Last week, readers were most interested in news from Henkel regarding plans for the construction in China of a new Innovation Center (Henkel Plans New Innovation Center in China): “Henkel recently announced the construction of a new Adhesive Technologies Innovation Center in Shanghai, China. With an investment of more than €60 million (approximately $73.2 million), Henkel reports that the state-of-the-art facility will transform the current Zhangjiang site into an Innovation Center for China and Asia-Pacific. The new site will also strengthen the position of Henkel Adhesive Technologies to serve a variety of industries and develop leading adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings solutions for customers in the region.

“‘At Henkel, innovation has been an integral part of our company culture since its founding. We are fully committed to accelerating the development of impactful innovations to satisfy customers’ and consumers' ever-changing demands,’ said Mark Dorn, president of Henkel Asia-Pacific and global head of the Craftsmen, Construction and Professional Division, Henkel Adhesive Technologies. ‘Serving as an important pillar of our global innovation network, this Innovation Center will reinforce our business foundation in China while leveraging regional innovation strengths, creating a driving force for future business growth in China and APAC.’”

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Top 5 News that Sticks for June 6-12

  1. Henkel Plans New Innovation Center in China #4 last week
  2. Ashland Considers the Future of its Performance Adhesives Business Unit
  3. PPG Products Used in United Launch Alliance Rocket that Launched Perseverance Rover to Mars
  4. Arkema Organizes Digital Coating Days
  5. LANXESS Appoints Palmer Holland to Distribute Colorant Additive Products

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants, and coatings-related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletters and social media platforms.