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Smile! We’re Building a Better Future Together

Happy little girl laying in the grass.
Posted 08/01/2018 by Steve Kenny, SVP Emerging Markets

H.B. Fuller has a long and proud tradition of corporate responsibility and global philanthropy. FEICA, the Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry, shares these values and is committed to working with the industry to improve its sustainability, safety, health and environmental (SHE) performance. Both organisations see these commitments as being central to the objective of safeguarding the environment and people’s health. As a long-standing, active member of FEICA, H.B. F...

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UAE acts with global perspective to improve food safety!

A family from UAE enjoy an outdoor picnic.
Posted 04/24/2018 by Harsh Gupta, Business Manager India and UAE

As per the World Health Organization(WHO), unsafe or contaminated food in current times poses a serious global health hazard. Urbanization, convenience in travel and globalization lead to an increase in the risk of spreading foodborne diseases across international borders. Did you know nearly 600 million people worldwide are estimated to be exposed to contaminated food each year, of which 420,000 cases are fatal? UAE’s growing need for food safety standards While Dubai is identified as th...

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H.B. Fuller Expands Its Footprint in the Middle East

Skyview of the bay and city of Dubai.
Posted 04/10/2017 by Harsh Gupta, Regional GM, India, Middle East and Egypt

We recently opened an office in the city of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, having recognized the potential of the emerging markets, including the Middle East, and to support local manufacturing and customer efforts.  Dubai was ideally suited for an H.B. Fuller office, particularly since the region so far has had mainly one other major global adhesive supplier catering to the markets of the Middle East through a local presence.    An Opportunity to Spread Global Reach H.B. Full...

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Connecting What Matters: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®)

H.B. Fuller's LEED certified technical adhesive academy in Luneburg, Germany.
Posted 06/02/2016 by Lynne Purvis , EIMEA Hygiene Marketing Manager

H.B. Fuller recognizes that the world’s finite resources create a need to minimize environmental impact, while creating value for its customers. We appreciate the need to preserve the natural water cycle. We understand that recycling is a smarter way to reduce the demand on virgin resources. We see that transforming the way we produce and use energy is a key factor for a sustainable future. As we help customers deliver the things that matter to people all over the world, we also connect ou...

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High Quality, High Speed, and Hygiene: H.B. Fuller Is Bringing It All Together

Hygiene coater in H.B. Fuller's facility in Luneburg, Germany.
Posted 02/15/2016 by Lynne Purvis, Hygiene Marketing Manager

Delivering Quality, Maintaining Efficiency  Today’s hygiene producers have to address very dynamic market conditions. Disposable, absorbent products continue to evolve in design, and today’s products are created on high speed lines while end-consumers demand products to be thinner, more comfortable, and better fitting—all while increasing absorbency. Additionally, the hygiene market is highly competitive, and as the fight for market share intensifies, producers are being c...

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