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2015-03-25

Sika AG: SIKA OPENS MORTAR AND CONCRETE ADMIXTURE FACILITIES IN THE UNITED ARAB EMIRATES AND ON REUNION ISLAND

Sika AG / SIKA OPENS MORTAR AND CONCRETE ADMIXTURE FACILITIES IN THE UNITED
ARAB EMIRATESAND ON REUNION ISLAND . Processed and transmitted by NASDAQ OMX
Corporate Solutions.The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this
announcement.
Sika continues its dedicated and successful expansion strategy. The company
has opened a new mortar manufacturing facility in Dubai and a concrete
admixture plant on Réunion. With these openings, Sika reacts to the growing
demand in the respective markets and strengthens its relationships with
existing customers.

Paul Schuler, Sika Regional Manager EMEA, emphasizes the importance of the new
production facilities in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and on Réunion: "The
new facilities are important milestones for Sika UAE and Sika Indian Ocean,
allowing us to produce and supply our innovative, high-quality and
environmentally-friendly products to satisfy the evolving requirements of our
local clients. With the plant in UAE, we further accelerate the
implementation of our global mortar strategy in the EMEA region. With 31%
growth in 2014, mortar is Sika's strongest growing product area as well as
one of the key elements of the Strategy 2018."

Since 2008, the company has been producing its innovative range of concrete
admixtures, additives and compounds in the UAE and provides customers in the
region with building adhesives, high performance grouts and repair mortars.
The new mortar manufacturing facility is located at Sika's local premises in
Dubai Investment Park and complements the mortar production of the company's
existing facilities in Bahrain and Saudi Arabia. Besides its local production
plants, Sika UAE also has warehouse facilities in Dubai and Abu Dhabi for the
storage of products manufactured by Sika companies worldwide in order to
support the local markets on the Arabian Peninsula with a full range of
solutions for their specific requirements.

On Réunion, Sika has been active for some 20 years through its subsidiary Sika
France. The new production facility for concrete admixtures covers the needs
of local construction companies and helps realize large-scale construction
projects such as the new highway "Route de Littoral".

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| DATE March 25, 2015 CONTACT Dominik Slappnig |
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| Corporate Communications& |
|SIKA AG Zugerstrasse 50 Investor Relations |
| 6341 Baar, Switzerland TELEPHONE +41 58 436 68 21 |
| www.sika.com slappnig.dominik@ch.sika.com |
| E-MAIL |
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S
IKA 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 90 countries around the world and
manufactures in over 160 factories. Its approximately 17,000 employees
generated annual sales of CHF 5.6 billion in 2014.

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