Roxul Inc., a manufacturer of stone wool insulation products in North America officially begins production here at its first manufacturing facility located in the U.S.
The $160 million plant encompasses 600,000-sf and is located on a 100 acre site in the Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park, approximately 30 miles south of Memphis. Roxul continues to experience growth throughout North America, and the new facility will ensure it can meet its customers’ growing demands. This location will help Roxul maintain its strong growth in key insulation markets such as residential, commercial building, flat roof, and industrial applications, in the mid and southern USA and Mexico. The company will employ approximately 150 workers on-site once the plant is fully operational.
The company officially broke ground on May 8, 2013, on the s facility. With more than 750,000 man hours and as many as 500 workers on site in the past few months, this significant project was constructed in just over a year with no lost time accidents.
Roxul currently operates two North American facilities in Canada, located in Milton, Ontario and Grand Forks, British Columbia.
Roxul's insulation is made from natural stone and contains up to 40 percent recycled material with zero waste to landfill. ROXUL’s superior insulation saves energy, reduces noise and is fire resistant. ROXUL is a leading choice for architects, building professionals and homeowners. PR