ROCKWOOL International

Rockwool, Denmark, plans to invest RUB 17 bn in a new stone wool line at its own factory in Vyborg, Leningrad Region, Jens Birgersson, President of the Group said on Tuesday.

19 October 2021

Rockwool, Danmark, expects to launch a briquette factory this September. The project investments are estimated at RUB 300 million.

04 June 2021

As reported by the Alabuga press service, the opening ceremony will take place on October 2, the launching ceremony will be attended by the President of Tatarstan Rustam Minnikhanov and Ambassador of Denmark in Russia Carsten Sondergaard. As was previously reported by the official representative of the Kazan Kremlin Lilia Galimova, it is assumed that the substrate produced at the plant will help Tatarstan agrarians to grow products while saving resources. “Products manufactured at the plant will be produced from domestic raw materials. At the first stage, the production capacity will reach 4 thousand tons per year, subsequently doubling,” - said Galimova.

28 September 2018

A Grodan plant for substrate production of the Rockwool company will open in the Alabuga SEZ in October, 2018. This was reported by the press-office of the SEZ. Rockwool invested about RUB 500 mln in the project.

25 May 2018
News: Federal Districts of Russia

By summer 2018, the Rokwool company with launch the Russia’s first production plant of Grodan-branded artificial soil for greenhouses in the “Alabuga” Special Economic Zone. The first stone in the plant’s foundation had been laid today by Rustam Minnikhanov, the President of Tatarstan.

“Today, we are laying the first stone, to continue the production facilities which are now being implemented by the Rokwool Company. This our strategic resident, who has been successfully operating here since 2012. The new product – stone wool substratum – will not only cover the needs of our Republic, but also the Russian market, I believe. This product is very in demand”, as Mr. Minnikhanov said during the solemn ceremony.

13 September 2017

The company Rockwool International is going to develop the rock wool manufacturing plant in Tatarstan, because the Russian market remains one of the key markets, the press office of the Tatarstan President reports with a reference to Jens Birgersson, President of the Rockwool group of companies.

Rockwool International is a world leader in the field of the production of non-combustible insulation materials on the basis of rock wool, the company is represented in 35 countries, the central office is in Hedehusen (Denmark). In April of 2012 the company launched the plant at the territory of the SEZ “Alabuga”, installing the largest rock wool production line of 110 thousand tons annual capacity. The investment amount for the plant construction is 150 million dollars which is the record for Rockwool.

The President of Rockwool International has denoted that the company is not intended to leave the Russian market and plans to continue the expansion strategy with the demand growth return.

02 November 2015
162.0 mln
Moscow region, Leningrad region, the Republic of Tatarstan, the Chelyabinsk region

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ROCKWOOL Group includes business units manufacturing heat insulation materials (ROCKWOOL), acoustical suspended ceilings (ROCKFON), artificial soil for vegetables and flowers (Grodan), specialized industrial fiber (Lapinus), decorative facing panels (ROCKPANEL), and anti-vibration panels for applications in rail transport and traffic noise reduction (Rockdelta). The Group’s subsidiary named BuildDesk offers consulting services related to energy efficiency of buildings.