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H.B. Fuller Company is a company that formulates, manufactures, and markets adhesives, sealants, coatings, polymers, tapes, encapsulants, additives, and other specialty chemical products. The Company operates in three segments: Hygiene, Health and Consumable Adhesives, Engineering Adhesives, and Construction Adhesives. The Hygiene, Health and Consumable Adhesives segment produces and supplies a range of specialty industrial adhesives such as thermoplastic, thermoset, reactive, water-based and solvent-based products for various markets, including packaging, converting, non-woven and hygiene, and health and beauty. The Engineering Adhesives segment offers high performance industrial adhesives such as reactive, light cure, two-part liquids, polyurethane, silicone, film and fast cure products to the durable assembly, performance wood and textile, transportation, electronics, medical, clean energy, aerospace and defense, appliance, heavy machinery, and insulating glass markets. The Construction Adhesives segment provides pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes and sealants, duct sealants, weather barriers and fungicidal coatings and block fillers used for tile setting, the commercial roofing industry and heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and insulation applications.

TypePublic
Founded1887
HQSaint Paul, MN, US
Websitehbfuller.com
Employee Ratings3.8
Overall CultureD-

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Employees (est.) (Nov 2020)6,428
Job Openings271
Revenue (FY, 2020)$2.8 B(-3%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)$63.7
Cybersecurity ratingBMore

Key People/Management at H.B. Fuller

Jim Owens

Jim Owens

President and Chief Executive Officer
Zhiwei Cai

Zhiwei Cai

Executive Vice President, Engineering Adhesives
Robert Martsching

Robert Martsching

Vice President and Controller
Heidi Weiler

Heidi Weiler

Vice President and Treasurer
Timothy Keenan

Timothy Keenan

Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Ted Clark

Ted Clark

Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer
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H.B. Fuller Office Locations

H.B. Fuller has offices in Saint Paul, Aurora, Ball Ground, Batavia and in 75 other locations
Saint Paul, MN, US (HQ)
1200 Willow Lake Blvd
Aurora, IL, US
1105 S Frontenac St
Ball Ground, GA, US
9830 Ball Ground Hwy
Batavia, IL, US
401 N Raddant Rd
Calhoun, GA, US
509 S Wall St
Chagrin Falls, OH, US
17340 Munn Rd
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H.B. Fuller Financials and Metrics

H.B. Fuller Revenue

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H.B. Fuller's revenue was reported to be $2.79 b in FY, 2020 which is a 3.7% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2021)

827.9m

Gross profit (Q2, 2021)

217.6m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2021), %

26.3%

Net income (Q2, 2021)

49.1m

Market capitalization (15-Sept-2021)

3.4b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

63.7

Cash (29-May-2021)

69.6m

EV

5.0b
H.B. Fuller's current market capitalization is $3.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

3.0b2.9b2.8b

Revenue growth, %

32%(5%)(4%)

Cost of goods sold

2.2b2.1b2.0b

Gross profit

836.9m806.9m756.6m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Revenue

770.1m672.9m759.6m725.4m646.6m674.6m69.1m725.9m827.9m

Cost of goods sold

552.9m493.0m541.1m518.1m476.3m489.7m50.4m533.5m610.3m

Gross profit

217.2m179.9m218.5m207.3m170.3m184.9m18.8m192.4m217.6m

Gross profit Margin, %

28%27%29%29%26%27%27%26%26%
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

150.8m112.2m100.5m

Accounts Receivable

485.7m493.2m514.9m

Inventories

355.6m337.3m323.2m

Current Assets

1.1b1.0b1.0b
Quarterly
Annual
USDFY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

171.2m130.8m123.8m

Depreciation and Amortization

145.1m141.2m138.8m

Inventories

(17.1m)19.6m15.7m

Accounts Payable

25.4m11.6m23.1m
Quarterly
USDQ3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020Q3, 2020Q1, 2021Q2, 2021

Net Income

129.9m12.2m48.9m98.6m9.9m41.5m83.2k29.8m78.9m

Depreciation and Amortization

109.2m36.1m71.8m106.5m34.6m68.7m103.5m35.7m71.6m

Inventories

(60.2m)(21.6m)(22.8m)(17.7m)(46.9m)(59.2m)(17.2m)(63.6m)(100.4m)

Accounts Payable

3.8m7.9m25.9m2.2m55.1m42.2m(9.4m)67.4m115.5m
USDQ3, 2018

EV/CFO

26.3 x

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3.8 x

P/E Ratio

79.2
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H.B. Fuller Operating Metrics

FY, 2020Sep, 2021

Manufacturing Facilities (Europe)

37

Manufacturing Facilities (United States)

34

Patents (US)

166
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H.B. Fuller Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Royal Adhesives and SealantsSeptember 05, 2017$1.6 b
Advanced AdhesivesApril 05, 2016
Adco Global, Inc.
Adco Products, LLC
Adecol Industria Quimica Ltda.
Adhesive Packaging Specialties, LLC
Adhesivos Mexico Servicios Especializados S.
AP Plastics, LLC
Bacon Acquisitions, LLC
Chemical Innovations Limited1
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H.B. Fuller Revenue Breakdown

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H.B. Fuller revenue breakdown by business segment: 47.8% from Hygiene, Health and Consumable Adhesives, 13.2% from Construction Adhesives and 39.0% from Engineering Adhesives

H.B. Fuller revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 64.7% from United States, 17.1% from All Other Countries and 18.2% from China

H.B. Fuller Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

B

82/100

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H.B. Fuller Online and Social Media Presence

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H.B. Fuller Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    D-

    53/100

  • CEO Rating

    C+

    66/100

  • Compensation

    C+

    68/100

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H.B. Fuller Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was H.B. Fuller founded?

    H.B. Fuller was founded in 1887.

  • Who are H.B. Fuller key executives?

    H.B. Fuller's key executives are Jim Owens, Zhiwei Cai and Robert Martsching.

  • How many employees does H.B. Fuller have?

    H.B. Fuller has 6,428 employees.

  • What is H.B. Fuller revenue?

    Latest H.B. Fuller annual revenue is $2.8 b.

  • What is H.B. Fuller revenue per employee?

    Latest H.B. Fuller revenue per employee is $434.1 k.

  • Who are H.B. Fuller competitors?

    Competitors of H.B. Fuller include Nitto Denko, Arkema and LORD Corporation.

  • Where is H.B. Fuller headquarters?

    H.B. Fuller headquarters is located at 1200 Willow Lake Blvd, Saint Paul.

  • Where are H.B. Fuller offices?

    H.B. Fuller has offices in Saint Paul, Aurora, Ball Ground, Batavia and in 75 other locations.

  • How many offices does H.B. Fuller have?

    H.B. Fuller has 84 offices.