An announcement from DuPont regarding increased adhesive capacity in Europe drew the most reader interest last week (DuPont Takes Steps to Increase Capacity for Automotive Adhesives in Europe): “DuPont Mobility & Materials recently announced it is investing $5 million in capital and operating resources at its manufacturing facilities in Germany and Switzerland to increase capacity for its high-performance automotive adhesives. The investment will expand capacity to support growing demand for advanced mobility solutions for vehicle electrification. New equipment has been delivered and installed that will increase manufacturing capacity as well as accelerate delivery of product samples to customers.

“‘As we see continued recovery of the global automotive market, we're closely collaborating with our customers in Europe to deliver innovative advanced mobility solutions to meet their business needs,’ said Tina Wu, vice president and general manager, Advanced Solutions, DuPont Mobility & Materials. ‘This investment reinforces our commitment to increase capacity and accelerate growth in hybrid and fully-electric vehicles.’”

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Top 5 News that Sticks for May 30 - June 5

  1. DuPont Takes Steps to Increase Capacity for Automotive Adhesives in Europe
  2. Avery Dennison Performance Tapes Completes Bonding Study with Armacell
  3. DELO Sees Sales Increase in 2021 Fiscal Year
  4. Henkel Plans New Innovation Center in China
  5. Hauschild Expands Sales Network with New Sales Representatives and Distributors

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants, and coatings-related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletters and social media platforms.