As we continue our Innovation Practice Groups – visits to IRDG member companies who can help us learn more about Innovation – we are delighted to invite you to join us for an exclusive Members’ visit to Henkel, in Tallaght, Dublin on Tuesday 11th October next.
Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: laundry and home care, cosmetics/toiletries and adhesive technologies. Examples of Henkel brands are; Loctite, Unibond, Pritt, Schwarzkopf, Right Guard and Dylon. The company is headquartered in Düsseldorf and has more than 47,000 employees worldwide. Henkel Ireland employs over 350 people at its Tallaght facility with 110 of those employees based in Henkel’s R&D centre. These 110 employees (chemists and engineers) have a strong focus on technology and product development for core product lines within the adhesives technology division.
What you will learn:
During the course of the visit, Henkel will share how it has developed it’s R&D centre and capability in Ireland. The company will also explain how it selects and prioritizes it’s innovation projects and use a case study from its Industrial business as a real life example of the process. There will be a laboratory and Manufacturing tour during the visit.
Places are limited to one person per company initially so as to accommodate as many member companies as possible on the visit. Please book early to avoid disappointment.