Kingspan fills gap with €25m insulation factory in Australia

The facility in Somerton, north Melbourne, will make insulation materials

9th April, 2017
Gene Murtagh, the Kingspan chief executive

The Irish building materials giant Kingspan has unveiled a new €25 million factory in Australia.

The facility, which will make insulation materials, is in Somerton, north Melbourne, where US care manufacturer Ford closed a plant last year.

The plant is set to supply a major portion of Kingspan’s Asian customers, with 20 per cent of its production scheduled for shipping through Asia-Pacific, a figure predicted to rise to 35 per cent by 2020.

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