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

For Immediate Release -- March 2, 2020

Indianapolis, IN, USA – Würth Industry of North America (WINA), the leading industrial distributor of supply chain solutions for fasteners, MRO and safety equipment, announced today that it has signed a national agreement with Sika Corporation, the top supplier of specialty chemical products and industrial materials serving construction and industrial markets including transportation, marine, and automotive. The agreement will better serve the needs of Würth Industry’s customers in the commercial transportation and marine market, as well as the general manufacturing market

The agreement to distribute Sika’s sealing, bonding, damping, reinforcing and protecting solutions complements Würth Industry’s strength of providing an expansive product mix as part of their industrial supply chain solutions for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Based in Lyndhurst, NJ, Sika’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 pleased to sign a national distributions agreement with Sika Corporation, a leader in industrial materials. This partnership represents an important strategic opportunity to offer unique adhesives and other chemical products for manufacturers across North America,” said Dan Hill, Chief Executive Officer for Würth Industry North America.

“Partnering with Würth Industry increases our geographic reach to better service our customers, said Mark Daniels, Vice President – Transportation and A&M . “Expanding the offering across Würth Industry’s 110 locations throughout the US allows us to provide a larger product selection to the marine, transportation, and the general manufacturing industry.”

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 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. Würth Industry North America www.wurthindustry.com 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