SAINT-GOBAIN ACQUIRES SONEX IN ACOUSTIC CEILINGS IN BRAZIL
Saint-Gobain announces the acquisition of Sonex in Brazil, a company
specialized in the manufacture and supply of acoustic ceiling systems, marketed
in particular under the Sonex, Nexacustic and Fiberwood brands.
Sonex is based in Diadema in the state of São Paulo and offers innovative
high-performance solutions in a wide range of colors, materials and forms,
allowing architects and builders to create aesthetically-pleasing and
comfortable interior spaces for the end user.
This acquisition completes the Group's existing offer in Brazil in ceilings. It
is in line with the Group's strategy to reinforce its presence in emerging
countries. It allows Saint-Gobain to accelerate its development in Brazil,
where it has been present since 1937, in a high-potential construction
Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions
which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all.
They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in
buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications.
They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of
sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.
EUR41.8 billion in sales in 2018
Operations in 68 countries
More than 180,000 employees
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