HB Fuller to showcase high-performance adhesives for graphic arts

HB Fuller plans to fi rm the existing bonds


At PrintPack India, H.B. Fuller plans to showcase various high-performance based adhesives that aptly fit the challenging needs of the publishing, printing and the packaging industry. With the fiscal 2015 net revenue of US$ 2.1 billion, H.B. Fuller has been a leading adhesive supplier with a focus on providing sealants and other specialty chemical products that cater to the critical demands across diverse verticals including electronic and assembly
materials, paper converting, automotive and other businesses apart from packaging.

For instance, Optipur Digital adhesive is a reactive hot melt adhesive that has been specifi cally designed for spine gluing and gluing-off operations, both for soft and hardcover books. Under extreme ambient conditions, its robust yet flexible properties enable high-quality reading experience while maintaining its outstanding page pull value across a
range of papers, including those that are hard to bind like wood-free, glossy, high weight, matt-coated papers and a few more. Often, the quality of packaging suffers, not because of material quality but due to a unique combination of extreme ambient conditions and diffi cult to bond substrates. Within a few minutes after binding, adhesive delivers a high bond quality and ensures book integrity along the conveyor belt for a quick trim and packing of straight-edged brochures and books.

Having its technical and R&D centers in the United States and Shanghai, the company has recently set another R&D center in Pune, which draws support from H.B. Fuller’s Lüneburg Adhesive Academy in Germany. Backed by such immense technological expertise, H.B. Fuller can reciprocate to any local requisite within a given time frame.

H.B. Fuller intends to leverage international trade shows such as PrintPack to demonstrate various innovations that are within the reach of local converters, and its team of experts in graphic arts will be present to exchange experience and know-how with the visitors at Hall 5, Stand C9A.

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