Henkel AG & Co. KGaA engages in the production, sale, and distribution of home and beauty care products. The firm also provides adhesive technology solutions. It operates through the following segments: Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care, and Laundry & Home Care. The Adhesive Technologies segment sells adhesives, sealants, and functional coatings for consumers, craftsmen, and industrial applications. The Beauty Care segment comprises products in the fields of hair colorants, hair styling, hair care, toiletries, skin care, and oral hygiene. The Laundry & Home Care segment offers heavy-duty and specialty detergents, fabric softeners, laundry-performance enhancers, other fabric-care products, hand and automatic dishwashing products, bathroom cleaners, including household, glass, and specialty cleaners. The company was founded by Fritz Henkel on September 26, 1876 and is headquartered in Dusseldorf, Germany.