CHENNAI, 27th Jun 2012, 4:36 IST
Vetrotech Saint-Gobain (a unit of Saint-Gobain Glass), the leader in the manufacture of fire resistant glasses for over 30 years across the globe , will now manufacture the “World’s toughest fire resistant glass”- Contraflam, in Chennai, India.
The new production line, situated within Saint-Gobain’s “World Glass Complex” at Sriperumbudur, near Chennai, was inaugurated by Mr. Jean Pierre Floris, President, Innovative Material Sector, Saint-Gobain. This investment is part of a total investment of Rs 60 crores in the advanced glass solutions facility spanning an area of 90000sqft within the World Glass Complex.
The Contraflam range of fire resistant glass that will be manufactured here is the “World’s toughest fire resistant glass”. Based on a specialized interlayered tempered glass technology, these glasses have been tested as per the most stringent International standards in a variety of applications.
The availability of these state-of-the-art products in India marks yet another milestone in the efforts of Saint-Gobain to make available to the customers of today, products of tomorrow.