Knauf Insulation is one of the world's leading manufacturers of insulation materials. The company's extensive product portfolio includes high-quality mineral wool insulation materials made of glass and rock wool, Heraklith wood wool products, insulation materials made of EPS and XPS as well as products for the production of airtight building envelopes.
As a global player and part of an internationally active family business, Knauf Insulation can look back on more than 30 years of history. Founded in 1978 as Knauf Fiber Glass in Shelbyville (USA), the company generated sales of 1.2 billion euros in 2012 alone. Today, Knauf Insulation with its approximately 5,000 employees with more than 30 plants is present in over 35 countries.
Knauf Insulation focuses on the production and further development of energy-efficient insulation materials and insulation systems. In this way, the company is meeting the global challenge of a steadily increasing demand for suitable ways and means to make existing buildings more energy-efficient and to build new buildings with the lowest possible heating energy requirement.
The strength of Knauf Insulation lies in the company's extensive solution competence. Insulation systems for residential and commercial buildings, industrial processes and solutions for the original equipment industry (OEM) form the portfolio. Customers can rely not only on their many years of experience, but also on their first-class employees and extensive consulting expertise.
The company pursues a clear goal: market leadership in the field of energy-efficient building systems – and the associated expansion of innovative insulation technologies for the benefit of a sustainably built environment. As an innovator of state-of-the-art insulation systems that meet the requirements of a rapidly changing market and also set standards again and again, Knauf Insulation wants to make an active contribution to combating global warming and the problem of declining natural energy resources. After all, it is about laying the foundations for a world worth living in tomorrow today – in the interests of all of us.