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Adhesives specialist will participate as a silver sponsor and showcase latest adhesive innovations at the world’s preeminent event for nonwovens and engineered fabrics

Bostik, a leading global adhesive specialist for industrial, construction and consumer markets today announced that it will participate as a silver sponsor of IDEA 2016, the world’s preeminent event for nonwovens and engineered fabrics. The event, which is organized by the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), will take place at the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center on May 2-5 2016.

With an exhibition theme of ‘The Smart Place to Be’, Bostik will present its full portfolio of adhesive innovations for the disposable hygiene market. With a deep understanding of the market’s current and future needs, Bostik works closely with global manufacturers of baby diapers, feminine hygiene and adult incontinence products. The group combines its material science knowledge with formulation and application expertise to develop solutions for demanding applications including elastic attachment, wetness indication and stretch.

“IDEA 16 gives Bostik another opportunity to demonstrate our thought leadership and insight on industry trends and dynamics,” said Diane Toonen, Global Director of Strategic Marketing, Global Nonwovens Business Unit. “We strive to develop adhesive solutions that anticipate and meet evolving needs in ways that help our customers adapt quickly and efficiently.”

Over 7,000 people are expected to attend IDEA 16 with over 450 exhibitors from more than 70 countries presenting the latest developments in nonwovens and engineered fabric technology.

Visitors to the Bostik booth, #1429, can engage the company’s technical and marketing experts in personalized discussions of how Bostik’s smart adhesives and industry leading research and development, when combined with a global footprint, can deliver adhesive applications that are tailored to meet the manufacturers’ expectations while staying on the cutting edge of developing consumer trends.



About Bostik, an Arkema company
Bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in industrial, construction and consumer 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 €1.6 billion, the company employs 4,800 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. For the latest information, visit

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 €7.7 billion in 2015, we employ approximately 19,000 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. For the latest, visit