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NY Concrete Repairs: From Apartments to Bridges!

Rochester, NY – R. E. Kelly will restore 352 balconies for three buildings at the Keeler Apartments in Rochester. Although all of the balconies have the same design, the concrete repairs are unique to each balcony. While some balconies only require minor patching and a protective coating, others require significant rebar repair as well. Several […]

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How to be Reliable with Anderson Concrete

Columbus, OH – Anderson Concrete in Columbus, Ohio has been using Sika’s concrete admixtures for 35 years. With five plants across central Ohio, the family owned business has been supplying Ohio with concrete for nearly 100 years. The facility at the Columbus location is massive. The facility’s central mix plant can produce up to 315 […]

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Eliot Ness and Locomotive Unions: Restoring Historic Cleveland!

Cleveland, OH – The Standard Building in downtown Cleveland was originally built in 1924 by the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen, the oldest labor union in the United States. Eliot Ness, famous American Prohibition Agent whose team of law enforcement agents nicknamed “The Untouchables” helped prosecute Al Capone, held an office in the Standard […]

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Concrete Repairs for Condos and Homeland Security

Buffalo, NY – We stopped at two parking garages on Delaware Avenue in Buffalo, New York. Sika products were used to repair and coat both the Homeland Security Building’s parking garage by Patterson-Stevens, Inc. and the Delaware Tower Condominiums’ parking garage by R.E. Kelly, Inc. Chris Schaefer from the Ciminelli Real Estate Corporation showed us […]

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Touring Sika’s Largest Manufacturing Facility!

Marion, OH – We stopped at Sika’s manufacturing facility in Marion, Ohio. In 1991 when the plant first opened, only concrete admixtures were produced.  In 1992 the plant expanded into mortar, and it quickly grew into Sika’s largest distribution center in North America. Currently, almost every Sika product is manufactured at the Marion facility, from […]

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Concrete Basketball Domes with ACR

Champaign, IL – When Assembly Hall first opened in 1963 it was the largest concrete dome structure in the world. Currently known as the State Farm Center, the massive structure is home to University of Illinois’ Fighting Illini basketball team. The center is finishing up a $168 million complete renovation, both inside and out. The […]

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Assembling Cars with General Motors

Detroit, MI – The General Motors Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly Center feels like a Science Fiction movie. Vehicle frames pass along a large conveyor system to various areas for assembly. It’s almost surreal to see the simple sheet metal frames at one end of the facility and employees driving completed cars at the other end. We followed […]

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The Brainpower Behind Your New Car

Auburn Hills, MI – We got the chance to stop at the Chrysler headquarters to learn about Sika’s role in the design process of new vehicle models.  We met with Sika’s Rick Puckett to learn about the different stages of designing a new Chrysler vehicle. In the Product Development Center, new vehicle designs are assessed in […]

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Sika Around Every Turn!

Auburn Hills, MI – Safelite is the largest automotive glass replacement company in the U.S., operating in all 50 states. We had the opportunity to see a Safelite windshield installation in action with Sika’s Rick Puckett and Safelite District Manager, Shawn Reardon. A Chrysler employee had a cracked windshield on his Jeep Grand Cherokee and […]

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Rebuilding YOUth CAN and Supporting Chicago’s Children

Chicago, IL – YOUth CAN in Chicago is an organization dedicated to promote academic success, entrepreneurial skills, and artistic talent for local children. In 1996, Mary Denson began helping a grandmother watch after her six grandchildren in the building of the previous DMI Information Processing Center. Once these kids began performing well in school, other […]

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