HB Fuller introduces high performance adhesives for graphic arts
At PrintPack India, HB Fuller plans to showcase various high performance based adhesives that perfectly meet the challenging needs of the publishing, printing and packaging industry. With net sales of US$2.1 billion in fiscal year 2015, HB Fuller is a leading adhesives supplier and is focused on providing sealants and other specialty chemicals that meet to critical demands in various verticals, including electronics and assembly.
materials, paper converting, automotive and other non-packaging businesses.
For example, Optipur Digital Adhesive is a reactive hot melt adhesive specifically designed for gluing and spine gluing operations for both soft and hard cover books. In extreme environmental conditions, its rugged yet flexible properties allow for a high-quality reading experience while maintaining its exceptional page fetch value on a
range of papers including those that are difficult to bind such as woodfree, glossy, heavyweight, matt coated and a few others. Often packaging quality suffers, not because of the quality of the materials, but because of a unique combination of extreme environmental conditions and difficult-to-bond substrates. Minutes after binding, the adhesive provides high bond quality and ensures book integrity along the conveyor belt for fast cutting and wrapping of brochures and straight-edged books.
With its technical and R&D centers in the United States and Shanghai, the company recently established another R&D center in Pune, which is supported by HB Fuller’s Lüneburg Adhesive Academy in Germany. Backed by such immense technological expertise, HB Fuller can match any local requirement within a given time frame.
HB Fuller intends to use international trade shows such as PrintPack to demonstrate various innovations within the reach of local converters, and its team of graphic arts experts will be present to exchange experience and know-how with visitors to Hall 5, Stand C9A .