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Henkel Expands North American R&D Facilities via Happi

8 February 2018

Henkel has cut the ribbon at two new research and development facilities in Connecticut

In Stamford, the 24,000-square foot facility employs about 40 people, and comprises a formulation lab, which develops Henkel Beauty Care products including Dial, Right Guard, Tone, Schwarzkopf and got2b as well as Research@Elm, a clinical testing lab.

“Our new location in Stamford allows for optimal access to key suppliers and customers, while giving our research and development team a state-of-the-art workspace to achieve their full potential in creating and testing top quality product formulations and packages,” said Martina Spinatsch, vice president of R&D for Henkel’s Beauty Care division. “In addition, the proximity of our labs to our marketing teams encourages collaboration and enables us to ensure all of our Beauty Care brands benefit from our advanced technologies and scientific expertise.”

The expanded facility in Trumbull spans 27,000 square feet and includes formulation laboratories, a consumer product and fragrance evaluation center, packaging design, and two pilot plants that support production scale up capabilities for the company’s Beauty Care and Laundry & Home Care divisions.

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