Being more than just technical novelties, our products and technologies provide our professional users with tangible added value. And since their needs are subject to constant change, we always stay close to the market. As a result, we base our activities on a research and development approach whereby experienced chemists and engineers translate all pertinent market research findings into customized products that make hands-on work easier, faster and healthier. To do this, Henkel has implemented internal processes that specifically foster an innovative thinking process. The result: our technologies are protected worldwide by more than 8,000 patents, with an additional 5,000 patents pending.