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2016-07-20

Sika AG: SIKA EXPANDS ITS PRODUCTION SITE IN BLUDENZ, AUSTRIA

Sika AG / SIKA EXPANDS ITS PRODUCTION SITE IN BLUDENZ, AUSTRIA. Processed and
transmitted by NASDAQ OMX Corporate Solutions. The issuer is solely
responsible for the content of this announcement.
Sika is investing around CHF 2.2 million in the expansion of its production
site in Bludenz, Austria. A new warehouse and a new manufacturing line for
waterbars is being added to the existing site.

Sika is not just expanding its production capacities and warehouse space with
the two-story warehouse, which has 1,800 square meters of useable floor
space; it is also creating eight new jobs. The site currently has a workforce
of 75 employees. Sika has been producing construction chemicals in Vorarlberg
since 1939, and has been continuously expanding the site since then.

WATERBARS FOR STRUCTURAL WATERPROOFING

Sika is positioning itself more broadly in Bludenz with the new manufacturing
line, which will produce around 600,000 running meters of waterbars each
year. Waterbars are used to waterproof buildings and other structures. Around
40,000 tons of construction chemicals such as mortars, synthetic resin floor
coatings, concrete admixtures, waterbars and release agents are manufactured
each year in Bludenz for the Austrian market plus other countries in Central
and Eastern Europe.
CONTACT

Dominik Slappnig
Corporate Communications and Investor Relations
+41 58 436 68 21
slappnig.dominik@ch.sika.com

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 protection in the building sector and automotive
industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 95 countries around the world and
manufactures in over 170 factories. Its more than 17,000 employees generated
annual sales of CHF 5.49 billion in 2015.

The media release can be downloaded from the following link:

Media Release
http://hugin.info/100359/R/2029451/754608.pdf

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Source: Sika AG via Globenewswire

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