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Compagnie de Saint-Gobain

06 April 2021

PRESS RELEASE

April 6, 2021

Saint-Gobain invests EUR45 million

in a new plasterboard line in ROMANIA

Saint-Gobain announces the construction of a second plasterboard manufacturing line in its Turda plant, in northern Romania.

This EUR45 million investment aims to considerably increase the plasterboard manufacturing capacity in Romania in order to meet the rapidly growing local needs as well as those of the Central and Eastern European countries, and to secure Saint-Gobain's leadership position in light construction markets.

This line will be operational in April 2023.

Saint-Gobain employs over 1,800 people in Romania and offers a complete range of solutions and systems, with its 22 production lines manufacturing gypsum, mineral wool, mortars, building and automotive glass, and abrasives in 12 industrial sites.

ABOUT SAINT-GOBAIN

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.

EUR38.1 billion in sales in 2020

More than 167,000 employees, located in 70 countries

Committed to achieving Carbon Neutrality by 2050

For more information about Saint-Gobain,

visit www.saint-gobain.com and follow us on Twitter @saintgobain

 
 
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