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KNAUF group acquires Armstrong ceiling solutions


Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, a leader in commercial ceiling, suspension systems and wall solutions, has been acquired by Knauf Gips KG – a global manufacturer of lightweight building products and systems.


December 15, 2019
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KNAUF group acquires Armstrong ceiling solutions

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

Armstrong Ceilings’ current portfolio spans a myriad of multi material ceiling and wall system solutions for the leisure and hospitality, office, education, healthcare, retail and transport sectors, offering functional, sustainable and contemporary solutions that enhance the customer experience and turn project demands into solutions. Knauf Gips KG (with its brand Knauf AMF) and Armstrong Ceiling Solutions joined forces establishing the new formed Knauf Ceiling Solutions division, providing the business with an opportunity to strengthen its presence even further in the Middle East and expand its ceiling solution portfolio for EMEA customers.

Wilfred Middel, VP and Managing Director EMEA at Armstrong Ceiling Solutions, says, “It’s a really exciting time for Armstrong as we join forces with Knauf Gips KG to strengthen our position in the market. This acquisition presents us with a unique opportunity to utilise their expertise to penetrate the Middle East market further.”