What makes Knauf Knauf? It is our sense of community. Our ability to make a good contribution to the completion of a building project. Our tradition to do only the best. Our will to think and act cooperatively. Everything in the interests of our customers. For their goals and their success. Thanks to our exceptional employees.

The Knauf Group is an international operating family company headquartered in the Franconia city of Iphofen. Our founders set good examples for us: a combination of various disciplines will always turn a dream into reality. There are numerous sections that create reliable values. We are people who stay true to our principles: we comes before I. Many people build a house. Until it stands.

Quality policy

Products quality and systematically service all customers are the most important core of Knauf Gypsum’s operation. Therefore, our policy is “We will provide quality manufacturing and services in order to meet customers’ satisfaction with continuous development”.

Our vision

Knauf is the market leader for safe, healthy and comfortable design of living spaces

Knauf products and systems for buildings are innovative, environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient, fairly-priced and sustainable

Togetherness and cooperation

As a national and international leading manufacturer of modern building materials made of gypsum, insulation materials, moulded parts, packaging, construction equipment, and construction chemical products, we see ourselves as a partners for our customers, most of whom have been with us for many years.

Whether its our know-how, our products, our system solutions, our comprehensive consulting services, or our support – everything serves only one purpose: the customer has an idea. And we will make it happen. Together.

Our mission

Knauf sets the benchmark

  • for gypsum-based products and systems
  • for energy-efficient insulation materials
  • for market development and customer orientation

We are at the vanguard with our market leadership, innovation and production

These objectives ensure that we achieve above-average and profitable growth

Knauf products and systems for buildings are innovative, environmentally-friendly, energy-efficient, fairly-priced and sustainable

Company culture

Devoted, United, Values inspired

The Knauf Group

The Knauf Group today is one of the leading companies in the building materials industry: 150 plants, 26,000 employees, and annual sales of 6.27 billion Euro (in 2013). We did not only work hard for this success.

Our success is also the result of great responsibility, high dependability, and much fairness. In and out, for our customers and for our employees. We have the right to be proud.

What makes Knauf Knauf? We do.

We are Knauf. A name that speaks for itself.

Knauf can.

Core Values

  • Menschlichkeit (Humanity) : Honest with social responsibility
  • Partnership : Treat each other with respect and like family
  • Commitment : Take ownership and responsibility for the outcome
  • Entrepreneurship : Everyone is a part of Knauf

Strategic Goals

  • Improvement of products and introduce new innovation to markets
  • Effectively satisfy customer’s needs
  • Development of human resources
  • Maintain sustainable growth