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Sika takes over UK sealant producer

18 Jun 13 Swiss chemicals giant Sika has acquired Everbuild Building Products, which is billed as the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of sealants, adhesives and construction chemicals.

Everbuild md David Seymour (left) and Sika general manager Ivo Schaedler
Everbuild md David Seymour (left) and Sika general manager Ivo Schaedler

Leeds-based Everbuild has annual sales revenue of £60m and 270 employees.

Everbuild will now operate as a subsidiary of Sika UK and will be managed under the existing management team. Its founder, David Seymour will stay with the company.

Mr Seymour said: “With Sika we have the possibility to further grow our business and to benefit from the broad R&D capabilities for further product innovation.”

Sika CEO Jan Jenisch said: “The acquisition will give us a strong position in the UK distribution market and offers considerable potential to further leverage Everbuild’s sales channels with Sika’s product range.”

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