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H.B. Fuller’s Positioning Adhesive Named as HYGIENIX Innovation Award™ Finalist

Published on 2020-10-16. Author : SpecialChem

HYGIENIX Innovation AwardH.B. Fuller’s Full-Care® 6217 Positioning Adhesive is named as HYGIENIX Innovation Award™ finalist. Full-Care® 6217 Positioning Adhesive is a high-performance adhesive solution that shows consistently higher peels with no transfer on various undergarment fabrics for a better consumer experience and provides proven cost savings for manufacturers.

Feminine Care Trends Directing Adhesive R&D


Millennials have heavily influenced the feminine care market’s direction because they represent over 30 percent of the total global population and are entering their prime purchasing years,” said Dr. Daniel Everson, senior scientist at H.B. Fuller. “This group of key buyers leads active lifestyles and expects reliable comfort from the feminine hygiene products across all key garment materials,” added Everson.

In response to the feminine care trends, H.B. Fuller hygiene R&D and technical experts have created the ideal positioning adhesive that offers high-performance and can lower the overall costs, such as:

  • Up to 20 percent savings through coat weight reduction when compared to the industry-leading adhesives.
  • Consistently higher peels with no adhesive transfer to undergarments.
  • Robust performance on different fabric types like nylon, microfiber and cotton.
  • Excellent adhesion on both fabric sides for reliable stay-in-place performance.

Full-Care® 6217 Positioning Adhesive innovation helps brands address key consumers’ pain points by providing reliable and worry-free user experience with their feminine hygiene products, while also delivering production savings to the manufacturers.

Finalists will present their innovation to the industry at the virtual HYGIENIX™ Conference.


Source: H.B. Fuller
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