H.B. Fuller GREENGUARD certified adhesives offer safe, solid adhesion in popular woodworking applications

Mon Jul 29, 2013 9:40am EDT

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H.B. Fuller GREENGUARD certified adhesives offer safe, solid adhesion in popular woodworking applications

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ST. PAUL, Minn., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL) offers a complete line of high-performance, GREENGUARD certified adhesives for laminating decorative overlays and films to composite panels for furniture, cabinets, retail displays, and other common woodworking applications. Sold under the Swift®tak brand name, this group of water-based adhesives is certified for low volatiles, making the panels safe for use in LEED-certified environments, schools and other buildings where use of sustainable, low-emitting materials is important.

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"When customers need high adhesion with low volatility, we want them to think of H.B. Fuller," said Doug Lange, H.B. Fuller business development manager. "As one example of the excellent bond performance our adhesives offer, Swifttak products are enabling the advancement of sustainable, high-performance decorative overlay films by successfully bonding the film technology in high-speed lamination processes."

In fact, the Swifttak adhesives are now used in the commercialization of Premeer®, a popular new decorative overlay, manufactured by Interprint using SynDECOR® polypropylene. "As we continue to bring Premeer to market, there are two things that resonate with our customers from an adhesive perspective – sustainability and high-performance. H.B. Fuller is able to deliver both through its line of Swifttak GREENGUARD certified adhesives," said Peter Stasiowski, director of communications for Interprint-USA.

Swifttak adhesives can be used with a customer's existing lamination equipment, making H.B. Fuller an ideal adhesives provider for products and projects requiring the use of low-volatile materials.

For more information about Swifttak adhesives, visit www.hbfuller.com/woodworking-adhesives

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, 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.

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

The Swift® trademark is owned by H.B. Fuller IP Licensing GmbH and registered in the US and other countries.
The Premeer trademark is owned and registered by Interprint, Inc.
The SynDECOR trademark is owned and registered by Taghleef Industries
GREENGUARD certification is part of UL Environment, a business unit of Underwriters Laboratories. 

SOURCE H.B. Fuller Company

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