Renault Duster SUV has a new glass mate

French automakers, Renault have entered into a deal with Saint Gobain Sekurit. By entering into this agreement with Renault, Saint Gobain Sekurit, will become the…

French automakers, Renault have entered into a deal with Saint Gobain Sekurit. By entering into this agreement with Renault, Saint Gobain Sekurit, will become the sole supplier of automotive glass for the Duster SUV, thus will regain their supremacy over other glass manufacturers as the most preferred across the globe.

Saint Gobain’s Indian enterprise will witness increased business specially since Renault has noteworthy plans for their upcoming Duster. The company has also found favor with the Renault Dacia plant in Europe due to their prompt supplies and meeting precise specifications head on at the first instance itself.

Duster has received tremendous response in Indian SUV sectors. Duster augmentation is in full swing at the Renault plant in Oragadam, Chennai, as it gets set to enter markets to compete with M&M Scorpio and Tata Safari.

Saint Gobain Sekurit is world class suppliers of automotive glazing and modular components for the global vehicle manufacturing segment. The company is present in 22 countries and possesses a 45 percent market share in European markets. Saint Gobain Sekurit India is well versed with production of laminated windshields and tempered glazing for the Indian Automotive Market supplying to Tata Motors, Hyundai Motors, Maruti Suzuki, Honda SIEL, General Motors, Mahindra-Renault, among others. For more information, scroll down.

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Saint-Gobain Sekurit becomes Renault’s new glass mate
DĂ©cember 2012

• Will partner the French carmaker in being the single source of automotive glass supply (OEM) for Renault Duster
• Extend glass solutions with acoustic, atmospheric, thermal and visual comfort
• Ensure greater safety & Security to the end consumer

Saint-Gobain Sekurit has secured a brand-new deal with the French auto major Renault as it gets set to roll out the off-roader ‘Duster’ on the Indian roads. Sekurit will stand to gain as the single biggest glass supplier for this programme, reinstating Saint-Gobain’s supremacy as the most preferred glass manufacturer across the world, spanning a spectrum of diverse consumer needs.

With this, saint-Gobain Sekurit India has already witnessed a huge leap in business with Renault, what with the onset of Duster production ensuring a significant scaling up of volumes. And that’s not all. Saint-Gobain Sekurit India has also come in for much appreciation from the Dacia plant in Europe for being among the best suppliers in terms of minimum development time and providing first time right glasses.

On the Duster end, the car is one of Renault’s most ambitious products in India till date. It has received a total booking of 17,000 as of July 2012 and the production ramp up is in full swing at the French manufacturer’s plant in Oragadam, Chennai. The country’s SUV market is moving at a fast pace and the 5-seater Duster promises to turn the heat on the rivals including the Scorpio from Mahindra & Mahindra and the Tata Safari. Also, the Indians’ growing love for SUVs might just make Duster park itself in the sedan space as well.

As Saint-Gobain Sekurit and Renault set off on a new journey, It is yet another milestone for the Saint-Gobain Group.