Knauf Industries
Innovation

In an era of constant change, it is vital to have a vision of the future. If you are looking for a supplier with the ability to create innovative solutions and with expertise in plastics, you are in the right place.

At Knauf Industries, we constantly test and develop new protective and technical part solutions in plastics moulding to provide our clients with access to fully proof-checked, cutting-edge solutions.

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The spirit of innovation

One of our values as a company is entrepreneurship; that spirit of endless curiosity that enables us to constantly and rigorously develop new solutions. It is this spirit that has driven us to create an innovation department: IDLab. This laboratory of ideas, conceived under the premises of ‘Design thinking’, is comprised by a multidisciplinary team of professionals from areas as contradictory as marketing or materials, to offer you, from multiple points of view, the disruptive technical solution that your company requires.

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Our way to innovation

Nowadays, our IDLab is focused on 5 main research areas. These 5 pillars of research and development are the result of strong collaboration between our team and our clients.
Listening and understanding your needs is vital for your company, but also for us. Innovation means not only conceiving new products but also improving processes or business models.
See below our 5 research areas:

INNOVATIVE MATERIALS

TIME TO MARKET REDUCTION

ADDED VALUE

EFFICIENCY IMPROVEMENT

CIRCULAR ECONOMY

IDLab Innovator DNA

In our innovation process, we invite our clients and suppliers to cooperate with our team in a Design Thinking model. This approach enables us to customise and test assumptions in an agile way.

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