Henkel opens Adhesive Technologies Technology Center in Bridgewater

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Henkel has officially opened its Technology Center in Bridgewater, New Jersey, US.

Occupying 70,000 square ft., the centre provides a unique and interactive destination for the company’s strategic partners and customers. The facility showcases Henkel’s entire technology portfolio of adhesives, sealants, functional coatings and specialty materials and supports an environment for collaboration with customers from over 800 industry segments to develop innovative solutions.

Michael Todd, vice president of innovation and new business development, Henkel Adhesive Technologies, said: “The Technology Center Bridgewater is designed to encourage collaboration across the value chain. We have successfully started this concept with the opening of our Inspiration Center Düsseldorf last year and aim to adapt and leverage in core markets for our adhesive technologies business such as North America as well.”

Michael Harwell, vice president of innovation, consumer goods adhesives, said: “With the help of digital technologies, many exhibits, and numerous labs, customers from across the U.S., Canada and Mexico can directly experience our innovative and technological power. We’re excited to invite customers and partners alike to the facility to work together with us.

Henkel Adhesives Technologies employs more than 200 workers at the Bridgewater site. In addition to world class analytical and rheology capabilities, the site supports the hygiene, packaging and labeling, tissue and towel, flexible packaging, paper lamination, epix packaging, pressure sensitive tapes, graphics, medical and labels, engineered wood, and furniture and construction markets.