20 Global Technology Centers and 18 Regional Technology Centers and more than 60 Local Technology Centers worldwide.
Worldwide: some 1,400 employees in Research & Development (R&D), Quality Assurance (QA), Technology Support (TS).
Approximately 300 R&D employees located in Switzerland (Sika Technology AG) in Sarnen, Widen and Zurich.
Sika is the largest manufacturer of one-component polyurethane sealants and adhesives worldwide.
Sika files about 70 new patent applications every year and therefore Sika’s patent portfolio is constantly growing. At present it comprises 651 unique patent families, including more than 2,862 single patents March 2106).
Total expenditure CHF 160.6 million (2014: CHF 162.2 Mio.)