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H.B. Fuller Opens New Technical Application Center in Malaysia

Posted 06/05/2018 by Dietrich Crail, Vice President, Asia Pacific

H.B. Fuller is excited about the recent grand opening of our new technical application center in Malaysia in March 2018. All employees were invited to attend. The event included speeches, a ribbon cutting ceremony, tours of the facility, and lunch.   The opening of the new technical application center is just one of the larger projects we’ve recently undertaken in the region. Additionally, we have made significant improvements to our plant operations and R&D facility in the area....

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Sensory Experience at CIDPEX17

Posted 05/03/2017 by Catherine Haung, Hygiene Marketing Manager, AP

With CIDPEX18 around the corner in April next year, let’s take a step back to reflect on this year’s great global event. CIDPEX17 in Wuhan, China, was a great success! Over three days in March, attendees chatted with our passionate problem-solvers and experienced our products. They touched. They stretched. They saw how our next generation solutions can make a difference to everyday finished goods. Hygiene Adhesive Trends At the largest exhibition for tissue paper and disposable hygie...

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Connecting What's Next in Personal Hygiene Products

Posted 12/15/2016 by Catherine Huang, Hygiene Marketing Manager, Asia Pacific

 Accelerating innovation in Asia Pacific Based on a recent report, the global feminine hygiene products market is forecasted to rise 6.1 percent compound annual growth rate from 2016 to 2022, reaching US$42.7 billion revenue. Speed of urbanization and increased awareness about maintaining personal hygiene and health have boosted demand. Feminine hygiene products include internal cleaners & sprays, disposable razors & blades, tampons & sanitary pads and panty liners & shields...

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China's Rollercoaster Ride

Posted 12/02/2016 by Catherine Huang, Hygiene Marketing Manager, Asia Pacific

The ups and downs of population, consumerism and innovation China’s one-child policy was in place for over 30 years and caused the country to age rapidly. Newspaper headlines reported that by 2030, a quarter of China’s population would have been over 60. However, in October 2015, the government decided to abolish its controversial one-child policy in a bid to increase birth rates in the coming years, fueling consumption and benefiting consumer businesses. Changes in age demographic r...

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Best Innovator China Award Celebrates H.B. Fuller Achievements and Best Practices

Posted 02/26/2016 by Zhiwei Cai, Vice President, Engineering Adhesives

Zhiwei Cai received the award from Jury Mr. Song Yang, Deputy Chief Editor, Business Week. Group photo for all winners and the award jury.   Innovation is becoming increasingly important to China’s economy, and companies that innovate are taking center stage. Not only are they critical to the country’s economic health, their differentiated products and ideas can become serious competitors in the global marketplace.  For nearly 130 years, innovation also has been a key val...

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