Innovation - the key factor for our success

  • 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 682 unique patent families, more than 2,600 single patents.
  • Total expenditure CHF 161.4 million (2015: CHF 160.6 Mio.)