Each day, everyone in North America probably sees, touches, or benefits from something made by Saint-Gobain
. The company’s technological know-how in glass, high-performance materials, and building materials contributes to thousands of products that help make our lives livable and enjoyable. Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, headquartered in Paris, is one of the world’s top 100 industrial companies, providing high-technology materials and associated services to customers around the globe. In North America, more than 200 manufacturing plants, with 30,000 employees, operate in such diverse industries as industrial ceramics, plastics, glass containers, reinforcements, flat glass, abrasives, building materials, and insulation. Saint-Gobain has had a major presence in the United States and Canada since 1967, beginning with a joint venture with CertainTeed Corporation, Valley Forge, Pennsylvania. Since 1990, it has vastly increased its presence through an aggressive program of acquisition and internal development. Saint-Gobain's businesses in the United States and Canada now account for 16 percent of the company's worldwide sales and 11 percent of its employees.
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