to work closely with its customers in developing solutions. It will serve various customers in the automotive and metal industry, and in other industrial sectors. In the future, about 500 people will be employed at the plant.

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