SMM 2014 Meet Åge Skinstad

Age SkinstadOn Thursday 11th September you will have the chance to meet at our stand Mr. Åge Skinstad.We are sponsoring the Norwegian ladies crosscountry-team! Head of the cross country division of the Norwegian Ski Federation since 2006. Mr. Skinstad is also a well-known expert sports commentator on Norwegian national television.Welcome in hall B5 stand 406.

SMM 2014 – unveiling brand new solutions!

Link to SMM ExhibitionTuesday 9th of September, we will have the honor to present our newest developments. Unveiling will be at SMM so we can´t tell you much yet. Be sure to come and find out about our brand new construction solutions that offer Less Weight, Less Energy with More Safety and More Comfort. These new solutions contribute to major savings and new design possibilities on your new-build, conversion, offshore constructions or yacht. red_carpet_ropes_800_clr_5608
Welcome in hall B5 stand 406.

SMM Hamburg 2014 – our stand design!

smm stand designMeet us again at SMM Hamburg Stand B5 – 406 9-12 September.
We have finalized our design of the stand for SMM 2014. We welcome you to come and visit our stand, meet our team, see, feel and understand our Light Weight, Energy Saving construction materials with added Safety and Comfort for shipbuilding and offshore constructions.
Exhibiting from the Saint-Gobain group will be:
Brødrene Dahl
Optimera Marine
Weber Saint-Gobain
Vetrotech Kinon
Hall B5 Stand nr. 406

Saint-Gobain supplies to Ship Design of the Year 2013

Shippax Awards1During the Ferry Shipping Conference, the FjordLine `Stavangerfjord´ was awarded the Shippax Award `Best ship design 2013` Fjord Line was also awarded for being the first largest cruise ferry operated exclusively with liquefied natural gas ( LNG). Saint-Gobain Weber supplied floating floor solutions onboard this prize winning vessel.

“The Shippax Awards” were presented at the annual Ferry Shipping Conference which brings together 350 representatives from nearly 50 international ferry companies and the supply industry onboard the  Tallink ship ” Romantika “, which sails between Stockholm and Riga.

Asia Pacific Maritime Singapore, visit us at BB20

LOGO APM_logonew-2014Asia Pacific Maritime, Singapore 19-21 March 2014 – Saint-Gobain will be present at booth BB20 in the Norwegian Pavilion. Bringing together no less than eight renowned specialists in the field of glazing, insulation, flooring, interior finishing, certified interior boards, valves, pipes, fittings, climate control and more. It provides professional weight and energy saving solutions for newly-built and refurbishments of ships and offshore installations. Exhibiting: VETROTECH Saint-Gobain KINON, WEBER Marine&Offshore, Brodrene DAHL, OPTIMERA MARINE and ISOVER Saint-Gobain. More info: here

Brødrene Dahl joins Saint-Gobain Marine Applications.

BD_MarineWe welcome our new member Brødrene Dahl. Having joined the Saint-Gobain Marine Applications group since January 2014, Brødrene Dahl AS was established in Norway in 1917, and is the country’s leading wholesaler of technical products to the shipbuilding industry. Brødrene Dahl specializes in supplying steel pipes, pipe components and industrial valves, actuators and monitoring systems. In addition to being a large supplier to the Norwegian Shipyards, they also export these materials to many foreign markets. Brødrene Dahl is also located in Romania, with warehouses in Tulcea, Braila and Constansa, as well as in Vung Tau, Vietnam. Visit BD Marine 

Wishing you a Happy Lunar New Year

Year of the horseWe wish all our customers and relations in Asia and those whom celebrate the New Lunar year of the horse, a healthy and prosperous year!

Happy New Year, Best wishes from Saint-Gobain

Season Greetings 2014 SGMA

Kinon – Vetrotech becomes one organization

Vetrotech Saint-Gobain Kinon – One contact for all your Marine Glass needs Vetrotech Saint-Gobain Kinon Site in Aachen, Germany

Vetrotech is proud to announce changes within their organization aimed at improving service to the Marine and Offshore Glass customers. Kinon Aachen GmbH (a Saint-Gobain company since 1952) has a long history as supplier to the Marine and Offshore industry, focusing on special glass compositions which respond to the specific life safety, performance and comfort needs at sea. Kinon recently became a part of Vetrotech Saint-Gobain International AG, well known for its high quality, specialized fire resistant glass for both the building and the marine sectors since 1980. The Vetrotech marine activities previously operated out of Vetrotech Saint-Gobain Benelux will now be managed out of the office in Aachen, Germany per 1st of October 2013. 

With the integration of Kinon within Vetrotech, now a complete marine product range can be offered, under one “umbrella” located in Aachen:
• THERMOVIT® electrically heated glass
• CONTRAFLAM® fire resistant glass A0 up to H-120 (blast resistant acc. to NORSOK regulations)
• STADIP® MARINE laminated light weight safety glass
• CLIMAPLUS® KM ULTIMATE high-performance solar control solutions

Guido Plum, Managing Director Vetrotech Saint-Gobain Kinon GmbH explains: “All of this will now be available at Vetrotech Saint-Gobain Kinon – your “one-stop-shop” for all Marine Glass needs, with the big advantage of having the main production plant and sales office at one single location. Offering direct contact lines and more efficient information about for example the current production status at any time. We are looking forward to a successful and close working relationship and a bright future together with our customers and partners.” For inquiries or questions about Marine Glass – please contact Mr. Ruud van der Sterren.

MARINTEC China Exhibition 3-6 December – Saint-Gobain Weber exhibits

 MARINTEC China Exhibition 3-6 December – Saint-Gobain will be present at booth N3D11-7 Saint-Gobain Weber leads the world in the production of pumpable self-levelling floor screeds. With 30 years of experience. Saint-Gobain Weber flooring range gives you high performance floors, for any application, quickly and cost-effectively. It provides professional marine flooring solutions for newly-built and refurbishments of ships and offshore installations. LogoMarintec