Posts Tagged ‘ Saint-Gobain ’

Four Big Names Make Forbes Global 2000

May 15th, 2013

Forbes recently named its Global 2000 list, with four big-name players in the window film industry making the list. 3M was the highest-ranked company related to window film on the list, making the list at 193. Saint-Gobain, manufacturer of Solar Gard, followed closely behind at 260. Eastman Chemical Co., maker of LLumar Window Film, was […]

Black Discusses His Move to Madico

May 1st, 2013


Jim Black, former president and general manager of HanitaTek Window Films, has been appointed regional manager of North America for Madico Window Films’ sales and marketing group. “What caused me to move over is the fact that Madico’s approach to the market and strategy is much more in line with my DNA … it’s what […]

Solar Gard Appoints New GM

Mar 5th, 2013

Stephane Nicoli has been appointed as the new general manager of Saint-Gobains specialty films division.

Saint-Gobain has appointed Stéphane Nicoli as general manager of the company’s specialty films division, the group responsible for the company’s window films and Solar Gard brand, effective March 31, 2013. Nicoli succeeds Christophe Fremont, who is stepping down as leader of Solar Gard after 10 years to pursue other responsibilities within Saint-Gobain. “Christophe has successfully […]

Solar Gard Earns LEED Certification

Feb 20th, 2013

Solar Gard, a subsidiary of Saint Gobain, has announced that two of its technical services team members, Gene Kogan and Anthony Dominguez, have achieved LEED certification as Green Associates. The LEED Green Associate certification is a Green Building Certification Institute credential for professionals who have demonstrated a knowledge and understanding of green building practices needed […]

Industry Reacts to Finalized Sale of Solar Gard

Oct 6th, 2011

The announcement of the completed acquisition of Solar Gard Specialty Films by Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has been met with a variety of reactions to the big news. “This transaction represents what we’ve been saying for years—that the future for specialized films is bright and that Solar Gard is best positioned to lead the market,” says […]

Saint-Gobain Announces John Crowe as President and CEO

Sep 8th, 2011

John Crowe, president of Saint-Gobain’s global abrasives business, was announced at the end of August as the new president and chief executive officer of Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed Corporation. He succeeds Gilles Colas who will be returning to the Saint Gobain’s Paris headquarters as senior vice president in charge of global strategic developments. Crowe will also […]

Bekaert Specialty Films Sold to Saint-Gobain

Aug 10th, 2011

Bekaert Specialty Films announced the impending sale of its specialty films division to Ohio-based Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation. Bekaert entered the film industry in 2001 when they purchased the Specialty Films business. A press release from Bekaert issued today stated, “While the business continued to grow successfully, technological synergies within Bekaert have proven to be […]