MADISON HEIGHTS, Mich., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- At the 2012 Battery Congress, Henkel will discuss advances in sealing material for the containment of fluids or gases without leaks for the life of high voltage batteries and fuel cells. The topic will be presented at 11:30 a.m. on April 24th at the MichiganLeague, University of Michigan in Ann Arbor by Henkel technical expert, Al DeCato.
Additionally, the presentation will cover methods for evaluating energy performance requirements, and effective seal designs for demanding environments. "Materials and construction of battery designs are integral to the commercial success and longevity of battery systems for today's alternative energy vehicles," said Chuck Evans, senior vice president and general manager, NA automotive, Henkel. "Henkel is proud to present advancements in sealant technologies to help optimize automotive battery performance at the 2012 Battery Congress."
About Henkel Henkel operates worldwide with leading brands and technologies in three business areas: Laundry & Home Care, Cosmetics/Toiletries and Adhesive Technologies. Founded in 1876, Henkel holds globally leading market positions both in the consumer and industrial businesses with well-known brands such as Persil, Schwarzkopf and Loctite. Henkel employs more than 47,000 people and reported sales of $21.7 billion and adjusted operating profit of $2.8 billion in fiscal 2011. Henkel's preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX and the company ranks among the Fortune Global 500.