The new facility is ideally situated to supply both the Egyptian and the export markets. With a capacity of 900 tons of flat glass per day, the Saint-Gobain Glass Egypt facility will meet the increasing glass demand that goes along with the growth of the construction market in the area. From clear glass to the most advanced coated glass, Saint-Gobain Glass keeps the strongest attention to the quality of its products, using the most innovative equipment to manufacture glass, choosing raw materials with care and carrying out rigorous quality controls during the manufacturing process as well as offline. The production covers: Clear glass (SGG PLANILUX®), Tinted glass (SGG PARSOL®), And online coated glass (SGG REFLECTASOL®) with solar control properties and an appealing aesthetics reflective effect. “Saint-Gobain Glass Egypt will focus particularly on customer service.We will not only sell products, but also develop partnerships with our local customers for them to benefit of all Saint-Gobain new products and technologies. We want to be not only a producer of glass, but also an active player to foster innovation, in the construction market, together with glass processors, architects, engineering offices, developers etc, but also in the automotive or appliances markets. With the range of products we are offering – made in Egypt or imported from affiliates – we have a technical answer to any technical request. With the capacity of our new plant, the biggest line in the region, we’ll be able to follow the strong development of the Egyptian market and of the surrounding countries.” says Gérard Laigroz, Managing Director.
Thanks to its worldwide network of 35 float lines and 15 offline coaters, Saint-Gobain Glass Egypt is able to supply a wide range of glass products, for both internal and external applications; including clear, extra-clear and tinted float glass, high performance solar control and low-E coated glass for temperature control, patterned glass, and special glass products like fire protecting glass.
Its tradition over more than three hundred centuries, its strategy driven by innovation, its constant focus on supplying the best to its customers, makes Saint-Gobain Glass a glass expert continuously looking forward. Saint-Gobain Glass is now in Egypt
The glass factory is located in Ain El Sokhna, 120 kilometers east of Cairo and 40 kilometers south of Suez, along the Red Sea coast, on a total area of 750,000 square meters.