Issue: Feb 2016


by Alan Tran

Sika Automotive announces its participation at the 2016 In-Adhesives Symposium for innovations in adhesives. The event
will be held in Munich on February 17-18. As part of Sika’s involvement with the symposium, Dobrivoje (Bobby) Jovanovic,
Global Product Marketing Manager for Body Shop Adhesives & Sealants will be presenting on the topic of “Innovative
Bonding Solutions for Multi-material Joining”.

The continuing trend of vehicle lightweighting has seen a rise in multi-material joining applications. Mr. Jovanovic will
present innovations in adhesive technologies for use in traditional and non-traditional body shops in automotive plants.
Adhesives are key enablers to making vehicle lightweighting possible for different vehicle constructions - joining substrates
to varying technical requirements while also directly contributing to sustainability initiatives. “Sika is excited to promote
various innovative bonding solutions for multi-material joining on automotive OEM manufacturing lines in 2016" says Greg
Moran, Head Global Automotive Marketing for Sika. "We look forward to not only sharing our experience with the industry
in the symposium format, but also to continue to seek and solve the challenges faced in these new design environments”.

The 2016 In-Adhesives Symposium brings together technical experts and key stakeholders in the adhesive world across a
number of key sectors, including automotive, aerospace, construction, electronics, medical and other industries. The twoday
event will be held at the Sheraton Munich Arabellapark Hotel in Munich, Germany.

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Sika is a specialty chemicals company with a leading position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing and protecting in the building sector and the motor vehicle industry. Sika has subsidiaries in 93 countries around the world and manufactures in over 170 factories. Its approximately 17,000 employees generated annual sales of CHF 5.49 billion in 2015.

Sika Automotive is a leader in the development and the production of high performance acoustic, bonding, reinforcing and sealing systems that contribute to Lighter, Stronger, Safer, Quieter, Greener and more sustainable approaches to vehicle assembly. Sika Automotive provides automotive manufacturers and suppliers with proven materials, application engineering and validation expertise to enhance interior sound quality, improve occupant comfort and to increase structural and safety performance in vehicles worldwide. A proud recipient of the 2015 Automotive News PACE Award for mixed material bonding technology, Sika Automotive leverages development of new solutions from our 20 Global Technology Centers plus 18 Regional Technology Centers, allowing for global reach with local presence.

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