"We have been working with industry leaders for approximately two years to optimize these performance solutions for mobile battery packs," notes Steven Jette, Business Development Manager for Saint-Gobain. "These products address the critical safety and performance issues we identified, specifically heat dissipation, electrical isolation, pouch cell expansion, external vibration mitigation and environmental sealing."
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastic materials have been successfully serving the electric vehicle market since 2008. Users include both major and niche automotive manufacturers. The new ProtectION™ series was unveiled during ECARTec 2010, Germany’s international trade fair for electric mobility.
SGPPL is part of Saint-Gobain’s Innovative Materials Sector, with more than 60,000 employees in 45 countries. Saint-Gobain is a global manufacturer and distributor of flat glass, building products, glass containers and high-performance materials. Saint-Gobain has operations in 64 countries and employs over 190,000 people.
Founded in 1665 to manufacture glass for the Hall of Mirrors at the Palace of Versailles, Saint-Gobain remains headquartered in Paris, France, and had worldwide sales of $53 billion in 2009.