Sika opens admixture facilities in the UAE and Reunion

29 May 2015

Sika is continuing its dedicated and successful expansion strategy with the opening of a new mortar manufacturing facility in Dubai and a concrete admixture plant on Réunion. With these openings, Sika is responding to growing demand in both markets and strengthening its relationships with existing customers.

Paul Schuler, Sika regional manager EMEA, emphasises the importance of the new production facilities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and on Réunion: “The new facilities are important milestones for Sika UAE and Sika Indian Ocean, allowing us to produce and supply our innovative, high-quality and environmentally-friendly products to satisfy the evolving requirements of our local clients.

With the plant in UAE, we further accelerate the implementation of our global mortar strategy in the EMEA region. With 31% growth in 2014, mortar is Sika’s strongest-growing product area as well as one of the key elements of our Strategy 2018.”

Since 2008, the company has been producing its innovative range of concrete admixtures, additives and compounds in the UAE and provides customers in the region with building adhesives, high-performance grouts and repair mortars.

The new mortar manufacturing facility is located at Sika’s local premises in Dubai Investment Park and complements the mortar production of the company’s existing facilities in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia.

Besides its local production plants, Sika UAE also has warehouse facilities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi to store products manufactured by Sika companies worldwide in order to support markets on the Arabian Peninsula with a full range of solutions to meet their specific requirements.

On Réunion, Sika has been active for 20 years through its subsidiary Sika France. The new production facility for concrete admixtures covers the needs of local construction companies and helps realise large-scale construction projects such as the new highway “Route de Littoral.”

More information from Dominik Slappnig, email: [email protected]/

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