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Knauf Insulation launches OmniFit Slab 32

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Knauf Insulation has launched OmniFit® Slab 32, the first 32 lambda glass mineral wool insulation slab on the market for use in light steel frame systems (SFS) as part of a rainscreen façade or other external wall build-ups. OmniFit® Slab 32 is primarily designed for use with Rocksilk® RainScreen Slab …

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Knauf joins Planet Mark

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Knauf has joined Planet Mark, a widely recognised organisation that offers sustainability certification to businesses via the independent verification of social and carbon data. In doing this, Knauf has also committed to an annual carbon emissions reduction of at least 2.5%. Planet Mark is in the process of verifying data …

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Knauf Insulation to invest in Glass Mineral Wool plants

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Knauf Insulation is set to invest in its two UK Glass Mineral Wool plants. In St Helens, Knauf Insulation will invest over £40m to increase the plant’s total capacity by c30,000 tonnes per annum from late 2023/early 2024 and to acquire the large adjacent Pilkington Architectural site from NSG Group. …

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Knauf Insulation goes on tour with free bacon butties

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Builders across Great Britain can get a free bacon butty and a hot drink this month to celebrate the 10th anniversary of ECOSE® Technology, Knauf Insulation’s revolutionary bio-based binder for mineral wool insulation. The Feel Good Factor roadshow will see a special Knauf Insulation food van tour selected branches of …

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Knauf Insulation monkey about with donation

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Insulation manufacturer Knauf Insulation has donated products to Monkey World, the animal rescue centre in Dorset. Home to 54 chimpanzees and over 200 other primates, Monkey World’s 30 year old pavilions required refurbishment to expand and upgrade the accommodation in preparation for a new rescue. As chimpanzees are native to …

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Hargreaves warms to Knauf top job

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Knauf Insulation has announced that Neil Hargreaves, the company’s former finance director, has been appointed managing director. In his new role, Hargreaves will be responsible for strengthening the company’s leading position in the mineral wool insulation industry. He takes over from John Sinfield, who is leaving to pursue a new …

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Knauf Insulation completes £7m upgrade

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  Knauf Insulation has completed a £7m upgrade of its manufacturing plant in Cwmbran, South Wales, which will increase its capacity by 6%. The improvements include a complete rebuild of the furnace at the heart of the plant. The work has been completed as part of a £200m investment programme …

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Siemens and Knauf Insulation strengthen sustainability partnership


 Siemens has strengthened its strategic partnership with Knauf Insulation, the UK’s leading provider of high performance, sustainable glass and rock mineral wool insulation solutions. The next phase of the partnership will focus on enhancing efficiency at Knauf Insulation’s glass mineral wool plant in Cwmbran, South Wales. This builds on the …

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