Sika AG is a Swiss multinational specialty chemical company that supplies to the building sector and motor vehicle industry, headquartered in Baar, Switzerland. The company develops and produces systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing, and protecting. Currently, it has over 25,000 employees, subsidiaries in more than 100 countries, and an annual sales turnover of CHF 8.1 billion.
Sika was founded in 1910 when Kaspar Winkler laid the cornerstone for the firm. Winkler worked himself up from poverty to become a successful entrepreneur, and by the 1920s he was already engaged in founding subsidiaries abroad.
Besides the brand Sika, more than 900 product brands are in use including Sikaflex, SikaTack, Sika ViscoCrete, SikaBond, Sikafloor, Sika CarboDur Sikagard, Sika MaxTack, Sikaplan, Sikament, Sikadur, SikaLastic, SikaRoof MTC, Sika Unitherm and Sika Sarnafil.
In 2019, Sika acquired PAREX Group, a global company headquartered in France with more than 4,500 employees and 1,034 million € on revenues.
Sika AG is the legal entity for the holding company, which includes the Sika organizations worldwide, Sika Technology AG and Sika Services AG.