Loctite® products are not just OEM Specified, they are racetrack tested and designed-in by auto manufacturers.
Henkel Loctite is the leading supplier of OEM Specified adhesives, sealants, and gasket makers with over 500 specifications in place. In addition, every racecar in the world is built with Loctite® products.
Every car that campaigns on professional race circuits worldwide is assembled and maintained with Loctite® adhesives, sealants, and coatings. These include Formula One, Indy Racing League, CART, NASCAR, and all sports car competitions. With up to 70 different applications of Loctite® products used on these cars every day, Henkel Loctite races past the competition.
The same high-performance Loctite® materials used in racecars are also used in passenger vehicles and trucks. There are no alterations. What wins in Formula One and the Indy 500 is applied on automotive assembly lines around the world. The modern American automobile has more than 200 Loctite® applications, and most of them have proven their mettle at the Indy 500.
The most advanced technological testing and validation systems in the world do not substitute for the stresses and rigors of the racetrack. For superior performance, rely on the products racing crews and automotive manufacturers rely on – Loctite®.
At Henkel Loctite, we invent more than just quality products, we provide solutions to industries’ biggest challenges. For more than half a century, Henkel Loctite has continued to support this legacy of innovation with more than 1,500 active patents and over 5,000 total patents issued.
Today, Henkel Loctite is a $1.2 billion company with over 6,000 employees in more than 80 countries. Henkel Loctite’s complete global manufacturing capabilities include over 2,500,000 square feet of manufacturing space in more than 27 worldwide locations, including four research and development centers located in four worldwide centers of excellence.
Henkel Loctite has over 300,000 square feet of warehouse and distribution space in the United States, Mexico, and Canada, and more than 700,000 square feet of distribution space globally. In 1997, Loctite Corporation, now known as Henkel Loctite, was acquired by Henkel, a $13 billion global market leader in consumer brands and technologies.
Henkel gives Henkel Loctite the resources and financial stability required for continued growth and lasting customer support.
Henkel Loctite is a true innovator, consistently investing in the people, facilities, and materials needed to be a world leader in technology.
Henkel Loctite has a dedicated worldwide R&D staff of over 230, including 96 PhD chemists and engineers, and 6% of total revenue is committed to R&D annually.
Over the last 50 years, Henkel Loctite R&D has provided industry with an impressive list of technical innovations.