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Problem Solving: There Must Be a Better Straw

Problem Solving: There Must Be a Better Straw, H.B. Fuller.
Posted 07/30/2019 by Jude Liddle, EIMEA Marketing Manager, Converting

There is an estimated 500 million plastic straws used and disposed of daily in the U.S alone, and another recent study estimates as many as 8.3 billion plastic straws pollute the world's beaches. At H.B. Fuller, we’re doing our part to help manufacturers move away from plastic straws towards more sustainable options. Learn more about how we’re helping to create the paper straw of the future.

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A General Overview of Packaging Food Safety

Self full of cheese packed in food safe flexible packaging.
Posted 07/24/2019 by Justine Hanlon, Market Manager, Americas Adhesives Flexible Packaging

Food safety is an important subject in packaging, both globally and regionally. The role of packaging in food safety continues to grow as consumers eat more meals outside of the home and expect packaged foods to remain safe for extended periods of time. Here is a general overview of packaging food safety.

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“Inspired by Nature” Medical Adhesives

Medical Adhesives
Posted 07/19/2019 by Heather Walch, Global Director, Medical

Bio-inspired materials feed innovation in medical-grade adhesives The pace of innovation is evolving as many academic institutions and startups are developing unique solutions and new approaches to medical adhesion applications. Sticking to both dry and wet skin, as well as tissue, is an important consideration in medical adhesives. Here are a few of my favorite articles of outside-the-box thinking where inspiration for new products were found in nature.   Sticking Properties of an Octopus ...

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Helping Our Customers Stay Sustainable

Dubai Skyline with dry dessert.
Posted 07/09/2019 by Chad Loula, Global Market Manager

Adhesives play a bigger role than you might think when it comes to sustainability. It’s estimated that in the U.S. alone, more than $300 billion on energy each year goes to drafty doors and windows, inefficient appliances and other energy wasters that could be easily remedied. How does H.B. Fuller make a difference in all of this? 

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Discover a High-Strength Alternative to Mechanical Fasteners and Welds

High-Strength Alternative to Mechanical Fasteners and Welds
Posted 05/29/2019 by Colin Bennitt, Weld Mount Product Manager

Mechanical welds, attachment points, fasteners, such as screws, rivet nuts, stud welds and through bolts, have been the go-to way of joining parts together for years. These traditional means are gradually becoming the less-preferred method behind adhesives. Find out more.

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