SIKA WILL BE AN OFFICIAL SUPPLIER TO AMERICA'S CUP CHALLENGER, AMERICAN MAGIC

Madison Heights, MI -- Sika Corporation, premiere supplier of innovative adhesive, sealant, composite resin and tooling solutions for the marine industry, proudly announces its new status as an Official Supplier to American Magic, Challenger for the 36th America's Cup.

 

Sika will supply the American Magic team with advanced adhesives, sealants, composite resins and tooling solutions for the production of the 11-crew, 75 foot, AC75 class racing yacht set to be used in the 36th America's cup held in Auckland, New Zealand in March 2021. 

 

"Sika is so excited to partner with American Magic as an Official Supplier," said Dan Hilliard, Executive Vice President, Sika Industry. "As the leading expert and supplier of a specialized range of innovative products for the marine industry, we are thrilled to be part of this campaign to build the fastest racing yacht to bring the prestigious America's Cup home." 

 

American Magic will compete in their first preliminary racing event in 2020, the America's Cup World Series Sardinia (April 23-26, 2020) in Italy. Competing teams from the U.S., Italy, and Great Britain will relocate to America's Cup host nation New Zealand in mid-to-late 2020, and participate in the Challenger Finals, the Prada Cup, in early 2021 in Auckland. The 36th America's Cup Presented by Prada (March 6-21, 2021) will also take place in Auckland, and will feature the team that wins the Prada Cup and the Defender, Emirates Team New Zealand. 

 

Sika is a leading global supplier of a comprehensive range of adhesives, sealants, flooring, composite resins and tooling products to the marine OEM and aftermarket industries. 

 

For more information on Sika's marine products, visit www.sikaindustry.com/marine.

 

To follow American Magic's run for the 36th America's Cup go to www.americanmagic.americascup.com/