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H B Fuller invests $ 1.5b to acquire company

H.B. Fuller is poised for global growth with acquisition of Royal Adhesives & Sealants for $ 1.575 billion.
“We are passionate about being the best adhesives provider in the world, and we’ve been investing significantly over the last decade to make it a reality,” said H.B. Fuller CEO Jim Owens. “With complementary adhesives expertise from Royal, we’re able to make an even bigger impact on improving people’s lives. Our customers will benefit from a broader portfolio and expanded development and production capabilities. We’ll be a more capable and dynamic company with additional opportunities for the thousands of dedicated H.B. Fuller and Royal employees around the world. And, the acquisition accelerates our business strategy and

Konica Minolta installs JetVarnish3DS

Konica Minolta (KM) Business Solutions (M) Sdn Bhd announced that AsahiArts Printing, a Malaysia-based Print-for-Pay company, has acquired a unit of MGI JetVarnish 3DS with iFoil -making it the first installation of the solution in Malaysia. The innovative digital finishing solution differentiates AsahiArts Printing from the competition, boost its revenue, and add value to the growing commercial printing market.
Edwin Wong, MD, AsahiArts Printing, said: “We are proud to have Konica Minolta as

Mutoh to showcase textile printers

Mutoh Belgium, a subsidiary of Mutoh Holdings Co. Ltd., Japan, and leader in professional sign cutting plotters and piezo printers for commercial inkjet printing and direct-to-garment applications, will show digital textile printers at Heimtextil 2018, an expo for home and contract textiles, to be held from January 9 to 12, 2018, in Germany, in hall 6/0-C32.
The company will demonstrate its capabilities in digital direct-to-textile as well as dye sublimation printing for short run on-demand

Prismm makes “first ever” Bitcoin paper trade

Prismm makes “first ever” Bitcoin paper trade. The Kent-based recycling specialist bought 40 loads of mixed recycled paper from North Wales-based recycling service provider Parry & Evans in the deal using Bitcoin as the only form of payment.According to managing director Mike Jackson, the decision to use Bitcoin came about as a “great way to collaborate with a customer and solidify our relationship”. “The greatest benefit so far for the customer is that Bitcoin does not incur a transaction