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Reps. Devlin & Rutigliano Celebrate Henkel Expansion

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TRUMBULL- State Reps. Laura Devlin (R-134) and David Rutigliano (R-123)  today participated in the ribbon-cutting and tour of the new Henkel North America research and development lab building at 4 Trefoil Drive.

Henkel is a global consumer products and adhesives business that employs over 50,000 people worldwide, with 8,200 in the U.S.

In Connecticut, Henkel North America employs over 930 people including 86 at the research and development facility in Trumbull.  Henkel’s consumer brands include Persil, All, Purex, Sun, Dial, Snuggle Fabric Softeners, Schwarzkopf Professional hair products, Right Guard antiperspirants and deodorants, Loctite adhesives, and many more.

The Trumbull facility performs research and development for the company’s laundry and home care business units, and needed additional space.  The new building is adjacent to their current location at 30 Trefoil Drive, which will include additional lab space.

Rep. Devlin, “What a wonderful facility and lab. I was impressed with the company’s culture and commitment to their people and the community in which they work. We wish you many years of continued success in our community.”

Rep. Rutigliano said, “We welcome the expansion of Henkel in Trumbull. Henkel provides great economic importance and opportunities both in the Town of Trumbull and the State of Ct.”