Sika has acquired Everbuild Building Products Ltd, the UK’s largest independent manufacturer of Sealants, Adhesives and Construction Chemicals. Everbuild is located in Leeds with annual sales revenue in excess of £60 million and a workforce of 270 employees.
Everbuild, founded in 1994, is a highly reputed brand in the UK building market and the clear leader in professional distribution channels. The company operates a manufacturing facility for the full range of construction chemical productswith laboratories and a logistic hub in Leeds. Everbuild will operate as a subsidiary of Sika UK and will be managed under the existing management team. Its founder, Mr David Seymour will stay with the company to drive the continuedsuccess of the business and ensure a smooth transition. David Seymour said:“With Sika we have the possibility to further grow our business and to benefit from the broad R&D capabilities for further product innovation”.
The acquisition will strengthen Sika’s position in the Construction Chemical market and in the distribution and Do-It-Yourself channels. Jan Jenisch, CEO of Sika said: “We are very proud to welcome the successful team of Everbuild in the Sika Family. The acquisition will give us a strong position in the UK distribution market and offers considerable potential to further leverage Everbuild’s sales channels with Sika’s product range.”
Sika UK is based in Welwyn Garden City and operates further facilities in Preston and Norwich.
Pictured from left to right are David Seymour, Managing Director of Everbuild Building Products Limited and Ivo Schaedler, General Manager of Sika Limited.