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  • Heraklith’s library of reference projects keeps expanding in 2017

    Heraklith’s library of reference projects keeps expanding in 2017

    06/12/2017

    Heraklith is a leading global brand for wood wool boards with landmark reference projects around the world. Whether on its own or combined with mineral wool or foam insulation, Heraklith boards are used in a broad range of environments for safety, enhanced comfort, improved aesthetics and long-term durable cost-effective solutions.

  • Knauf Insulation Sustainability Report 2017 – Heraklith in the spotlight

    Knauf Insulation Sustainability Report 2017 – Heraklith in the spotlight

    27/10/2017

    Knauf Insulation has published its 2017 Sustainability Report a few days ago. This year we are dedicating several pages to Knauf Insulation’s Wood Wool activities with a particular focus on our Simbach plant, Germany, which has celebrated its 90th anniversary in 2017.

  • Heraklith’s growing presence in the Middle East

    Heraklith’s growing presence in the Middle East

    05/09/2017

    It has been almost one year since Heraklith and Knauf LLC took the decision to join their efforts to develop the wood wool market in the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, and market response has proven the partners right.

  • New Environmental Product Declarations for Heraklith portfolio

    New Environmental Product Declarations for Heraklith portfolio

    16/06/2017

    Heraklith has recently updated the Environmental Product Declaration for its product range of homogeneous boards.

    The updated document reflects the continuous improvements made in the manufacturing processes and product technology, e.g. in terms of energy mix and efficiency, waste minimization and binder technology. It is relevant for the three Heraklith…

  • Latest additions to Heraklith’s library of reference projects

    Latest additions to Heraklith’s library of reference projects

    18/05/2017

    Heraklith is a leading global brand for wood wool boards with landmark reference projects around the world. Whether on its own or combined with a layer of mineral wool or foam insulation, Heraklith boards are used in a broad range of environments for safety, enhanced comfort, improved aesthetics and durable…

  • New product for Eastern European markets

    New product for Eastern European markets

    04/05/2017

    Knauf Insulation wood wool plant in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary is launching its new product – Tektalan 037/2 – in April 2017, primarily meant for the underground car park and basement ceilings project markets in Eastern Europe. This product is an upgraded version of Tektalan C2 and Tektalan HS, which are being…

  • Major upgrade in Zalaegerszeg plant

    Major upgrade in Zalaegerszeg plant

    18/04/2017

    Heraklith has recently completed a major upgrade of its wood wool plant in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary with the installation of a new state-of-the-art dryer. This equipment comes to replace the one that had been operating since the startup of the line.

  • Oosterhout plant upgrades its service to market with brand new Heraklith Experience Center

    Oosterhout plant upgrades its service to market with brand new Heraklith Experience Center

    27/03/2017

    Heraklith’s new Experience Center situated at Knauf Insulation Oosterhout is now ready for business, with a busy customer training program being prepared for the coming months.

  • Heraklith strengths its market presence in Nordic countries

    Heraklith strengths its market presence in Nordic countries

    09/03/2017

    Heraklith is upgrading its presence in the Nordic region in 2017 through its partnership with Knauf A/S in Denmark, which becomes responsible for selling the Heraklith product range and providing the necessary customer support, including onsite technical assistance.

  • Heraklith expansion in the Middle East

    Heraklith expansion in the Middle East

    17/11/2016

    Heraklith is the leading brand for wood wool, an industry it invented in 1908 with the filing of its first patent in Austria. Part of Knauf Insulation since 2006 and served by three plants in The Netherlands, Germany and Hungary, Heraklith holds strong market positions in several European countries and…

  • Insulation Matters - Sustainability Report 2016

    Insulation Matters - Sustainability Report 2016

    24/10/2016

    We have come a long way since the beginning of our sustainability journey just 5 years ago thanks to the hard work and innovation of everyone at Knauf Insulation . Our new 2016 report showcases many of the initiatives that have been introduced throughout our company to help us make…

  • Insulation Matters - Sustainability Report 2015

    Insulation Matters - Sustainability Report 2015

    20/11/2015

    Knauf Insulation’s latest sustainability report showcases its innovative new solutions designed to tackle some of the industry’s biggest insulation challenges.

