Saint-Gobain Technical Fabrics is a member of the reinforcement branch of Compagnie de Saint Gobain, a producer, processor and distributor of materials created from glass, ceramics, plastics and metal. Saint-Gobain operates though a network of subsidiaries located in more than 50 countries worldwide. Its workforce is comprised of more than 200,000 people. The company s subsidiaries are engaged in the production of abrasives, pipelines, ceramics and plastics, containers, building distribution, gypsum, insulation, building materials and reinforcement products. Saint-Gobain Technical Fabrics manufactures and distributes a range of brands in the construction, composites and industrial products categories, such as reinforcement fabrics from Bayex; drywall joint tape from FibaTape; pavement reinforcement from GlasGrid; and mesh fabrics from Vertex. Saint-Gobain Technical Fabrics maintains a location in Niagara Falls, N.Y.