Adhesive Technologies

  • Organic sales growth of 11.8 percent
  • Adjusted operating profit improved by 85.5 percent to 938 million euros
  • Adjusted return on sales increased by 4.7 percentage points to 12.8 percent
  • Return on capital employed (ROCE) up 7.7 percentage points to 12.5 percent
  • Economic value added (EVA®) improved by 616 million euros to 73 million euros

Innovations 2010

Image: Loctite Power Easy, Terophon HDF, Loctite 3090

Loctite Power Easy

This odorless and solvent-free instant adhesive bonds an array of different materials quickly and firmly yet avoids the problem of instant skin contact adhesion.
www.loctiteproducts.com

Terophon HDF

A vibration-damping material that minimizes in-vehicle noise. Allows thinner sheets and lighter materials to be used in automobile production.
www.teroson.com

Loctite 3090

The first instant adhesive with gap-filling properties: it combines high bonding power with fast curing on a wide range of materials.
www.loctite.com

Key financials1)

in million euros

2009

2010

+/–

Sales

6,224

7,306

17.4 %

Proportion of Henkel sales

46 %

48 %

+2 pp

Operating profit (EBIT)

290

878

>100 %

Adjusted operating profit (EBIT)2)

506

938

85.5 %

Return on sales (EBIT)

4.7 %

12.0 %

7.3 pp

Adjusted return on sales (EBIT)2)

8.1 %

12.8 %

4.7 pp

Return on capital employed (ROCE)

4.8 %

12.5 %

7.7 pp

Economic value added (EVA®)

–543

73

>100 %


pp = percentage points

1) Calculated on the basis of units of 1,000 euros, figures commercially rounded.

2) Adjusted for one-time charges/gains and restructuring charges.

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Top brands and product groups

Bild: Logo Loctite, Tereson, technomelt
Adhesive and sealant systems, and surface treatment products for industrial applications in the automotive, packaging, aircraft, electronics, durable goods and metal sectors, and for maintenance, repair and overhaul applications; adhesives and sealants for consumers and craftsmen and for applications in the home, school and office.

Graphic: Sales

Sales development1)

in percent

2010

Change versus previous year

17.4

Foreign exchange

6.3

After adjusting for foreign exchange

11.1

Acquisitions/divestments

–0.7

Organic

11.8

of which price

–0.1

of which volume

11.9


1)
Calculated on the basis of units of 1,000 euros.

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