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13 May 2014
Saint-Gobain Launches Comprehensive Web Resource

Saint-Gobain, the global manufacturer of NORGLIDE® Bearings and RENCOL® Tolerance Rings, has launched a Chinese-language website to provide valuable information on how small engineered parts make a big difference to mechanism performance in automotive, bicycle, electronic, industrial and energy applications.

25 November 2013
Saint-Gobain Constructs Industrial Pump Solutions for Tomorrow

Ahead of two industry events in Europe and the US, International Pumps Symposium, Texas, US, and Pumps and Valves 2013, Rotterdam, Netherlands, Saint-Gobain has announced its vision for the future of the pumps industry.

01 November 2013
Industry Expert Shines Headlights on Automobile Future

Saint-Gobain explains how small parts will make a big difference to the automotive industry   Ahead of international car interiors conference Automotive Seating Reloaded 2013, Germany,

27 September 2013
RENCOL® Tolerance Ring Manufacturer Turns Volume Up on HDD Future Plans

Leading manufacturer of RENCOL® Tolerance Rings for Hard Disk Drive (HDD) manufacturers, Saint-Gobain has announced its vision for the future of the industry.

18 September 2013
Saint-Gobain Gears Up for Future of Cycling

Industry experts explain how small parts will make a big difference to industry outlook

17 June 2013
IG London Nocturne Returns to the City

IG London Nocturne, Sponsored by Saint-Gobain’s NORGLIDE® Composite Bearings, Returns to the City   Unprecedented crowds of more than 15,000 descended on Smithfield Market, London, on the 8th June 2013 for the IG London Nocturne night-time bike race.

13 June 2013
Saint-Gobain Announces Strategic Initiatives in Renewable Energy

Composite bearings technology provides long-term solution for solar and wind applications    An early glimpse into the 2013 Annual Energy Outlook from the US  Energy Information Administration reveals that increased generation from renewable energy is expected to account for 32 percent of the overall domestic growth in electricity generation from 2011 to 2040.

04 June 2013
Saint-Gobain Pumps Up Global Presence in Off-Highway Construction Equipment

Composite Bearings Manufacturer Enters Pumps Market in Europe and Asia   Building on its success in the construction and industrial pumps market in the US, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has launched its innovative NORGLIDE® composite bearings solutions for hydraulic pump technology in heavy-duty vehicles throughout Europe and Asia.

25 March 2013
Saint-Gobain Named as Top Employer 2013

Saint Gobain Bearing’s parent company Saint Gobain has been recognised as one of Britain’s Top Employers 2013 following independent research carried out

22 March 2013
Saint-Gobain Groups Exhibit at CAR Symposium

Saint Gobain Bearings and Seals Groups exhibited a wide range of their high-performance products to a select automotive public at the 13th International CAR Symposium in Duisburg, Germany. 

01 September 2012
Leadville Trail 100 MTB, Supported by Saint-Gobain

Saint-Gobain, a leading supplier of high-performance polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) composite bearings to the bike industry, was proud to be one of the sponsors of Leadville Trail 100 MTB in Colorado.

17 August 2012
IG London Nocturne Elite Racing

Saint-Gobain supports bike racing not just through sponsorship of events like the IG London Nocturne, but also through dedication to the innovation of the small parts it supplies to bike manufacturers.

02 July 2012
Saint-Gobain Components Drive Advances in Automotive Performance
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is helping OEMs meet these demands with its range of innovative NORGLIDE® composite bearings and RENCOL® tolerance rings, displayed at Vehicle Dynamics Expo 2012 in Stuttgart, Germany.
29 June 2012
Saint-Gobain & Norco Get Celebrity Thumbs Up

World-renowned mountain bike athlete Catherine Vipond chose the Phaser model bicycle from Norco Bicycles, designed and engineered with Saint-Gobain’s lightweight NORGLIDE® composite bearings, for use in the  2011 cycling championship season, and fellow cycling champion Andrew Watson chose the new model for training in 2011.

19 March 2012
New Bearing Improves Lifetime and Energy Efficiency of Fans
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics has launched the innovative and cost-effective NORGLIDE® PRO bearing to replace the traditional sintered bush bearing commonly used in household fan motors.
16 March 2012
SOLGLIDE® Bearings Provide Long-Term, Cost Effective, Environmental Solutions

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics, a global leader in supplying engineered components to international OEMs (Original Equipment Manufacturers), have launched a maintenance-free bearing for the solar market. 

07 March 2012
NORGLIDE® Bearings in High-Performance Bicycles

NORGLIDE® composite bearings on a custom-engineered, fully operating Norco Bicycles Phaser 1 mountain bicycle

02 March 2012
Saint-Gobain Recognized with 2012 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award

Saint-Gobain, the world's largest manufacturer of building products and a leading producer of innovative materials, has been awarded the ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the second consecutive year.

14 September 2011
Saint-Gobain Solar Expert Explains Industry Growth

A veteran industry executive from Saint-Gobain confronts solar industry growth issues in a newly released questions and answers (Q&A) video format, and offers guidance on the steps solar industry players must take to remain competitive.

02 September 2011
SOLGLIDE® Bearings to be Showcased at EU PVSEC

SOLGLIDE® T and SOLGLIDE® M families of bearings, launched by Saint-Gobain Solar,  reduce the costs of initial investment, operations and maintenance for solar tracking systems in solar power plants.

10 June 2011
Solar SOLGLIDE® Bearings to be Launched at CSP Today

Saint-Gobain will be launching its SOLGLIDE® T and SOLGLIDE® M families of bearings at the CSP Today Summit (June 29-30; Las Vegas, Nevada). Free of perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and heavy metals, such as lead, both product lines contain non-corrosive, durable materials to provide sustainability-enhancing solutions for reducing the costs of the initial investment, operations and maintenance in concentrated solar plants (CSP).

26 May 2011
NORGLIDE® H- and T-Type Bearings Showcased at Vehicle Dynamics Expo

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics recently showcased its innovative NORGLIDE® H-Type and T-Type bearings at the Vehicle Dynamics Expo in Stuttgart, Germany. 

05 April 2011
New Cost Effective Bearings for the Bicycle Market

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics launches a cost-effective bearing solution for bicycle components to reduce friction and improve performance.

29 March 2011
NORGLIDE® Yoke Bearings Reduce Friction and Costs for Automotive Steering Systems

Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics have launched an innovative NORGLIDE® yoke bearing for automotive steering applications.

14 March 2011
EPA Recognizes Saint-Gobain with 2011 Energy Star® Sustained Excellence Award

Saint-Gobain, the world’s largest manufacturer of building products and a leading producer of glass containers and innovative materials, has been awarded the ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

27 August 2010
Enhancing the Benefits of EPAS

The drive to find ways of saving weight has led to conventional hydraulic power steering systems being replaced by lighter and more cost-effective EPAS systems.

24 November 2009
Second Keiper Supplier Award for Bearings Group

“Keiper Supplier Award” for Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Bearings, second time in a row