North American Specialty Products Debuts New Website, Offering Easy Access to Product and Application Information

CFA National Associate Member Debuts New Website (Wayne, Pa.) – North American Specialty Products LLC (NASP), formerly CertainTeed Pipe and Foundation Group, a leading provider of specialty PVC pipe and residential and commercial building products, has launched a new website — offering easy access to information on its complete line of products and their benefits in a […]

Saint-Gobain sells its PVC “Pipe & Foundations” business to Westlake Chemical for US$175 million

PARIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Saint-Gobain signed an agreement for the sale of its U.S.-based PVC Pipe & Foundations business to North American Pipe Corporation, a subsidiary of Westlake Chemical Corporation (NYSE:WLK) of Houston, Texas, for a total price (enterprise value) of US$175 million (around €135 million), representing 7.2 times 2012 EBITDA(US$24 million). Manufactured by Saint-Gobain’s Exterior Products Division within […]

CertainTeed Corporation Cuts Energy Loss From Slab Edges with New EnergyEdge(R) Insulating Form

(Valley Forge, Pa.) – CertainTeed Corporation is expanding its portfolio of time-saving foundation products that boost energy efficiency with the introduction of EnergyEdge(R) insulating concrete slab edge forms. The patent-pending EnergyEdge system is designed to prevent energy loss along the uninsulated concrete slab edge. The system consists of PVC rails, snap-on braces and expanded polystyrene (EPS) […]

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