Over the years, the Group has made significant investments in India, has achieved strong and profitable growth and has built an enviable reputation. Today, it is a leader in all its major businesses with sales of 71.55 Billion INR (~8900 MEUR) in 2018. In India, Saint-Gobain is a brand that is respected and widely recognized. Currently, Saint-Gobain has a Pan-India presence with 22 manufacturing sites (nearly all of which are certified under ISO 14000 and OHSAS 18000), sales offices in all cities and major industrial towns and an extensive dealer network.
Two large entities, Saint-Gobain India Pvt. Ltd. (SGI) and Grindwell Norton Limited (GNO), a publicly traded company, house Saint-Gobain’s businesses in India. The following businesses are present in India - Regional businesses: Glass and Glass Solutions, Gyproc Plasterboard and Plasters, and Weber (Industrial mortars) and Global businesses (which are now part of the High Performance Solutions Division): Abrasives, Sekurit (automotive glazing), Ceramic Materials (Silicon Carbide, Performance Ceramics and Refractories, SEFPRO, Crystals) and Performance Plastics.