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Henkel 2011 Sales Rise 3%

Henkel Corp. recently announced financial results for 2011. Sales increased 3.4% to €15,605 million (~ $20,794 million). Organic sales, which exclude the impact of foreign exchange and acquisitions/divestments, increased by an even stronger 5.9%. The company’s adjusted operating profit rose 9% to €2,029 million (~ $2,703 million). The Adhesive Technologies business sector increased sales organically by 8.3% to a new high of €7,746 million (~ $10,321 million).

“2011 was another very successful year for Henkel,” said Kasper Rorsted, CEO. “Despite major challenges in a volatile economic environment, we fully achieved our ambitious targets—and even over-delivered on some of them. Sales and profits are higher than ever before…we are very confident of achieving the targets for fiscal 2012 that we set in 2008.”           

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