Adhesives Magazine

H.B. Fuller Opens China Manufacturing Facility

May 23, 2011
The new plant, part of the company’s strategic growth plan, is the company's first multinational reactive adhesives plant in China and is located in the Nanjing Chemical Industrial Park.

H.B. Fuller Co. recently announced the opening of its manufacturing facility in Nanjing, China. The new plant, part of the company’s strategic growth plan, is the company's first multinational reactive adhesives plant in China and is located in the Nanjing Chemical Industrial Park. The new facility and the company’s regional technical center in Shanghai will collaborate to serve the Asia-Pacific region.

“We continue to invest in the success of our customers, and the construction of this world-class facility demonstrates our commitment to the Asia Pacific region,” said Jim Owens, president and CEO of H.B. Fuller. “This facility enables us to bring a higher level of value to our relationships in the Asia-Pacific region, enhances our competitive position and supports our long-term growth strategy.”

The Nanjing facility will produce urethanes and other reactive chemistries for customers in the construction, filter, flexible packaging, solar, textile, window, and woodworking markets.

“This facility, combined with the research and development expertise in our Shanghai technical center, will enable us to comprehensively serve our customers’ needs,” said Kevin Gilligan, vice president, Asia-Pacific. “Through leveraging the capabilities of both facilities, we will be able to partner more effectively and respond faster than ever to our customers in the region.”

For more information, visit www.hbfuller.com.