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Saint-Gobain Africa participating in the Big 5 Construct Expo 2023

Saint-Gobain at the Big 5 Construct Southern Africa


The Big 5 Construct South Africa Expo took place  at the prestigious Gallagher Convention Centre in Johannesburg from 27 – 29 June.  The exhibition and conference have become a cornerstone event in the construction industry. It serves as a platform for industry professionals, suppliers, and manufacturers to showcase their innovative products and services. Among the significant contributors to the economic growth, recovery and transformation within South Africa’s construction industry,  Saint-Gobain Africa showcased its sustainable construction materials and solutions – Making the World a Better Home.

Saint-Gobain, with its rich heritage spanning over 350 years, has established itself as a pioneer in the construction industry. The company's core values revolve around sustainability, innovation, and the well-being of people. As an active participant in the Big 5 Construct South Africa Expo, Saint-Gobain demonstrated its commitment to promoting sustainable construction practices and addressing the industry's evolving challenges.

Saint-Gobain showcased its extensive range of insulation materials designed to enhance energy efficiency and comfort within buildings. These innovative solutions minimize heat transfer, reduce energy consumption, and contribute to significant cost savings. Some notable product brands featured at the expo included Saint-Gobain Isover insulation; Gyproc drywalling; a.b.e. flooring, waterproofing and concrete repair; and Weber tile fixing solutions.

With a focus on promoting sustainable building practices, Saint-Gobain exhibited its drywall systems, which offer flexible and environmentally friendly solutions for interior partitioning. These systems provide sound insulation, fire resistance, and contribute to efficient space utilization. Saint-Gobain's Gyproc range of drywall products offers builders and architects the ability to create comfortable, modern, and sustainable spaces.

Saint-Gobain at the Big 5 Construct Southern Africa
Saint-Gobain at the Big 5 Construct Southern Africa

Saint-Gobain's commitment to innovation was evident in the exhibition of their smart building materials. These intelligent solutions leverage cutting-edge technologies to enhance building performance, comfort, and safety. Examples included smart insulation materials that adjust their thermal properties based on environmental conditions, and interactive glass solutions that can control privacy and adjust light transmission.

Apart from showcasing their products, Saint-Gobain actively participated in knowledge-sharing sessions at the expo. Their industry experts and technical specialists shared insights on topics such as sustainable construction, energy efficiency, and the future of building materials. By engaging with architects, engineers, and construction professionals, Saint-Gobain fostered a collaborative environment aimed at advancing the industry's best practices.

Saint-Gobain's involvement in this event was a testament to their commitment to sustainable construction and innovation. By showcasing their cutting-edge solutions, such as high-performance insulation materials, advanced glass products, sustainable drywall systems, and intelligent construction chemicals and technical mortars, the company demonstrated its role as a leader in the construction industry.As the industry continues to evolve, Saint-Gobain's innovative solutions will play a vital role in shaping the future of construction in South Africa and beyond.

Saint-Gobain Africa talks about sustainability at The Big 5 Construct Southern Africa