Henkel Opens Two New R&D Facilities in Connecticut

Ribbon cutting at the Stamford facility.
Ribbon cutting at the Stamford facility.

Henkel has opened new research and development facilities in both Trumbull and Stamford, CT, the company announced.

The 24,000 sq. ft. Stamford facility includes a formulation lab for the development of beauty care products such as got2b and Dial, as well as clinical testing lab Research@Elm.

“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 vice president of research and development, beauty care Martina Spinatsch.

The 27,000-sq-ft Trumbull facility is home to formulation laboratories, packaging design, a consumer product and fragrance evaluation center, and two pilot plants for Henkel’s beauty care and laundry & home care divisions, aimed at supporting the divisions’ production scale up capabilities.

Said North American head of R&D, laundry & home care Dr. Charles Crawford: “By broadening our scientific and technical capabilities, we are investing in our position as a leading provider of laundry, home care and beauty care products in North America, enabling our brands to launch innovative new products that delight consumers.”

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