PROUD OF OUR HISTORY
Growth via acquisition & international expansion
Saint-Gobain Abrasives focuses its strategy on continued international expansion and the continuous development of innovative abrasive solutions
Saint-Gobain Celebrates it's
350 year Anniversary
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Acquires Stake in Grindwell Norton in India
Acquires Unicorn Group
Acquires Flexovit International
Saint-Gobain acquires Norton
• Listed on the NYSE
• Enters construction products &
• Enters Diamond products & acquires Christensen
• Acquires Carborundum Abrasives North America
• Enters Coated Abrasives & acquires
Behr Manning Corp.
• Enters Brazil
• Norton expands to Europe
• Creation of Norton Grinding Machine Co.
• Establishes plants in France,
Canada & Japan
Creation of Norton Emery Wheel Co.