“We are partners in the march towards a one trillion dollar economy.” Saint-Gobain’s chairman Pierre-Andre de Chalendar, global CEO Benoit Bazin, and Asia Pacific and India CEO and chairman B Santhanam discuss their vision for the state of Tamil Nadu with Chief Minister M K Stalin.
“We are investing Rs 3,400 crore across different businesses – glass wool, gypsum plasterboard, plaster, acoustic ceiling, float glass, solar glass, adhesives, sealants, mortars and ceramics – in our next phase of expansion in Tamil Nadu. As pioneers in Light & Sustainable Construction, we are well poised to provide building material solutions that combine performance, aesthetics, and sustainability,” affirms Santhanam.
With a series of green and brownfield investments in several manufacturing sectors in Tamil Nadu, Saint-Gobain’s total investment in the state will go beyond Rs 8,000 crore.
The €51.2 billion conglomerate has 168,000 employees at locations in 75 countries and is committed to achieving carbon neutrality by 2050.