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ince its founding in 1910 by inventor Kaspar Winkler, Sika Corporation has been synonymous with quality, innovation, and excellence. With annual sales of over $3 billion worldwide in specialty construction chemicals and products specifically engineered for the concrete industry, the Sika Group consists of over 11,000 employees and has operations in over 70 countries. Sika’s early success in the U.S. can be traced to the times of The Great Depression when the seeds were being sown to ensure that Sika would thrive in this market. One of the major breakthroughs for Sika came when it received the contract to waterproof Penn Station and The Holland Tunnel, both in New York City. Today, the Construction Products Division of Sika USA, with its headquarters located in Lyndhurst, NJ, is a technology leader with over 90 years of experience in concrete materials and restoration technology. Sika’s product line includes state-of-the-art concrete admixtures for cast-in-place and precast markets. Sika Corporation is a trusted supplier for its one- and two-component polyurethanebased sealants. Some of the state-of-the-art,

technologically advanced products include corrosion inhibitors and total corrosion management products. It has also been one of the key suppliers in the U.S. for epoxy resin-based materials. Sika is recognized as a premier supplier for its innovative structural strengthening systems. Additionally, Sika Corporation has a full range of cement-based repair materials. This product line includes hand-applied patching materials and products that can be formed and pumped for concrete repair. Sika has multiple products for shotcrete applications that can be applied using a dry or wet process. SikaRepair mortars offer a complete range of shotcrete products to meet the demands of any challenging project. Sika prides itself in having a nationwide presence of trained technical and sales staff providing excellent service to its customers. Visit the Sika Corporation Construction Products Division website at Shotcrete • Summer 2007


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