Fritz Henkel, the founder of our company, was born 175 years ago. His courage, determination and outstanding entrepreneurial skills laid the foundation for one of Germany’s most renowned family companies. He was an entrepreneur and pioneer by heart. He challenged the status quo and dared to explore the new and unknown. From the start, he built on latest scientific insights, committed to high quality, and spearheaded innovative advertising approaches. At the same time, he stood for responsibility and care for his employees.
His ideas, achievements and values have shaped our company and its culture. They inspire and guide us – today and in the future. Therefore, we want to honor his great life’s work with this interactive website.