Rockfon, a part of Denmark-based ROCKWOOL Group, started production today of stone wool acoustic ceiling products at its first North America manufacturing facility. Located in Marshall County, Mississippi, this Rockfon state-of-the-art facility is the company’s fifth stone wool ceiling production site globally. Its complete ceiling product offering combines Rockfon® acoustic stone wool and specialty metal ceiling panels with Chicago Metallic™ suspension systems.
The ROCKWOOL Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of stone wool products, invested approximately $40 million in the new 130,000-square-foot (12,000-square-meter) Rockfon North America facility. With support from colleagues at ROCKWOOL and its worldwide network, the U.S. production line began as scheduled and is operating as anticipated.