Saint-Gobain documents sustainability

November 29th, 2017

Saint-Gobain has published the first Environmental Product Declaration for a PTFE-coated architectural membrane, SHEERFILL II. The report documents the ways the product affects the environment throughout its lifecycle. A global leader in strong, long-lasting architectural membranes, SHEERFILL is committed to sustainability. It is the only PTFE-coated architectural membrane that is Energy Star and Cool Roof […]

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Saint-Gobain acquires Kirson

September 5th, 2017

Saint-Gobain, Corbevoie, France, has signed a share purchase agreement to acquire Kirson, Bavaria, Germany. Kirson makes reinforcement scrim and combination products of scrim and nonwoven fabrics primarily for the waterproofing roofing markets, as well as floor coverings and construction panels. The integration of Kirson into Saint-Gobain’s high-performance materials line will complete the company’s Adfors division […]

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Sun-Powered textiles

January 1st, 2017

Fabrics with self-cleaning properties can last longer, require less maintenance and even reduce air pollution.  Sunlight can damage many types of fabrics, yet it can also have a beneficial effect on textiles that are enhanced with self-cleaning technologies. Thanks to functional coatings and pioneering research, self-cleaning properties—powered by the sun—are extending the life of textiles […]

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Saint-Gobain opens North American headquarters

October 29th, 2015

Saint-Gobain, one of the world’s largest building materials companies, based in France, recently announced the official opening of its new North American headquarters in Malvern, Pa. The 320,000-square-foot campus, situated on 65 acres, underwent a renovation over the past 18 months to transform the site into a showcase for Saint-Gobain and its North American construction […]

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