This action follows the announced acquisition of May National in October, 2010. The new BU has a dedicated sales force specific to the market segments and will operate from Lakewood, New Jersey.
The New Business Unit is headed by Scott Henry, Senior Vice President - Sika Industry Products. Serving as Vice President - Sales and Marketing, is Doug Walker reporting directly to Henry. Walker brings more than 33 years specialized Industry experience to his new role. The experienced and veteran staff of dedicated sales professional´s reports directly to Walker, bringing extensive knowledge in materials, applications and market segments and more than 100 years combined experience to the marketplace.
"The establishment of the FFI business unit provides solid ground for continued growth in this arena," commented Doug Walker. "It also indicates strong commitment by Sika to establish North American supply and expertise to augment the Sika Engineered Silicones business in Europe."
For more information visit our website at www.sikausa.com or contact Sika directly at (973) 473-3330.
The Industry Division of Sika Corporation is headquartered in Madison Heights, MI. The company is a leading supplier of adhesives and sealants serving automotive aftermarket, automotive OES, industrial, marine, and transportation markets. Product lines include polyurethane adhesives and sealants, hot melt adhesives, epoxies, acrylics, silicones and butyl sealants. Specific applications for Sika adhesives and sealants are found in the appliance, automotive glass replacement, automotive OES, fenestration, HVAC, marine, metal building, and transportation industries. Visit the Sika Corporation Industry Division website at www.sikausa.com.
Sika Corporation is a supplier of specialty chemical products and industrial materials serving construction and industrial markets including transportation, marine, and automotive. Sika Corporation is a subsidiary of Sika AG, Baar, Switzerland. Sika has annual sales of approximately US $4.56 billion (CHF 4.4 billion), over 13,000 employees and operations in more than 74 countries. Visit the Sika Corporation website at www.sikausa.com.