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H.B. Fuller Acquires Business of Sanglier Limited in the UK


Strategic asset purchase to expand H.B. Fuller’s unique technology portfolio

BASEL, Switzerland ─ H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL), the largest pureplay adhesives company in the world, announced today that it has acquired the business of UK-based Sanglier Limited, one of Europe’s largest independently owned manufacturers and fillers of sprayable (aerosol and canister) industrial adhesives.

H.B. Fuller Acquires Business of Sanglier Limited in the UK

H.B. Fuller Acquires Business of Sanglier Limited in the UK

The acquisition expands H.B. Fuller’s innovation capabilities and product portfolio across the UK and Europe, particularly in the Construction Adhesives and Engineering Adhesives businesses, complementing technologies obtained through the acquisitions of Apollo and Fourny and spray capabilities acquired and developed in the United States.

“Transforming adhesive applications to enable sprayable delivery provides end users with an opportunity to greatly improve labor efficiency. This is particularly valuable in today’s tight labor market and is a key megatrend that H.B. Fuller is applying its unique innovation capabilities toward to enable our customers’ success,” says Boz Malik, senior vice president, H.B. Fuller Construction Adhesives.

“Sanglier shares a similar business model, which includes providing customized, high-quality solutions to support and develop our customers’ brands. This acquisition will strengthen the integration of our adhesive manufacturing and packaging capabilities, which we will leverage to generate a strong market advantage in terms of operations, innovation, and service.”

The team of nearly 60 employees will operate within H.B. Fuller’s existing Construction Adhesives global business unit.


About H.B. Fuller:

Since 1887, H.B. Fuller has been a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives and sealants to improve products and lives. With fiscal 2022 net revenue of $3.75 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
+351 931 731 437

Credits: Sanglier Ltd.

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