Henkel is one of the world's largest chemical groups. Net sales break down by family of products as follows:
- glues and adhesives (47.2%): industrial and packaging adhesives (brand Loctite, Technomelt Supra Cool and Ablestik Self-filleting), mass-market glues (Pritt and Pattex brands), adhesive tapes (Duck) and wallpaper adhesives (Metylan);
- detergents and cleaning products (32.3%): detergents (Persil, Somat and Purex brands);
- care products (19.9%): hair care products (Schwarzkopf and Syoss brand), personal care articles (Dial Anti-Ox Body Wash), oral and dental hygiene products;
- other (0.6%).
At the end of 2018, the group has 185 production sites worldwide.
Net sales break down geographically as follows: Europe (45.3%), North America (25.5%), Asia/Pacific (16.8%), Middle East and Africa (6.5%) and Latin America (5.9%).