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: more than 900 employees in Research & Development. 
  • 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 more than 700 unique patent families, more than 2,700 single patents.
  • Total expenditure CHF 180.8 million (2016: CHF 172.1 million)