- Compagnie de Saint-Gobain has signed an agreement to purchase Structus Building Technologies, of Bend, Oregon. Founded in 1996, Structus is a leading manufacturer of high-performance drywall corner solutions with a very strong focus on innovation, improving the way the building industry designs and constructs wall systems.

Saint-Gobain says it has been successfully distributing Structus products for many years in North America and Europe, making this project a natural fit. The acquisition includes a single manufacturing location in Bend, Oregon, with 60 employees. Saint-Gobain says it ties in perfectly with the group's strategy of strengthening its position in high value-added solutions for growing markets.

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