    The report also highlights the company’s sustainability achievements since its baseline year of 2010: cutting energy use by 15.3%; reducing waste to landfill by 48.8%; lost time accidents by 24%…

  • BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology)

    BREEAM (Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology)

    17/07/2015

    International New Construction is a voluntary standard that defines high performance green buildings which are healthier, more environmentally responsible and more profitable structures. Using independent assessors, BREEAM examines criteria covering a range of issues in sections that evaluate: management processes, health and wellbeing, energy, transport, water, materials, waste, land use and…

  • Insulation Matters - Knauf Insulation Sustainability Report 2014

    Insulation Matters - Knauf Insulation Sustainability Report 2014

    20/04/2015

    This report is the fifth of its kind since the company established its ambitious 2020 sustainability mid-term aims including zero waste to landfill, reducing energy use by 20% and cutting CO2emissions by 20%.

    Find our new report at Knauf Insulations' sustainability pages:www.knaufinsulation.com/sustainability

  • Mobile versions of website are online

    Mobile versions of website are online

    24/02/2015

    Following the trend that nearly 50 % of internet users prefer mobile devices we decided to provide mobile versions in order to create a more comfortable site content and view. The versions, optimized for smart phone and tablet - Android and IOS devices - are online with immediate effect.

  • Knauf Insulation products can put you on the right track to get the best result for LEED 2009 certification

    Knauf Insulation products can put you on the right track to get the best result for LEED 2009 certification

    20/11/2014

    LEED 2009 (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) is a voluntary standard that defines high performance green buildings which are healthier, more environmentally responsible, and more profitable structures. Credits for certification can be earned in various categories, each with a unique focus on sustainable design: sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy…

  • Improvement of Heraklith production lines in Simbach, Germany

    Improvement of Heraklith production lines in Simbach, Germany

    30/06/2014

    After the necessary maintenance to ensure proper functionality additional requests to the stacking line end were coming up.
    Because the capacity needed to be increased, there was also a need for more flexibility for different board and pallet dimensions. Investments were made, which addressed the above issues but at the…

  • Start-up of gluing line in the Wood Wool plant in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary

    Start-up of gluing line in the Wood Wool plant in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary

    24/04/2013

    Following the recent changes in Herkalith organisation in order to ensure proper split of construction and acoustic ceilings and wall system segments, Heraklith BM product range was relocated to Simbach, whereas glued elements for loft application were moved to Zalaegerszeg.

  • Environmental Product Declarations for Heraklith

    Environmental Product Declarations for Heraklith

    17/01/2013

    Understanding the environmental impact of our entire wood wool products range through Life Cycle Assessment across all our plants, allowed us to quantify the benefit of using wood as a raw material, but also the impact of the binder. This LCA further strengthened the credentials of Wood…

  • Heraklith is certified with Blue Angel

    Heraklith is certified with Blue Angel

    17/01/2013

    Heraklith is certified with Blue Angel, which confirms high environmental;credentials of the products range

  • New surface naming

    New surface naming

    17/01/2013

    The natural texture of wood wool in a variety of exquisite structures gives Heraklith panels its versatile design possibilities. In order to implement clear surface naming for all range of Heraklith products used…

  • Knauf Insulation publishes its third Sustainability Report

    Knauf Insulation publishes its third Sustainability Report

    04/12/2012

    Knauf Insulation publishes it's third Sustainability Report, highlighting the actions and efforts that we have made in the last 12 months in the area of sustainability and beyond. In particular we highlight the efforts that we are making to advocate for a low energy built…

  • New stacking press for Wood Wool Plant in Oosterhout, Netherlands

    New stacking press for Wood Wool Plant in Oosterhout, Netherlands

    14/11/2012

    In August 2012 the new stacking press in Oosterhout commenced operation. The pressline is responsible for an important part of the production consisting of the forming of the stacks with filled moulds.

  • Opening event of the finishing line in the Wood Wool Plant in Simbach, Germany

    Opening event of the finishing line in the Wood Wool Plant in Simbach, Germany

    14/11/2012

    On 21st September 2012 the new finishing line for wood wool products in Simbach was officially opened in the presence of Tony Robson – CEO Knauf Insulation, Davide Ducarme – Technical Director, Frans van Zon – Marketing Director and Patrice Briol – HR Director

  • New investment in Wood Wool plant in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary

    New investment in Wood Wool plant in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary

    05/11/2012

    The Wood Wool plant in Zalaegerszeg, Hungary has extended the production range for homogenous products with 600 mm width.