Sika to Sponsor at WardsAuto Interiors Conference 2018

Sika Global Automotive is proud to be a sponsor and exhibitor at the 2018 Wards Auto Interiors Conference (, being held May 30th, 2018 at the Cobo Center, Detroit, Michigan. 


Sika will be featuring its latest interior adhesive products for lamination, flocking and assembly at Booth O, outside of the Grand Riverview Ballroom. SikaMelt®, SikaTherm® and SikaSense® adhesive products allow designers to create attractive, soft feel surfaces while meeting processing and technical requirements for easy application and short cycle times. Products in this range enable the bonding of surface materials to the most difficult substrates, including but not limited to textile, TPO-foils, wood, metal, PVC, ABS, PP, PE, PA and natural fiber. The adhesive portfolio has low-emission characteristics, including classification-free products contributing to environmental sustainability.


The special feature in Sika's exhibit will be the SikaMelt® SF (Safety First) hotmelt technology. The innovation was selected as a finalist for the 2018 Automotive News PACE Awards. Used in vehicle interiors lamination applications, SikaMelt®SF products contain lower levels of residual monomer than conventional adhesives, which helps in addressing environmental, health and safety concerns associated with the handling of these types of products. 


The Wards Auto Interiors Conference is North America's only event devoted to the automotive interiors. The annual event features speakers from OEMs and suppliers with topics on the latest trends and development such as innovative materials, safety, NVH, lightweighting and other emerging technologies. 


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