The past and future are inextricably linked. Adopting the right course in the past is the key to a good position in the future. Since its foundation, Sika has grown into an internationally leading specialty chemicals manufacturer.

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Sika New Zealand – Flooring Team

When new colleagues join our organization, we share knowledge and help to grow their skills. We want to create an empowering environment and we want them to succeed. The success of all our colleagues is not only rewarding to each of us – it also helps Sika to grow. Our cooperative corporate culture gives us a real advantage in a competitive market.

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Sika Germany – R&D Team Industrial Coatings

Our lab manager, who has accumulated significant expertise in coatings development in a career spanning over 45 years, will retire at the end of 2017. The transfer of his know-how is essential. To retain this knowledge, a successor was appointed in early 2016. Due to the long duration of their know-how transfer they can cover all the relevant subjects and ensure a smooth transition.

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Sika Team Ethiopia

We are a multicultural team that shares a passion for Sika’s ideals. For us, as one of the newest Sika countries, not only the transfer of knowledge related to products, strategy, processes and production technology is important, but also the conveyance of Sika’s values such as the empowerment and involvement of all employees, and a strong customer focus.

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Sika Russia – Production and Warehouse Team Moscow

We recently opened our plant for polymer production. The engineering support provided by corporate experts and specialists from other subsidiaries enabled us to design the plant according to the latest technical standards. Our dedicated team is now excellently equipped to offer innovative local products on the Russian construction market.

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Sika Pakistan – Marketing and HR Team

Sika invests in the continuous professional development of its employees in order to pass on know-how within the organization. This, together with the experience gained by our people during personal contact with customers in the market, offers the most solid foundation to build on for the future.

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Sika Austria – Flooring Team

We regularly organize application training for new and existing sales representatives. Not only theoretical knowledge is important. Practical training is needed to learn how the materials behave under real conditions on the building site. With this hands-on approach we can give the best support to our customers in their daily work.

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Sika China – IT Team

We integrated all the entities of Sika China into a unified management and controlling system in line with the corporate guidelines. This enables a country-wide alignment of the business processes and allows for a more efficient flow of information and knowledge within the whole Sika organization.

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Sika USA – Team Waterproofing

Our production technology is constantly developing. To accomplish the critical transfer of information it begins with the onboarding process of each new employee and committed mentoring by our more seasoned employees. A combination of technical training with on-the-job coaching ensures that our innovative processes are continuously implemented.

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Sika Colombia – Development Program

The Regional Development Program was an enriching experience for us. It conveys technical knowledge and gives young talents an opportunity to learn from senior employees – which is rewarding for both parties. We all aspire to grow within the company, and this type of program gives us the chance to make it possible.

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Sika Mexico – Team Operations and R&D

We believe that new ideas brought in by young people can make a solid contribution to the further development of formulations and production processes. Combined with the knowledge acquired over the years by the senior Operations and R&D staff, this creates a strong foundation for the future.

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Sika Italy – Technical Service Team

Through detailed technical communication, laboratory tests and personal advice, we pass on our extensive know-how and the passion for our company to our Italian customers. Our aim is to help them be successful with their projects.

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Sika Portugal – Team Industry

When you start at Sika you experience the Sika Spirit from the beginning. Later on, you yourself pass it on to new colleagues joining the company. The cooperative mentality and willingness to share information across management levels, departments, and national borders are part of the DNA of Sika’s corporate culture.

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Sika Japan – Management, Communication and HR

Sika is like a large family, but it can be challenging to reach everyone. “Coffee with the GM” is a great way of communicating our company’s know-how and values to all our employees; in smaller groups and in a more personal way. Our “Kick-Off Company Meeting” is another platform we use to spread the Sika Spirit.

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Sika Uruguay – Logistics Team

It is extremely valuable to our team that our Logistics Supervisor has been with Sika for more than 30 years. We can learn a lot from him. He not only passes on professional knowledge, but also his ideas about work ethics – always acting as a role model for us all.

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Sika Colombia – Women in Sales Program

The sales program was key for our development. We were trained by senior members of the company to enhance our technical and professional skills. Our participation in this program gave us an excellent opportunity to gain experience and build a network. Now we are planning initiatives for the rest of Latin America – we would like to make an impact on the whole company.

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Sika Ireland – Sika Everbuild Team

The integration and knowledge transfer following the acquisition of Everbuild in 2014 has run smoothly thanks to the support and dedication of both the Everbuild and Sika teams. The operation has benefited immensely from adopting the Sika strategy and we are delighted to have fully embraced the Sika Spirit.

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Sika Tunisia – Management Team

A dynamic and enthusiastic organization is key in a fast-moving market such as Tunisia. In our aim to achieve this, we consider it a strength to be a highly diversified team. The motivation and commitment of our employees come from the feeling of being part of a team you can rely on, across cultures, educational level and gender diversity.

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Sika Switzerland - Corporate HR Team

HR strives to provide the business with programs designed to attract, motivate and retain highly qualified and dedicated employees, and to support Sika’s growth strategy. The Head of Corporate HR brings many years of experience from Sika’s concrete business, and can share his know-how in designing HR activities to suit the needs of the business.

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Sika Chile – EHS and Quality Team

Our team is guided by Sika’s values and principles. We pursue operational excellence and can profit from the good cooperation between different areas within the company. The top priorities are our customers and assuring our products’ high quality standards.

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Sika Canada – Production Team Vancouver

Sika’s strong growth has given us the chance of a career change. Having worked for several years in production in Montreal, we were offered the opportunity to set up the factory in Vancouver. We are now applying our knowledge to the production of concrete admixtures and mortar products and transferring it to our new colleagues.