Sika has agreed to acquire Crevo-Hengxin, a Chinese manufacturer of silicone sealants and adhesives used in both industry and construction applications.


With this takeover, Sika is expanding its Target Markets Industry and Sealing & Bonding presence in China and the Asia Pacific region, and is gaining additional
silicone technology plus a production footprint. Crevo-Hengxin generates sales of CHF 50 million, with a workforce of 140 employees.


Crevo-Hengxin is a family-owned manufacturer of a broad range of silicone products used for facades, fenestration, insulated glass, interior finishing and other sealing and bonding applications. In addition, the company holds a leading position as supplier of silicones for the growing solar industry.

 

Crevo-Hengxin is located in Changshu, 50 kilometers north of Suzhou. Operations comprise a production facility, a state-of-the-art R & D Center, a warehouse, and
offices. 

 

Mike Campion, Regional Manager Asia/Pacific: “The outlook for the silicone sealants
and adhesive market – and indeed for our business in China – is promising. With
the acquisition of Crevo-Hengxin, we will increase our know-how in this key technology, and expand our local production capabilities. We can immediately
leverage the business potential of the new product lines by exploiting the cross-selling synergies offered by Sika’s extended distribution channels. We look forward to a successful joint future, and would like to extend a very warm welcome to all Crevo-Hengxin employees as they join the Sika team.”