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2012-12-13 12:26:55

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- CertainTeed, a leading North American manufacturer of building materials, announced today its intention to form a joint venture with Bailey Metal Products Limited (BMP) of Concord, Ont., to manufacture suspended ceiling grid in Canada and the United States. Bailey Metal Products Limited is Canada's largest lightweight steel framing manufacturer and a leading provider of drywall trims and accessories. With this joint venture, CertainTeed will...

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'...

2012-12-04 08:22:31

MUNCIE, Ind., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Verallia North America, one of the leading glass container manufacturers for the food and beverage industries in the United States, today announced the introduction of a new line of four and six ounce capacity single serve yogurt glass jars for national distribution. The yogurt containers extend the company's existing family of dairy glass packaging products and incorporate a proprietary sealing primer that enables commercial yogurt producers to...

2012-12-03 16:23:38

AURORA, Ohio, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has completed the acquisition of Twin Bay Medical, a Michigan based innovator and manufacturer of BarbLock® products - flexible tube retainers - as well as single-use components for biopharmaceuticals manufacturing. This acquisition expands Saint-Gobain's capabilities as a full service provider for the biopharmaceutical industry. Twin-Bay Medical's production facility located in Williamsburg, Michigan, its...

2012-11-26 12:30:08

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In the aftermath of Super Storm Sandy, thousands of homeowners along the East Coast are beginning to assess the damage their homes sustained in the storm and will soon begin the rebuilding process. A natural disaster of this magnitude can be daunting, leaving many unsure of where to begin. CertainTeed Corporation -- a building product manufacturer for more than 100 years -- offers the following tips: Know the code. There are certain rules that...

2012-11-15 20:20:48

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After a final "speed dating" round, Saint-Gobain, the world leader in the habitat and construction markets, and the U.S. Green Building Council - Northern California Chapter (USGBC-NCC) announced today the three winners of the NOVA Innovation Competition 2012 held this year at the Greenbuild International Conference and Expo in San Francisco. The NOVA Innovation Competition rewards start-ups offering the most innovative solutions in the field of...

2012-11-12 20:20:44

VALLEY FORGE, Pa., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Saint-Gobain and its well-known North American subsidiaries, including CertainTeed, Norton, SolarGard, ADFORS, Grenite, and Saint-Gobain Solar, will showcase an array of building products at Greenbuild 2012 (Booth #4359N) that are ideal for green building projects. Innovative products -- such as VOC-scavenging materials, photovoltaic roofing technology, highly-sustainable countertops and hybrid insulation solutions -- will be on display along...

2012-11-07 12:21:17

NORTHBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: The final round of the NOVA Innovation Competition 2012 with eight entrepreneurial green-building and clean-tech startups. Sponsored by Saint-Gobain, the world's largest building materials company, and the U.S. Green Building Council - Northern California Chapter (USGBC-NCC), the competition draws startups from around the world that have innovated new products in the area of...

2012-11-07 08:30:20

DALLAS, November 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com updates its store with "World Insulation to 2016" and "The World Market for Insulation" market research reports. Global insulation consumption is forecast to rise more than five percent annually to approximately 29 billion square meters of R-1 value in 2016, a substantial acceleration from the 2006-2011 rate. In developing countries, insulation demand is expected to expand at a healthy pace due to rising...

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...