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Sika expands mortar products service capacity at Paraguay
Sika, a producer of textile adhesive solutions for the global textile lamination industry, has expanded its production and service capacity in Paraguay’s capital, Asunción, to meet the rising demand in the infrastructure and residential construction sectors
The company has opened a mortar plant with additional production facilities for concrete admixtures and liquid applied membranes to become fully operational in 2015. The plant significantly enlarges Sika’s production and service capacity in Paraguay. It will supply the market with the full range of Sika mortar products and concrete admixtures as well as liquid applied membranes for roofing and façade solutions.
The plant will have a new concrete lab for product developments and services to customers, allowing Sika to strengthen its customer focus by providing tailored solution for their specific requirements in the local market, according to a company press release.
The new plant represents a major step in accelerating the growth and strengthening the company’s market position in Paraguay. According to reports, economic growth in Paraguay is expected to reach 4.5 per cent in 2015. With the expansion of its production and service capacity, Sika Paraguay is well positioned to benefit from the increasing construction activities in both the residential and infrastructure sectors. (GK)