WÜRTH INDUSTRY CANADA SIGNS AGREEMENT TO NATIONALLY DISTRIBUTE SIKA SPECIALTY INDUSTRIAL CHEMICAL PRODUCTS

For Immediate Release -- August 31, 2020

Brantford, ON, Canada – Würth Industry Canada announced today that it has signed a national agreement with Sika Canada Inc., the top supplier of specialty chemical products and industrial materials serving construction and industrial markets including transportation, marine, and energy. This national-level agreement allows Würth to distribute across all Canadian provinces. The agreement will better serve the needs of Würth Industry Canada’s customers in the commercial transportation and marine market, as well as the general manufacturing market throughout Canada. Würth Industry Canada is a part of Würth Industry North America (WINA), the leading industrial distributor of supply chain solutions for fasteners, MRO and safety equipment.

The agreement to distribute Sika’s sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting solutions complements Würth Industry Canada’s strength of providing an expansive product mix as part of their industrial supply chain solutions for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Based in Pointe-Claire, QC, Sika Canada’s product lines include roofing, concrete admixtures, specialty mortars, epoxies, structural strengthening systems, industrial flooring, sealants, adhesives, specialty acoustic and reinforcing materials.

“Würth Industry has a 75-year history of partnering with the top industrial suppliers, and we are thrilled to extend our distribution of Sika products into Canada through a national agreement with Sika Canada Inc., a leader in industrial materials. This partnership expansion represents an important strategic opportunity to offer unique adhesives and other chemical products to our customers across Canada,” said Dan Hill, Chief Executive Officer for Würth Industry North America.

“We are excited to expand the partnership between Würth Industry and Sika into Canada and to leverage both our strengths in our focus markets, said Phil Guevremont, VP Industry Canada. “The ability to now offer our products across Canada, and across Würth Industry’s North American locations through the Sika Canada partnership, allows us to provide the marine, transportation, and the general manufacturing industry with our industry-leading industrial adhesive materials.”

About Würth Industry North America

Würth Industry North America (WINA) is a $1 Billion division of the Würth Group, the world’s largest fastener distribution company. WINA is a strategically aligned collective of companies: Würth Adams, Würth Des Moines Bolt, Würth House of Threads, Würth Industry Canada, Würth Industry de Mexico, Würth Revcar, Würth Service Supply, Würth Snider, Würth Timberline, Marine Fasteners, Northern Safety & Industrial, Würth. Van Horn, and Weinstock Bros., consisting of more than 110 locations across North America. Through the Würth Industry North America www.wurthindustry.com pairing of more than 420,000 parts with a myriad of services, WINA provides custom solutions for almost every industry. Würth products and services include engineering assistance, quality control, inventory management, vending, safety supplies, kitting and assembly, structural fasteners and MRO/industrial supplies. In addition, WINA systems ensure security and quality control through superior supply chain management. For more information on Würth Industry North America, go to wurthindustry.com.

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Würth Industry North America Key facts:

• 110 locations across North America, Mexico, and Brazil

• More than 2,000 employees

• More than 420,000 standard parts

• Part of the Würth Group, $15B+, which operates 400 companies in more than 80 countries and has

more than 78,000 employees

North America Contact:

Molly Hauer

Tel: +1 612-270-7613

molly.hauer@wurthindustry.com