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Electric Bike and Scooter Trend Driving Global Market Growth

Row of electric bikes
Posted 01/07/2020 by Stephen Neuman, Global Product Manager, Electric Vehicles and Battery

The micro-mobility trend, propelled by electric bikes and scooters, is driving global market growth as an eco-friendly solution to transportation industry challenges.   

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Understanding Underfill

Underfill for the electronics market from H.B. Fuller.
Posted 12/13/2018 by Fei Xie, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Microelectronics Packaging, Assembly, Reliability and Material

According to the Thermal Management Market by Material Type (Adhesive, Non-Adhesive), Devices (Conduction, Convection, Advanced, Hybrid), Service (Installation & Calibration, Optimization & Post Sales), End-Use Application - Global Forecast to 2022 report, the thermal management market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 7.91 percent with a total worth of $14.24 Billion USD by 2022. This market growth is likely due to a higher demand for smaller and lighter devices and an increased need f...

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Innovation that Matters

Business people walking by a big wall of windows.
Posted 07/17/2018 by Abe Rezai, Vice President, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

As one of H.B. Fuller’s core competencies, innovation is a vital, guiding principle in every aspect of our business. By considering what’s possible, our exceptional team around the world continually looks ahead, identifying current and future technical market opportunities and developing solutions to solve product design and adhesion challenges. In 2017, we worked with customers to solve their adhesion problems and introduced more than 100 products to market. Two of those products...

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Uncovering Adhesives at a Football Game

Football helmet with an H.B. Fuller logo and football on a field.
Posted 11/17/2017 by Abe Rezai, Vice President, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer

As a member of the Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee, we began the year investigating all of the places where adhesives support American football. Check it out! 1. Uniforms. It wasn’t until the early 1950s that the NFL formalized a system of assigning jersey numbers, and today, those jerseys are held together by adhesives, such as H.B. Fuller’s HL9639 and 2U222 reactive hot melt technology, that provides breathable technology, soft feel, and excellent wash resistance. 2. Sh...

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H.B. Fuller’s Active Alignment Adhesives for Camera Module Assembly

Schematic of a visual camera module.
Posted 03/13/2017 by Paul Gleeson, Product Manager, Electronics

H.B. Fuller’s Active Alignment Adhesives for Camera Module Assembly At H.B. Fuller, we continually look ahead, identifying current and future technical market challenges and helping to solve design and adhesion challenges, and our recently introduced Active Alignment (AA) adhesives support an ever-changing and improving personal electronics market. Our Active Alignment adhesive technology enables exceptional delivery of both existing and next-generation camera module bonding solutions, par...

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H.B. Fuller Offers Instant Adhesives for Many Markets

View of a sunroof in an automobile from the inside.
Posted 02/07/2017 by Scott Pergande, Global Director, Engineering Adhesives

With the acquisition of Cyberbond, global adhesives manufacturer H.B. Fuller has quickly become a leader in the Cyanoacrylate Adhesives (CA) technology market. Cyanoacrylate Adhesives, also known as Instant Adhesives or Super Glues, are solvent free, fast setting adhesives. These adhesives polymerize within seconds and bond to a variety of substrates. Furthermore, Cyberbond has created specialty formulas to take on specific bonding properties, including the rubber-toughened Xtra Flex Series, the...

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Industrial Adhesives—Connecting You to What Matters Most

Infographic of the journey of a holiday gift.
Posted 12/10/2016 by Kimberlee Sinclair, Director, Global Communications | H.B. Fuller

With the upcoming close of another year comes reflection on the things that matter most. Whether it’s family members, close friends, or new experiences, here at H.B. Fuller, we’re proud to help connect people with the world around them. Because whether you notice it or not, adhesives play a major role in your everyday life. If you’re on a road trip, sharing a meal with family, or phoning a friend, we’re in the background, keeping things together. It’s the experience...

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Reactive Film Adhesives for Better Electronics

Woman on a cell phone representing Flexel reactive film adhesives for better electronics from H.B. Fuller.
Posted 02/24/2016 by Brendon Kryzer , Director Global Electronics

The demand for consumer electronics is higher than ever before. There are almost as many cell-phone subscriptions (6.8 billion) as there are people on this earth (seven billion). Research shows that people spend an average of 8 hours 21 minutes sleeping a day—but spend an average of 8 hours 41 minutes on media devices. Even more interesting is the finding that the majority (81%) of smartphone users have their phones switched on all the time, even in bed. With the growing demand for mo...

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