Posts Tagged ‘Saint-Gobain’

Saint-Gobain Becomes an “Official Supporter” of the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Jun 28th, 2023

Saint-Gobain, producer and provider of Solar Gard window films, announced the signing of a partnership with the Paris 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games Organizing Committee as “Official Supporter” for renovation and sustainable construction solutions. According to the release, the company shares Paris 2024’s ambition to create a responsible, fair and inclusive Olympics and is providing […]

IWFA’s Board Expands to Seventeen Members

Jan 19th, 2022

The International Window Film Association’s (IWFA) board members have elected a leadership team. The move expands the board’s size to 17 and may indicate the window film market’s growth, according to the association. The following 17 individuals elected to the IWFA’s board of directors represent a cross-section of the window film industry from manufacturers, distributors […]

Saint-Gobain Certified 2021 Global Top Employer

Jan 27th, 2021

Saint-Gobain has been awarded “Global Top Employer” certification for the sixth consecutive year. Only 16 companies in the world have received this label, according to the company. The Top Employer label is awarded by the Top Employers Institute and recognizes the world’s best companies by studying the HR and career development processes of each business […]

How Were the U.S. Capitol Windows Breached?

Jan 13th, 2021

The incident at the U.S. Capitol last week amid the Electoral College certification process devolved into chaos as rioters breached the building, in part, by breaking through the Capitol’s windows. Window Film magazine’s sister publication, USGNN™, spoke with several experts to find out how window film was used and if the glass performed as it […]

Saint-Gobain Recognized as Top Employer in North America

Feb 7th, 2018

Solar Gard announced its parent company, Saint-Gobain, has received the Top Employers Institute’s Top Employer North America Certification for the third consecutive year for its exceptional employee offerings. The Top Employers Institute is an independent global organization that certifies employers for creating excellent workplace conditions for employees and will recognize Saint-Gobain at an award ceremony […]

Solar Gard Invests in New Magnetron Sputtering Machine

Sep 27th, 2017

Solar Gard Saint-Gobain has recently installed a new roll-to-roll magnetron sputtering line to its facility in San Diego, Calif. Kendall Combs, Solar Gard’s general manager of thin films, says the machine positions the company to expand its manufacturing capabilities by allowing them to put multiple layers of precious metals onto its film. “It’s going to […]

Industry Firms Make Forbes’ World’s Biggest Public Companies List

Aug 16th, 2017

Forbes recently released its 2017 Global 2000 list of the world’s biggest public companies. The list features several firms within the film industry. In the report, a company’s sales, profit, assets and market value are weighted equally to create a composite score and overall ranking. According to Forbes, the companies included in the Global 2000 […]

Glassdoor Names Saint-Gobain as One of “Best Employers”

Dec 7th, 2016

The job search website Glassdoor named Saint-Gobain as one of the “Best Employers in France,” Saint-Gobain announced December 6 in a press release. The competition for “best employer” relies exclusively on opinions posted online by Internet users regarding their company. When an employee shares his opinion about a company, he/she is asked to rate his […]

Solar Gard Moves Up to Sapphire Sponsor for WFCT 2016

May 25th, 2016

Solar Gard is expanding its presence at the annual International Window Film Conference and Tint-Off™ (WFCT) this year. The San Diego-based company has become a Sapphire Sponsor. WFCT, set to be held October 5 – 7 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center and San Antonio Marriott Riverwalk, will include educational seminars, an exhibition hall and […]

A Look Inside the Plants: Solar Gard and Johnson

Jan 20th, 2016

Perhaps nothing will impress you more about a product than how it’s made—especially window film. Recently, Window Film magazine had the chance to tour the film manufacturing plants of Southern California. Each gave us get an in-depth look at the processes behind taking film from a simple plastic product to a top-of-the-line solar control solution. And […]