With more than 250 production facilities and sales organisations in over 86 countries, 35,000 employees worldwide, Knauf is one of the leading manufacturers of drywall systems, plasters and accessories, insulating materials, paints, flooring systems as well as construction machinery and tools. In the early 1980s, Nicolaus and Baldwin Knauf, the founders‘ sons, took over the management of the company now known as the Knauf Group. Many of the subsidiaries are also run by family members. Manfred Grundke and Alexander Knauf currently run the Knauf Group as General Partners. Nicolaus and Baldwin Knauf are still engaged in business by alternating as Chairman and Deputy Chairman of the Board of Shareholders to maintain continuity.
Gypsum Fibre Factory Vidin is located on the banks of the Danube, near the borders with Romania and Serbia. Since 1997 are produced gypsum fibre boards under the brands Knauf Vidiwall and Vidifloor as well as Vidiphonic, Vidifire A1 and Vidicomfort, which have been applied in more than 20 countries around the world. As a leading manufacturer, Knauf maintains the high quality of its products and systems as well as environmental and human health care, which is confirmed by the international standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001.
THE GYPSUM FIBRE BOARD BUILDING MATERIAL
Knauf gypsum fibre boards are made of high-quality baked gypsum and cellulose fibres from selected old paper that are mixed in a homogeneous mixture. Gypsum fibre boards have high density and strength, which makes them suitable for high-quality solutions in all areas of drywalling.
FIELD OF APPLICATION
High resistance to scratching of walls due to high surface hardness.
High mechanical strength of the walls.
Walls with high sound insulation – dry screed floor to reduce impact noise.
High resistance and loading capacity. Dry screed floors for acoustic comfort.
Industrial buildings, warehouses, sports halls
Impact resistance. Fire protection of metal constructions