Inventing the Future

In the production of vehicles, appliances and building components, demand for light and energy-efficient construction methods continues to increase. In response, Sika Industry links with key accounts and the market in general to develop mutual successes, forming, aided by a comprehensive product portfolio, true partnerships. Our key market areas are:

Automotive OEM
Sika has developed a comprehensive range of high-grade products and services for soundproofing, structural reinforcement, bonding and sealing. Sika’s global network and sophisticated key account management system enable us to supply all major car markets and to support customers worldwide with a dedicated and experienced team. Sika engineers in Co-Engineering and Co-Design use CAD/CAE technology to perfect acoustic and structural reinforcment solutions. Collaboration with System Engineering and Technical Services guarantees customer-focused, state-of-the-art solutions.

Automotive Aftermarket
Sika specializes in products and services supplied to customers and dealers in the Automotive Glass Replacement (AGR) and in Crash Body Repair (CBR) sectors. Sika’s AGR adhesives and sealants include normal-modulus to high-modulus adhesives -- offering guaranteed protection against contact corrosion -- to high-quality radio reception in vehicles with integral (window-mounted) antennae. With short fitting and Safe Drive-Away Times, they save installers time and money, thus making us a supplier of choice in this market sector.

Transportation
Sika supplies high-quality solutions for bonding, sealing and damping to bus, truck and rail manufacturers; special purpose vehicles like fire-trucks, ambulances, agricultural vehicles and construction machinery also benefit from our expertise. Typical applications include the bonding and sealing of roof assemblies, side panels, front- and rear-end mouldings, luggage and stowage compartments, partitions and windows. Sika products are also used for bonding sandwich panels in truck trailer construction, levelling bus floors, attaching prefabricated cab modules to railcars and reducing noise and vibration in special-purpose vehicles.

Marine
The Sika Marine range offers the ship-building industry first-class solutions for general bonding and sealing applications, direct glazing, fireproofing of cable ducts, deck bonding and caulking and acoustic flooring systems. All Sika Marine products are Wheelmark-Approved in accordance with Council Directive 96/98/EC on marine equipment and leading Classification Societies, in compliance with the IMO rules.

Appliances and Building Components
We provide bonding, sealing, damping and reinforcing solutions to manufacturers of Curtain Walls, Insulating Glass, Windows and Doors, Sandwich Panels, Wind Turbines, Building Elements, Textiles, Home and Commercial Appliances and Electrical Equipment.

Typical applications include:

  • Glass bonding on metal, PVC or wooden structures with a high degree of automation, short processing times, high assembly durability and best-in-class energy ratings;
  • Windmill blade construction, finishing and repair with higher process safety;
  • Optimal assembly of sandwich constructions.

Thanks to the Sika solutions, products can achieve a higher performance and they can be manufactured more quickly and cost-effectively.

Specialists in Research and Development, our Technical Services and Systems Engineering develop solutions for the future. The goal of this division is to support customers in improving their product quality and manufacturing processes.