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Construction Materials Giant Saint-Gobain to Boost Presence in Ecuador with IMPTEK Acquisition

(IN BRIEF) Saint-Gobain, a global leader in construction materials, has announced its intent to acquire a majority stake in IMPTEK Chova del Ecuador, a prominent player in the construction chemicals market in Ecuador known for its innovative waterproofing solutions. This … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain’s Acquisition of Building Products of Canada Approved, Strengthens Presence in Sustainable Construction

(IN BRIEF) Saint-Gobain has received approval from the Competition Bureau of Canada for its acquisition of Building Products of Canada, a manufacturer of residential roofing shingles and wood fiber insulation panels. The acquisition, which enhances Saint-Gobain’s presence in light and … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain to Acquire Hume Cemboard Industries, Cementing Position in Malaysian Construction Market

(IN BRIEF) Saint-Gobain, a global building materials company, has announced its plans to acquire Hume Cemboard Industries (HCBI), a leading manufacturer of cement boards in Malaysia. HCBI’s lightweight cement boards are widely used in various construction applications and offer significant … Read the full press release

Lindner introduces the AirBox S and AirBox E supply and exhaust air elements

(PRESS RELEASE) ARNSTORF, Germany, 13-Oct-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Lindner Group, Europe’s leading supplier, manufacturer and service provider for the interior fit-out, building envelopes and insulation, has unveiled new AirBox S and AirBox E supply and exhaust air elements aimed at … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain buys a minority stake in Megasol’s business unit that manufactures building-integrated photovoltaics

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, France, 28-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced the acquisition of a minority stake in Megasol’s business unit that manufactures building-integrated photovoltaics in Deitingen, Switzerland. … Read the full press release

GCP Applied Technologies Inc. to delist from New York Stock Exchange as Saint-Gobain received all regulatory approvals for its acquisition

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, 22-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced that all regulatory approvals for its acquisition of GCP Applied Technologies Inc., a major global player in construction … Read the full press release

Investors led by former Saint-Gobain managers take over the glass processing business of Saint-Gobain in the North-West region of France

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, 2-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced the divestment of Saint-Gobain Glassolutions Grand Ouest glass processing business in the North-West region of France. The transaction … Read the full press release

Investoren unter Führung ehemaliger Saint-Gobain-Manager übernehmen das Glasverarbeitungsgeschäft von Saint-Gobain im Nordwesten Frankreichs

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) COURBEVOIE, 2-Sep-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), ein französischer multinationaler Hersteller von Bau-, Hochleistungs- und andere Materialien, hat die Veräußerung des Glasverarbeitungsgeschäfts Grand Ouest von Saint-Gobain Glassolutions in der Region Nordwestfrankreich bekannt gegeben. Die Transaktion umfasst auch Glasinstallationsaktivitäten … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain now a top siding player in Canada following the closure of its acquisition of Kaycan

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, France, 1-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced the completion of the acquisition, originally announced on May 31, 2022, of Kaycan, a manufacturer and distributor … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain ist nach dem Abschluss der Übernahme von Kaycan jetzt ein Top-Abstellgleis in Kanada

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) COURBEVOIE, France, 1-Aug-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), ein französischer multinationaler Hersteller von Bau-, Hochleistungs- und anderen Materialien, hat dies angekündigt Abschluss der ursprünglich am 31. Mai 2022 angekündigten Übernahme von Kaycan, einem Hersteller und Vertreiber von Baumaterialien … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain announced the sale of certain glass processing businesses as part of its business profile optimization strategy

(PRESS RELEASE) COURBEVOIE, France, 27-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced the sale of certain glass processing businesses in Germany and Austria. In Germany, the company has agreed … Read the full press release

Saint-Gobain gab den Verkauf bestimmter Glasverarbeitungsgeschäfte als Teil seiner Strategie zur Optimierung des Geschäftsprofils bekannt

(PRESSEMITTEILUNG) COURBEVOIE, France, 27-May-2022 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), ein französischer multinationaler Hersteller von Bau-, Hochleistungs- und andere Materialien, hat den Verkauf bestimmter Glasverarbeitungsunternehmen in Deutschland und Österreich bekannt gegeben. In Deutschland hat das Unternehmen dem Verkauf seiner Beteiligung … Read the full press release

The Swiss explorer, psychiatrist and environmentalist Bertrand Piccard joins this year’s Holcim Startup Accelerator Program

World-renowned explorer and environmentalist Bertrand Piccard joins Holcim to launch this year’s program Startups challenged to speed up innovation from recycling construction & demolition waste to green building solutions Enrollment is open until March 27, with 6-month program running from … Read the full press release

Holcim positions itself as a full roofing provider with the purchase of US residential roofing market leader Malarkey Roofing Products

Malarkey is a proven growth engine in the highly profitable and growing US residential roofing market Highly regarded brand with leadership in innovation and sustainability in Holcim’s biggest market Complementary acquisition in roofing systems to achieve USD 4 billion Net … Read the full press release

Sustainable Construction: Sika develops LC3 concrete admixtures with low CO2 footprint

(PRESS RELEASE) BAAR, 29-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Sika announces that, together with leading key players, it is working on the development of concrete admixtures using the LC3 technology that lowers CO2 emissions, developed by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology … Read the full press release

EC issued blueprint to further develop EU’s significant forest-based industries

23-9-2013 — /EuropaWire/ — Today the Commission issued a blueprint to further develop the EU’s significant forest-based industries,indicating activities that can be undertaken to help this sector fulfil its potential to substantially contribute to our goal of smart, sustainable and inclusive growth by 2020. … Read the full press release