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Powering sustainable adhesives for woodworking businesses

Posted 05/09/2019 by Iñaki Sigler, Marketing Manager for Durable Assembly in EIMEA

With consumer pressure growing on manufacturers to be more sustainable, businesses know that this can be a key differentiator. As a true industry partner, H.B. Fuller has developed a series of new, more environmentally-friendly adhesive solutions for the woodworking industry. Connect with our experts at Ligna 2019 to discover the next generation of woodworking adhesive technology.

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Connecting decoration, durability and functionality

Posted 08/13/2018 by Tim Moore, Technical Manager, Durable Assembly

As their name implies, decorative surfaces seem to have the primary purpose of being decorative—something we like to look at. Just by looking around our homes, we are likely to spot a variety of decorative surfaces, such as the floor, our side tables, the kitchen cabinets and countertops, the bookshelves, our desk or the dining table. And, design trends and consumer preferences certainly have a large influence on the diversity of materials, colors and patterns. However, there is much more ...

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Can’t stand the heat? Then get out of the kitchen…or not.

White kitchen cabinets.
Posted 06/27/2017 by Mike Moren, Market Manager, Durable Assembly

Thermofoil cabinet doors are becoming popular in many of today’s kitchens. These vinyl-faced doors are available in a variety of styles and colors, easy to clean, and seamless. Commonly assembled with medium-density fiberboard (MDF) cores, Thermofoil vinyl-faced doors are more stable, have a lower tendency to bow or crack, and usually cost less than solid wood. Since Thermofoil laminate adhesive cabinets also have superior moisture resistance, they are often installed in kitchens and bathr...

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Foaming Adhesives Power Woodworking Innovation

Woman laying on a hardwood floor representing foaming adhesives for woodworking.
Posted 03/24/2017 by Johannes Christiani, Business Development Manager, Woodworking EIMEA

The Power of Foam Today’s woodworking adhesives all-too-often fall short when it comes to product features, such as surface quality and coat weight. That’s where our line of foaming adhesives comes in.   Designed specifically for woodworking applications, our tailored adhesive products and process innovations meet customers’ critical needs, such as lowering cost-in-use, increasing efficiency and improving production output.   We understand the unique demands woodworki...

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Providing Innovative Solutions with Woodworking Adhesives

Kitchen with woodworking adhesives including for counter tops and cabinets.
Posted 08/04/2016 by Jim Schone, Assembly Market Manager – Panels & Textiles

At H.B. Fuller, we are committed to providing innovative solutions to enhance your products. Our woodworking adhesives are designed to solve the challenges you face, and make manufacturing processes easier and more efficient. Our global reach, local expertise and innovative power of continuous research and development provide performance products for a variety of applications including flooring, cabinet and countertops, windows, doors and panel assembly, furniture, and lamination. H.B. Fuller wi...

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