Saint-Gobain supplies a range of high-performance products to the automotive and transportation industries.
From the glazing to the engine, and for body finishing, Saint-Gobain Abrasives solutions are used when manufacturing many vehicle components. Saint-Gobain ZirPro also supplies grinding beads to paint makers and surface treatment beads for pre-stressing applications, in particular suspension spring manufacture.
Through Saint-Gobain Sekurit, the Group supplies the world’s leading automakers with windshields, sidelites, backlites, glass roofs and pre-assembled modules. Tempered, laminated, tinted or with coatings providing specific properties, Saint-Gobain Sekurit glazing helps reduce vehicle energy consumption and provides a solution to users’ growing demands for safety and comfort. Saint-Gobain Sekurit also serves with the same rigor in the rail, armored and industrial vehicle markets: trucks, buses and coaches, and farm and construction site machinery.
In addition to its glazing, the Group manufactures and sells special films for automobile glazing, under its Saint-Gobain Solar Gard® brand. These films protect against heat, damage caused by ultraviolet rays and attempted break-ins, as well as being attractive and protecting occupants’ privacy.
The Group also manufactures high-performance plastic bearings, seals and foams for the automobile and land transportation market. These components are in particular used in doors, steering and braking systems, seats, exhaust gas control system and even vehicle engines.
Saint-Gobain develops insulation solutions for technical applications in the transportation industry: ships, trains, light rail, metros and automobiles. For cars and trucks, ISOVER has in particular designed specific glass wool products that combine cost efficiency, lightness, high-performance acoustic insulation, thermal and fire protection.
Specialists in the field of high-performance glazing (insulating, solar control, fire resistant, heatable glass, high security glazing and other glass specialties), high performance mineral wool insulation, steel pipes, pipe components and industrial valves, wall lining systems, interior panels flooring and more.
Saint-Gobain Marine Applications, founded in 2004, federates seven internationally renowned Saint-Gobain companies: Saint-Gobain ISOVER, Saint-Gobain Weber, Saint-Gobain Vetrotech Kinon, Saint-Gobain Sully, Saint-Gobain Gyproc, Optimera and Brødrene Dahl.