Henkel Corp. is planning to expand its downtown corporate headquarters in Stamford, Conn., according to an article on the Stamford Advocate website.

Henkel originally planned to take 135,000 square feet at the BLT Financial Centre for its laundry, beauty and home care headquarters. Now, it will expand its facility to 155,000 square feet to accommodate a laboratory for the development and testing of its beauty care products. Henkel also manufactures Dial Professional products.

The laboratory will include a center to develop and test product formulations and packaging, a clinical testing facility and a “hair learning” salon.

Henkel’s global headquarters are in Dusseldorf, Germany.

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