Talk:Saint-Gobain

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Conflict of interest and POV[edit]

Large sections of the article were written by Caitlin.szymberski (talk · contribs), evidently a single-purpose account. She is a former employee of Saint-Gobain, according to her LinkedIn profile:

Intern in Internal Communications

Saint-Gobain

(Public Company; 10,001 or more employees; SGO; Glass, Ceramics & Concrete industry)

June 2007  — October 2007        (5 months)

- Developed an Intranet community directed at the internal communications departments  
- Composed articles in English and French for the international internal review  
- Created a brochure for a yearly executive Saint-Gobain meeting  
- Updated Saint-Gobain’s page in English and French on Wikipedia

Wikipedia work is even explicitly listed...

I just came here looking for information on a record EU fine (€900M!) imposed on the company in 2008 for price fixing.[1] Not surprisingly, I found none. (Granted, all edits by Ms. Szymberski were prior to that.) The article needs a thorough review for POV. GregorB (talk) 13:30, 11 May 2009 (UTC)

I found another good article on the subject here: http://www.nytimes.com/2008/11/13/business/worldbusiness/13glass.html —Preceding unsigned comment added by 116.232.2.247 (talk) 06:39, 6 April 2010 (UTC)

Merging the Manufacture des Glaces & the Saint Gobain entries[edit]

It would be a pity to merge the Manufacture des Glaces with the Saint Gobain article. This has been done in the French Wikipedia, with the result of a much poorer article than in English. Jardeheu (talk) 15:14, 12 October 2010 (UTC)

Compagnie Dagincourt or Compagnie d'Agincourt?[edit]

If someone could confirm which name is correct, it would be most helpful. Moderatelyaverage (talk) 12:44, 4 April 2012 (UTC)

Optimera[edit]

The Nordic corporation of Optimera (range of building suipplies stores) is owned by SG, including it's Norwegian subsidiery of "Monter" achain of DIY stores It's a fait bit of its revenue and should be invorporated somehow (800 MEU in Norway alone) Raymond Holmoey (talk) 21:20, 16 May 2012 (UTC)

the name[edit]

When did the name change to Saint-gobain and why and where did this name come from? john f94.196.89.104 (talk) 20:01, 24 April 2014 (UTC)