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H.B. Fuller Grabs OUTLOOK Asia Award for its CHM-1088ZP, an Innovative Core Adhesive

Published on 2014-12-04. Author : SpecialChem

SHANGHAI, -- H.B. Fuller (NYSE: FUL) has announced that its leading innovative core adhesive, CHM-1088ZP, has won the inaugural OUTLOOK Asia Award, which recognizes innovative products and services for nonwoven personal care and hygiene products, made for, or by, the Asia Pacific and Indian subcontinent markets.

Patricia Featherstone, Chair of the EDANA Board of Governors, announced H.B. Fuller as the winner during the final day of the OUTLOOK Asia conference, Nov. 27. Conference delegates decided which of the two finalist companies should be recognized for best meeting the needs of the nonwovens and personal care products supply chain.

In a recent press release, EDANA, the leading global association and voice of the nonwovens and related industries, commented on how the OUTLOOK Asia conference was the perfect time to point the spotlight back on the industry and give companies the opportunity to highlight their latest developments. Featherstone says, "We congratulate H.B. Fuller and their core adhesive as the first-ever winner."

H.B. Fuller received this recognition for CHM-1088ZP, the latest example of how it tailors product and process innovations to meet customers' critical needs for high performance diapers in Asia Pacific. Developed at the company's Asia Pacific Hygiene Technical Centre, it is one of the highest performance core adhesives sold in China, with its high wet strength contributing to core integrity and enhanced core performance in the diaper. As the global technical leader in adhesive core technology, H.B. Fuller provides an invaluable service to customers seeking to gain competitive advantage from adhesive innovation. With its specialist know-how in core integrity, hygiene manufacturers can rest assured that they are working with industry experts.

Heather Campe, vice president, Asia Pacific, H.B. Fuller, comments, "The global drive to create thinner cores for diaper products is now evident across Asia Pacific. This is set to continue, with innovation being accelerated through the effective collaboration of manufacturers and suppliers to develop optimal solutions." Campe adds, "We are delighted to be recognized by EDANA and the conference delegates, who represented key hygiene industry leaders in Asia. By working together to discover, develop and deliver innovative solutions, we are helping to answer and solve some of the hygiene industry's biggest challenges."

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. With fiscal 2013 net revenue of $2.05 billion, H.B. Fuller's commitment to innovation 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 packaging, hygiene, general assembly, electronic and assembly materials, paper converting, woodworking, construction, automotive and consumer businesses. And our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.

EDANA serves 250 companies across 36 countries in the nonwovens and related industries, helping its members to design their future.

Source: H.B. Fuller

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