Adhesive firm Henkel opens new technical centre in Viet Nam

Friday, Dec 13, 2019 16:07

The opening ceremony of adhesive producer Henkel's new technical centre in Bac Ninh Province. — VNS Photo To Nhu

Global leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, Henkel, has opened its ‘Henkel Adhesives Technical Centre’ in Bac Ninh Province.

The new high-tech facility is designed to support companies in enhancing their local innovation capabilities.

Located close to leading consumer electronics and semiconductor companies, the centre will enable close and inspiring collaborations with leading customers and accelerate the development of high-impact solutions for a broad range of applications.

“With our new adhesives technical centre, we are strengthening our local capabilities and footprint in Viet Nam, which is an important growth market for Henkel. The investment is also a strong commitment to our customers, as we enhance proximity and strengthen collaboration to be a strategic long-term partner to them,” said Le Minh Tuan, President of Henkel Vietnam.

Henkel’s new centre spans over 420sq.m and houses an advanced laboratory, a customer experience gallery and office spaces.

Equipped with state-of-the-art tools and technologies, the laboratory is set up to provide customers with full value-chain support from product application testing to production simulation. An example is the customised trial assembly line for mobile devices.

Jing Tian, Global Head of Electronics for Adhesive Technologies, explained, “Our technical experts in Viet Nam will work closely with our global network of industry and application specialists to deliver customised solutions that create a competitive advantage for our customers.”

Established in 1999, Henkel Vietnam has set up an office in HCM City, an office and an adhesive plant in Dong Nai Province. Most recently, it has opened an Adhesives Technical Centre in Bac Ninh Province.

In 2018, Henkel reported sales of around 20 billion euros (US$22.35 billion) and adjusted operating profit of around 3.5 billion euros. Henkel employs around 53,000 people globally. — VNS

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