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Knauf Acquisition

The APAC and EMEA businesses of Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, a leader in commercial ceilings, suspension systems and wall solutions, has been acquired by the Knauf Group – one of the largest independent building materials manufacturers in the world.

 

With over 220 production facilities in more than 86 countries, the Knauf Group is one of the leading manufacturers of modern building materials made of gypsum, acoustic ceilings, insulation materials, moulded parts, packaging and construction equipment.

 

Armstrong’s current portfolio spans a myriad of multi material ceiling and wall system solutions for the office, education, healthcare, retail and transport sectors, offering functional, sustainable and contemporary solutions that enhance the customer experience and turn project design intent into solutions. In APAC Armstrong Ceiling Solutions is the leader in all key markets in acoustical modular ceilings and has rapidly expanded into metal, wood and alternative materials.

 

On October 2019,  Armstrong Ceiling Solutions became part of the Knauf Group providing the business with an opportunity to strengthen its presence even further in APAC region and expand its ceiling solution portfolio for customers throughout the region.

 

Neville Paterson, Managing Director APAC at Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, says: “It’s an exciting time as we join the leading Armstrong brand and APAC footprint with the high-quality, innovative forces of the Knauf Group organization together in one of the great dynamic markets in the world. We believe this combination of expertise will reshape our industry and be a catalyst for the joined forces to enhance the experience for both our customers and our near 300 distributor partners alike.”