Spark connections: Fuel your automotive applications

Adhesives & Bonding Expo, the largest, free-to-attend trade fair and conference for industrial bonding products and manufacturing in North America, is returning for its fourth edition from June 25-27, 2024, in Novi, MI. Register to attend and you’ll gain easy access to the co-located Foam Expo taking place in the same hall. Visit to find a diverse range of adhesive products, raw materials, manufacturing machinery, and service providers. Turbocharge your network, connect with industry leaders, and explore cutting-edge technology – all under one roof.

The automotive industry represents Adhesives & Bonding Expo’s largest attending sector, with a focus on addressing significant challenges, particularly within Electric Vehicles (EVs). Over 450 exhibitors, including Henkle, Permabond, Power Adhesives, Threebond, Bostik (Arkema), Tesa Tapes, L&L Products, Evonik, Parker Lord, and many more offer attendees the opportunity to source automotive innovations.

Drive your business forward with innovations from these exhibitors:

  • H.B. Fuller: Explore resealable adhesives tailored for automotive use with H.B. Fuller. These adhesives allow for easy removal, improving material recyclability. They also support temporary bonding and secure positioning during work, ensuring hassle-free removal afterward and minimizing mess and fuss.
  • United Soybean Board: A producer of biomaterials for use as fillers in both foam and adhesives. These materials play a crucial role in reducing carbon footprints and advancing sustainability initiatives.

Here’s how Adhesives & Bonding Expo benefits automotive OEMs and Tier 1 suppliers:

  • Thermal Management for EVs: EVs rely on battery systems, which generate significant heat during operation. Effective thermal management is crucial for safe battery operation, maintaining efficiency, and extending lifespan. Adhesive materials are crucial for enduring high temperatures and fluctuations.
  • Durability in Vehicle Body-in-White: Vehicle bodies, particularly for EVs, require lightweight durability. Adhesives are essential in achieving this balance, offering solutions that enhance endurance and energy efficiency.
  • High Safety Standards: Automotive materials must meet rigorous safety standards. Find adhesive solutions that adhere to these standards, ensuring reliability and peace of mind.

Core to the Adhesives & Bonding Expo experience is an opportunity to catch up on emerging industry trends at the conference. Discover the latest adhesive and foam 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 discuss the most up-to-date content to prepare your business for the opportunities that lay ahead.


Registration for Adhesives & Bonding Expo, which is FREE to attend, is open. Please follow this link to secure your free pass, it only takes two minutes and provides access to both shows. Attend Adhesives & Bonding Expo 2024 and experience the future of adhesive innovation.