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Worthen Acquires Henkel’s Footwear

Published Thursday Mar 5, 2020

Worthen Acquires Henkel’s Footwear

Worthen Industries of Nashua, under their UPACO brand, has obtained Henkel’s footwear product line in Mexico. This includes a comprehensive portfolio of adhesive technologies, as well as its sales and technical support staff.

“We are pleased that with Worthen Industries we have found a strategic buyer to further develop the business as it is core to their portfolio, and to best service the footwear market in Mexico,” said Valentin López, Henkel Mexico president, “It was also important for us to identify the right partner to ensure that the same standard of customer service is maintained, along with finding a comparable home for our employees, who have been servicing these accounts.” 

“We are very excited about this acquisition. It will enhance our wide range of product offerings while continuing to build upon the relationships that Henkel has been able to establish over the years,” said Eric Worthen, president of Worthen Industries. “The footwear industry is a core component of our company and we look forward to a smooth transition with our new customers, as well as informing them of our existing product solutions.”

Worthen Industries has been manufacturing since 1866 and is a family-owned and operated company that produces a range of adhesives, coatings, laminated products, and extruded films.


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