sia Abrasives official partner of AkzoNobel (20/10/2008)
With immediate effect sia Abrasives Industries AG, Frauenfeld is officially announced as partner of AkzoNobel Car Refinishes bv for abrasives and sanding solutions in the automotive aftermarket for EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). AkzoNobel is the largest global paint and coating company and a major producer of specialty chemicals. sia Abrasives accomplished this partnership due to high quality products, most modern equipment, major technical know-how, excellent and reliable level of service and the possibility of regional training centres.
About the sia Group The sia Group based in Frauenfeld ranks among the world’s top three suppliers of coated abrasives. It develops, manufac-tures and markets complete abrasive systems tailored to specific requirements and applications for surface preparation and finishing of all kinds. This commitment has made sanding and grinding into true surface technologies. Employing some 1,150 people worldwide, sia Abrasives posted net sales of CHF 298 million and operating profit (EBIT) of CHF 30.3 million for 2007. sia Abrasives Holding AG is listed on the SWX Swiss Exchange and generates more than 90% of its sales outside Switzerland.
Correct nomenclature for sia Abrasives Industries AG As there are other companies and organisations that use the same abbreviation as our company, we would be grateful if you could help to avoid any misunderstandings by always writing our name as follows: sia Abrasives (never sia on its own).