Sika Group has already been cooperating with Lviv Polytechnic, in particular with the Institute of Building and Environmental Engineering. Representatives of this company constantly participate in scientific and technical conferences in Lviv Polytechnic. Sika Group promotes and supports conducting scientific researches by postgraduate and doctoral students of our university, including the Department of Highways and Bridges of IBEE.
In addition, on the permanent technical maintenance of the company there is a true university antique – the first reinforced concrete structure of Ukraine – the bridge by Maksymilian Marceli Thullie.
Professor Yurii Bobalo, the Rector of Lviv Polytechnic, presented the University Honorary Certificates to Oleksandr Panchenko, the Director of the Sika company, as well as to representatives of the Ternopil Mostobud company for their significant contribution and support in preserving the Thullie bridge, and noted:
– I am very pleased to welcome representatives of the company in Lviv Polytechnic. It’s great to cooperate with such a world-famous company and we appreciate everything the company has done for our university. We are very grateful for what you are doing for Polytechnic.
Sika Group is well-known in the world due to its innovative solutions, high quality technologies and materials as well as technical support and service. This specialized chemical company occupies leading positions in the field of development and manufacturing of systems, products and materials for gluing, sealing, strengthening and protection in the construction and automotive industries.
Sika company has subsidiaries in 101 countries of the world and more than 200 plants and enterprises. Last year more than 19,500 employees fulfilled the annual plan, worth over 7 billion Swiss francs.