H.B. Fuller is a leading global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. Your day probably begins and ends with us. Just about everywhere you look – including the windows through which you see and the magazines you read – you’ll find industrial adhesives and sealants produced by H.B. Fuller. Most likely, we made the glue holding together your cereal box, the seals that keep your refrigerator airtight, and the specialty adhesive in your baby’s disposable diaper. While our products are virtually invisible, they play a vital role in ensuring the quality and convenience of modern life. We take pride in working with our customers to add value. At H.B. Fuller, we are committed to connecting what matters, bringing together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world's biggest adhesion challenges. Through our reliable, responsive technical service, we create lasting, rewarding connections with customers in the packaging, hygiene, electronic and assembly materials, automotive, paper converting, woodworking, construction, general assembly and consumer goods industries. And, we are committed to building an environment where employees are engaged, challenged and given an opportunity to drive superior results. We firmly believe that our employees drive the success of the company. With long-term, profitable growth as the ultimate goal, we strive to cultivate an environment that offers stimulating and financially rewarding opportunities.

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Saint Paul, US
Size (employees)
6,000 (est)+31%
HB Fuller was founded in 1887 and is headquartered in Saint Paul, US
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HB Fuller Office Locations

HB Fuller has offices in Pudong Xinqu, Zürich, Tres Rios and Saint Paul
Saint Paul, US (HQ)
1200 Willow Lake Blvd
Pudong Xinqu, CN
No. 5 Building, No. 1690 Zhang Heng Road Pudong
Tres Rios, CR
Terracampus Office Center
Zürich, CH
50 Talacker
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HB Fuller Financials and Metrics

HB Fuller Financials

HB Fuller's revenue was reported to be $2.31 b in FY, 2017

Revenue (FY, 2017)

2.3 b

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

603.2 m

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %


Market capitalization (22-Jun-2018)

2.7 b

Closing share price (22-Jun-2018)


Cash (2-Dec-2017)

194.4 m


4.9 b
HB Fuller's current market capitalization is $2.7 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017


2 b2.1 b2.1 b2.1 b2.3 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

1.5 b1.7 b

Gross profit

609.8 m603.2 m
USDQ2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q3, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018


540.8 m524.1 m474.3 m532.5 m512.9 m562.9 m561.7 m503.3 m

Cost of goods sold

391.8 m377.3 m336.7 m374.3 m366.7 m412.5 m415.6 m364.3 m

Gross profit

148.9 m146.8 m137.6 m158.3 m146.1 m150.4 m146 m139 m

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016FY, 2017


155.1 m77.6 m142.2 m194.4 m

Accounts Receivable

331.1 m341.3 m351.1 m473.7 m


221.5 m251.3 m247.4 m359.5 m

Current Assets

794.7 m765.1 m811.3 m1.1 b
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q3, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018


113 m95 m75.5 k71.6 m79.5 m85.8 m126.8 m146 m133.1 m119.6 m94.1 m116.5 m


260.8 m281.9 m281.3 k275 m265.6 m266.9 m264.8 m261.1 m261.4 m318 m302.3 m286.3 m

Current Assets

801.5 m832.5 m813.7 k779.8 m794.7 m792.2 m791.1 m824.7 m803.8 m916.9 m850.4 m832 m


462.4 m485 m493.4 k538.8 m532.7 m530.9 m511.9 m515.6 m518.1 m526.8 m515.9 m509.9 m
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2016FY, 2017

Depreciation and Amortization

39.1 m47.3 m49.2 m51.1 m


(12 m)(36 m)(3.5 m)(10.6 m)

Accounts Payable

16.3 m(14.5 m)(12.3 m)44.4 m

Long-term Borrowings

(129.5 m)(483.3 m)(22.5 m)(1.1 b)
USDQ1, 2014Q2, 2014Q3, 2014Q1, 2015Q2, 2015Q3, 2015Q1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q3, 2017Q2, 2017Q1, 2018

Depreciation and Amortization

10.4 m22.1 m34.7 k11.7 m23.6 m35.7 m13.3 m25.1 m36.7 m36.4 m24 m11.9 m


(38.7 m)(60.6 m)(63.1 k)(22.4 m)(14.3 m)20 m(15.9 m)(9.1 m)(6.2 m)(55.3 m)(45.4 m)(32.6 m)

Accounts Payable

17.3 m27.1 m26.4 k32.9 m30.3 m10.6 m(4.3 m)(7.5 m)(1.4 m)23 m20.4 m24 m

Cash From Operating Activities

42.6 m82.6 m145.9 m70.8 m32.8 m16.5 m
USDY, 2017


465.9 k


2.3 x


0.6 x

Financial Leverage

4.2 x
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HB Fuller Online and Social Media Presence

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