Rockwool North America has begun production at its Jefferson County facility, which is focused on manufacturing stone wool insulation for residential, commercial and industrial needs.
The facility is the company’s newest plant in the United States and marks North America’s first increase in stone wool insulation manufacturing capacity as economic activities resume amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Rockwool public affairs manager Paul Espinosa, who also serves in the West Virginia House of Delegates, said the opening could not have happened at a better time.
“Rockwool’s experiencing a tremendous growth in demand for our stonewall insulation products across North America, particularly here in the northeast United States,” he said. “We did actually start shipping some product last Friday, July 2.”
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