Posts Tagged ‘ Saint-Gobain ’

Saint-Gobain to Acquire Building Products of Canada Corp.

Jun 21st, 2023

Saint-Gobain announced last week that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the acquisition of Building Products of Canada Corp. for $1,003 million CAN in cash. “I am very pleased to announce the acquisition of Building Products of Canada and I look forward to soon welcoming into our group the Building Products of Canada […]

AGC and Saint-Gobain Partner to Reduce Carbon Emissions in Glass Manufacturing

Feb 8th, 2023

AGC and Saint-Gobain have partnered to design a flat glass line that is expected to reduce direct CO2 emissions. AGC officials explain that, as part of the collaboration, the company’s patterned glass production line in the Czech Republic will be refurbished into a high-performing line that aims to be 50% electrified and 50% fired by […]

Glass, Glazing and Fenestration Companies Named Among World’s Best Employers

Nov 1st, 2022

Forbes has released its sixth annual World’s Best Employers for 2022 and several glass, glazing and fenestration companies made the list. The winners were chosen based on an independent survey by Statista Inc. Statista polled 150,000 full- and part-time workers across 57 countries about their employment experience, including working conditions, salary, the potential for growth, […]

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 […]