Posts Tagged ‘ Saint-Gobain ’

Saint-Gobain Divests Some French Glass Processing Sites

Sep 6th, 2022

Last week, Saint-Gobain announced it has closed the sale of Saint-Gobain Glassolutions Grand Ouest glass processing business to private investors, led by former Saint-Gobain managers. The business, which operates glass processing in the northwest region of France and glass installation around the same country, generated sales of around 60 million Euros in 2021 and employed […]

Earth Day: More Than a 24-Hour Cycle

Apr 22nd, 2022

While individuals clean their neighborhoods and plant trees for the 52nd anniversary of Earth Day, many glass and window companies within the industry have already adopted the mindset that effectively observing the annual event requires more dedication than one day of attention allows. “Invest In Our Planet™” is the theme for Earth Day 2022, which […]

Saint-Gobain Acquires PVC Molding & Trim Supplier

Jul 6th, 2021

Saint-Gobain, through its building products subsidiary CertainTeed LLC, has acquired Vi-Lux Building Products, a Canadian custom manufacturer of cellular polyvinyl chloride (PVC) molding and trim. The acquisition adds to the Saint-Gobain’s growing siding business and expanding its production capacity for specialty trim materials. Vi-Lux was founded in 1997 and is based in Napanee, Ontario, Canada. […]

Renee Chesler Joins AmesburyTruth as VP of Sales, National Accounts

May 20th, 2021

AmesburyTruth recently announced that Renee Chesler has joined the AmesburyTruth executive team as vice president of sales -National Accounts. In this role, Chesler will lead AmesburyTruth’s initiatives to enhance the company’s relationships and strategic partnerships with key national customers, as well as oversee the strategic account directorship within the organization. Chesler is a veteran leader […]

Flexscreen Gets Hong Kong Patent

Dec 3rd, 2020

FlexScreen, flexible window screen manufacturer, has announced that it has secured a patent in Hong Kong effective June 12, 2020.  “We are thrilled to receive our product patented in Hong Kong,” remarked Joe Altieri, president and CEO of FlexScreen. “Increasing our global footprint is very exciting and a testament of our growth over the last year.” FlexScreen […]

Mexico Faces New Tariff on All Goods

Jun 3rd, 2019

In a move to halt illegal immigration, President Trump has said that the U.S. will impose a 5% tariff on all goods coming into the U.S. from Mexico, beginning June 10. In a tweet last Thursday, the president threatened to increase that tariff rate gradually until “the illegal immigration problem is remedied, at which time […]

Greentown Labs Opens Global Center for Cleantech Innovation

Jun 15th, 2018

Greentown Labs, a U.S.-based clean technology incubator, officially opened its expansion site, the Global Center for Cleantech Innovation. Saint-Gobain contributed building science expertise and building products from its family of companies to renovate a historic building that is now the home to 80 cleantech startup companies that are working to solve climate challenges with their […]

Saint-Gobain Recognized as Top Employer in North America

Feb 9th, 2018

Saint-Gobain has received the Top Employers Institute’s Top Employer North America Certification for the third consecutive year for its employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute is an independent global organization that certifies employers for creating excellent workplace conditions for employees and will recognize Saint-Gobain at an award ceremony in Miami. “Embracing reciprocity and emphasizing a […]

Saint-Gobain Acquires TekBond

Jul 25th, 2017

Saint-Gobain has signed a share purchase agreement to buy TekBond, the No. 1 adhesives business in Brazil operating in the construction sector and on the automotive aftermarket. TekBond supplies a broad range of adhesives, sealants, sprays and masking tapes in Brazil. It will join Saint-Gobain’s High-Performance Materials Activity, enabling the company to create important synergies […]

Saint-Gobain Adding New Facility in Mexico

Jun 27th, 2017

Saint-Gobain is building a new float glass line in Saltillo, Mexico. According to the company, the plant is scheduled to begin production in 2020, serving the construction and automotive sectors. “It will meet the growing domestic demand and supply Central America, the Caribbean and North America,” reads a release from Saint-Gobain. “… It will complement […]

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