Henkel is one of the world's largest chemical groups. Net sales break down by family of products as follows:
- cleaning products and industrial adhesives (38.3%): products for maintenance of metal surfaces (lubricants, anti-corrosive and antifreeze products), industrial and packaging adhesives (brand Loctite, Technomelt Supra Cool and Ablestik Self-filleting);
- detergents and cleaning products (27.9%): detergents (Persil, Somat and Purex brands);
- care products (21.7%): hair care products (Schwarzkopf and Syoss brand), personal care articles (Dial Anti-Ox Body Wash), oral and dental hygiene products;
- glues and adhesives (12.1%): mass-market glues (Pritt and Pattex brands), adhesive tapes (Duck) and wallpaper adhesives (Metylan).
Net sales break down geographically as follows: Europe (52.6%), North America (18.5%), Asia/Pacific (15.9%), Latin America (6.5%), Middle East and Africa (6.5%).