About Adhesives & Bonding Expo

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North America’s largest exhibition for adhesives and bonding technology launches in Novi, MI

July 13 - 15, 2021

If you are looking for industrial solutions to bind materials together, for any function, this is a critical event for your calendar. 

Adhesives & Bonding Expo will connect bonding technology providers (adhesives, sealant, lamination and more) with the full range of end user buyers, as well as the entire chemical and equipment supply chain looking for bonding systems to assembly efficient, durable and light-weight components. The event will be co-located with Foam Expo North America, the leading event for the technical foam community to share ideas, formulate partnerships and discover solutions from across the entire supply chain. 


After a period of intense disruption and major changes to the way we work and do business this year, Adhesives & Bonding Expo remains true to its core goal of connecting the community and progressing the industry through the following key elements of the event:

Show floor

View thousands of products and meet 500+ exhibitors – a one-of-a-kind opportunity to source the latest innovations and technologies in foam manufacturing.  View live product demonstrations, collect product samples, and discuss your requirements with potential new partners during your visit.

Networking

Over the past few months we have been delighted to keep our community connected with a series of insightful webinars and the Foam Expo virtual event, but despite the convenience of technologies that enable digital meetings, nothing compares to face-to-face interactions with people you would never have had the opportunity to meet otherwise. With networking receptions, B2B matchmaking and networking breaks and lunches throughout the event, Foam Expo is the meeting place to make invaluable new connections and catch up with colleagues. And beyond built-in networking, you never know what new partnerships could arise from a chance meeting as you grab your morning coffee - and if you aren’t there to seize it, your competitor will instead!

Education

Core to the Foam Expo experience is an opportunity to catch up on emerging industry trends, discover the latest foam and adhesive processing and application requirements, as well as approaches for testing and validating foams and adhesives. The expert speaker panel of industry leaders and technical specialists will provide the most up-to-date content including post-pandemic market requirements, balancing cost-efficiency with sustainability and how to prepare your business for the opportunities that lay ahead.

Get Involved!

Although we know you can’t wait to meet in person, there are plenty of opportunities to connect with the Foam community and keep to up to date with the latest trends through our range of digital initiatives.  Don’t miss our webinars, executive interviews, industry reports and more!

Health & Safety

The health and safety of all participants is of the utmost importance to us and Foam Expo will ensure the highest standards upheld to assure this. We will continue to monitor the COVID situation and have put added safety and sanitization protocols in place - further information to be published soon.


Adhesives & Bonding Expo will provide engineers and designers with:

 - Solutions in assembling (or joining) similar or dissimilar materials to build complex structures or devices -
- Answers on how to select the right adhesive materials, and other bonding applications -
- A networking hub for advancements in functional adhesives and innovative bonding approaches -
- A chance for end-users to meet face-to-face with the whole community of bonding product and equipment manufacturers -


The Free-to-attend conference tackles the industry's most important issues

The three-day program will provide unique insights into process optimization and bond design. Key topics include:

- End-user application requirements -
- Bonding smooth, greasy or dissimilar materials -
- Optimizing surface preparation, dispensing, drying, curing and fixture times -
- Real world durability testing in extreme environments -

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About the Organizer

Smarter Shows (Tarsus) Ltd. is an international exhibitions and conferences organizer focusing on technical events for the manufacturing and engineering sectors. Smarter Shows’ portfolio of events includes Space Tech Expo USA, Space Tech Expo Europe, Ceramics Expo, Foam Expo Europe, Foam Expo North America, Adhesives & Bonding Expo, Future Vehicles NVH Summit and NetZero Build Conference.

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