Saint-Gobain to Build its First Plasterboard Plant in Indonesia
PARIS, March 6, 2013
PARIS, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --
Saint-Gobain announces that it will soon break ground for a plasterboard plant
near Jakarta to respond more effectively to local demand and pursue its
development in the fast-growing Indonesian plasterboard market. This new
facility will strengthen Saint-Gobain Gypsum's presence in Southeast Asia,
where it already operates four plants in Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam.
Project costs are estimated at €35 million for a production capacity of 30
million square meters/year.
This new facility will give Saint-Gobain six plants in Indonesia, where the
Group already produces Abrasives and Industrial Mortars. With its strong
growth potential, large and resilient domestic market and vibrant construction
industry, Indonesia plays a key role in Saint-Gobain's strategic development
in Southeast Asia.
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markets,designs,manufactures and distributes building materials,providing
innovative solutions to the challenges of growth,energy efficiency and
environmental protection. With 2012 sales of €43.2 billion,Saint-Gobain
operates in 64 countries and has nearly 193,000 employees. For more
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Analyst / Investor Relations
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