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Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain
Company nameSaint-Gobain S.A.
Company typeSociété Anonyme (Euronext - SGO)
IndustryManufacturing, retailing
Founded1665
HeadquartersCourbevoie, France
Area servedWorldwide
Key peoplePierre-André de Chalendar (Chairman and CEO)
ProductsConstruction materials production and retail, glass, ceramics, plastics, abrasives, packaging
Revenue-40.12 billion (2010)
Operating income-3.117 billion (2010)
Net income-1.129 billion (2010)
Total assets-44.00 billion (end 2010)
Total equity-18.23 billion (end 2010)
Employees187,890 (end 2010)

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Saint-Gobain S.A. is a French multinational corporation, founded in 1665 in Paris and headquartered on the outskirts of Paris at La Défense and in Courbevoie. Originally a mirror manufacturer, it now also produces a variety of construction and high-performance materials.

The company has its head office in Les Miroirs in La Défense and in Courbevoie. The 97 m (318.2 ft) building served as the company head office since 1981.


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