THE Henkel Group , manufacturer of Loctite, Orbseal, Purmelt, Dorus, Teroson, Adhesin and Technomelt, has officially opened its new Australia and NZ headquarters and expanded its technology and production centre located in Melbourne’s Kilsyth.

The $10m investment has upgraded and centralised Henkel’s local functions including the corporate office, production facility, warehousing, laboratory and training centre. The majority of Henkel’s 550 Australian employees have relocated to this central site from five sites across Melbourne and Sydney. The move created 130 new positions.