Viviana Nardini has a degree in civil engineering and has been active in the facade industry for more than 12 years. After working as structural engineer for Permasteelisa and Yuanda Europe, in 2014 she joined the Corporate Façade Team of Sika. In Sika, she provides technical support to global façade companies and insulating glass producers and fosters the development of new products and applications to meet industry needs. She is member of different Standardization Committees dealing with the design of adhesives and sealants in façade applications.
Dr. Werner Wagner has been active in the facade and insulating glass industry for 24 years. With his chemical and technical background he has established the technical service department of Wacker-Chemie (Germany) for facade projects, from design reviews and joint calculations to project testing to applicators training, and was also responsible for product development of silicone sealants and adhesives. When Sika AG, Switzerland acquired Wacker’s facade silicone business in March 2004 he joint Sika and is now Market Field Manager of Sika Facade & Fenestration, responsible for the facade product portfolio and is closely cooperating with planners and fabricators.