SAINT-GOBAIN strengthens its high-performance solutions portfolio by acquiring COMPLEMENTARY global PLAYER in HIGH-TEMPERATURE, high pressure-resistant Seals

Saint-Gobain has acquired American Seal and Engineering Co. a global leader in providing technical solutions in the critical and extreme sealing industry. It designs and manufactures engineered resilient metal sealing solutions and sealing systems used in the transportation, energy and aerospace industries.

American Seal and Engineering has developed a unique and differentiated niche positioning over the years by providing tailor-made metal sealing solutions for extreme temperature and pressure to meet the requirements of the most stringent applications.

This acquisition is in line with Saint-Gobain’s strategy of developing technological niches. American Seal and Engineering will join High Performance Solutions, extending their product range by offering solutions for critical applications in the sealing industry. It will strengthen Saint-Gobain’s position with customers in core markets and accelerate growth by using the company’s sales channels, notably in Aerospace.

Established in 1971, American Seal and Engineering employs just under 100 people globally, mostly in the United States.



Saint-Gobain designs, manufactures and distributes materials and solutions which are key ingredients in the wellbeing of each of us and the future of all. They can be found everywhere in our living places and our daily life: in buildings, transportation, infrastructure and in many industrial applications. They provide comfort, performance and safety while addressing the challenges of sustainable construction, resource efficiency and climate change.

€40.8 billion in sales in 2017

Operates in 67 countries

More than 179,000 employees

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