Ion TV Series to Feature Saint-Gobain's ONESuit Garments

Merrimack, N.H. (June 10, 2011) – Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics will be featured on the next episode of “World’s Greatest…!” The episode, scheduled to premiere on cable television channel, Ion Television on June 15 at 11:30 a.m., will...


Merrimack, N.H. (June 10, 2011) – Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics will be featured on the next episode of “World’s Greatest…!” The episode, scheduled to premiere on cable television channel, Ion Television on June 15 at 11:30 a.m., will highlight innovative products that have shaped the fire service industry in recent years.

“World’s Greatest!...” is a 30- minute program highlighting the world’s greatest companies, products, places, and people. Every show is a fast paced tour around the world featuring behind the scenes footage, informative interviews, and exciting visuals. The segment featuring Saint-Gobain will provide a peek into the innovative engineering, research and development behind the revolutionary light-weight design of ONESuit hazmat protective garments.

“Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics is exactly the type of company that we like to feature on ‘World’s Greatest!...’ They have a relentless focus on quality and innovation, and they have a great story to tell,” said Gordon Freeman, executive producer of the show.

In recent years, ONESuit has achieved a growing customer base ranging from the United States Department of Defense, various U.S. military organizations, and first-responders in industrial chemical and fire protection markets throughout the world. At this year’s Fire Department Instructor’s Conference (FDIC), Saint-Gobain expanded its portfolio of certified NFPA chemical protective suits to include ONESuit® Shield, the company’s first Level B configured offering.

“Our story is truly one of innovation born from market demand. The hazmat community has been asking for the comfort and protection of our innovative materials and we’re happy to meet that need,” said Peter Kirk, Market Manager, Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics.

To learn more, tune into the “World’s Greatest…!” airing on Ion Television during the following dates:

· June 15 – 11:30am

· June 16 – 7:30am

· June 17 – 6:30am

About Saint-Gobain Corporation: Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics (SGPPL) is a subsidiary of Saint-Gobain, one of the top 100 industrial companies in the world and a leading producer of construction products, flat glass, high-performance materials and packaging. Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics produces the ONESuit® line of chemical protective hazmat products.

About ONESuit: All ONESuit products feature a lightweight, single-skin design, along with Saint-Gobain’s state-of-the-art protective material, making them more flexible for maximum comfort and maneuverability. In addition to the new ONESuit Shield, the company’s line of products include ONESuit Pro, the industry’s most affordable hazmat suit certified to the NFPA 1991 standard, ONESuit Flash, ONESuitGard, and ONEGlove Hazmat. For more information visit www.onesuittec.com or contact Peter Kirk at (603) 424-9000 or protectivesystems@saint-gobain.com.