H.B. Fuller Enters the Electronic and Assembly Materials Market with a New "Eco-system" Approach

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H.B. Fuller Enters the Electronic and Assembly Materials Market with a New "Eco-system" Approach

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ST. PAUL, Minn., May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL), a leading global adhesives provider with over 125 years of expertise and cutting-edge technologies, announced that the company is entering the growing electronics and assembly materials market with a total solutions "eco-system" approach that includes materials, processes and equipment support from the concept phase to the consumer's hands.

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With the soaring popularity of consumer electronics and the incorporation of electronics into more and more industrial applications worldwide, the electronics and assembly materials market has been growing rapidly. H.B. Fuller offers an advanced approach enabling its customers to imagine, create, design and produce innovative solutions when and where they need them.

Due to its global footprint, H.B. Fuller will be able to serve global electronics companies wherever they do business. The company's "eco-system" approach supports customers in every phase with their electronics product, from concept/design and prototype development to high-volume manufacture, including ongoing process improvement and product evolution.

"In the fast-changing world of electronics, new products are constantly emerging and a partner delivering the right support, at the right time, in the right product phase can add enormous value in sharpening a customer's competitive advantage," said Pat Trippel, senior vice president of H.B. Fuller Company. "At H.B. Fuller, we provide materials solutions that enable our customers' innovation, supporting the development and deployment of electronic systems and providing a true partner across the product's ecosystem."

To support its growing presence in the electronics and assembly materials market, H.B. Fuller has established global support facilities in the U.S. and China. The new development center in the U.S. helps customers with process development, prototyping, high-volume production manufacturing and more. H.B. Fuller has a team of process engineers available to provide expertise from concept to completion.

"Using H.B. Fuller's adhesive technology, manufacturers of today's slimmer consumer electronics are able to achieve a good protective seal in very small areas. Our products provide strong adhesion to a wide variety of materials, and our technology can help enhance line efficiency, productivity and throughput," Trippel said.

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. Recognized 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, paper converting, woodworking, construction, automotive and consumer businesses. For more information, visit us at www.hbfuller.com and subscribe to our blog. 

For more information about H.B. Fuller electronics and assembly materials, please visit us @:hbfuller.com/electronic-materials

H. B. Fuller Company's common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol FUL.

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