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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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Homegrown Innovation: Celebrating and Inspiring New STEM Ideas

Inventors Den at the Science Museum of Minnesota sponsored by H.B. Fuller.
Posted 07/18/2019 by Anna Bosak, Community Affairs Specialist

This year, we are proud to support Minnovation – the Science Museum’s celebration of STEM innovations in Minnesota. As part of the Minnovation Showcase, H.B. Fuller has featured three of our own innovative products. Read more.

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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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Answering Today's Most Pressing Trends in Disposable Hygiene Product Design

Baby in a diaper with its nose on a soft teddy bear.
Posted 06/28/2019 by Catherine Huang, Marketing Manager, Asia Pacific Hygiene

There is increasing global consensus that Asia Pacific consumers might be the group with the highest requirements for hygiene products. One of the reasons is that Japan has set very high-quality standards for hygiene products, such as softness and low odor, and these requirements were adopted quickly by neighboring countries, including China.

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Augmenting the Automotive Aftermarket

Automotive aftermarket repair solutions.
Posted 06/25/2019 by Dr. Knut Göke, Head of Product Management and New Business Development for Engineering Adhesives in EIMEA

Are you looking to solve common automotive aftermarket issues? Adhesives can improve conventional processes, replace bulky after effects of punching and folding, and open up the door for lighter weight designs.

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H.B. Fuller Company Announces Twin Cities Grants

H.B. Fuller Company grantees for spring 2019.
Posted 06/24/2019 by Kimberlee Sinclair, Executive Director, H.B. Fuller Company Foundation

This June, the H.B. Fuller Company Foundation announced $75,000 in grants to 11 nonprofits in the Twin Cities metro area. These grants support STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) education and youth leadership development programs for youth in our headquarters community. The H.B. Fuller Company Foundation’s grants are employee directed: a committee of employee volunteers brings our commitment to philanthropy to life by learning about each of our grantees and visiting their pr...

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H.B. Fuller Opens New Technology Adhesive Center in Latin America

H.B. Fuller in Brazil.
Posted 06/17/2019 by Salvador Alvarado, General Manager, Latin America

We’re excited to officially inaugurate a new business space in Brazil, which will serve as the strategic point of adhesive solutions distribution throughout Latin America. Highlights include the new structure’s enabling the development of new products, and an area that showcases our cutting-edge technology and substrates. We look forward to using this site as a future showroom where customers can see adhesive performance in practice.

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Rugged Solutions for Rugged Demands

Melbourne, Australia skyline.
Posted 06/12/2019 by Michael O’Rourke, Strategic Accounts & BDM, Australia / New Zealand

Manufacturing in the Australia and New Zealand region comes with a range of design problems — but H.B. Fuller is at the forefront of adhesive solutions for inhospitable terrain.

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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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Three good reasons to wash your labels away

labeling adhesive that simplifies the wash-off process
Posted 05/28/2019 by Melanie Lack, Business Manager for Tapes and Labels in EIMEA

With sustainability becoming more and more of a business issue, I look into the three key reasons to use a labeling adhesive that simplifies the wash-off process and supports the vision of a circular economy.

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