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SGRS - one of the major R&D centers of Saint-Gobain worldwide is located in the Minhang Development Zone, at the heart of its Shanghai industrial complex, neighbouring 6 of our plants involved in Performance Plastics, Glass for Automotive, Abrasives and Ceramics.

Mirroring the extraordinary richness of Saint-Gobain technology, this Center hosts scientists in almost all advanced material sciences from ceramics to polymers, glass to iron cast, crystals to abrasives, inorganic grains & powders to refractories…and reaches variety of research fields including: material science, chemical engineering, mechanical engineering, modeling and building energy as long as grinding, coating, Optical Detection etc.

The center builds a strong technical competency in product development, in-depth scientific research and analysis, rapid response to business requests and frontline technology development. Equipped with modern scientific equipments, SGRS is taking part in fast-changing technical evolution. Polymer material processing, Abrasives, Powder processing and Optics Inspection are four established technical areas which are in direct linkage with SG products. Other competencies dealing with construction materials, refractories, quartz, cement and pipe are growing to strongly supporting SG group in Asia.

Along with the sustained business development in Asia, SGRS is rapidly developing. New office
building Phase II project with 8290 m2 is now underway and this will provide more
comfortable and safe working environment along with many career
opportunities for more than 400 research scientists.