Press Release - Sika Corporation TM Automotive - J.Beckwith
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Press Release - Sika Corporation TM Automotive - J.Beckwith
Sika Corporation – Industry & Automotive
30800 Stephenson Hwy., Madison Heights, MI 48071
February 1, 2016
Senior Marketing Coordinator
SIKA CORPORATION USA, TARGET MARKET AUTOMOTIVE ANNOUNCES PERSONNEL
Madison Heights, MI – February 1, 2016 – Sika Corporation, Target Market Automotive announces
the following personnel appointment.
Mr. John Beckwith is appointed to the position of Application Engineer, Structural Technology
effective January 4, 2016.
Beckwith will be based out of Sika’s Madison Heights, Michigan, facility and will carry responsibilities
in the areas of technology development, project launch, and customer support in the Structures and
Reinforcing Technology Group.
Beckwith brings with him 10 years of experience at General Motors and almost 23 years of
experience with the Connelly Company and the Techform Group of Companies, as a direct supplier of
body hardware to automotive OEMs. He brings a wide range of skills in engineering, sales, program
management and APQP. Additionally, he holds multiple design patents, either directly, or in part, for
his work in automotive body hardware supply and design.
Beckwith holds a Bachelor of Science in Design and Drafting from the State University of New York.
The Industry Division of Sika Corporation is headquartered in Madison Heights, MI. The company is a leading supplier of adhesives and sealants serving
automotive aftermarket, automotive OES, industrial, marine, and transportation markets. Product lines include polyurethane adhesives and sealants, hot melt
adhesives, epoxies, acrylics, silicones and butyl sealants. Specific applications for Sika adhesives and sealants are found in the appliance, automotive glass
replacement, automotive OES, fenestration, HVAC, marine, metal building, and transportation industries. Visit the Sika Corporation Industry Division website at
Sika Automotive, based in Madison Heights, MI, a division of Sika Corporation, is an industry leader in the development and production of high performance
acoustic, bonding, reinforcing and sealing systems. Sika Automotive provides automotive manufacturers with proven material, application engineering and
validation expertise to improve interior sound quality and structural performance in vehicles worldwide. Sika Automotive optimizes cost effective, complete
solutions in its dedicated, state of the art, Technology Center, located in Madison Heights, MI. Visit the Sika Automotive website www.sikaautomotive.com
Sika Corporation is a supplier of specialty chemical products and industrial materials serving construction and industrial markets including transportation,
marine, and automotive. Sika Corporation is a subsidiary of Sika AG, Bar, Switzerland. Sika generated annual sales of approximately US $5.68 billion (CHF 5.14
billion) in 2013, and has over 16,000 employees with operations in more than 80 countries. Visit the Sika Corporation website at www.sikausa.com. Follow us
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