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Use of Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) for Safety in Automobiles

Sensing systems for ADAS adhesives from H.B. Fuller.
Posted 03/20/2019 by Tom Skoogman, Global Key Accounts Manager, Automotive Electronics

The global Advanced Driver-Assistance Systems (ADAS) market is poised to see a compound annual growth rate of 18.1 percent in the coming years. Learn more about how H.B. Fuller’s adhesives and sealants for ADAS are designed to provide a more responsive driving experience.

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Pet and Animal Product Packaging Adhesives

Dog in a bag of dog food.
Posted 03/12/2019 by Justine Hanlon, Market Manager

From pinch-bottom, multiwall bags for pet food to shelf-ready opening for display-ready treats, here are our latest the pet and animal product packaging innovations.

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REACH - The final deadline may have passed, but there’s no time to relax!

Female Scientist
Posted 03/05/2019 by Erich Seger, Product Regulatory Specialist for EIMEA

H.B. Fuller and FEICA share many goals and one of them is to improve communication under REACH. Erich Seger, Product Regulatory Specialist for H.B. Fuller in the EIMEA region shares his thoughts about REACH and the role of H.B. Fuller and FEICA in supporting the industry and complying with this regulation. Read the blog to discover more.

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Skills-Based Volunteering to Spark an Interest in Science

Science Museum of Minnesota
Posted 02/26/2019 by Anna Bosak, Community Affairs Specialist

H.B. Fuller is committed to supporting the communities where our employees live and work, and our employees are passionate about giving back and putting their time and talent to use. Skills-based volunteering – which leverages the specialized skills of volunteers to build infrastructure and capacity for nonprofits – allows H.B. Fuller and our employees to build strong relationships with local nonprofits. By serving on the boards of directors of nonprofits, employees contribute their ...

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The future for solvent-based PSAs

Sign in front of mountains that reads "What's next?"
Posted 02/14/2019 by Melanie Lack, Business Manager, Tapes & Labels

Global demand for pressure sensitive adhesives is increasing to meet the growing use of industrial tape to bond everything from our smartphones to the doors and windows in our homes. Melanie Lack, H.B. Fuller's business manager for tapes and labels, explores the role played by solvent-based PSAs in the tape market.

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Why RVers and OEMs/Manufacturers Choose EternaBond

RV driving down the road in the mountains.
Posted 02/13/2019 by Jim Schone, Durable Assembly Market Manager

Find out why EternaBond sealant tape has been a staple in the recreational vehicle (RV) aftermarket for years. It is as simple as peel – stick – stuck.

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Adhesives and Kidney Disease: H.B. Fuller Is Fighting Back

Hospital room with dialysis patient.
Posted 02/08/2019 by Heather Walch, Global Director, Medical Adhesives

Global adhesives manufacturer H.B. Fuller is passionate about perfecting adhesives that can save lives, demonstrated by the two-component urethane medical potting adhesives used in filters for dialysis patients. Learn more.

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H.B. Fuller Adhesive Fixes Dinosaur Bones

The Triceratops at the Science Museum of Minnesota was once repaired with H.B. Fuller adhesives.
Posted 02/06/2019 by Kimberlee Sinclair, Executive Director, H.B. Fuller Company Foundation

Today, the Science Museum of Minnesota’s Triceratops remains the best and most complete reconstruction of this ancient horned reptile. But this might not have been so without the help of H.B. Fuller scientists over 40 years ago. Discover how our high-tech innovations are helping preserve scientific artifacts.

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Take a deep breath…

Woods with sun reflecting between the trees.
Posted 02/06/2019 by Johannes Christiani, Business Development Manager, Woodworking EIMEA

The reclassification of formaldehyde as a Carcinogen Category 1B, and a category 1 skin sensitizer under EU regulations has come about as understanding of the risk of VOCs to health grows. Today, consumers are looking for ways to reduce the amount of VOCs in the air they breathe in homes, offices and hospitals. 

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Stronger straws, sustainable future

Paper straws using adhesive technology from H.B. Fuller.
Posted 02/05/2019 by Pascal Alleno, Geographical Sales Manager for Converting Solutions

The humble drinking straw has found itself as one of the central villains of growing global concern about single-use plastic waste and its impact on the environment. Growing demand for sustainable alternatives is driving opportunities for innovation, particularly for paper straws. These straws require food-safe, water-resistant performance, and H.B. Fuller’s Swift®tak adhesives answer this challenge.

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