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Sika opens new production facility in Turkey

Published on 2007-06-13. Author : SpecialChem

Sika opens its new production plant in Turkey. The 19,000 m2 facility, located in a modern industrial park in Tuzla on the Asian side of Istanbul, employs some 40 people in manufacturing admixtures, mortars, coatings as well as resins for flooring. Its modern equipment not only makes the new plant a state of the art facility but also contributes to a substantial increase in Turkish production capacities.

Turkey is a significant market for Sika and an important production base for supplying customers also in Central Asia and the Gulf region. The new plant represents another step in Sika's expansion in growth markets in the IMEA - India, Middle East, East Africa - region.

Sika AG - a corporate profile

Sika AG, located in Baar, Switzerland, is a globally active company supplying the specialty chemicals markets. It is a leader in processing materials used in sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting load-bearing structures in construction (buildings and infrastructure construction) and in industry (vehicle, building component and equipment production).

Sika's product lines feature high-quality concrete admixtures, specialty mortars, sealants and adhesives, damping and reinforcing materials, structural strengthening systems, industrial flooring and membranes. Subsidiaries in more than 70 countries worldwide and approximately 11,000 employees link customers directly to Sika and guarantee the success of all of its business relationships. With this business structure Sika generates annual sales of CHF 4 billion.

Source: Sika AG

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