All three units of Henkel finished this year with high level proceedsGerman chemical company operating in the areas of production and detergent, cosmetics and personal care products, Henkel Bonding Technology has published a financial report for the previous year, according to which the company's sales rose 5.8% to 16.51 billion euros.
Adjusted operating profit of Henkel increased by 15.1% to 2.335 billion euros. Adjusted net income - by 1.2% to 1.603 billion euros.
"2012 was the most successful in the history of Henkel: we have achieved excellent results in a highly volatile and competitive market environment, running and even exceeded all financial targets. We plan to increase sales for 2013 by 5% and the EBIDTA - by 14.5% "- said Kasper Rorsted, President and Chairman of the Board of Directors.
All three divisions finished the year with high proceeds. In particular, the segment of adhesives and special technologies increased income by 3.6%. Net debt as of December 31, 2012 decreased to EUR 85 million, while the previous year it amounted to 1.392 billion euros.