Building Trust – Sika's Strategy 2018

The Sika Growth Model ensures the long-term success and the profitable growth of our company.

We aim for global market leadership in our 7 target markets through cross selling, life-cycle management and the strengthening of our brand. The core of our business is our innovation management and our focus on developing quality products and the best solutions for our customers.

We accelerate the build-up of our organizations in the emerging markets and further expand our supply chain footprint. Acquisitions will enable us to leverage our market access and to strengthen our economies of scale.

Our Sika Spirit – which is defined in Sika’s Values & Principles – is the foundation of our future success. We act with respect and responsibility towards our customers, our shareholders and our employees which is reflected in our Sika brand promise “Building Trust”.

Targets 2018

  • Annual sales growth of 6–8% (at constant exchange rates, including acquisitions)
  • Emerging markets with 42% to 45% of Group sales by 2018
  • Operating profit (EBIT) above 10% of net sales
  • Operating free cash flow above 6% of net sales
  • ROCE above 20%
  • Maintain A- rating