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Sika celebrates national launch of new Sikafloor Range

Sika South Africa launched the new Sikafloor Econo and Decorative range at all the major hubs throughout South Africa, targeting architects and specialised engineers. Branches in Durban, Port Elizabeth, Cape Town and Gauteng held launch events at their premises between 28 May and 5 June 2014.   Sikafloor-263 SL is a two-part epoxy self-levelling, broadcast […]

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SIKA COMPLETES ACQUISITION OF AKZONOBEL’S BUILDING ADHESIVES BUSINESS

Sika completed the acquisition of AkzoNobel’s Building Adhesives business on October 1, 2013 after the deal was announced on August 8, 2013. With annual sales of CHF 228 million, AkzoNobel Building Adhesives is a top‐three player in its core European markets and employs 550 people. With this acquisition, Sika will increase its product offering of […]

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Sika to the Rescue of the Carlton Centre

The fifty storey high Carlton Centre, was officially opened in 1973 at a total cost of over R88million. Forty years later, it still stands proud as the tallest building on the African continent. In 2012, an event of spalling occurred which resulted in owners, Transnet Properties urgently engaging SMEC Vela VKE Consulting Engineers for advice. […]

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Sika launches new Gauteng Branch premises

Sika SA opened their new Gauteng premises at 4 Skietlood Street, Isando on the 28th August 2013. The Gauteng team, which services the greater GP area as well as the Limpopo, North West and Mpumalanga provinces, had outgrown their existing premises and was in need of a larger warehouse. The new premises have a much-improved […]

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Guttering Given Durable Waterproofing by Sika

Maize seed developers Pioneer Hi Bred recently contacted Sika to assess the state of box guttering at its manufacturing plants in Rosslyn, Pretoria North. At a meeting with Marchant Wolfaardt of Sika, Pioneer Hi-Bred explained that since they manufacture dry products, it is vitally important that these products are not contaminated with moisture, which would […]

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SIKA ACQUIRES LEADING UK MANUFACTURER OF SEALANTS AND ADHESIVES

Sika has acquired Everbuild Building Products Ltd, UK’s largest independent manufacturer of sealants, adhesives and construction chemicals. Everbuild is located in Leeds with annual sales revenue of over CHF 90 million and a workforce of 270 employees. Everbuild, founded in 1994, is a highly reputed brand in the UK building market and the leader in […]

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Sika launches new premises in Port Elizabeth

Sika’s PE branch celebrated the launch of its new premises in May 2013 with a festive event, attracting a sell out crowd of nearly 150 guests. The Port Elizabeth branch services the region spanning George to Middelburg to East London. Having outgrown their old premises after ten years, Sika PE is now situated at 226 […]

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Sika sponsors Forderville Primary school hall floors

Giving back to the community is something that Sika takes great pride in doing. In 2012 Mervyn Naidoo, Regional Manager Sika KZN, offered assistance to a needy school in Estcourt, KZN. Forderville Primary is a government school with 840 learners, many from previously disadvantaged communities. After much fundraising, a school hall was built which is […]

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Sika invests in new concrete laboratory in Gauteng

In spite of South Africa’s ever-volatile economy, Sika has confidently decided to expand its service offering in a way that few companies can. After doubling production and warehouse space at its Head Office in 2009, Sika is proud to announce the opening of its new Concrete Laboratory Facility in Gauteng.   Sika’s Concrete Business Unit […]

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Sika beautifies Cape Town Civic Centre

Recently Sika has played an important role in the repair and refurbishment of Cape Town’s famous Civic Centre. Built in 1978, this well-known landmark in the city centre comprises two blocks; the low-rise Podium Block, and the 98m, 26 storey, Tower Block. Seven years ago concrete repairs and rehabilitation were carried out on the Civic […]

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