Saint-Gobain specializes in the design, production and distribution of functional materials, including glass for the automotive and construction industries, pipes, mortars, plaster, refractory ceramics, and crystals. The Group is organized into three business sectors: Innovative Materials, Construction Products and Building Distribution. Established in 67 countries, Saint-Gobain is the market leader in each of its core businesses.
It ranked the world 196th on the 2016 Fortune 500 and is among the world's hundred leading industrial corporations.Saint-Gobain is listed on the stock markets in Paris, London, Frankfort, Zurich, Brussels, Amsterdam.
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 UnitedStates
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
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 67 countries
Employs about 180,000 people worldwide
Euro 41.8 billion in sales
1/4 Saint-Gobain products sold today was developed in the last five years
Almost 400 patents filed
8 cross-business R&D centers and about 100 development units worldwide
Flat Glass: No 1 European producer, No 2 world producer
High Performance Materials: No 1 or 2 worldwide leader in most sectors
Construction Products: World leader in all businesses
Building Distribution: No 1 worldwide or European leader in most sectors