Leader in all our fields
Saint-Gobain's activities are either European or world leader.
Focusing on the habitat and construction markets has make it possible to implement major growth synergies within a more integrated Group, thereby optimising operational performance via cost savings.
Construction Products include the Insulation, Gypsum, Exterior Products, Pipework and Industrial Mortars activities. Their complementary nature allows the Group to meet the needs of every field of activity in both the new construction and renovation sectors.
Innovative materials cover Flat Glass (flat glass manufacture, transformation and distribution of glass for the building industry, automotive glazing and specialities). These also include High-Performance Materials taking in the Ceramics & Plastics, Abrasives and Textile Solutions activities with developments in the fields of housing, energy and the environment.
Building Distribution, which grew out of the two subsidiaries POINT.P and Lapeyre acquired in 1996, is Europe's leading building materials distributor and the N°1 distributor for tiles in the world.
Packaging, the world’s second-ranking producer of glass containers, makes bottles and jars for foodstuffs and beverages.