Consolidation: What a Sika-Saint-Gobain merger would mean for raw materials
Published: Wednesday, 25 March 2015
The merger between Sika and Saint Gobain may well be off, but consolidation within the construction materials industry is here to stay, and raw materials suppliers will have to be innovative to keep their prices up as the next merger looms on the horizon.
A Zurich court’s ruling on the proposed
Sika-Saint-Gobain tie-up has made it seem unlikely that the two
groups will merge. However, consolidation in the fragmented
construction industry remains very much a reality and raw
materials suppliers will need to take note if they want to keep
their prices from being...