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Uncovering Adhesives at a Football Game

Football helmet with an H.B. Fuller logo and football on a field.
Posted 11/17/2017 by Abe Rezai, Vice President, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

As a member of the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, we began the year investigating all of the places where adhesives support American football. Check it out! 1. Uniforms. It wasn’t until the early 1950s that the NFL formalized a system of assigning jersey numbers, and today, those jerseys are held together by adhesives, such as H.B. Fuller’s HL9639 and 2U222 reactive hot melt technology, that provides breathable technology, soft feel, and excellent wash resistance. 2. Sh...

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Building a better future with sustainable, state-of-the art facilities

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Posted 11/15/2017 by David Moorman, Vice President, Global Operational Excellence

At H.B. Fuller, taking steps to minimize our impact on the environment is a priority. It drives innovation in our products and manufacturing practices, and it also is top of mind when we are expanding our capacity to support our customers around the globe.  In 2014, we opened an environmentally-friendly manufacturing facility in Rionegro, Colombia, that was designed to minimize energy use and waste. In 2015, we celebrated the opening of our LEED®-certified Adhesive Academy in Lün...

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Five New Features of the New

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Posted 10/04/2017 by Kimberlee Sinclair, Director, Global Communications

We have recently launched a new, global website dedicated to showcasing the commitment, passion and people behind our products. For 130 years, we have helped customers imagine, create and design solutions that touch people’s lives in simple yet profound ways. Think about how our world has changed, thanks, in part, to adhesive innovations. And now, our flagship website will communicate the breadth and depth of our adhesives expertise. This new website will provide a significantly improved ...

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H.B. Fuller Expands Its Footprint in the Middle East

Skyview of the bay and city of Dubai.
Posted 04/10/2017 by Harsh Gupta, Regional GM, India, Middle East and Egypt

We recently opened an office in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, having recognized the potential of the emerging markets, including the Middle East, and to support local manufacturing and customer efforts.  Dubai was ideally suited for an H.B. Fuller office, particularly since the region so far has had mainly one other major global adhesive supplier catering to the markets of the Middle East through a local presence.    An Opportunity to Spread Global Reach H.B. Full...

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Safety First, Always: That’s the H.B. Fuller Way

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Posted 04/04/2017 by Mike Neal, Director - Global Environmental Health and Safety

Safety is one of H.B. Fuller’s number one priorities because nothing we do is worth the risk of getting injured. We cherish each and every one of our employees and are adamant about providing a safe work environment.Consider the below hypothetical story about an H.B. Fuller employee who does his part to ensure that he plays an active role in safety on the job. A (Safe) Day in the Life of an H.B. Fuller Production WorkerJohn is a production worker in one of the H.B. Fuller factories. W...

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