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Home Sweet Home!

New York City, NY – After writing more than 100 posts, this is our last one as our amazing adventure is now over! We would like to thank all Sika’s customers that were so receptive throughout this trip. The pride of Sika’s customers is infectious, so we always left a job site wanting to get […]

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Deep in the NYC Subway!

New York City, NY – Wisko America, Inc. is waterproofing the entire New York subway tunnel from Madison Avenue to 2nd Avenue along 48th street. The New York City Subway is the longest rapid transit system in the world with 469 stations and 233 miles of tracks. The subway system delivered 1.76 billion total rides […]

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Protecting a New Company Headquarters!

Schaumburg, IL – The new North American headquarters for the Zurich Insurance Group is absolutely breathtaking. The Zurich headquarters will remain in Illinois, where it continues to generate income for the state and support the local community. The building has a bold architectural design and promotes the company’s environmental consciousness; it will be considered for a […]

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A Hands-On Flooring Experience!

Canton, MA – During our visit to the Sika Canton facility, we had the opportunity to participate in a Sikafloor installation. While the facility specializes in roofing, it is also involved with Sika’s flooring division. Sika’s Jim Gildea has been showcasing Sikafloor installations in various parts of the facility, such as the lobby and the […]

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Sika’s Roofing Experts!

Canton, MA – Sika’s facility in Canton, Massachusetts designs, produces, and tests all of Sika’s Roofing systems. We visited the facility to learn about these effective systems. Jason Murray gave us a tour of the unique production facility. He explained that production has evolved significantly over the 22 years that he’s been working there. Improvements […]

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The World’s Largest Internet Retailer!

Fall River, MA – Amazon.com is the largest internet-based retailer in the world. While Amazon began selling only books online, it now supplies an incredible range of consumer goods. To house its entire inventory, the company has over 100 Amazon Fulfillment Centers in the United States. Employees and robots process orders in these centers using […]

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Repairing the Attica Correctional Facility

Attica, NY – The Attica Correctional Facility in Wyoming, County is a maximum security prison. The Attica Correctional Facility was the most expensive penal facility ever built after its construction in 1931. It is well known for the 1971 Attica Prison riot, during which inmates seized control of the facility. The prisoners took 42 staff […]

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Conventions, Giant Pavers, and ATVs!

Chicago, IL – McCormick Place in Chicago is the largest convention center in North America. Located right on the shore of Lake Michigan, McCormick Place holds annual conventions for the Chicago Auto Show, the National Restaurant Association, and many other events. To keep the convention center in good shape, Anderson and Shah Roofing is installing a […]

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Protecting Boston’s Past and Future!

Boston, MA – We stopped at different roofing projects around the city of Boston. First, we stopped at Massachusetts Institute of Technology to observe a Sarnafil Roofing system installation by Titan Roofing. Then, we headed to the Boston Campus of the University of Massachusetts to see the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and the neighboring […]

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  • Summer vacation time is coming to an end.  As you are traveling back home, you'd be surprised how many #SikaSarnafil roofs you pass by on a daily bases. 
Pictured here is the Cyril E. King Airport in St. Thomas U.S. Virgin Islands which is just one of many airports covered by the leading thermoplastic roof membrane!  #Sikaeveryday #successwithsika #safetravels #roofinglife #constructionworld
  • What a stunning sight on a Monday morning! Not only is the light grey #SikaSarnafil Decor roof protecting US veterans from the Nevada elements but it is also helping cut down energy cost by 50 percent (compared to the previous standing seam metal roof) #SikaEveryDay #Successwithsika #sustainabilitymatters #sustainableroofs
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  • The National Museum of the Marine Corps carries on their mission:  to commemorate the past, present, and future of the Corps. 
James Myers Company was called upon to install a new #SikaSarnafil roof on the building expansion that would house new exhibits focusing on Operation Desert Shield and Operation Desert Storm such as the Genesis II, a fully restored M60A1 battle tank, a F/A-18 Hornet jet, expanded educational facilities, and a one of a kind theater. #roofinglife #constructionworld #successwithsika #sikaeverday
  • Sika's products can turn up in unexpected and remote locations.  Any guesses on which country this picture was taken?  #sikaeveryday
  • The @theloftsatrivereast  roof in Chicago, has many different elements on it, including a party deck, elevator penetrations, lots of new duct work, HVAC equipment and a vegetated green roof. “Anything you can think of that can be on a roof is on this roof,” said August Mitchell, vice president of construction for Ghafari Associates of Chicago, the construction manager of this project. #SikaSarnafil #GreenRoof #sikaeveryday #successwithsika #ChicagoRoofing #ChicagoGreenRoof #sustainableroofs
  • How strong is Sika Post Fix?  This chain has been embedded in one bag of Post Fix to secure a bike rack.  This innovative product was the prefect replacement for a bag of concrete - no water or messy mixing needed and it sets much faster. #sikaeveryday #concrete #sucesswithsika
  • Sika admixtures are playing a key role in repairing the Oroville Dam Spillway back to its original design capacity. In February 2017, engineers noticed concrete erosion on the flood control spillway at the Oroville Dam. Rising water levels beyond the dam’s height required use of the emergency spillway for the first time in the dam’s history.  What concrete wasn’t washed away on the lower part of the main part of the spillway is being removed to allow for construction of a replacement.  #Concrete #OrovilleDam #Oroville #SuccesswithSika #SikaEveryDay #Construction
  • Turn your rooftop into a valuable, long-term and highly cost-effective advertising piece like the Bankers Life Fieldhouse, home to the NBA Indiana Pacers and WNBA Indiana Fever. 
Midland Engineering, South Bend, installed this custom logo made from #SikaSarnafil evergreen roof membrane. #Sikaeveryday #successwithsika #roofinglife #roofingworld
  • The Coastal Biology building in Santa Cruz supports research and teaching on coastal conservation, ecology, habitat restoration, climate change impacts and policy. RP Coatings of Hayward, CA, an Elite Sikafloor partner, installed a custom Comfortfloor System in three colors to help complete the stunning facility. In addition to laboratories and offices for faculty and researchers, the building will feature a 125-sear seminar room; a core seawater laboratory; analytical labs and rooms; and meeting spaces and conference rooms. #flooringworld #sikafloor #sikaeveryday #successwithsika
  • The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) requirements for  aesthetics and a watertight roof for the LAX Air Traffic control tower was met with a #SikaSarnafil Decor roof system. @bestcontractingservices took on the challenge to install this roof while the building was still occupied. #roofinglife #roofingworld #sikaeveryday #successwithsika
  • Happy 1st Day Of August! University of Alabama students are enjoying all the summer activities at the Alpha Alabama Apartments which features a putting green and swimming pool. Meanwhile, below the courtyard, the parking garage roof has had no problems or leaks thanks to Ideal Building Solutions and #SikaSarnafil waterproofing membrane. #SuccessWithSika #sikaeveryday #roofinglife #RoofingWorld

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