H.B. Fuller Co.

H.B. Fuller Co.

Sector: Adhesives And Sealants Region: MN, United States

: | New York Stock Exchange: FUL

Similar to: Chase Corp.

H.B. Fuller Co. manufactures and markets adhesives, sealants, paints and other specialty chemical products worldwide. The company's products include residential construction markets such as tile-setting adhesives, grout, sealants and related products. Its adhesives products in manufacturing common consumer and industrial goods, including food and beverage containers, disposable diapers, windows, doors, flooring, appliances, sportswear, footwear, multi-wall bags, water filtration products, insulation and textiles. The company operates its business through five segments: North America Adhesives, Construction Products, EIMEA (Europe, India, Middle East and Africa), Latin America Adhesives and Asia Pacific. The North America Adhesives operating segment includes a full range of specialty adhesives such as thermoplastic, thermoset, reactive, water-based and solvent-based products. The Construction Products operating segment includes products used for tile setting (adhesives, grouts, mortars, sealers, levelers, etc.) heating, ventilation and air conditioning and insulation applications (duct sealants, weather barriers and fungicidal coatings, block fillers, etc.). The EIMEA operating segment is comprised of an adhesives component with the same range of products as the North America Adhesives operating segment. The Latin America Adhesives operating segment is similar to that of the North America Adhesives operating segment and sales are made primarily through a direct sales force. The Asia Pacific operating segment is similar to that of the North America Adhesives operating segment, with one exception. The Asia Pacific operating segment also includes caulks and sealants for the consumer market and professional trade, sold through retailers. The company was founded by Harvey Benjamin Fuller in 1887 and is headquartered in St. Paul, MN.

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