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Advancing Sustainability, Thriving Collaboration, and Reimagine Solutions with H.B. Fuller at INDEX™23

  • H.B. Fuller launches new Virtual Hygiene Technical Center at the exhibition
  • Attend its sustainable portfolio presentation on April 18
  • Meet its industry experts at Booth #1522

BASEL, Switzerland – H.B. Fuller (NYSE: FUL) will join INDEX™23, the world’s leading nonwovens exhibition, in Geneva from 18-21 April. The largest pure-play adhesives company in the world will present the three foundation pillars of its new “Grow in the Now” vision for hygiene manufacturers, driven by a strong commitment to collaborate with customers, innovate, and advance H.B. Fuller’s sustainable solutions for the hygiene and nonwovens industry as a whole.

Advancing Sustainability

The specialty hygiene adhesives team will highlight its wide range of innovative technologies and applications, underpinned by H.B. Fuller’s “Grow in the Now” philosophy.

1. Thriving Collaboration is more than a priority for H.B. Fuller. It is a shared belief applied every day across the organization, and with customers, to drive stronger outcomes and improve the world around us. At INDEX™23, the company will officially launch a Virtual Hygiene Technical Center. This new interactive solution brings the experience of H.B. Fuller’s full technical expertise and capabilities to customers, anytime and anywhere, at an advanced level. Expectations are high surrounding the unveiling of the new tool and customers and business partners will take part in this digitized collaboration.

2. Reimagine Solutions is the mantra of the H.B. Fuller Hygiene team. At this exhibit, manufacturers will have the opportunity to learn about the company’s comprehensive adhesives portfolio. As products and processes change to meet ever-evolving market demands and unique application needs, onsite experts will showcase how they are reimagining solutions for the industry, providing an opportunity for customers to draw on their extensive experience to discover the best solutions for their specifications.

3. Advancing Sustainability is a strong lever of H.B. Fuller’s global commitment to fostering a more circular economy. Adhesive solutions are a key enabler of everyday products and help manufacturers in reducing environmental impact by using more sustainable substrates, improving production efficiencies, and reducing material usage, energy, and greenhouse gas emissions. With a variety of options, such as low-application temperature, high mileage, special core, and other bio-based adhesives, H.B. Fuller presents technologies that enable the reduction of the carbon footprint of absorbent hygiene articles.

“As a market leader in hygiene adhesives, we are proud to be at the forefront of this exciting industry. INDEX™23 gives us the opportunity to exchange ideas with our customers and partners about needs and innovations across the hygiene supply chain. In addition to our innovative portfolio, H.B. Fuller will also unveil a new technical digital solution and showcase high-specification applications that enable the production of smarter personal care articles,” says Larissa Janka, business director, hygiene, H.B. Fuller Europe.

Sustainable Products Presentation

At INDEX™23, Erin Pavlacky, global R&D technical director at H.B. Fuller, will give a presentation that focuses on what is driving the sustainability megatrend, how this is leading disposable hygiene product manufacturers to look for further developments in biomaterials and new sustainable designs with less environmental impact, and what the latest adhesive innovations used in hygiene articles. Titled "H.B. Fuller Takes Innovation to the Next Level with a Whole Portfolio of Adhesives from Renewable Feedstocks," the session will take place on April 18 at 3:00 p.m. CET.

Learn more about H.B. Fuller adhesives and global capabilities for Hygiene, and discuss your specific sustainability needs at Booth 1522.

About H.B. Fuller:
Since 1887, H.B. Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants, and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. With fiscal 2022 net revenue of $3.7 billion, H.B. Fuller’s commitment to innovation and sustainable adhesive solutions brings together people, products, and processes that answer and solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. Our reliable, responsive service creates lasting, rewarding connections with customers in electronics, disposable hygiene, health and beauty, transportation and infrastructure, aerospace, clean energy, packaging, construction, woodworking, general industries, and other consumer businesses. And, our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.

Estela Viegas
Corporate PR & Executive Communications
+351 931 731 437

Source: H.B. Fuller

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