Press

Apr 08 2019
Saint-Gobain Germany

New joint venture SGTWO will offer a new suite of online services to improve the digital offer for general contractors, builders and architects.

Feb 16 2018
Saint-Gobain Germany, Saint-Gobain international

For the third year in a row, Saint-Gobain has been certified Top Employer Global. It is one of 13 companies worldwide to have received this certification label. The Top Employer Institute, an independent organization that awards this label, referred specifically to the openness and mobility between the company’s businesses, HR innovation, the Group’s learning organization and Saint-Gobain’s Attitudes*. This year, 31 countries in which Saint-Gobain operates were labeled, three more than in 2017. The Group also saw its certifications “Top Employer Europe”, “Top Employer North America” and “Top Employer Asia-Pacific” renewed, and was also awarded the “Latin America” certification for the first time.

Jan 26 2018
Saint-Gobain Germany

Clarivate Analytics* has just published its Top Global Innovators 2017 ranking. For the seventh time in a row, Saint-Gobain has been included in the 100 most innovative companies and institutions in the world, based on four patent-related metrics: the total number of patents, the number of patents granted as a ratio of patents filed, the global scope of the portfolio of patents, and the impact of patents measured by the number of references.

Jan 23 2018
Saint-Gobain Building Distribution, Saint-Gobain Germany

Frank Bielfeld, Chief Operating Officer and Director Sales of Saint-Gobain Building Distribution Deutschland GmbH, is leaving the company. The company's management team will be strengthened by Timo Kirstein, who will take over the position of Managing Director Heavy Building Materials for the business areas Berlin/Brandenburg and Central Germany.

Dec 04 2017
Saint-Gobain international, Saint-Gobain Germany, Saint-Gobain Construction Products

Saint-Gobain has finalized the acquisition of 100% of the equity capital of Wattex, a business owned by the founding family Baert and manufacturing non-woven specialty products for the bitumen roof market.

Jul 24 2017
Saint-Gobain Germany

Saint-Gobain has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire 100% of the equity capital of Kirson, a major actor on the European laid scrim market. Founded in 1963, and located in Bavaria, Germany, Kirson makes reinforcement scrim and combination products of scrim and nonwoven fabrics. These solutions primarily serve the waterproofing roofing markets as well as floor coverings and construction panels. In 2016, Kirson’s revenues reached 27 million euros.

May 22 2017
Saint-Gobain Germany, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics

Saint-Gobain has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire 100% of the equity capital of Biolink, a German manufacturer of specialty adhesive tapes. 

Feb 20 2017
Saint-Gobain Germany, Saint-Gobain Flat Glass

On January 20, 2017, Saint-Gobain signed the contracts for the acquisition of the North Rhine-Westphalian plant in Augustdorf (Germany) from Teuto-Glasveredelung GmbH & Co.KG. This facility produces high-quality insulating glasses. The purchase is planned to be completed in March of this year, subject to approval by the responsible authorities.

Nov 18 2016
Saint-Gobain Germany

The new office building on the Tivoli in Aachen was designed and built according to the latest structural and energy-use standards. The sustainability and energy efficiency of the building on the Krefelder Straße has now also been confirmed through its certification by the German Sustainable Building Association (DGNB). The building of the Aachen regional office has been recognized with the award of the DGNB certificate in gold.