Gypsum additive wins innovation award

At the annual supplier conference of British Gypsum (Saint-Gobain Group) in late 2011, Sika Limited was awarded the “Supplier innovation value opportunity 2011 award” for its new generation gypsum additives which were rated as “Highest scoring cost saving idea”.

Sika understands the challenges of the gypsum industry and has developed innovative additive solutions for efficient water reduction and setting time control, assisting with sustainable and cost-optimized gypsum board production. Using its expertise Sika is able to develop plant specific, tailored solutions. The product range also includes additives in powder form which can be ­applied in gypsum and cement-based dry-­mortar systems.

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