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Saint-Gobain completes acquisition of Pritex

Pritex are delighted to announce that on the 24th May, 2019, Saint-Gobain successfully completed the acquisition of Pritex.

Saint-Gobain is one of the world’s TOP 100 industrial groups and a market leader in engineered, high performance products with operations in 67 countries and global sales of €41.8 billion in 2018.

Gareth Jones, Pritex Managing Director stated “We’re entering an exciting new chapter in the history of Pritex and we see Saint-Gobain and Pritex as a perfect fit to enlarging the range of unique and high performance solutions for our customers.”

This acquisition will allow the Mobility business unit of Saint-Gobain High Performance Solutions to expand its business model beyond automotive glazing and become a provider of solutions in the mobility market for comfort, safety and energy saving. With the development of electric vehicles, the need for differentiated noise control and lightweight solutions is gaining momentum. Pritex’s expertise in thermo-acoustic insulation materials and design combined with Sekurit’s thin glazing capabilities enables an extended offer for customized acoustic and thermal solutions for the automotive market.