Saint-Gobain Research North America (SGR North America) is located in the Greater Boston area on a 26-acre campus with lab and office space designed to foster interactions and collaboration. Our multidisciplinary industrial research is at the cutting edge of innovation, preparing the future by designing tomorrow's products and processes across a remarkable variety of markets and technical disciplines. SGR North America supports existing businesses, develops future businesses, and nurtures talent within the organization.
Saint-Gobain Research North America’s programs in building science develop solutions for sustainable buildings and construction market. SGR North America researchers and scientists are working on more efficient and more comfortable buildings that reduce energy consumption, greenhouse gases, water use, and waste generation.
In the world of Innovative Materials, SGR North America has a key role in working with businesses and customer partners to solve problems in challenging industrial markets. Combining expertise in material science, process technologies, and markets, our scientists and engineers use their technical mastery to deliver:
- ceramic solutions for applications that include refractories, industrial crystals, electronics, furnacing, and space flight;
- abrasives solutions that grind, finish, and polish nearly everything we touch today… reshaping your world!
- plastics solutions from life-saving bio-pharma applications to high-performance industrial components including tapes, films, seals, and bearings;
- technical fabrics that extend roadway life, protect human life, and shelter the world.