Facts and Figures
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.)