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Saint-Gobain Credits Auto Glass Demand for Bolstering Flat Glass Recovery

Saint-Gobain reports that its flat glass division sales are up 4.5 percent “like-for-like” (constant exchange rates and group structure) for the first quarter, “driven by brisk automotive markets in all regions,” according to company officials. The Flat Glass division reported … Continue reading

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Saint-Gobain to Construct New North American Headquarters in Pennsylvania

Global building materials manufacturer Saint-Gobain signed a long-term lease on a 65-acre campus in Malvem, Pa., where it will build a new headquarters in preparation for expansion in North America. The new headquarters will serve both Saint-Gobain and its North … Continue reading

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European General Court Reduces Saint-Gobain Fine for Antitrust Violations

The General Court of the European Union has reduced the fine imposed on Saint-Gobain for illegal market sharing and exchange of commercially sensitive information regarding deliveries of automotive glass in the European Economic Area (EEA) from $1.2 billion in U.S. … Continue reading

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Sage Awarded 300th Patent for Electrochromic Dynamic Glass

Sage recently was granted its 300th patent for SageGlass® dynamic glazing technology. In its latest round of patent filings, Sage had 18 new patents issued in the United States and Europe. The patents cover a range of product and process … Continue reading

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Fenestra-Vision Symposium Held in Strasbourg, France

Swisspacer, a Saint-Gobain company, recently hosted the first “Fenestra-Vision” European Symposium on September 19 in Strasbourg, France. The goal of the event, according to event organizers, was “to bring together the leading minds in the industry and hear their visionary … Continue reading

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U.S. Manufacturers Save $1 Billion, 11 Million Tons of CO2 Through Energy Efficiency Investments

PPG has float glass operations in Carlisle, Pa., Mt. Zion, Ill., Wichita Falls, Texas, and Fresno, Calif.

PPG Industries, Eastman Chemical Co., Saint-Gobain Corp. and Ingersoll Rand were among the more than 120 manufacturers recognized last week by the Department of Energy (DOE) for making wise investments that reduced energy costs and greenhouse gas emissions while improving … Continue reading

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Solar Gard Appoints New GM

Saint-Gobain has appointed Stéphane Nicoli as general manager of the company’s specialty films division, the group responsible for the company’s window films and Solar Gard brand, effective March 31, 2013. Nicoli succeeds Christophe Fremont, who is stepping down as leader … Continue reading

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FRANCE – Riou Glass Completes Acquisition of Stake in Eurofloat

Riou Glass has completed its acquisition of a 50-percent stake in Eurofloat from Saint-Gobain Glass France, according to a release from Riou. Eurofloat is based in Salaise-sur-Sanne, France. With this acquisition, Eurofloat, which specializes in the production of flat glass, … Continue reading

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Sage Saint-Gobain Announces New European Management Structure

Sage has announced a new management structure for Europe under its new ownership by Saint-Gobain, which acquired the Faribault, Minn.-based company last year. Sage Saint-Gobain Europe will regroup senior managers from Saint-Gobain with many years of architectural glass industry experience, … Continue reading

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