HB Fuller, one of the leading adhesive manufactures recently announced that they decided to invest in a regional production hub at Cairo to support production and cater to the increasing demand of goods in Egypt, Turkey, Middle East and Africa. This plant is expected to assist in the adhesives business growth in the area.
The new Cairo based plat will ensure seamless regional supply and evolve as a centre of excellence for manufacturing for adhesives while following hygiene, packaging, labelling, paper converting and graphic arts, etc.
“Egypt has naturally become a main gateway to the region and with the new plant, we will extend our current leadership in Egypt and Turkey and grow our competitive position across the emerging markets of Middle East and Africa”, said Harsh Gupta, H.B. Fuller’s managing director for India, Middle East and Africa. “Our expanded presence in Cairo, with a high-tech site designed with future growth in mind allows us to double our production capacity and advance our technologies. This investment represents our commitment to better serving our customer base in close proximity to where they operate, for example in the markets for hygiene and packaging.”
Since 2008 H.B Fuller had its presence in Egypt and now with the decision of investment in the plant will encourage them to grow in the region. Recently, H.B. Fuller has indulged into aggressive investment. They have invested in Africa, and indulged into robust commercial expansion in South Africa that will cater to over 30 market segments. Across the globe, the company works with customers in more than 100 countries.
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