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Jacobs to Provide Interior Design and Engineering Services for New Saint-Gobain North American Headquarters

May 28, 2014



By a News Reporter-Staff News Editor at Journal of Engineering -- Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. (NYSE:JEC) announced that it was selected by Saint-Gobain, the world's largest building materials company, to provide planning, interior design and engineering services for the company's new 320,000-square-foot North American headquarters in Malvern, Pa.

The 65-acre campus is being developed as the North American headquarters of Saint-Gobain and its North American construction materials subsidiary, CertainTeed Corporation, both of which are currently headquartered in Valley Forge, Pa.

Under the terms of the contract, Jacobs is supporting Saint-Gobain in achieving its goal to transform the existing campus into a LEED-certified facility using a wide range of environmentally sustainable building materials from Saint-Gobain's own product portfolio. "Our goal is to design a workplace that is energy efficient, has superior air-quality and moisture management and makes a material difference in the comfort and health of employees," said John Crowe, President and CEO of Saint-Gobain and CertainTeed corporations. "We are excited to work with Jacobs to design a workspace that allows our business and employees to continue to grow in a fully collaborative manner."

In making the announcement, Jacobs Engineering Group Vice President Tom McDuffie stated, "We are delighted to leverage our global building and interior design and engineering capabilities, reinforced by recent acquisitions, to support Saint-Gobain in creating a dynamic, integrated headquarters campus in North America that enriches their employees and positions them for future growth and expansion."

Jacobs is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical professional and construction services.

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Source: Journal of Engineering


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