In February 2017, Sika acquired Bitbau Dörr, a leading waterproofing system manufacturer, headquartered in Innsbruck, Austria. The product portfolio includes complete waterproofing systems for roofs, buildings and civil-engineering applications. Both companies will benefit from growth opportunities resulting from expanded distribution channels and a broader customer base.

In August 2017, Sika acquired ABC Sealants, a leading Turkishbased manufacturer of sealants and adhesives headquartered in Istanbul. The acquired production site will not only improve Sika’s ability to serve customers in the Turkish market but will also function as a distribution and production hub for the Middle East and Africa, reinforcing the supply chain in this region.

In October 2017, Sika acquired KVK Holding a.s, headquartered in Prague, Czech Republic, a leading manufacturer of waterproofing and roofing systems as well as a wide range of mortar products. With these strategically located facilities, Sika will strengthen its production platform and expand its geographical footprint in the growing Czech market.

In October 2017, Sika acquired Butterfield Color, Inc., a US-based market leader in the production of decorative concrete floor products and systems. The acquisition will accelerate Sika’s growth by bringing the most comprehensive range of solutions for concrete contractors in the North American construction market.

In November 2017, Sika agreed to acquire Faist ChemTec Group, a leading manufacturer of high-performance engineered, structure-borne acoustic solutions for the automotive industry headquartered in Worms, Germany. With six production sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a pan-European  distribution network, it supplies its customers with successful and innovative products. The acquisition brings technology and know-how that will accelerate Sika’s growth and drive market penetration via the strong synergies between the two companies.

In December 2017, Sika acquired certain assets of Grupo Industrial Alce in Mexico. As a result, Sika will extend its range of solutions for roofing and waterproofing customers, and further expand its manufacturing footprint in Mexico to better serve the Mexico City metropolitan area. The addition of Grupo Industrial Alce’s well-known brands will reinforce Sika’s position in key project management and specification selling.

In December 2017, Sika acquired Emseal Joint Systems, Ltd., a US-based market leader in the development and manufacturing of structural expansion joint  products for new construction and refurbishment. With the acquisition, Sika will be able to offerthe most comprehensive range of sealing and bonding  solutionsavailable in the North American construction market.