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Gain an Advantage With Packaging Adhesive Solutions

Retail Ready Packaging
Posted 07/02/2020 by Harsh Gupta, Business Director – India, Middle East & Africa

In India, rapidly expanding mass retail and club stores will drive the demand for the retail-ready market, as these stores carry a limited product selection compared to their traditional counterparts. Adding to this, the increasing disposable income among the middle-class income group, fast-paced lifestyle and increasing consumption of packaged food is expected to drive growth in the retail-ready packaging market. 

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Our Commitment to Communities

Young girls working on science project at H.B. Fuller Company
Posted 07/02/2020 by Kimberlee Sinclair, Executive Director, H.B. Fuller Company Foundation

H.B. Fuller Company Foundation is committed to supporting our communities and the education and empowerment of our youth.

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Supporting Organizations That Provide STEM Education for Youth

Child playing near a laptop
Posted 07/02/2020 by Kimberlee Sinclair, Director Global Communications

H.B. Fuller supports organizations that provide STEM education for youth. Here are two organizations where our employees serve on their board, and ways to get your kids involved and ward off the summer slide.

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Employees Take Action to be Part of Healing and Growth

Photo of arms in a chain
Posted 07/02/2020 by Nathan Weaver, VP of Human Resources, and President of the H.B. Fuller Company Foundation

The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, Minnesota, sparked tremendous outrage all over the world. Uprisings and protests led to destruction of neighborhoods very close to our world headquarters.

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Where Does Sustainability Stand Amid COVID-19?

Baby with globe
Posted 07/02/2020 by Julia Li, Global Marketing Manager, Hygiene and Nonwovens

The pandemic has forced manufacturers to put an increased focus on safety. But where has that left other critical areas, such as sustainability? Can we have both in the time of COVID-19? Speakers from across the hygiene and nonwovens industry recently addressed the impact of the pandemic on sustainability as part of the Safety Versus Sustainability webinar. Read this blog to learn more.

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Packaging Solutions for the South African Agriculture Market

Fresh Produce
Posted 07/01/2020 by Ronald Prinsloo, Business Manager, North and Southern Africa

South Africa has a vibrant and diverse agriculture sector, which makes it an excellent source of food for that country as well as countries around the world. Let’s take a look at the role packaging is playing and the latest trends in the South African agriculture market. 

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How to Develop Liquid-Resistant Paper Straws

Paper Straws in Beverage
Posted 06/30/2020 by Erin L'Hotta, Marketing Manager, Paper Converting

As more and more consumers are adopting an “anti-plastic” movement mindset, paper straws are becoming an increasingly important alternative. Read this blog to learn about consumer attitudes toward paper straws and paper straw test methods for liquid resistance.

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What is a Sealant?

Sealant in use
Posted 06/25/2020 by Johanna Sieber - Product Manager EMEA Engineering Adhesives

Sealants are usually paste-like compounds that are plastically deformable when applied and adhere to both sides of a joint to be sealed. Sealants either retain their plasticity after being introduced into the joint or change to a more or less elastic state through a mostly chemical reaction.

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Community Support in the Era of Coronavirus

H.B. Fuller team in India that stayed working during the pandemic.
Posted 06/22/2020 by Kimberlee Sinclair, Executive Director, H.B. Fuller Company Foundation

For the past few months, people around the world have been dealing with a crisis unlike anything most of us have ever faced. The COVID-19 pandemic has turned the world upside down, and nearly everyone has been affected in some way.

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Improved Packaging Integrity and Greater Customer Satisfaction

Delivery man carrying a corrugate box.
Posted 06/17/2020 by Harsh Gupta, Business Director – India, Middle East & Africa

Reinforcement technology for improved packaging integrity and greater customer satisfaction.

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