(PRESS RELEASE) LA DEFENSE CEDEX, 13-Dec-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Saint-Gobain (EPA: SGO), a French multinational producer of construction, high-performance, and other materials, has announced the divestment of its glass processing business Glassolutions in Denmark to Semcoglas Holding GmbH, a German glass manufacturer.
Glassolutions in Denmark employs approximately 160 people across 4 distribution sites and 2 production sites, with sales of around €30 million in 2020.
This transaction is part of Saint-Gobain’s continued portfolio optimization strategy to enhance the Group’s growth and profitability profile in line with the “Grow & Impact” plan objectives.
Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions for the construction, mobility, healthcare and other industrial application markets. Developed through a continuous innovation process, they can be found everywhere in our living places and daily life, providing wellbeing, performance and safety, while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and the fight against climate change. This strategy of responsible growth is guided by the Saint-Gobain purpose, “MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER HOME”, which responds to the shared ambition of all the women and men in the Group to act every day to make the world a more beautiful and sustainable place to live in.
€38.1 billion in sales in 2020
More than 167,000 employees, located in 72 countries
Committed to achieving Carbon Neutrality by 2050
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