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Generations trust in Henkel – your expert in washing and cleaning
The Laundry & Home Care business unit is the cornerstone of Henkel’s success story: It all started with a product from this business sector. In 1876, Fritz Henkel founded the company Henkel & Cie in Aachen, Germany. The company’s first product was a laundry detergent based on sodium silicate, named “Universal-Waschmittel” (universal detergent).
Since then, this branded consumer goods business has grown into a globally active unit with many well-known brands. In the UK and Ireland, the core brands are Dylon, Colour Catcher, Oust, Lord Sheraton and many more.
Globally our Laundry & Home Care product portfolio encompasses:
Did you know that Henkel sells detergents for around 25 billion wash loads per year?