Business Expansion Henkel Inaugurates New Adhesives Facility in Mexico
Henkel has inaugurated a new plant for manufacturing pressure sensitive and non-pressure sensitive hot melt adhesives in Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon, Mexico. These hot melt adhesives are used across the consumer goods and packaging industries for food, beverages, and personal care products.
Düsseldorf/Germany – Henkel is expanding its production capabilities in Mexico by opening a new state-of-the-art plant for hot melt adhesives in Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon. With a size of nearly 30,000 square-meter the new facility has been designed to primarily manufacture pressure sensitive and non-pressure sensitive hot melts under the leading Technomelt brand. The products range from Henkel’s high-performance Supra product portfolio, designed for efficient bonding of substrates under extreme conditions, to Henkel's Cool portfolio, with a lower melting point compared to traditional hot melt adhesives (between 100°C and 120°C).
These hot melt adhesives are used in the consumer goods and packaging industries for food, beverages, and personal care products; and include case and carton sealing, bottle labeling, heat-seal, self-adhesive labels, bookbinding, adult and baby diapers, as well as feminine hygiene among other applications.
The plant will also manufacture hot melt adhesives under the Easyflow brand. This patented Henkel technology is designed to improve production line efficiency and minimize material handling providing a better value proposition to customers, including enhanced safety, performance, yield, and energy savings.
According to Henkel´s sustainability strategy the new plant is equipped with state-of-the-art technologies enabling carbon emission efficient processes and reducing the impact of the site on the environment; it also features outdoor solar lamps and indoor LED technology lighting.