Posts Tagged ‘ Sika ’

Sika Acquires Japanese Adhesives and Sealants Business

Apr 29th, 2021

Sika has agreed to acquire Hamatite, the adhesives business of The Yokohama Rubber Co., Ltd. Hamatite is a market leader in Japan, offering adhesives and sealants to the automotive and construction industries. The acquisition will significantly strengthen Sika’s market position in Japan, increase market access to all major Japanese OEMs, and notably extend the product […]

Sika Has Record Sales and Overall Growth

Aug 6th, 2018

Sika’s sales growth percentage has reached the double digits so far in 2018. According to the company’s latest financial report, it has seen a 13.9 percent growth in sales within the first half of 2018. Meanwhile, the company has also seen growth in its second quarter. It reported an increase of just over 16 percent. […]

Sika Acquires EMSEAL

Dec 20th, 2017

Sika, a waterproofing and specialty construction and industrial materials company, has acquired expansion joint and precompressed sealant manufacturer EMSEAL Joint Systems Ltd. According to a release from EMSEAL, “customer-focus, service and customized solutions leveraged through broad sales partnerships define the company’s success in structural expansion joint sealing. In this acquisition EMSEAL has found common ground […]

Sika Announces Price Increases

Nov 10th, 2017

Sika Corporation, Industry Division will raise prices on all of its products between 3 percent and 5 percent starting January 1, 2018. Instead of a blanket percentage increase, Sika says it’s adjusted products based on the added material and production costs associated with each technology range to reduce the impact of the price increases. According […]

Web Presence, Customer Service and More

Apr 3rd, 2017

What does it take for your door and window shop to dominate the web? That was one of many questions seminar presenters answered last week at Glass Expo Northeast™ at the Hilton Long Island/Huntington Hotel in New York. Chuck Bankoff of Kreative Webworks discussed with attendees ways to get leads from the internet, and how […]

Sika Announces Price Increases

Feb 14th, 2017

Effective April 15, 2017, Sika Corporation, Industry Division will increase prices between 2 percent and 3 percent on products within the fenestration, insulating glass, flat glass, facades and auto glass replacement segments. The company says costs have continued to increase significantly over the past year and this will allow it to continue to provide customers […]

Fensterbau Day 2: Huge Crowds, Unique Products

Mar 17th, 2016

The second day of Fensterbau Frontale in Nuremberg, Germany, featured even bigger crowds and a palpable buzz through the crowded exhibition halls. “The traffic is extreme,” said Zaynip Temiz of machinery maker Elumatec.  “On the first day we had over 130 leads, but today I’d guess it’s double.” “The show here is very special,” said […]

Saint-Gobain Extends Deal to Acquire Controlling Interest in SIKA

Mar 17th, 2016

French conglomerate Saint-Gobain has extended its deal with the Burkard family, giving the company more time to acquire a controlling interest in Swiss specialty chemical company SIKA AG. The Burkard family owns SIKA’s majority voting rights via Schenker-Winkler Holding. More than a year ago, SWH announced it was selling to Saint-Gobain, which would give the […]

Saint-Gobain Remains Determined to Acquire Controlling Interest in SIKA

Mar 4th, 2016

In 2015, the antitrust authorities gave their “unconditional approval” for French conglomerate Saint-Gobain to gain a controlling interest in Swiss specialty chemicals company SIKA AG, Saint-Gobain management wrote in their 2015 financial report. “Various legal decisions were handed down in favor of the deal’s completion, thereby dismissing all of the arguments put forward by SIKA’s […]

SIKA Shows Growth in All Regions, Saint-Gobain Uncertainty Remains

Nov 16th, 2015

Swiss-based specialty chemical company SIKA AG reported a 5.5 percent sales increase at constant exchange rates for the first nine months of 2015. Though results were strong, the report indicated that one uncertainty remains—Saint-Gobain. “The unknown outcome of Saint‐Gobain’s hostile takeover attempt remains an element of uncertainty for the future,” according to the report. Growth […]