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2013-06-18 12:31:35

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing confidence in the construction industry's ongoing recovery, CertainTeed Ceilings is reopening and expanding its ceilings manufacturing facility in Meridian, Miss. The announcement is the culmination of a re-invigoration of CertainTeed's ceilings business and positions the company to meet growing demand for its innovative acoustical solutions. "Bringing the Meridian plant back on-line is central to strengthening CertainTeed's...

2013-06-12 08:30:46

DUBLIN, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xhr3q7/research_report) has announced the addition of the "Research Report on China's Glass Industry, 2012-2017" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xhr3q7/research_report ] report to their offering. <start_newscom> (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) Glass and the processed products are widely used in construction,...

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,...

2013-06-06 12:29:43

DUBLIN, June 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xtk6z9/selfcleaning) has announced the addition of the "Self-Cleaning Window Markets - 2013" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xtk6z9/selfcleaning ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The key objective of this report is to identify and quantify the market for self-cleaning windows worldwide. With regard...

2013-04-25 12:31:18

PARIS, April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- - Sales prices prove resilient: up 0.9%. - Significant impact of harsh winter weather and fewer working days (-3.7%) on sales volumes: down 6.3%. - Robust organic growth in the US, driven by businesses related to residential construction (CP Sector). - Return to growth in Asia and emerging countries: up 1.5% like-for-like. Continued slowdown in Western Europe, exacerbated by...

2013-04-23 12:33:46

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The newest webisode of the popular Living Spaces(®) Exterior Home Makeover series, "Monogram," shows how CertainTeed(®) Monogram(®) 46 vinyl siding--which features an industry-leading color palette--can boost a home's curb appeal. Through the video, viewers are able to follow the Pohl family of Pewamo, Mich.--the grand prize winner of the 2012 CertainTeed $75,000 Exterior Living Space contest--as they continue along their journey...

2013-04-09 16:24:50

PARIS, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain PAM, the parent company of Saint-Gobain's Pipe Activity, today signed a contract (Az-Zour) to supply pipes and fittings for the Kuwait Ministry of Electricity & Water. The $200 million (around EUR154 million) contract represents a total order of 120 000 metric tons of large-diameter ductile cast iron pipes for the Pont-a-Mousson plant in France. The contract will be executed over a period of 15 months. An...

2013-03-26 12:24:00

ENERGY STAR recognition and focus on energy conservation are a competitive business advantage for Verallia North America and Saint-Gobain's other North American subsidiaries MUNCIE, Ind., March 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain and Verallia North America, a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain and one of the leading glass container manufacturers in the United States for foods and beverages, have been awarded the ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental...

2013-03-15 12:21:20

DUBLIN, Ireland, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Smart Glass in the Automotive Sector - 2013 [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/n2548r/smart_glass_in ]" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) This report provides an in-depth analysis of the worldwide automotive smart glass market, covering self-tinting, self-cleaning, self-healing and device-embedded...

2013-03-06 16:28:15

PARIS, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain announces that it will soon break ground for a plasterboard plant near Jakarta to respond more effectively to local demand and pursue its development in the fast-growing Indonesian plasterboard market. This new facility will strengthen Saint-Gobain Gypsum's presence in Southeast Asia, where it already operates four plants in Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam. Project costs are estimated at EUR35 million for a production capacity of...