ZURICH, Nov. 12, 2013 /CNW/ - H.B. Fuller (NYSE: FUL) today announced that the company has been
recognised with a prestigious 'New Product Innovation Leadership Award'
from Frost & Sullivan for its hot melt adhesive product innovation and
technical leadership in the nonwoven hygiene market. The award
recognises the development and successful commercialisation of two of
our next generation, high cohesion olefin based, hot melt adhesive
products, Full-CareTM 5300 and Full-CareTM 5650.
For more than 125 years, H.B. Fuller has been developing and delivering
innovative adhesive solutions to address major industry challenges,
leveraging its expertise in the development of leading edge technology.
Frost & Sullivan scrutinised Full-CareTM 5300 adhesive and Full-CareTM 5650 adhesive against innovation and technology leadership measures.
The firm also thoroughly analysed the products' value-added features
and benefits and their contribution to increasing customers' return on
In its analysis, Frost & Sullivan noted the effective use of H.B.
Fuller's third generation, high cohesive, polyolefin technology to
create game-changing adhesive products. These technologies work across
diaper construction applications and support the latest trends in
diaper design (or functionality), such as ultra-thin and modified
shapes. Their research also highlighted H.B. Fuller's commitment to
enhanced supply security for adhesives and its development of adhesive
technologies that enable customers to do more with less, very much in
line with H.B. Fuller's and their customers' sustainability
After detailed comparisons with competitors' products, Frost & Sullivan
determined that its "independent analysis of the hot melt adhesives
market clearly shows that H.B. Fuller's Full-Care™ 5300 and Full-Care™
5650 offer superior performance with potential reduction in total cost
in use ownership for the customer, which makes their products ideal
upgrades from traditional adhesives in the non-woven hygiene sector."
Frost & Sullivan continued, "The easy processability, unswerving
quality, augmented bonding strength, low odor, and substrate
flexibility possessed by these products put them on a higher pedestal
than any other similar product in the marketplace. Hence, Frost &
Sullivan is proud to present the 2013 Global New Product Innovation
Leadership Award in Non-woven Hot Melt Adhesives Market to H.B.
"This award shines a light on our commitment to innovation," says Hassan
Rmaile, chief technology and innovation officer, H.B. Fuller. "Frost &
Sullivan's independent research provides valuable recognition of the
work our exceptional global team is doing to drive forward total
solutions in adhesive technology that support our customers' efforts to
bring breakthrough innovations to market. We are, therefore, extremely
proud to receive this recognition."
To learn more about Frost & Sullivan's Best Practices Awards visit http://www.frost.com/prod/servlet/our-services-page.pag?mode=open&sid=221549673
About H.B. Fuller Company:
For over 125 years, 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. Recognised for
unmatched technical support and innovation, H.B. Fuller brings
knowledge and expertise to help its customers find precisely the right
formulation for the right performance. With fiscal 2012 net revenue of
$1.9 billion, H.B. Fuller serves customers in packaging, hygiene,
general assembly, electronic and assembly materials, paper converting,
woodworking, construction, automotive and consumer businesses. For more
information, visit us at www.hbfuller.com and subscribe to our blog.
About Frost & Sullivan:
Frost & Sullivan enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve
best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The
company's Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO's
Growth Team with disciplined research and best-practice models to drive
the generation, evaluation, and implementation of powerful growth
strategies. Frost & Sullivan leverages 50 years of experience in
partnering with Global 1000 companies, emerging businesses and the
investment community from over 40 offices on six continents.
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SOURCE: H.B. Fuller Company
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