Business expansion
Continente; Norte; Grande Porto
Location of affected unit(s)
Vila do Conde
Financial Services
Financial And Insurance Activities
Financial Service Activities, Except Insurance And Pension Funding
64.20 - Activities of holding companies

40 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
16 February 2023
Employment effect (start)
16 February 2023
Foreseen end date
29 December 2023


H.B. Fuller, an US industrial adhesives manufacturer that has an unit in Vila do Conde will expand its workforce by around 40 people (8% to 10% of the company) until the end of 2023. According to the director of the company in Portugal in the last five years, the H.B. Fuller Portugal team has grown consistently and the same trend is expected in the near future.

The ability to speak different languages (French, German, English, Polish and Dutch) and skills in financial areas are the requirements in the new recruited figures. The company has already hired over 100 people in the past year.



Eurofound (2023), H.B. Fuller Portugal, Business expansion in Portugal, factsheet number 108671, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/108671.