Form 8-K



Washington, D.C. 20549




Current Report Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of

the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): January 15 , 2008



(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)



Minnesota   001-09225   41-0268370

(State or other jurisdiction

of incorporation)

  (Commission file number)  

(I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.)

1200 Willow Lake Boulevard

P.O. Box 64683

St. Paul, MN 55164-0683

(Address of principal executive offices, including zip code)

(651) 236-5900

(Registrant’s telephone number, including area code)

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:


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Item 2.02. Results of Operations and Financial Condition.

On January 15, 2008, H.B. Fuller Company (the “Company”) announced its operating results for the fourth quarter and fiscal year ended December 1, 2007. A copy of the press release that discusses this matter is filed as Exhibit 99.1 to, and incorporated by reference in, this report.

In addition to disclosing results in accordance with U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP), the Company also discloses non-GAAP operating income, earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA), and pro forma earnings per share in the press release. The Company has included this non-GAAP information to assist in understanding the operating performance of the Company and its operating segments and in understanding the comparability of results in light of the items identified in the press release. The non-GAAP information provided in the press release may not be consistent with the methodologies used by other companies.


Item 9.01. Financial Statements and Exhibits.


(d) Exhibits.


99.1    Press Release, dated January 15, 2008, issued by H.B. Fuller Company


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.

Date: January 16, 2008





/s/ Timothy J. Keenan

  Timothy J. Keenan
  Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary



Exhibit No.   


99.1    Press Release, dated January 15, 2008, issued by H.B. Fuller Company