Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories (PCR) leads the industry in the design, development and manufacturing of the highest performing solutions for extreme operating conditions. We strive to deliver value through our global technical expertise and the long-term partnerships we form with our customers. Our employees are committed to delivering the best solutions and services to meet the unique material and engineering needs of our customers.
Our endeavour has always been to provide an end-to-end solution for an application sustainable for your business.
Our performance ceramic (advanced / fine ceramic) solution covers every industrial kiln & furnaces, burner solution for industrial heating, wear resistance applications: mining, bulk handling in iron & steel making, and many more, wine & beer filtration, industrial filtration, metrology, lab ware, and many more demanding applications which rely on high performance ceramic material characteristics.
Our performance refractory solution is designed and manufactured to overcome operational challenges in metallurgical applications. Refractory bricks, tiles, castable and mortars for every equipment used for iron making, steel making, primary aluminium, copper, zinc galvanising, steel foundry, carbon black, petrochemicals, and also incineration of waste (WtE).
You can rely on our deep knowledge of all the applications we serve, our passionate people and engineering services, as these enable us to understand your need and work closely with your organisation and deliver customised products and solutions.
We believe in market-driven innovation to bring the best solution for your issues. Our research & development team stationed at our leading-edge R&D centres in Europe, North America and Asia; specializes in ceramic & refractory technology and constantly interacts with customers & industry experts while using the most progressive, multidisciplinary technologies to meet challenging & ever changing market demands.
With over a century of experience, Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories results from the full integration of several leading worldwide ceramics and refractory producers, which include:
Saint-Gobain Performance Ceramics & Refractories has a worldwide footprint with 14 industrial sites and a commercial and technical presence in all six continents; we also benefit from Saint-Gobain group's state-of-the-art Research & Development facilities in France, USA, China, and India on top of the specific development capabilities we have in our refractory and ceramics plants. We leverage on those capabilities to design solutions suited to your local or global needs in multiple markets and applications from refractories that withstand the most extreme conditions to lightweight and highly engineered ceramics.