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2014-04-14

Sika AG: SIKA EXPANDS ITS MANUFACTURING FOOTPRINT IN ASIA

Sika AG / SIKA EXPANDS ITS MANUFACTURING FOOTPRINT IN ASIA. Processed and
transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions. The issuer is solely
responsible for the content of this announcement.
Sika has acquired a manufacturing facility located in South Korea in order to
build up a locally produced flooring and coating range. With this additional
production capacity, Sika is taking another step in expanding its supply
chain in the Asia/Pacific region.

The acquired facility in Gunsan, South Korea,
manufactures and distributes flooring and coating products based on epoxy
resins, acrylic emulsions and polyurethane with a workforce of 28 employees.

The additional production capacity, will enable Sika Korea to strengthen its
range of locally produced flooring and coating products and expand the
production of its complete range of products. Sika will leverage the
distribution channels of the acquired facility with its product range and
further expand the network of sales outlets with the enhanced product
portfolio.

Heinz Gisel, Regional Manager Asia/Pacific: "The capacity and product range
expansion in Korea is an important step for Sika in this promising market.
Customers can look forward to a greatly expanded range of locally
manufactured products tailored specifically to the local market
requirements."

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|SIKA AG Zugerstrasse 50 CONTACT Dominik Slappnig |
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| 6341 Baar, Switzerland Corporate Communications& |
| www.sika.com TELEPHONE Investor Relations |
| +41 58 436 68 21 |
| E-MAIL slappnig.dominik@ch.sika.com |
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SIKA CORPORATE PROFILE

Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the
development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing,
damping, reinforcing and protecting in the building sector and the motor
vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 84 countries around the world and
manufactures in over 160 factories. Its more than 16,000 employees generate
annual sales of CHF 5.14 billion.

The media release can be downloaded from the following link:

Media Release
http://hugin.info/100359/R/1777280/606605.pdf

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