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Wednesday, 4 August 2021

An adhesive manufacturing facility to be set up in Cairo

HB Fuller wants to make Egypt its “gateway” to the region: HB Fuller will set up a new facility for manufacturing adhesives in Cairo, the US manufacturer announced in a statement yesterday. The new factory will serve as the company’s “regional production hub,” and will double its local production capacity, manufacturing adhesives serving the hygiene, packaging, labelling, paper converting and graphic arts, among other industries, it said.

What we know so far: The 37k sqm facility will be located in the CPC Industrial Park in Sixth of October City’s industrial district, and will begin production by 4Q2022.

And what we don’t: The company did not disclose how much capital would be invested in the new facility. Enterprise was not able to reach the company for comment prior to dispatch.

The facility comes as part of HB Fuller’s expansion plans in the Middle East and Africa, and will allow Egypt to become its gateway to the region, the company said.

About the company: HB Fuller is a North American adhesive manufacturing company that provides specialty chemical products for a wide range of sectors including electronics, disposable hygiene, health and beauty, transportation and infrastructure, construction and energy.

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