Bostik Goes Green


Bostik has gone GREEN! On June 6, 2006, Bostik sent all distributors a complete overview letter explaining their active Membership in the U.S. Green Building Council, as well as their active membership in other leading Green Institutes and Organizations, such as the Green Building Institute (GBI).   Read Bostik Green letter in PDF format.

September 6, 2006
Dear Valued Bostik Customer:
Congratulations on your forward thinking and the environmentally-conscious design of your current construction project.  Bostik is pleased to be an active U.S. Green Building Council member and a major proponent of the L.E.E.D. initiative within the construction materials industry.  Additionally, Bostik is an active member of other leading Green Institutes and Organizations such as the Green Building InstituteTM (GBI), which promotes the use of the NAHB Model Green Building Guideline as well as its Green GlobesTM commercial environmental assessment and rating system.
Bostik is a leader in the adhesive and sealants segment of the construction industry with one of the most comprehensive product offerings available, all backed by our limited and extended warranties.  Bostik is the 4th largest adhesive and sealant company in the world, backed by the resources of TOTAL, the 4th largest oil company in the world.  The greatest advantage of utilizing Bostik materials for your adhesive and sealants needs is that you have only one manufacturer to deal with if questions or concerns arise.  Additionally, we have a dedicated sales and technical service organization that is at your service any time you need assistance.  Better products and better service are the cornerstone of all Bostik brands
Attached is a list of the Bostik Adhesives and Sealants that may contribute to the qualification of a project for the NAHB Model Green Home Building Guideline as specified in Section 7, Global Impact, subsection 7.1.3  (An extract of this standard is attached for your review.)  The intent of this five point credit criteria is to advocate adhesives and sealants that contain minimal levels of volatile organic compounds and, ultimately, minimize environmental impact.
If you have any questions regarding our product offering, or the contribution of our products toward the three different levels of NAHB Green Building, please contact me directly at 800-523-2678, extension 3101.  Once again, we look forward to working with your and becoming your preferred Adhesive and Sealant supplier - and more importantly, partner, on your exciting project.

Bostik Product List

The following Bostik products contribute 5 points toward the NAHB Model Green Home Building Guideline, Section 7 "Global Impact," Subsection 7.1.3 (further defined in accompanying page):

Bostik Home  Residential Adhesives and Sealants

Polyurethane Technologies

  • Bostik Home Heavy Duty Construction Adhesive
  • Bostik Home Window and Door
  • Bostik Home Roofing and Flashing

Hybrid Technologies

  • Bostik Home Siding ULTRA

Silicone Technologies

  • Chem-CalkŪ 1200
  • Bostik Home Siding ULTRA (Clear)

Acrylic Latex Technologies

  • Chem-CalkŪ 600
  • Chem-CalkŪ Painter's Caulk
James W. Downing, Jr.
Product Manager
Construction Adhesives and Sealants

Bostik, Inc.