DELO Industrial Adhesives

DELO Industrie Klebstoffe GmbH & Co. KGaA (inherent spelling: DELO; international brand name: DELO Industrial Adhesives) is a leading manufacturer of industrial adhesives and equipment for dispensing as well as curing adhesives. The company has its headquarters in Windach near Munich, Germany, and employs 780 people. It operates worldwide from subsidiaries in the US, China, Singapore and Japan as well as representative offices in South Korea, Taiwan and Malaysia.[2] Customers include Bosch, Huawei, Siemens und Sony.

Delo Industrie Klebstoffe GmbH & Co. KGaA
TypeGmbH & Co. KGaA
HeadquartersWindach, Germany
Key people
  • Wolf-Dietrich Herold
  • Sabine Herold
  • Robert Saller
ProductsIndustrial adhesives, UV curing lamps, microdispensing valves
Revenue€182 million (FY 2021/2022)[1]
Number of employees
780 (05/2019)

Founded in 1961, Sabine and Wolf-Dietrich Herold took over DELO in the course of a management buy-out and converted it into an independent, owner-managed company.

Products and technology Edit

Adhesives, potting compounds and optical materials from DELO are mainly used for microelectronic and optical applications in consumer electronics and the automotive industry. The company specializes in UV curing and dual-curing polymers for high-volume industrial production. These products obtain their complete or initial strength under UV light.

Delo is regarded the world market leader in smart card bonding, for example for encapsulating credit card chips.[3][4] In addition, almost every mobile phone in the world contains DELO adhesives.[5][6]

DELO also develops and produces microdispensing valves and UV LED lamps for dispensing and curing adhesives, respectively.

Timeline Edit

  • 1961 Foundation
  • 1997 In the course of a management buy-out, DELO becomes an independent company managed by Wolf-Dietrich Herold and Sabine Herold
  • 2004 Establishment of a representative office in Shanghai/China
  • 2005 Establishment of a representative office in Singapore
  • 2008 Foundation of a subsidiary in Boston, USA – DELO Industrial Adhesives LLC
  • 2012 Foundation of a subsidiary in Singapore – DELO Industrial Adhesives (Singapore) Pte. Ltd.
  • 2013 Foundation of a subsidiary in Shanghai, China – DELO Industrial Adhesives (Shanghai) Co. Ltd
  • 2017 Foundation of a subsidiary in Yokohama, Japan – DELO Industrial Adhesives Inc. (Japan)

References Edit

  1. ^ "DELO's revenues continue to grow". 2022-03-31. Retrieved 2023-04-18.
  2. ^ Konzernabschluss zum 31 März 2019 der DELO Industrie Klebstoffe GmbH & Co. KGaA, Windach, im elektronischen Bundesanzeiger, retrieved 19 January 2021.
  3. ^ Simon, Hermann (2007). Hidden Champions des 21. Jahrhunderts die Erfolgsstrategien unbekannter Weltmarktführer (in German). Frankfurt, M. ISBN 978-3-593-38380-4. OCLC 184989745.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  4. ^ Langenscheidt, Florian; Bauer, Ulrike; Venohr, Bernd (2010). Lexikon der deutschen Weltmarktführer [die Königsklasse deutscher Unternehmen in Wort und Bild] (in German). Offenbach. ISBN 978-3-86936-221-2. OCLC 698533723.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  5. ^ Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft, Infrastruktur, Verkehr und Technologie: BAYERNS BEST 50 - Preisträger 2012
  6. ^ Stahl, Stefan. "Wenn die Chefin mit den Mitarbeitern turnt". Augsburger Allgemeine (in German). Retrieved 2023-03-21.

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