News


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Jun 2015

Saint-Gobain Awards $6,000 in Scholarships to Children of Employees

Saint-Gobain Awards $6,000 in Scholarships to Children of Employees Two Students in New York and Wisconsin Receive Scholarships for their Undergraduate Studies Aurora, OHIO: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (PPL) announced today the high school and undergraduate college students that will receive $3,000 each in scholarships for demonstrating excellence in the classroom and in the community. 2015 marks the first year that Saint-Gobain PPL has awarded scholarships...

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PPL Advice to INSEAD Students

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Apr 2015

PPL Advice to INSEAD Students

Last week, I had the opportunity to go to Fontainebleau, France, to speak to some INSEAD MBA students about my experience so far at Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics. This was quite a special occasion for me because I graduated from INSEAD just 16 months ago, and this was my first return to the campus and to a very special place in my heart. The event was...

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Fluid Systems Quality Management Meeting

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Feb 2015

Fluid Systems Quality Management Meeting

Our Fluid Systems Quality Management Team held a meeting last week in Cleveland with our Quality Managers from all around the world. Sixteen plant Quality Managers in total traveled from around the U.S. and even from places like Suwa, Japan, Neuss and Lindau Germany and Lyon and Charny France. (Everyone made it okay despite the snowmageddon in Ohio last week.) The main objective of the...

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Performance Plastics and the Big Game!

02

Feb 2015

Performance Plastics and the Big Game!

63,400 of people went to the game, hundreds of millions of people watched the game, The Patriots won the game but the Big Game means a lot to us here at Performance Plastics. Yes, of course we watched it but we also played a hand in the University of Phoenix Stadium where the game was played over the weekend. Sure the Big Game was also played there in...

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PPL Presentation to INSEAD Students

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Feb 2015

PPL Presentation to INSEAD Students

Tom Kinisky, President of Saint Gobain Performance Plastics, was recently invited by the Industry Club of INSEAD to present to a group of INSEAD students. Tom gave a general overview of Saint Gobain Performance Plastics and highlighted our business model and our Innovation program. With many of the 40+ students in attendance enrolled in a Corporate Entrepreneurship class, there was a lot of interest in...

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Charny, France Clean Room Inauguration

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Feb 2015

Charny, France Clean Room Inauguration

On January 22nd, a ribbon cutting ceremony was held at our plant in Charny, France. The ceremony marked the opening of a new clean room manufacturing and C-Flex compounding unit. This is PPL’s first step in making Charny our Biopharma manufacturing center for Europe. The technology for these investments are based on capabilities in North America and are now being localized to provide improved service...

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