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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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PSA adhesive technology. A fair advantage?

Busy booth from Labelexpo 2017
Posted 10/12/2017 by Melanie Lack, Business Manager, Tapes & Labels

The organizers of September’s Labelexpo Europe 2017 asked us all a very important question: if you could improve your business with technology that no else has, wouldn’t you? Labelexpo’s theme of ‘gaining an unfair advantage’ was at the heart of our conversations with customers visiting the H.B. Fuller stand. We heard much about the trends and challenges label manufacturers are experiencing, and how our adhesive technology is helping customers respond, by giving th...

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H.B. Fuller Taps into Africa's Microbrewery Boom

Craft Brewery bottled beer
Posted 10/06/2017 by Tom Meek, Business Director, Africa

Recently, Zion Market Research published a report regarding the global beer market, stating that “the global beer market was valued at approximately USD 530.00 billion in 2016 and expected to reach approximately USD 750.00 billion by 2022, growing at a CAGR of around 6.00% between 2017 and 2022.” The report attributed “changing lifestyle(s) coupled with increasing disposable income across the globe” as the major market growth drivers in the coming years, and even st...

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Dress and undress your products with PSA labels. Be Bold!

Bottle with a label splashing in water.
Posted 09/12/2017 by Melanie Lack, Business Manager, Tapes & Labels

It is undeniable that labels play a vital role in the packaging supply chain. The growth of retail chains and safety regulations around packaged goods is directly impacting labelers, who need to adapt quickly to a very demanding market, particularly in the food, beverage and healthcare industries. Creating appealing labels for a no label look: contradiction or boldness? From a social point of view, labels play a strategic role in the decision-making process of consumers. Regardless of a product...

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Lift Your Label Performance with PSA

Plastic fruit cups with labels.
Posted 08/28/2017 by Melanie Lack, Business Manager, Tapes & Labels

Labels are crucial to making products more appealing and functional for consumers, while – at the same time – ensuring product adherence to an increasing number of compliance and safety regulations, particularly in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Label converters need to adapt to fast-changing socio-economic, demographic and lifestyle factors and respond promptly to high demand in this fierce industry.   PSA technology is dominating the market and 58 percent of companie...

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