Grindwell Norton is a part of the Saint-Gobain Group in India. Saint-Gobain entered India in 1996, and has achieved strong and profitable growth since then. Today, it is a leader in all its major businesses, has 22 manufacturing sites and more than 13,700 permanent and temporary employees in India.
In 2019, Saint-Gobain registered sales of about INR 76,955 million. For Saint-Gobain, India presents a huge opportunity for growth. Two large entities, Grindwell Norton Limited (GNO), a publicly traded company, and Saint-Gobain India Pvt. Ltd. (SGI) house Saint-Gobain’s businesses in India. The following businesses are present in India - Regional businesses: Glass and Glass Solutions, Gyproc Plasterboard and Plasters, and Weber (Industrial mortars) and Global businesses (which are now part of the High Performance Solutions Division): Abrasives, Sekurit (automotive glazing), Ceramic Materials (Silicon Carbide, Performance Ceramics and Refractories, SEFPRO, Crystals) and Performance Plastics.