Adhesives manufacturer H.B. Fuller Company (NYSE: FUL), St. Paul, MN, will open a new manufacturing facility in Rionegro, Colombia. The $10 million facility will expand the company’s footprint in the Andean region of South America.
The facility will supply technologies for the hygienic, packaging, and corrugate and assembly markets and will help meet the demands of the region's growing nonwoven hygiene market.
"We are optimistic about the opportunities this new facility provides for us to participate in the region's growth.” said Traci Jensen, senior vice president. “"The region's economy is growing, and we want to take advantage of the opportunities the market has to offer as well as support our customers' long-term success here.”