ST PAUL, MN - H.B. Fuller Co. has announced that it will establish a regional lab in Shanghai as part of its five-year strategic plan. The move will facilitate innovation and the development of customer understanding, ultimately helping to drive growth in the Asia-Pacific region. The new lab will focus on reactive chemistry and will help the company promote product development and localization of initiatives in key markets. H.B. Fuller is currently working to identify a site for the lab; it is anticipated that operations will be underway later this year.