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10. Jan 2023 | Markets & Companies

Sika opens new plant in Southwestern China

Sika opens a new factory for liquid membranes and mortar products in Chongqing, the city of 30 million in southwest China. With the commissioning of the new plant, Sika aims to expand its position in this rapidly growing metropolitan area.
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With the new plant, the company can significantly expand its production capacities.
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The automotive, finance and logistics sectors are primarily represented in the Chengdu-Chongqing region, and the construction industry benefits from these operations and companies’ efforts to achieve more sustainable production. With the new state-of-the-art plant in the region, Sika intends to position itself optimally to meet the increasing demand of the construction industry for quality and sustainability-enhancing products. In addition, the company can significantly expand its production capacities.

"Enormous business potential"

Mike Campion, Regional Manager Asia/Pacific: “This new plant reinforces our market position in the important Chengdu-Chongqing business district, which is a core area in China. The result will be a mega-agglomeration that will expand the domestic economy and will generate enormous business potential for Sika. Thanks to the additional production capacity, we will strengthen our position in this booming market and continue to target above-average growth.”

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