Headquartered in Paris, France, Saint-Gobain has been in business since 1665.
Saint-Gobain is a leading producer of construction materials worldwide. The company operates in 4 primary segments:
- Innovative Materials – This consists of the manufacture of flat and curved glass used in automobiles, buildings and other areas. And ceramics, plastics and other high performance materials.
- Construction Products – These consist of gypsum board, piping and other products used regularly in building construction.
- Building Distribution – This segment covers distribution of building materials to professional contractors and other consumers.
- Packaging – This segment manufactures glass and plastic jars and bottles.
Saint-Gobain operates many factories worldwide under various subsidiary names. The company continues strong growth patterns which is reflected in their overall revenues.