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A Reactive Thermoplastic Spacer for Structural Glazing Facades

A Reactive Thermoplastic Spacer with Excellent Durable Energy Efficiency for Structural Glazing Facades
Posted 12/04/2018 by Mike Speicher, Market Manager

Minimizing the energy consumption of buildings has become a global objective and an important goal in building design and construction. The future will see a continuous tightening of energy efficiency standards on an international level and of the energy performance level of building envelopes. To meet the demand for primary energy sustainability, an optimized thermal insulation - especially in the facade and window surface of buildings - has to be ensured. As a result of highly effective glass...

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Innovation Video Campaign

Innovation happening in the lab at H.B. Fuller global adhesives company.
Posted 11/05/2018 by Kimberlee Sinclair, Director of Global Communications

Innovation is the lifeblood of H.B. Fuller. Only through innovation can we meet our goal to provide better, more affordable products that answer some of today’s toughest consumer demands —all while serving our manufacturing customers better than anybody else in the industry. Our customers are innovating, and we must innovate with them. As we partner together, we develop solutions to meet their evolving needs, and enable innovation for every manufacturer of goods in the world. That&r...

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Top 4 Packaging Innovations at PACK EXPO

Opening a shelf-ready retail display box.
Posted 09/25/2018 by Erin L’Hotta, Marketing Manager, Packaging & Converting

Consumer trends have a tremendous effect on how the packaging industry is shaped. As our customers respond to meet consumer demands, we are right there with them with innovative adhesive solutions that help improve the quality, performance and line efficiency of their products. In a few weeks, we will be at PACK EXPO, the world’s largest packaging trade show, learning about the latest packaging equipment and technologies. Here’s a preview of what we will be talking about while we&rsq...

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Beyond the Bin: Innovating End-of-Life Options for Packaging

Sustainability in flexible packaging.
Posted 09/06/2018 by Justine Hanlon, Market Manager

The world of flexible packaging is constantly evolving, bringing together materials with a wide array of properties and practical issues. Brand owners have recently expressed a greater interest in bio-based, or post-consumer, recycled plastics than traditional plastics, according to Packaging Digest’s 2017 Sustainable Packaging Study. While flexible packaging has dramatically reduced material waste through the elimination of rigid containers like cans and glass, only recently have su...

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Ködispace 4SG: the Gas-Tight Insulating Glass Solution

Commercial insulated glass sealants.
Posted 08/29/2018 by Mike Speicher, Market Manager

As concerns about the health of our planet rise, there is an increased focus on energy efficiency. According to the U.S. Green Building Council, buildings consume 41 percent of U.S. energy—more than the industrial (30 percent) and transportation (29 percent) sectors. In response, new technologies are necessary to improve the use of energy by residential and commercial buildings. In the U.S. insulating glass industry, Ködispace 4SG is revolutionizing the impact windows have on the ener...

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