Saint-Gobain Group - More than 350 years of formation and development
Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes material and solution packages, which are the key ingredients for building a comfortable and friendly living space for everyone and for the future of all of us. These solutions can be found in all spaces in everyday life: in buildings, in transportation, in infrastructure, and in many other industrial applications. These solutions provide comfort, efficiency and safety in the face of the challenges of sustainable construction, effective use of natural resources and climate change.
"Design, produce and distribute materials that help creating great living places and improving daily life: that is Saint-Gobain’s strategic ambition. The living places that we contribute to creating have a positive impact on their occupants’ wellbeing and quality of life. Because they are designed sustainably and reduce energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions, they help build the future of us all. On our industrial markets, we aim to provide increasingly reliable and efficient solutions, in the forefront of technology, by working hand-in-hand with our customers through co-developments and partnerships."
Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Saint-Gobain
Do you know Saint-Gobain?
It was created in 1665 by Colbert and built the Hall of Mirrors at the Chateaude Versailles.
Provides glass for fifty percent of all cars in Europe.
Supplied the glass for the Louvre pyramid.
Supplied the glass fiber needed to strengthen the bitumen the access platform to the Eurotunnel.
Insulates one-third of all homes in Europe and one-fifth in the United States.
Has equipped 80 capitals and more than 1000 major cities throughout the world with water supply ducts. Manufactures the crystals used in airport security detectors and formedical diagnosis.
We typically spend 90% of our time inside
So the buildings we live, work and play in have a huge potential effect on our health and overall sense of comfort. But how often do we pause to consider how they actually perform?
Could you feel more comfortable in the building or room you’re in right now?
Just think about it for a moment.
MULTICOMFORT offers comfort from every angle – for everyone, everywhere, whatever type of building they’re occupying.
Learn more about Saint-Gobain Multi-Comfort
Industrial operations in 68 countries
Employs more than 180,000 people worldwide
Euro 39.1 billion in sales
1/4 of Saint-Gobain products sold today were developed in the last five years
Almost 390 patents filed
8 cross-business R&D centers and about 100 development units worldwide
No. 1 flat glass manufacturer in Europe, No. 2 worldwide