Innovation Practice Group visit to Henkel

During 2016 IRDG is continuing its Innovation Practice Group visits to interesting member companies who are keen to share their innovation story. These best practice visits are a great way to network and learn how your fellow IRDG members organise and execute their innovation agendas. Book your place below. 

Members Innovation visit to Henkel on Tuesday, 11th October 2016 – 09:30am to 2:00pm

In expectation of a high interest in this visit, bookings will be limited to 1 person per company initially.  Please do book early to avoid disappointment as capacity is limited.

Introducing Henkel

Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: laundry and home care, cosmetics/toiletries and adhesive technologies.  Examples of Henkel brands are; Loctite, Unibond, Pritt, Schwarzkopf, Right Guard and Dylon.  The company is headquartered in Düsseldorf and has more than 47,000 employees worldwide.

Henkel Ireland employs over 350 people at its Tallaght facility with 110 of those employees based in Henkel’s R&D centre.  These 110 employees (chemists and engineers) have a strong focus on technology and product development for core product lines within the adhesives technology division.


What you will learn:

During the course of the visit, Henkel will share how it has developed it’s R&D centre and capability in Ireland. The company will also explain how it selects and prioritizes it’s innovation projects and use a case study from its Industrial business as a real life example of the process.  There will be a laboratory and Manufacturing tour during the visit.


Henkel Ireland Operations & Research Ltd.,
Tallaght Business Park,
Dublin 24
Tel: +353 1 4046444