Saint-Gobain entered India in 1996, and has achieved strong and profitable growth since then. Today, it is a leader in all its major businesses, has 25 manufacturing sites and about 6,500 employees in India. In 2017, Saint-Gobain registered sales of about Rs.6398 Crores. For Saint-Gobain, India presents a huge opportunity for growth. Two large entities, Grindwell Norton Limited (GNO), a publicly traded company, and Saint-Gobain India Pvt. Ltd. (SGI) house Saint-Gobain’s businesses in India. The Group has adopted a systematic focus in launching its individual businesses in India and currently operates in two of Saint-Gobain’s business sectors: Innovative Materials and Construction Products.