(IN BRIEF) Henkel Adhesive Technologies, a global leading solution provider of adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, has joined the International Centre for Industrial Transformation (INCIT) partner network to further accelerate the digital transformation of its operations. As the first company to join the membership program, Henkel aims to leverage INCIT’s tools and frameworks to improve decision-making and drive sustainability across its 150+ sites. As part of the partnership, Henkel will gain access to the ManuVate global innovation platform, the Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI), and the GETIT thought leadership platform. Nick Miesen, Global Head of Digital Operations at Henkel Adhesive Technologies, stated that digitalization is a key driver towards innovative Industry 4.0 solutions and to further enhance sustainability across operations and the entire supply chain.
(PRESS RELEASE) SINGAPORE, 25-Jan-2023 — /EuropaWire/ — Henkel (ETR: HEN3), a global leading provider of adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, has signed an agreement to participate in the membership program of The International Centre for Industrial Transformation (INCIT) to accelerate the digital transformation of its over 150 sites. The partnership aims to support the company’s new global Digital Operations function, based in Singapore, in realizing value through digitalization.
INCIT’s mission is to develop internationally referenced frameworks, tools, concepts, and programs to raise awareness and educate the international manufacturing community on the latest transformation developments and trends in manufacturing, with the goal of creating a more sustainable future. Through this partnership, Henkel will gain access to INCIT’s ManuVate global innovation platform, allowing them to cocreate an innovation management methodology linked to INCIT frameworks for Industry 4.0 and Sustainability.
“Digitalization is a key driver towards innovative Industry 4.0 solutions and to further enhance sustainability across operations and the entire supply chain,” said Nick Miesen, Global Head of Digital Operations at Henkel Adhesive Technologies. “By partnering with INCIT, we get access to their renowned international standards and insights that will help us to leverage tools and solutions for even better decision making in the future.”
In addition to the ManuVate platform, Henkel will also gain access to tools and frameworks related to the Smart Industry Readiness Index (SIRI) and to the thought leadership platform GETIT.
This partnership is a significant step for Henkel Adhesive Technologies in their digital transformation journey and a demonstration of their commitment to sustainability and innovation in the manufacturing industry.
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SOURCE: Henkel AG & Co. KGaA