Saint-Gobain prepares to celebrate 350 years

Published:  19 January, 2015

Saint-Gobain is marking its 350th anniversary with a series of events and activities to celebrate the company’s history and confidence in the future.

Customers and consumers are invited to join Saint-Gobain marking this milestone, beginning with four interactive, futuristic pavilions travelling around the world, giving an insight into the company’s 350 reasons to believe in the future. As well as the launch of the new, re-branded website, an online game will also be available to download and play on all smart devices.

Peter Hindle MBE, senior vice president for sustainable habitat and general delegate of Saint-Gobain UK, Ireland and South Africa, said: “This is a very special milestone in the company’s history. As we reach our 350th year, we are reminded of the inventions that we have pioneered. Innovation is at the very heart of Saint-Gobain, and gives us many reasons to believe in the future.”

Central to the anniversary vision is the belief that:

  • The world has no boundaries
  • Sustainable habitat is within our reach
  • Innovation is transforming the world
  • Talent is infinite.

Mr Hindle continued: “There is strength in our history, as it proves that we can continue to innovate, reinvent ourselves over time and meet the demands of an ever-changing world. Sustainable habitat is within our reach, and if we continue to innovate as we have throughout our rich history, habitat for everyone is achievable.

“Our experience and achievements are the building blocks of a strong future, and so this year gives us a unique opportunity to celebrate our past and the optimism we have about our future through a wide range of events throughout 2015, peaking on our official anniversary date – Thursday 15 October, 2015. This will be a year packed full of events, initiatives and opportunities for everyone, bringing to life Saint-Gobain’s vision for the future.”

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