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2014-02-19 12:30:12

Sharp upswing in operating income in the second half PARIS, February 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- - Organic growth at -0.3% but +2.6% in H2 - Strong negative currency impact of 2.7% on sales and 3.8% on operating income - Sharp 9.9% year-on-year upswing in operating income in H2 2013 - Steep increase in free cash flow[2]over the year: up 40.8% to EUR1,157 million - Stronger balance sheet: net debt down almost EUR1 billion - 2013...

2013-09-27 12:26:38

PARIS, September 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - An investment of EUR 7 million in a new 8,300-square meter building - Nearly 400 researchers to develop new technologies for China and Asia-Pacific - A model building in terms of energy savings, environmental protection and sustainable development Pierre-Andre de Chalendar, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, officially opened the Group's Research and...

2013-06-06 16:29:17

PARIS, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annual General Meeting of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain shareholders was held today in Paris. Shareholders present or represented at the meeting held an aggregate 67.74 % of the outstanding shares. All the resolutions were adopted. Mr. Jean-Martin Folz and Mr. Gilles Schnepp were re-elected to the Board. Ms. Agnes Lemarchand, Ms. Pamela Knapp and Mr. Philippe Varin were elected as directors (to replace respectively Mr. Gerhard Cromme,...

2013-03-06 16:23:16

HOUSTON, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE: WLK) announced today that it has entered into a definitive agreement with CertainTeed Corporation, a subsidiary of the French public company, Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, to purchase its Pipe and Foundation Group (PFG), a leading producer of PVC pipe and fittings for municipal, water well, mining, agriculture and irrigation applications. The sale is for a purchase price of $175 million in cash, including $22 million of...

2013-02-20 16:26:42

PARIS, February 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Publication of sales for the fourth quarter of 2012 and of results for the year ended December 31, 2012. KEY FIGURES Change (EURm) 2011 2012 2012/2011 Sales 42,116 43,198 +2.6% Operating income 3,441 2,881 -16.3% Recurring...

2012-12-07 16:22:19

PARIS, December 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Compagnie de Saint-Gobain signed today, with a group of 28 banks*, a revolving credit facility for an amount of Euro 1.5 billion, maturing in December 2017. The facility, initially planned for an amount of Euro 1 billion, was significantly oversubscribed with bank commitments reaching in excess of Euro 2.2 billion. This enabled Saint-Gobain to increase the size of the facility to Euro 1.5 billion and underlines renewed banks'...

2012-10-30 15:20:08

PARIS, October 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain Solar Gard(R), a global leader in the development, manufacturing and distribution of specialty films and backsheet materials, opened its new facility in Qingdao, China, today. Located in the Shandong province, the modern manufacturing plant was officially opened by Pierre-Andre de Chalendar, Chairman and CEO of the Compagnie de Saint-Gobain, during a ceremony attended by a number of Saint-Gobain and Solar Gard executives, in...

2012-06-07 10:25:13

PARIS, June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Annual General Meeting of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain shareholders was held today in Paris. Shareholders present or represented at the meeting held an aggregate 67.9 % of the outstanding shares. All the resolutions were adopted. Ms. Isabelle Bouillot, Ms. Sylvia Jay, Mr. Frederic Lemoine and Mr. Bernard Gautier were re-elected to the Board. Mr. Jean-Dominique Senard was elected as a director (to replace Mr. Jean-Louis Beffa)....

2011-06-09 12:46:00

COURBEVOIE, France, June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Annual General Meeting of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain shareholders was held today in Paris. Shareholders present or represented at the meeting held an aggregate 64.38% of the outstanding shares. All the resolutions were adopted (by a significant majority). Gerard Merstrallet and Denis Ranque were re-elected to the Board. Mrs Anne-Marie Idrac Mrs Olivia QIU and Mr Jacques Pestre were elected as a directors (to replace...

2011-02-24 13:59:00

PARIS, February 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Publication of sales for the fourth quarter of 2010 and of results for the year ended December 31, 2010. KEY FIGURES 2009 2010 Change 2010/2009 (EURm) Sales 37,786 40,119 +6.2% Operating income 2,216 3,117 +41% Recurring net income(1) 617...