Knauf as a Group was founded in 1932 by Dr Alfons and Dr Karl Knauf to introduce gypsum based building materials so that people could build faster, better and cheaper. Knauf is Headquartered in Iphofen – Bavaria, Germany with 220 plants spread across 70 countries in Europe, the Middle East, Asia, USA, Latin America and India, Indian Sub-continent with a workforce of about 26,500 and an annual revenue of approx. 7 Billion Euros.
Knauf in the G.C.C is headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. It’s active in the greater Middle East, G.C.C and India with a manufacturing plant in Ras Al Khaimah, UAE and a Plaster plant in Tuticorin, India. Knauf supplies to Qatar, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia, India and Indian Subcontinent.
Knauf is the leading manufacturer of drywall building materials such as:
- Gypsum Boards
- Partition Systems
- Ceiling Systems
- Floor Systems
- Interior Plasters
- Cement Boards
- Insulation Materials
- Joint Compounds
Knauf provides value-added products and services in the following ﬁelds:
- ASTM certiﬁed products & systems
- Thermal and sound insulation materials
- Value engineering and technical consultancy for architects and consultants to meet speciﬁed design requirements
- On site hands-on training and supervision for contractors when installing drywall systems
Knauf’s high performing, innovative systems are fast and easy to install and are manufactured to meet ASTM, EN-BS and DIN Standards, owing to the opportunity to meet any client requirements.
Knauf is committed not only towards its Products and Systems but also to its employees. Within the framework of its four key K-Values; Partnership, Commitment, Entrepreneurship and Menschlichkeit (translating to mean “the human touch”), Knauf looks after its people and drives a sense of passion throughout the entire staff body. It is this passion that is evidently projected to the customer as each staff member lives out the four values in their daily working lives. This is what makes Knauf Unique and special!
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