Adhesive Packaging collapses when emptied.

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Environmentally-friendly one-liter containers, for company's anaerobic adhesive line, occupy 1/3 less space when full versus traditional liquid adhesive packaging. Once emptied, container collapses reducing amount of packaging waste. Containers are compliant with Rigid Plastic Container Laws by State of California Integrated Waste Management Board and are compatible with all company dispensing equipment and low-level sensing devices.



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Henkel Loctite Introduces Space and Waste-Saving Collapsible Packaging for Anaerobic Adhesives



Rocky Hill, Conn. - February 24, 2003. In an effort to decrease both required storage space and ultimate packaging waste, Henkel Loctite Corporation has introduced innovative collapsible one-liter containers for products in the company's extensive anaerobic adhesive line.

These environmentally-friendly one-liter containers occupy one third less space when full versus traditional liquid adhesive packaging, resulting in shipping, handling, and storage cost savings. Once emptied, the container collapses to a fraction of its inflated size, substantially reducing the amount of packaging waste generated and associated disposal costs. The first adhesive company to introduce collapsible packaging,
Henkel Loctite designed the new container to be compliant with the Rigid Plastic Container Laws implemented by the State of California Integrated Waste Management Board.

Henkel Loctite collapsible containers are compatible with all Loctite dispensing equipment and low-level sensing devices. For more information on the new collapsible packaging, call 1-800-323-5106 or visit the company's web site at www.loctite.com.

Since 1997, Henkel Loctite Corporation, formerly Loctite Corporation, headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany, has been part of the Henkel Group. It operates in markets as diverse as electronics, automotive, aerospace, biomedical and general industry. Henkel is a leader in consumer brands and technologies. The branded business sectors are Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Consumer and Craftsmen Adhesives.
Henkel Technologies is the world market leader in Industrial Adhesives and Surface Technologies. The three systems businesses -- Henkel Industrial Adhesives and Sealants, Loctite Engineering Adhesives and Henkel Surface Technologies -- supported by their worldwide presence and strong technology base, are the pillars of Henkel Technologies' success. In Laundry & Home Care and in Cosmetics/Toiletries, Henkel holds a leading position in Europe. "Henkel - A Brand like a Friend": With strong brands and advanced technologies of superior quality and value Henkel makes people's lives easier, better and more beautiful. The company operates in more than 75 countries. In the first nine months of 2002, Henkel Group generated sales of 7.3 billion Euro and an operating profit (EBIT) of 490 million Euro. A total of 46,219 employees work for Henkel on a worldwide basis.

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