Saint-Gobain Acquired Spin-Works International Corporation
Spin-Works is based in Northeast, Pennsylvania/US, and has approx 20 employees. This acquisition further expands Saint-Gobain’s High-Performance Refractories capabilities in the ceramic industrial burner and heat recovery markets, helping to make its customers’ processes more sustainable – especially in the steel and automotive businesses. Saint-Gobain High-Performance Refractories is a global leader in ceramic and refractory solutions, with 14 manufacturing facilities throughout the world, including a 230-employee operation in Worcester, Massachusetts/US. The business is part of Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest building materials company, which has more than 170 000 employees and operations in 67 countries, and global sales of USD 43,3 billion in 2016. In USA and Canada, Saint-Gobain has approximately 150 locations and more than 14 500 employees, and reported sales of approximately USD 5,8 billion in 2016.