H.B. Fuller adhesive solutions are an integral part of nearly every kind of finished good in the marketplace – from electronics devices and building materials to packaging and filters – and so much more. Explore the connections between our products, processes and expertise, and see how they help customers deliver the things that matter to people all over the world.
There are three major work processes where customers specify new adhesives – the creation of a new product, the improvement of a current product, and the development of a new way to manufacture a product. And, our market experts get excited about all three. They partner directly with our customers’ technologists and engineers who lead and drive those decisions to bring their innovations to market.
This is the heart of innovation at H.B. Fuller. Innovative thinking at H.B. Fuller is about leveraging our expertise to find opportunities in the markets we serve. It allows us to find those fantastic customer needs and then collaborate with them to design game-changing adhesive solutions.
Our expertise is about more than understanding adhesives. We make it our business to know your industry and processes inside out. Listening and collaboration aren't just buzzwords at H.B. Fuller. We forge partnerships with our customers to deliver innovative technical know-how. We focus on what’s needed and what’s next in consumer and durable goods manufacturing. Whether you produce baby diapers, cell phones or wood flooring applications – our team is focused on our customers, their business and knowing what’s coming next.
Global Reach/Local Expertise
Since H.B. Fuller’s beginning as a one-man paste shop in 1887, we have carried on a tradition of developing innovative solutions to meet the needs of our customers. Today, our winning formula for success continues to drive growth in every corner of the globe.
Wherever in the world consumer- and durable-goods manufacturers are bringing their products to market, we are there to partner with them, support their production processes and offer peace of mind. With 70 manufacturing facilities and 38 technology centers in 35 countries, we have the power of a truly global adhesive provider who also understands local challenges and priorities. We are connecting what matters most for manufacturers of all sizes in every corner of the globe.
Changing Lives and Communities
As H.B. Fuller continually advances scientific and technical innovations, our dedication to preparing the next generation of leaders and innovators will remain a key element of our commitment to giving back. In recognition of educational disparities and the growing demand for highly trained workers with STEM skills, we are dedicated to inspiring youth to excel in STEM education and sparking interest in careers in technical fields.
Each year, the H.B. Fuller Company Foundation grants more than $500,000 to nonprofit organizations around the world that promote STEM education and youth leadership development. The Foundation also gives $50,000 to Minnesota middle schools to allow teachers to enhance their STEM curricula. In addition, H.B. Fuller employees dedicate more than 6,000 hours in 18 countries to volunteer in their local communities.
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