9 January 2009
WSI welcomes new Global Sponsor Partner: Saint-Gobain Gyproc
Saint-Gobain Gyproc* is the world’s leading supplier of sustainable, innovative, lightweight interior building systems, including an extensive range of building plasters and plasterboard systems across many leading regional brands such as British Gypsum, Placo, Rigips, Certainteed and of course Gyproc.
Saint Gobain is a global corporation operating in over 50 countries and employing over 200,000 people across five distinctive businesses. A significant portion of Saint-Gobain’s operations consists of the manufacture and distribution of construction products.
Having achieved significant growth over the past number of years, Saint-Gobain is now the world’s leading supplier of construction products.
Saint-Gobain GYPROC* is the world's leading manufacturer and supplier of sustainable light weight and innovative interior building systems. It also represents the single largest entity within the construction products segment of Saint-Gobain’s global operation.
Saint-Gobain Gyproc* offers the most extensive range of building plasters and plasterboard systems across many leading regional brands such as British Gypsum, Placo, Rigips, Certainteed and of course Gyproc.
In addition to its unparalleled product range and distribution network, Saint-Gobain Gyproc technical teams work in close consultation with architects and specifiers to provide superior, innovative, engineered solutions for the buildings of tomorrow, regardless of local conditions.
Alongside growth and innovation, excellence is a central priority within Saint-Gobain Gyproc. The company is proud to be associated with WorldSkills International and supports its efforts to promote world class excellence in the skills arena and to encourage and reward young people in their endeavors to acquire the skills necessary to succeed in their chosen careers.
For further information visit our web site; http://www.saint-gobain.com/en/activities/construction-products
* Formerly BPB plc – acquired by Saint-Gobain in 2005