UAE: Engineering Sika Commissions New Epoxy Resins Plant in Dubai

Editor: Ahlam Rais

With an aim to locally produce epoxy resins and expand its production capacity in the region, Sika has commissioned a new manufacturing plant in Dubai. The move is expected to increase flexibility in production, shorten delivery times, optimise cost structures, and reduce inventories.

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The locally produced epoxy resins are an important component of Sika’s flooring solutions.
The locally produced epoxy resins are an important component of Sika’s flooring solutions.
(Source: Sika)

UAE – Sika further expands its production capacity in the United Arab Emirates with the commissioning of a new manufacturing facility in Dubai. In addition to concrete admixtures, epoxy resins are now being produced locally for the Target Market Flooring. The site in Dubai was established in 2018 as a strategic distribution and sales center for the region.

Sika has decided to invest in the expansion of its manufacturing facilities at the Dubai site in order to increase flexibility in production, shorten delivery times, optimise cost structures, and reduce inventories. The locally produced epoxy resins are an important component of Sika’s flooring solutions. These products are used to seal the surfaces of industrial floors and flooring for private homes, in order to ensure that the floor coverings are hard-wearing and resilient to mechanical and chemical exposure.

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"By producing epoxy products in Dubai for the states in the Gulf Cooperation Council, we are increasing our competitiveness and specifically strengthening our position in the region’s flooring solutions market. We have clear growth targets in the Middle East, which we are systematically implementing with the expansion of our locally produced product portfolio," says Ivo Schaedler, Regional Manager EMEA, Sika.

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