Henkel AG & Co. KGaA engages in the manufacture and distribution of home and beauty care products and provides adhesive solutions. It operates through the following business segments: Adhesives for Consumers, Craftsmen and Building; Industrial Adhesives; Beauty Care; and Laundry and Home Care. The Adhesives for Consumers, Craftsmen and Building segment offers products for private users, craftsmen, and construction industry based on international brand platforms, namely Loctite, Pritt, Pattex and Ceresit. The Industrial Adhesives segment covers packaging and consumer goods adhesives, transport and metal, general industry, and electronics. The Beauty Care segment comprises of hair care, hair colorants, hair styling, body care, skin care, and oral care, and hair salon. The Laundry and Home Care segment detergents but also fabric softeners, laundry performance enhancers, and fabric care products. The company was founded by Fritz Henkel on September 26, 1876 and is headquartered in DÃ¼sseldorf, Germany.