Sika expands production capacity for concrete plasticizers

In Antwerp/Belgium, Sika has brought a new plant on line for production of the ­superplasticizers Sika® ViscoCrete® and ­SikaPlast®. Construction of the plant became necessary due to a vast increase in demand following the introduction of ­ViscoCrete® in 2000. With an annual capacity of 40 000 tons, the plant is located in an industrial park belonging to the  INEOS Group and operated on behalf of Sika. 

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