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Grindwell Norton Abrasives showcases ‘Technovation’ – Technology-based Innovative Abrasive Solutions at IMTEX 2023

Norton Abrasives, a leading player in the abrasives business, showcased advanced engineered, high-performance solutions at the recently concluded IMTEX 2023, India’s largest machine tool and manufacturing technologies exhibition.

Saint-Gobain India is a Top Employer for the 6th consecutive year

Saint-Gobain India has been certified as Top Employer in India for the 6th consecutive year by the Top Employers Institute, Netherlands.

Norton Abrasives inaugurates its Paper Maker Plant in Bengaluru to manufacture paper based abrasive products

Grindwell Norton Ltd., (GNO) the oldest and the largest Abrasive manufacturer in India and part of the Saint-Gobain Group, commissioned its Paper Maker manufacturing plant in Bengaluru.


Saint-Gobain India signs MoU with IIM Ahmedabad to conduct a study for Creating Biodiversity Habitat at IIM Ahmedabad

Saint-Gobain India signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad (IIMA) to conduct a study for creating biodiversity habitats at the IIMA campus.

Saint-Gobain India and Cleantech Solar join hands to commission 18.7 MW solar PV system in Tamil Nadu

Chennai, Aug 17, 2022 – Saint-Gobain India and Cleantech Solar, have partnered to commission an 18.7 MW solar PV system at Cleantech’s solar park in Tamil Nadu.

Saint-Gobain India inks MoU with IIITDM Kancheepuram to grant merit scholarship to girl students pursuing Technical Education

Through the scholarship, Saint-Gobain India has committed to donate INR 2.29 crores and support the education of 40 girl students over a period of 8 years.

Grindwell Norton acquires PRS Permacel

Mumbai:  June 06, 2022  

Grindwell Norton Ltd. (GNO), a Saint-Gobain Group company in India has completed the acquisition of PRS Permacel Pvt. Ltd., a manufacturer of specialty adhesive tape and label solutions, from the PRS Group, founded by the Premchand family in 1856. 

Saint-Gobain India and Sembcorp join hands for Green Power capacity building

Chennai, May 17, 2022 – Saint-Gobain India and Sembcorp Green Infra’s (SGIL) subsidiary Green Infra Wind Energy Ltd. (GIWEL) have partnered to sign a long-term wind-solar hybrid energy supply agreement. 

Saint-Gobain India unveils 3 facilities at its World Glass Complex, Sriperumbudur with an investment of over INR 500 crores

Chennai, Tamil Nadu: The Honourable Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu, Thiru. M.K.Stalin, inaugurated today - Float Glass Plant, an Integrated Windows Line, and Saint-Gobain – SIPCOT Urban Forest at Saint-Gobain's World Glass Complex at Sriperumbudur, in the presence of Mr.Benoit Bazin, CEO of Compagnie de Saint-Gobain and Mr.B.Santhanam, CEO, Asia Pacific & India Region, Saint-Gobain.

Saint-Gobain India inks MOU with IIT Madras Research Park to collaborate on technologies and approaches towards 100% Renewable Energy

Saint-Gobain India and IIT Madras Research Park have signed an MoU today to develop a 100% Renewable Energy (RE) – Research Park. As part of the MoU, Saint-Gobain India will be supporting IIT Madras Research Park with a funding of INR 1 crore (€110,000) over the next 3 years. Through this collaboration, the aim is to boost the transformation towards a low carbon future and to aid India in achieving 100% renewable energy.