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Sika Expands Production Capacity by Opening Mortar Plant in Paraguay

Published on 2015-06-29. Author : SpecialChem

Sika has opened a mortar plant with additional production facilities for concrete admixtures and liquid applied membranes to become fully operational in 2015. The plant significantly enlarges Sika’s production and service capacity in Paraguay. It will supply the market with the full range of Sika mortar products and concrete admixtures as well as liquid applied membranes for roofing and façade solutions.

The new plant of Sika in Asunción.

A differentiating factor in the market will be the new concrete lab for product developments and services to customers: it is the first of its kind in Paraguay’s construction chemicals sector and will allow Sika to strengthen its customer focus by providing tailored solution for their specific requirements in the local market.

STRONG MARKET POSITION

The new plant represents a major step in accelerating the growth and strengthening the company’s market position in Paraguay. In 2013, Sika had entered the market by acquiring the industry leader Inatec SRL with subsequent operational expansion and broadening of Sika’s local product portfolio. Economic growth in Paraguay is expected to reach4.5% in 2015. With the expansion of its production and service capacity, Sika Paraguay is well positioned to benefit from the increasing construction activitiesin both the residential and infrastructure sectors.

About Sika

Sika Corporation, based in Lyndhurst, NJ, is a leading supplier of specialty chemical products and industrial materials serving construction and industrial markets including transportation, marine, and automotive. Its technologies are focused on sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting. Sika’s product lines include concrete admixtures, specialty mortars, epoxies, structural strengthening systems, industrial flooring, sealants, adhesives, specialty acoustic and reinforcing materials. Sika Products are used in a wide array of applications and always fulfill the highest quality standards.

Source: Sika
 


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