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Status: Delegated
Registry Provider: Verisign
Type: Brand TLD
Priority #: 666 - Saint-Gobain Weber SA

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.weber is a Brand TLD delegated in ICANN's New gTLD Program. Saint-Gobain Weber SA's application prevailed and the extension was delegated to the Root Zone on 22 December 2015. [1][2]

Application Details

The following is excerpted from the applicant's response to question #18:

"The new .weber gTLD will operate as a restricted registry, in which Saint-Gobain Weber S.A. (Weber) can create and control domain spaces that promote its brand’s identity and authenticity. In this regard, the .weber gTLD will be used by Weber to provide information, services and resources of its building and construction services to consumers in a way that promotes trust, convenience and innovation. The .weber gTLD will provide an authoritative internet space for Weber and its affiliates including its subsidiaries and joint ventures. Second and third level domains can then be utilised for developing Weber’s brand image and awareness, with internet users assured of brand authenticity.

Weber, established in 1900, provides a full offer of solutions for building, construction and renovation. Weber is a world leader of premix mortars and is involved in innovating solutions for facades, tile fixing, flooring, technical mortars, masonry mortars, plastering mortars and expanded clay. This is achieved by Weber’s commitment to providing useful innovative solutions supported by relevant services based on Weber’s winning combination of a deep local knowledge and its international experience. Headquartered in France, Weber employs around 10,000 staff members in a network of more than 180 flexible and local production units and 230 factories across 48 countries. Weber’s presence covers most of Europe, including UK, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine, Spain, Germany as well as China, India, Saudi Arabia, Brazil, Morocco, South Africa and Malaysia, to make its products and services more accessible to its worldwide customers. Weber generated a turnover of €2.3 billion in 2011. Weber believes in innovating processes that will involve its customers to guarantee efficiency, quality and competitiveness. In this regard, consumer trust and continuous innovation are paramount considerations in Weber’s application for .weber."[3]