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Adhesives specialist to feature innovative hot melt and web (fusible textile) products


Bostik, a leading global adhesive specialist for industrial, construction and consumer markets, has announced it will exhibit at Techtextil North America June 20-22, 2017 in Chicago, IL.

Techtextil, North America’s only dedicated show for technical textiles and nonwovens, marks its 14th edition this year. Organized by Messe Frankfurt, the show recently received a Trade Show News Networks’ top 250 U.S. trade show ranking for being a premier show in its industry.

Attracting over 150 exhibitors from 17 countries, Techtextil anticipates a record breaking year. Visitors can also attend the show’s symposium, which features seminars addressing market developments, new technologies and international industry trends.

During the event, Bostik will showcase its smart hot melt and web (fusible textile) adhesives, which are ideal for a variety of textile and nonwoven bonding applications. These products offer broad performance characteristics, enabling manufacturers to address multiple applications with a single solution. Specifically, the diverse product line includes cost effective and high performing selections, improving manufacturing processes and increasing operational efficiencies.

One of Bostik’s highlights at Techtextil will be its hot melt adhesives for mattress assembly, which serve as an alternative to traditional water-based products. These hot melt solutions enable manufacturers to meet production demands and high line speed requirements. Additionally, some of Bostik’s web adhesives at the show offer flame retardancy, contributing to increased consumer safety.

Speaking in advance of the event, Igor Leclere, Business Director for the Americas Industrial Adhesives unit said, “Techtextil gives Bostik the opportunity to showcase our technical solutions for an evolving textile market while meeting with industry professionals.”

Register here to attend the show. Be sure to visit Bostik at booth #1048 to learn more about the company’s broad technology portfolio and industry knowledge.


About Bostik, an Arkema company

Bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €1.95 billion, the company employs 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. For the latest information, visit www.bostik.com.

About Arkema

A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €7.5 billion in 2016, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 50 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation. www.arkema.com.