New Glasswool Manufacturing Plant Updates


Our game-changing glasswool insulation plant arrives in 2021.

MY plant - March 2021
MARCH 2021

A great end to a successful week of commissioning for our start up team. Our new factory has the capacity to make 75,000 tonnes of glasswool insulation per year, which will open many opportunities for our customers.

MY production line
MARCH 2021

Our first locally made insulation batts have just rolled down the line. Such amazing quality from the first day of commissioning.

MY plant Furnace

We’re one step closer to delivering high quality glasswool insulation to our customers. The furnace is ON at our new factory and we will be making insulation next month.

MY team on site

Our team of dedicated colleagues are on site, busily getting everything ready for start up in February 2021.

MY plant Sep2020

The main factory buildings are completed. Our local team starts moving in to the new factory very soon.

The factory build is now complete and the warehouse is getting close to completion too.
July 2019

The factory build is now complete and the warehouse is getting close to completion too. We’re now getting the inside of the plant ready for the installation of our manufacturing equipment.

Building completion of plant construction
JUNE 2019

Everything is ahead of schedule; the building is now complete, ready for the installation of our state-of-the-art manufacturing equipment.

Update of Malaysian plant, June 2019
June 2019

The framing is up for the area that will house the furnace, the walls are done along the line and the flag poles are up.

More building progress on site
MARCH 2019

Huge progress. The roof is now finished for the packaging area, most of the walls are up and framing is in place for the oven section.

Team site visit shows build progress
February 2019

The framing for the area that will house the manufacturing line is nearly finished and more roofing is added.

Site visit shows more build progress
February 2019

More framing is up and the roof is going on.


Steady progress is made as the framing for the packaging section is completed.

Building begins on new Plant
December 2018

All the zones in the new manufacturing facility are mapped out.

Project and construction teams meet on the site

Our project and construction teams meet on the site of our new manufacturing facility in Johor as the piling is completed.

Model of Malaysian Plant
JULY 2018

Plans for the new manufacturing plant are announced by the Knauf Insulation Group. The state-of-the-art manufacturing facility will change the game of insulation in the region by providing our customers with access to the latest manufacturing techniques and high quality Glasswool insulation.

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