KNAUF INDUSTRIES

AN INTERNATIONAL AND FAMILY BUSINESS

We are located in 60 countries, in the 5 continents: Europe, USA, South America, Russia, Asia, Africa and Australia. Close to our clients.

KNAUF GROUP

Today Knauf is an international group of companies

KNAUF INDUSTRIES is the plastics division of the multinational KNAUF, the world’s first transformer of expanded polystyrene or EPS. KNAUF INDUSTRIES is the leading manufacturer in the design and production of containers, packaging and insulation in alveolar resins (EPS, EPP, among other foams) of the market, for sectors such as: Appliances, Automotive, Construction, and Agri-Food, among others.

KNAUF INDUSTRIES’ products are manufactured under these 4 premises:

1. Eco-designed
2. Innovative
3. Safety
4. Sustainability

KNAUF VALUES

Our Mission and Vision

Mission:
Mission: To lead the market in the transformation of alveolar resins under the principles of safety, health and sustainability in order to help our customers achieve their goals.

Vision:

To create a feeling of community with our collaborators with interests aligned.

KNAUF GROUP

History

1932

The KNAUF group was born in 1932 driven by two entrepreneurial brothers, Karl and Alfons KNAUF. Two young mining engineers who decided to face their first industrial challenge, who founded Gebrüder KNAUF, a company specialised in the extraction and exploitation of gypsum.

1958

In 1958, the company started the industrial production of gypsum boards.

1984

The KNAUF group was born in 1932 driven by two entrepreneurial brothers, Karl and Alfons KNAUF. Two young mining engineers who decided to face their first industrial challenge, who founded Gebrüder KNAUF, a company specialised in the extraction and exploitation of gypsum.

TODAY

Since then, the KNAUF Group has forged an excellent reputation, being present in more than 150 companies all over the world. Its magnificent industrial success is consolidated by the human and social principles of a company whose strength is rooted on family values. Nowadays, it is cousins Nikolaus and Baldwin Knauf who run this large family business from their headquarters in Iphofen.

KNAUF VALUES

Differences do make a difference

Unique to Knauf, our values – Menschlichkeit, partnership, commitment and entrepreneurship – have been the foundation of our success over the last 80 years, and they drive our success in the industry.

MENSCHLICHKEIT
DIFFERENCES DO MAKE A DIFFERENCE

We see both our business partners and stakeholders as part of a big family where traditional principles of integrity and humanity still count. By treating each other fairly and by embracing diversity, together we act with social responsibility.

PARTNERSHIP
BLEND IN AND STAND OUT

We work with our suppliers and our industrial clients to create an environment of mutual trust. We are one team striving for success and a loyal and reliable partner across all levels of cooperation.

COMMITMENT
TRY ONE MORE TIME

We are committed to our work taking pride and pleasure in what we do. We always go the extra mile, achieve sustainable results, and provide our industrial customers with high quality solutions.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP
QUITTING IS NOT AN OPTION

Through entrepreneurial style and a willingness to take risks, we have successfully grown from a small family company into a family-owned, globally active organisation. Our continued success is driven by a spirit of pioneering, innovation, and change, combined with a pragmatic and results-oriented approach, which has been held in high regard by the industry.

Customers

Our clients

We have been manufacturing our HVACR & PROTECTIVE PACKAGING solutions for household appliances for 40 years, serving many of the largest manufacturing companies in the world

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