About Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all.

Our ambitions

A strategic focus on sustainable habitat solutions

We are constantly innovating to make living spaces more comfortable, cost-efficient and sustainable worldwide. Saint-Gobain solutions span from self-cleaning windows and photovoltaic glass to smart insulation systems, water supply systems and building materials distribution.

We offer solutions to the major challenges of energy efficiency and environmental protection. No matter what new needs emerge in the habitat and construction markets, the future is made of Saint-Gobain.

Find out more about the group strategy

An innovation-driven Group

Innovation is at the heart of Saint-Gobain’s strategy. More than 23% of our sales are generated through products which were developed less than five years ago.

Pierre-André de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

For 350 years, Saint-Gobain has consistently demonstrated its ability to invent products that improve quality of life.

As one of the top 100 industrial groups in the world and one of the 100 most innovative companies, Saint-Gobain continues to deploy its technological know-how, often in partnership with the most prestigious universities and laboratories.

Find out more on our Innovation section

Our businesses 

Saint-Gobain is the European or worldwide leader in all of its businesses.

INNOVATIVE MATERIALS

Comprising the Flat Glass and High-Performance Materials Activities, the Innovative Materials Sector offers a unique portfolio of materials and processes for the habitat and industrial markets.

FLAT GLASS

No. 1 in Europe

No. 2 worldwide

> Present in 42 countries
> Nearly 32,000 employees

HIGH-PERFORMANCE MATERIALS

No. 1 worldwide

> Present in 45 countries
> Nearly 27,000 employees

Construction products

The Construction Products Sector offers interior and exterior products to enhance the comfort of buildings and homes, including plaster, acoustic and thermal insulation, wall facings, roofing and pipe systems.

No. 1 worldwide

  • Plasterboard and plaster products
  • Insulation
  • Tile adhesives
  • Industrial Mortars
  • Ductile cast iron pipe

No. 1 in Europe

  • Wall facings

No. 2 in the Unites States

  • Siding

> Present in 61 countries
> Nearly 47,000 employees

Building Distribution

The Building Distribution Sector brings to the Group a thorough understanding of customers’ needs, whether they are building professionals, private project owners or large companies. It serves the new building, renovation and home improvement markets.

No. 1 in Europe

  • Building materials distribution

> Present in 24 countries
> Nearly 61,000 employees
> Nearly 4,100 sales outlets

2015 Key figures

With 2015 sales of €39.6 billion*, Saint-Gobain operates in 66 countries and has more than 170,000 employees.

By Sector

By geographic area

Leaders in Sustainable Housing

Saint-Gobain solutions can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change. 

Saint-Gobain Web review The webzine around our business

Lancement de Homly You - Saint-Gobain Distribution Batiment France

From www.sgdb-france.fr - Tue, 20/09/2016 - 16:15
Homly You, le site de référence qui vous aide à réaliser tous vos projets de travaux.

Pont-à-Mousson: La visite ministérielle d'Emmanuel Macron de Saint-Gobain PAM en images

From www.estrepublicain.fr - Wed, 13/04/2016 - 15:38
Le ministre de l'Economie, de l'Industrie et du Numérique a présidé ce matin le Comité stratégique de la filière des industries extractives et de première transformation. Ce Comité stratégique était précédé d'une visite des installations du leader mondial des canalisations en fonte ductile et d'une rencontre avec les représentants CGT devant l'usine PAM Saint-Gobain à Pont-à-Mousson.

Loud and clear

From www.buildingproducts.co.uk - Wed, 13/01/2016 - 09:45
As work continues on the first Multi-Comfort school, Stacey Temprell, residential sector director at Saint-Gobain UK & Ireland, discusses how acoustic quality can contribute to user comfort, as well as the importance of taking a holistic approach to building design.

Saint-Gobain to invest £20m in new Celotex production facility

From www.buildingproducts.co.uk - Wed, 06/01/2016 - 17:10

Saint-Gobain UK and Ireland is to invest £20m in a new production facility for insulation specialist Celotex.

Saint-Gobain has submitted a planning application for the production facility, which will be located next to Saint-Gobain’s Glass manufacturing facility in Eggborough, with production due to begin in Spring of 2017 if plans are approved by Selby District Council.

Cedeo lance son service de click and collect - Industrie/Négoce

From www.lemoniteur.fr - Mon, 23/11/2015 - 15:11
Le distributeur spécialisé en sanitaire, chauffage et plomberie permet de commander en ligne ou sur son appli mobile les 20 000 références de son catalogue, pour les retirer en points

Salon BATIMAT 2015 : participation de Placo®

From www.placo.fr - Tue, 03/11/2015 - 14:17

Placo ®  vous révèle sa surprise … 
Du 2 au 6 novembre 2015, Placo ®  participera au salon BATIMAT à Villepinte. 

GLASSOLUTIONS sera à BATIMAT 2015 ! | Glassolutions

From glassolutions.fr - Tue, 03/11/2015 - 14:16

BATIMAT, le grand salon des innovations pour le bâtiment et l’architecture, aura lieu du 2 au 6 novembre 2015 à Villepinte.

Saint-Gobain Gypsum National Trophy awards are open for entries!

From www.irishbuildingmagazine.ie - Tue, 27/10/2015 - 11:08

The Saint-Gobain Gypsum National Trophy celebrates the contribution that contractors and architects make to the construction industry and the craftsmanship and skill it takes to turn a vision into a reality.

Saint-Gobain PAM propose ses services aux collectivités - Construction Cayola

From www.constructioncayola.com - Tue, 27/10/2015 - 11:05
Après 5 ans de recherche et développement, Saint-Gobain PAM, entreprise spécialisée dans la fabrication de systèmes complets de canalisation en fonte ductile, propose deux nouveaux services inédits à destination des collectivités. Ils seront présentés du 17 au 19 novembre prochain au Salon des Maires à Paris Porte de Versailles.

La première halle d’Europe dédiée aux professionnels du bâtiment

From www.batiweb.com - Tue, 22/09/2015 - 15:54

Saint-Gobain Distribution Bâtiment France, SGDB France, filiale du Pôle Distribution Bâtiment de Saint-Gobain, ouvre La Halle de Pantin, première halle commerciale d’Europe dédiée aux professionnels du bâtiment. Unique sur le secteur de la distribution professionnelle, elle regroupe en un seul lieu 8 enseignes complémentaires de Saint-Gobain Distribution Bâtiment France et 2 enseignes partenaires.

Saint-Gobain Glassolutions will be present at IDEOBAIN Paris 2-6 November, closed to Batimat

From www.scoop.it - Wed, 09/09/2015 - 12:00

We will be happy to welcome you on our stand D179 hall 4 of IDEOBAIN.

http://glassolutions.fr/
Registration on www.ideobain.com

Atlantic Free Zone : Saint-Gobain s’étend à Kénitra | Aujourd'hui le Maroc

From www.aujourdhui.ma - Mon, 20/07/2015 - 09:49

En plus de l’unité industrielle étalée sur une surface de 25.000 m², le Groupe Saint-Gobain s’est approprié une superficie de 23.000 m² sur l’Atlantic Free Zone.

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