Making a Material Difference

Saint-Gobain Research North America is one of Saint-Gobain's largest industrial research laboratories. Located in the greater Boston area, Saint-Gobain Research North America is home to more than 400 employees working at the leading edge of innovation. Discover how Saint-Gobain Research North America partners with employees and customers to build careers and products that improve our world. JOIN US

Our Research

Building Science

Saint-Gobain Research North America’s research programs in building science develop solutions for sustainable buildings and construction. Did you know that buildings account for 25-40% of all global energy use? Our world needs what we’re working on: more efficient and more comfortable buildings that reduce energy consumption, greenhouse gases, water use, and waste generation. Come join us in creating a built environment that protects our families, our communities, and our planet.






Innovative Materials

Innovative Materials R&D teams at Saint-Gobain Research North America work with business and customer partners to solve problems in challenging industrial markets. Combining expertise in materials sciences, process technologies, and markets, our scientists and engineers use their technical mastery to deliver:

  • ceramic solutions for applications that include refractories, industrial crystals, electronics, furnacing, and space flight
  • abrasives solutions that grind, finish, and polish nearly everything we touch today… shaping the future!
  • plastics solutions from life-saving bio-pharma applications to high-performance industrial components including foams, films, seals, and bearings
  • technical fabrics that extend roadway life, protect human life, and shelter the world

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