British Gypsum is the UK's leading supplier and foremost authority on internal wall and ceiling systems, with a century long history and a proven record of providing effective lining solutions for many of the world's most prestigious buildings. With its headquarters at East Leake in Leicestershire, the company currently has 5 major manufacturing plants in the UK.
It provides the industry's foremost technical support and training through its market leading Drywall Academy support function, and, via its East Leake based Building Test Centre, has access to Europe's leading suite of fire, acoustics and structural test laboratories.
British Gypsum, Head Office, East Leake, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE12 6HX, England
Phone: 0115 9451000
Knauf was founded in 1932 by the brothers Karl and Dr. Alfons N. Knauf. Today their sons, managing partners Baldwin and Nikolaus Knauf, steer the success of the corporations' numerous enterprises in close co-ordination with the other family members.
From its beginnings in gypsum processing along the Saar and Main rivers, Knauf has expanded and diversified to become a corporation with worldwide activities, delivering products and services in the following fields:
* Building materials and systems based on gypsum and gypsum-related products.
* Thermal insulation and sound insulation materials.
* Limestone and lime products.
* Chalk and cement related products
* Plant engineering
Knauf Insulation Ltd, PO Box 10, Stafford Road, St Helens, Merseyside, WA10 3NS
Phone: 01744 766600