Sika Global Automotive is active in the industry in the segments we serve, OEM and OES vehicle and component assembly, as well as ancillary activities supporting the Automotive Industry. Here you will find the latest news on our product releases, feature articles and press releases covering a broad range of value added topics.
Automotive Industries - December 2021
In this Automotive Industries article, Kai Paschkowski - Global Product Manager for Assembly Line and E-Mobility discusses how Sika utilizes its vast range of innovative bonding and sealing technologies to support the development and the manufacturing of new energy vehicles.
Automotive Industries - July 2021
“Quiet” electric vehicles spark new noise challenges, are you keeping up with the changing requirements? New energy vehicles (NEV) present a “never before” range of design challenges for developers and suppliers of noise damping materials and solutions. Sika offers an unmatched range of damping solutions to overcome these very challenges, read about the whole topic here.
Automotive Industries - October 2020
SikaPower®-550G for the F150; Sika’s latest Structural Assembly Adhesive is featured October 2020 in Automotive Industries magazine. Leslie Wolschleger, VP R&D Sika Automotive NA is interviewed on Sika’s partnership/development cooperation with Ford Motor Company for its’ flagship vehicle.
Adhesives & Sealants Industries (ASI) - October 2020
In this October 2020 ASI Magazine feature article, Greg Moran - Head of Global Marketing Sika Automotive discusses the extensive applications of adhesives in todays vehicle assembly processes.
adhesion ADHESIVES + SEALANTS - September 2020
Commercial transportation industry is constantly challenged by increasing production efficiency and reducing costs, while introducing new design solutions based on lightweight materials. Two innovative adhesive technologies, 'Powerflex' and 'Curing by Design', have been developed to maximize the potential offered by modern lightweight design as well as to improve productivity by immediate curing at precisely defined time.
Automotive Industries - May 2020
Advanced processes add speed and agility to solve customer requirements - adding value to lighter, stronger, safer,quieter and greener vehicles. These needs lead to innovative combinations of materials and the substitution of metal components by composites, plastics and other materials. Sika Automotive says up to 150kg, or 10%, of vehicle weight can be reduced using its range of products.
Automotive Industries - October 2019
Towards Lighter, Stronger and Safer E-Vehicles" - an Automotive Industries article features Sika adhesive and sealant solutions to address the special needs of e-vehicles, and specifically, their powertrain systems.
Adhäsion - July-August 2019
"Injection Adhesives for Vehicle Body Construction" - an Adhäsion Magazine article that explores the advantages of SikaPower Smartflow technology for the assembly of complex vehicle body architecture.
Lightweighting World - July-August 2019
"Reinforcing the Trends in Lightweighting" - a Lightweighting World Magazine article that gives an in-depth look at the development and performance of Sika engineered reinforcer parts for crash-durability and NVH improvement.
Automotive Industries - April 2019
"Innovations in Bonding Technology Paving the Road for Vehicles of the Future" - an Automotive Industries Magazine article that explores how future vehicle construction is enabled by Sika technologies.