Sika Corporation – Industry & Automotive
30800 Stephenson Hwy., Madison Heights, MI 48071
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Press Release - Sika Corporation TM Automotive - J.Beckwith

Published on: Mar 4, 2016

Transcripts - Press Release - Sika Corporation TM Automotive - J.Beckwith

  • 1. MEDIA RELEASE FROM PAGES DATE Sika Corporation – Industry & Automotive 30800 Stephenson Hwy., Madison Heights, MI 48071 1/1 February 1, 2016 CONTACT PHONE E-MAIL Michelle Noel Senior Marketing Coordinator Phone: 248-577-1028 SIKA CORPORATION USA, TARGET MARKET AUTOMOTIVE ANNOUNCES PERSONNEL APPOINTMENT Madison Heights, MI – February 1, 2016 – Sika Corporation, Target Market Automotive announces the following personnel appointment. Mr. John Beckwith is appointed to the position of Application Engineer, Structural Technology effective January 4, 2016. Beckwith will be based out of Sika’s Madison Heights, Michigan, facility and will carry responsibilities in the areas of technology development, project launch, and customer support in the Structures and Reinforcing Technology Group. Beckwith brings with him 10 years of experience at General Motors and almost 23 years of experience with the Connelly Company and the Techform Group of Companies, as a direct supplier of body hardware to automotive OEMs. He brings a wide range of skills in engineering, sales, program management and APQP. Additionally, he holds multiple design patents, either directly, or in part, for his work in automotive body hardware supply and design. Beckwith holds a Bachelor of Science in Design and Drafting from the State University of New York. Sika Profile The Industry Division of Sika Corporation is headquartered in Madison Heights, MI. The company is a leading supplier of adhesives and sealants serving automotive aftermarket, automotive OES, industrial, marine, and transportation markets. Product lines include polyurethane adhesives and sealants, hot melt adhesives, epoxies, acrylics, silicones and butyl sealants. Specific applications for Sika adhesives and sealants are found in the appliance, automotive glass replacement, automotive OES, fenestration, HVAC, marine, metal building, and transportation industries. Visit the Sika Corporation Industry Division website at Sika Automotive, based in Madison Heights, MI, a division of Sika Corporation, is an industry leader in the development and production of high performance acoustic, bonding, reinforcing and sealing systems. Sika Automotive provides automotive manufacturers with proven material, application engineering and validation expertise to improve interior sound quality and structural performance in vehicles worldwide. Sika Automotive optimizes cost effective, complete solutions in its dedicated, state of the art, Technology Center, located in Madison Heights, MI. Visit the Sika Automotive website Sika Corporation is a supplier of specialty chemical products and industrial materials serving construction and industrial markets including transportation, marine, and automotive. Sika Corporation is a subsidiary of Sika AG, Bar, Switzerland. Sika generated annual sales of approximately US $5.68 billion (CHF 5.14 billion) in 2013, and has over 16,000 employees with operations in more than 80 countries. Visit the Sika Corporation website at Follow us on our social media channel feeds on Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube.

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