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New H.B. Fuller polyolefin adhesives white paper available. Today’s absorbent hygiene disposables - diapers, adult incontinence products, feminine hygiene products, and medical drapes and gowns - are now simple and effective to use, but that simplicity is only made possible by the complexity of the products themselves. …

Today we are recognizing the facilities that had outstanding performance in 2014, including our Cairo, Egypt, plant, which earned top honors as our Global Plant of the Year. This recognition is presented to the plant that achieves the highest levels of operational excellence based on targets for safety, quality, service, cost and people management. Finalists are determined using a balanced scorecard of metrics and a final performance evaluation by our global operations leaders. …

Today’s personal hygiene products bear little resemblance to those offered a decade ago. Consumers demand comfort and performance, and the industry has responded with products that are lighter, thinner, lower odor, flexible and super-absorbent. To the delight of consumers everywhere, these products just keep getting better. …

Sesame tapes combine fiber-based technology with hot melt adhesive, delivering a strong and durable solution that can protect your products all the way through the supply chain. They can be used to add value to a package by improving performance with reinforcement or including value-added features like package closing, easy opening, and retail ready solutions. …

At H.B. Fuller, we look very carefully at the little things that make our lives easier. Many of these items often go unnoticed, until the performance goes wrong. For instance, who gives much thought to the adhesive tape that holds the parcel together? Who cares about the double-sided tape that keeps your car rearview mirror in place? We do. Because if a PSA tape doesn’t perform how it’s supposed to do, it causes frustration for the end user, and can harm our customers’ brand reputation and business. …

To assist with the disaster relief in Malaysia, the H.B. Fuller Company Foundation has pledged $10,000 to Give2Asia, an organization we have had a partnership with for the past five years. Give2Asia works directly on the ground with several local groups that have the knowledge and relationships to provide the appropriate assistance. …

A trending increase in automation and technology make it more likely for bookbinders to meet the rising demand for shorter run lengths and quicker turnaround times. H.B. Fuller's bookbinding adhesive are there to help. …

The packaging industry in India is currently valued at $24.6 billion and is expected to grow to $32 billion by 2025. Starting from packaging of fruits and vegetables, medicinal products, home and personal care products to highly dangerous and heavy industrial products, the packaging industry has led to greater specialization over a period of time. …

How can homeowners enjoy the benefits of artificial turf without the discomfort? Who would have guessed our superabsorbent polymers—the same polymers used in products like diapers—would provide the answer. …

H.B. Fuller is excited about our expanded presence in Rionegro, Colombia, where experts at our new technical center are ready to help customers address their adhesion challenges, whether related to performance, cost in use or raw material availability. …