When it comes to global urban development, we have to think about renewing what we have already created in the past. Right now there are 7.2 billion people living on this planet, and every one of us needs their space, comfort and infrastructure. Nowadays we have options for achieving sustainability right from the beginning. Cutting a building’s heat absorption as well as its cooling energy consumption by building a tailor-made roof is a surefire way to reduce the energy footprint. Read more in the the latest edition of "ambitions", the Sika international customer magazine.
Half of all the cars produced worldwide contain Sika products. That is around 40 million vehicles every year. One in four car windshields is adhesively bonded using Sika products. These "invisible" high-performance products help the automotive industry find practical solutions to current issues in vehicle construction, such as crash resistance and lightweight design. Thanks to Sika, vehicles are becoming safer, lighter, more economical and more environmentally friendly.
In a ranking measuring growth in sales revenues among the top 100 Swiss companies, Sika has moved up and enjoyed one of the best improvements in the ranking. The assessment was conducted recently by Handelszeitung, a leading Swiss business weekly. Only 29 of the companies assessed in 1975 remained in the top 100 and just 4 of those improved their ranking.
Sika’s leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing and protecting has been strengthened by two key investments: A new production facility for admixtures has been opened in Denver, and the Sika site in the greater area of Atlanta has been expanded by a mortar plant.
The Waterview Connection project, Auckland, is one of the most important infrastructure developments ever to take place in New Zealand. Sika New Zealand's involvement has been to supply the specialty superplasticer ViscoCrete® admixture for more than 24,000 pre-cast concrete segments.
Josip Tomljenovic, Regional Sales Manager, Sika Croatia
Being a pioneer, means to be the best, to pave the way for the best solution, to be close to the customer. In collaboration with my partners innovation permeates my work and provides facts for better sales. Customers benefit from new ideas, best-in-class solutions and from a vision of growth, development and performance.