Compagnie de Saint Gobain S.A.

Company Profile



Les Miroirs 18, avenue d’Alsace, 92400 Courbevoie, France

Business Overview

-The Company is a decentralized organization whose activities are divided into three sectors: Innovative Materials, Construction Products, Building Distribution.

-In the Innovative Materials sector, the Company manufactures flat glass and high-performance materials, specifically abrasives and plastics, for the automotive market. The Company is the European leader in flat glass and the global leader in high-performance materials.

-The Company provides glazing for glass on 50% of cars in Europe. In addition, the Company is the global leading supplier of glazing for the electric vehicle market.


Flat Glass High-Performance Materials
Abrasives Performance Plastics
-Nippon Sheet Glass
-Asahi Glass
-Guardian Industries
-Fuyao Glass Industry

-Nitto Denko


-Listed on NYSE Euronext Paris. (As of Dec. 31, 2015)
Shareholders % of capital stock
Wendel 11.7
Employee shareholders 7.6
BlackRock Inc. 5.2
Treasury stock 0.3
Others 75.2
Total 100.0


Flat Glass
-ClimaCoat - Combination heated windshield and heat reflective windshield
-ComfortSky - Laminated glazed roof
-Thermocontrol - Infrared and UV heat reflective glazed glass
-Dark tinted glazed glass
-dBcontrol - Acoustic glazed glass
-Global protect - Acoustic and thermal insulated laminated glass
-LightWeight - Thin glazed glass
-Polymer glazed glass
-PlugNbridge - Lead free soldering of connectors
-BioSealtec - PVC from renewable resources for glazing frames
-Icecontrol - Toggled wiring system to heat windshield
-Aquacontrol - Hydrophobic glazing
-Head up display windshield
-Panoramic windshield
-Tennafit - Integrated antenna
-Modular glazing

High-Performance Materials
-Tolerance rings
-Insulating material
-Window films

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