Bostik is a leading global adhesives supplier, specializing in industrial, construction, and consumer adhesives. Recently the company announced plans to expand their hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives (HMPSA) production capabilities with a new plant in Bangalore, India. In addition, Bostik has a new distribution agreement with ChemPoint. The Bangalore plant expansion with allow Bostik to better serve many customers, but in particular the disposable hygiene sector. Their adhesives are particularly in demand for more challenging applications like elastic attachments, wetness indicators and products that stretch. The plant was designed with a cross-regional approach seeking to serve markets throughout southern Asia with use of the latest manufacturing equipment and techniques. The distribution agreement with ChemPoint will cover Bostik’s Never-Seez® anti-seize compounds and lubricants, SuperTak® aerosol adhesives, BladeCote® and GlideCote® woodworking lubricants; epoxy adhesives, and Thermogrip® industrial glue sticks in North America. ChemPoint provides leading marketing, sales and distribution services for specialty chemicals. Under the new agreement, ChemPoint will be the exclusive distributor for Bostik brands in North America.