It has achieved a turnover of nearly 98 million Euros (FF 640 million) in 2000 and employs 650 people. It manages 30 outlets located in the French areas: Var, Bouches-du-Rhne, Alpes-Maritimes and Vaucluse.
The company Matriaux Runis has a strong reputation based upon its network, its services commitment and its efficient teams.
The acquisition is fully in line with Point.P bolt on strategy and completes its regional business offer.
The Building Distribution Division of Saint-Gobain has achieved a turnover of _ 9.7 billion Euros in 2000 and employs more than 43 000 people. It is the leading building materials distributor in Europe, via its 2500 outlets in 13 countries. Its major brand names are Point. P, Lapeyre, La Plateforme du Btiment, Jewson, Graham, and Raab Karcher.