Sika once again delivered record results in 2019. Sales in Swiss francs rose by 14,4% year-on- year to CHF8 109-million, which equates to an increase of 16,3% in local currencies. Operating profit increased by 11,5% to CHF1 055 million, thereby surpassing the billion-franc threshold for the first time. Net profit was recorded at CHF 759 million, representing a year-on-year growth of 10,4%. Operating free cash flow doubled versus the previous year, amounting to CHF1 026 million.