European building materials supplier Saint-Gobain reported sales for the third quarter of €10.2 billion (US$11.9 billion), an increase of 4.1 percent year-over-year. On a like-for-like basis, sales increased 5.6 percent.
Building distribution segment sales increased 3.5 percent to €4.7 billion (US$5.5 billion). Innovative materials sales were up 4.3 percent to €2.5 billion (US$2.9 billion). Construction products sales were up 5.2 percent to €3.2 billion (US$3.7 billion).
For the first nine months, the company reported sales of €30.6 billion (US$35.6 billion), an increase of 4.3 percent year-over-year. On a like-for-like basis, sales increased 4.2 percent.