Vesper advised Molecule Corp. of Concord, California (www.molecule.ink) in connection with its sale to Henkel AG & Co. KGaA of Dusseldorf, Germany (www.henkel.com). Molecule is an innovator in the additive manufacturing / 3D printing industry. Henkel operates worldwide with leading innovations, brands, and technologies in three business areas: Adhesive Technologies, Beauty Care, and Laundry & Home Care.
Ken Kisner, Founder and President of Molecule Corp. said, “We are excited to join Henkel. Henkel’s customer centered approach along with our combined product portfolio will help key industries accelerate the speed of innovation and move 3D printing from prototyping to digital manufacturing.”
Philipp Loosen, Head of 3D Printing at Henkel, said, “Molecule Corp. and Henkel are an excellent fit. Molecule’s strong 3D printing and inkjet resin technologies and digital development capabilities perfectly complement and strengthen our materials portfolio and build on our approach to offer a comprehensive range of customized additive manufacturing solutions.”
Michael Todd, Head of Innovation at Henkel Adhesives Technologies, added, “Molecule's technology and engineering center in California also broadens our global 3D printing footprint. We now provide 3D printing support to our customers in all major regions around the world.”