Promote the healthy and sustainable development of the waterproofing industry


On January 11, 2022, at Saint-Gobain Asia Pacific headquarters, representatives of China Waterproof Building Waterproofing Association and representatives of Saint-Gobain Group Asia-Pacific had a cordial meeting and in-depth exchanges.


(Pictured, third from left) Mr. Wang Huan, Chief Digital Officer and Chief Marketing Officer of Asia Pacific, Deputy General Manager of Marketing and Business of Saint-Gobain Express, and Chief Operating Officer of Saint-Gobain Keshun Advanced Materials Co., Ltd.;
Mr. Zhu Dongqing, Secretary-General of China Building Waterproofing Association;
Mr. Xian Yongbiao, Vice President of China Building Waterproofing Association;
Mr. Zhu Zhiyuan, Chief Engineer of China Building Materials Inspection and Certification Group (CTC) Suzhou Co., Ltd., Deputy Director of National Waterproof and Water-saving Materials Product Quality Inspection and Testing Center, National Building Materials Industry Waterproof Materials Product Quality Inspection Center, and Secretary-General of TC195/SC1 Standard Committee;
Mr. Daniel Zhang, Chief Engineer of China Building Waterproofing Association.



At the meeting, representatives of the Waterproofing Association affirmed Saint-Gobain's recent announcement of the acquisition of GCP and further cooperation with Chinese waterproofing company Keshun Co., Ltd., which has brought great influence to the development of China's building materials and waterproofing industry. 

On June 23, 2021, Saint-Gobain announced the establishment of Saint-Gobain Keshun High-tech Materials Co., Ltd., a joint venture with Chinese waterproofing technology company Keshun Co., Ltd., to deepen its long-term cooperation in the research and development, manufacturing and sales of integrated building material solutions, marking another solid step in the deployment of the Group's "Green and Sustainable Building" strategy.

Saint-Gobain Keshun High-tech Materials Co., Ltd. aims to provide waterproofing solutions based on polymer roofing systems to meet the growing demand for high-performance, low-carbon and environmentally friendly high-tech building materials in China.       


Mr. Wang Huan, representative of Saint-Gobain Asia Pacific, introduced the entire Saint-Gobain Group and its businesses in the Asia-Pacific region, and described in detail the layout and development of Saint-Gobain Group in building materials and waterproofing sectors, and the two sides had in-depth exchanges on the development trend of the waterproofing industry this year. In the future, with the help of the China Building Waterproofing Association, it will promote the healthy and sustainable development of the industry. Following its goal of achieving carbon neutrality by 2050, Saint-Gobain is moving forward in a new path of action to protect the planet.