In 1996, Carborundum Corp. Boron Nitride, a then leading producer of hexagonal Boron Nitride since 1954, was acquired by Saint-Gobain, one of the world's largest industrial companies. Now named Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials - Boron Nitride Products, the facility operates under the Innovative Materials branch of Saint-Gobain, a world leader in advanced engineered materials.
Hexagonal Boron Nitride (hBN), an advanced synthetic ceramic, combines a number of useful physical and chemical properties in one material. Saint-Gobain's 60+ years of expertise in harnessing these properties and transforming hexagonal BN into sophisticated solutions to application-specific challenges is unsurpassed in the industry.
Our state-of-the-art ISO 9001:2008 manufacturing process certified and ISO 14001 environmental management certified facility in Amherst, New York, USA, is dedicated solely to the production of hexagonal boron nitride materials for customers around the world.
Committed to providing a safe and healthy work place for its employees, and protecting the environment for the communities around it, the facility manufactures proprietary boron nitride products as powders, finished components and blanks, liquid coatings and solid diffusion sources.
Saint-Gobain Ceramic Materials (SGCM) offers international R&D and expert material science capabilities to solve even your most demanding applications for Boron Nitride. Our in-house lab is equipped with analytical capabilities, including equipment and systems such as: laser particle analyzer, BET surface area analyzer, SEM, FTIR and many more. Custom end use products are a SGCM specialty, including custom solid shapes, powder formulations and others. Our team of experts work with you from initial development to final implementation of your application.
Our products are sold and shipped worldwide through Saint-Gobain's extensive international network of knowledgeable sales representatives and distributors and are backed by the solid technical support that is a hallmark of all Saint-Gobain businesses.