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CEO comment: Business update ›

07 July 2016

In this issue of the newsletter we have gone into depth on a few of the many developments that have contributed to our strong Q1 results. The different business areas in the Systems segment are all contributing nicely to the progress and the Insulation business more than doubled its EBIT in Q1.

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The ROCKWOOL Group inaugurates new Polish production line ›

09 June 2016

With an investment of 80 million euro in a modernised and efficient production line, the ROCKWOOL Group is ready to meet growing demand for stone wool insulation in the Polish market.

Report on the first quarter of 2016 for ROCKWOOL International A/S ›

19 May 2016

The Board of Directors and the Registered Directors have today considered and approved this interim report of ROCKWOOL International A/S for the first quarter of 2016.

Announcement as PDF in English

Restricted Share Unit Program ›

08 April 2016

The ROCKWOOL International A/S Board of Directors has today decided to introduce a new long-term incentive scheme offering Restricted Share Units.

Announcement as PDF in English

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ROCKFON acoustics help landmark project win prestigious prize in Sweden ›

07 April 2016

Beautiful ROCKFON acoustic panels are at the heart of a cultural and commercial centre in Malmö that has just been named Sweden’s ‘Building of the Year’.

Annual General Meeting 2016 Minutes ›

06 April 2016

Minutes from the meeting

Minutes as PDF - English

Minutes as PDF - Danish

ROCKWOOL Group joins new EU network on energy systems ›

06 April 2016

The ROCKWOOL Group is pleased to join forces with other progressive businesses as a founding member of a new cross-political network “Energy Solutions” between business and members of the European Parliament.

Sound solutions for challenges relating to water scarcity ›

22 March 2016

One of the greatest current challenges is water scarcity. On World Water Day 22 March 2016 , the ROCKWOOL Group looks at sound solutions for challenges relating to water scarcity.

ROCKFON breaks ground on its first North American acoustic ceiling panel manufacturing facility ›

16 March 2016

The ROCKFON company today hosted a celebration event for the groundbreaking of its first North American acoustic ceiling panel manufacturing facility, under construction in Marshall County, Mississippi in the U.S.

Notice convening the Annual General Meeting of ROCKWOOL International A/S ›

10 March 2016

The annual general meeting of shareholders is hereby convened to take place on Wednesday, 6 April 2016 at 3:00 p.m.

Announcement as PDF in English

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ROCKWOOL Group supports push to enhance EU legislation on energy efficiency ›

03 March 2016

The ROCKWOOL Group has joined forces with over 70 companies and business organisations to call on the European council to strengthen its policies on energy efficiency and renewable energy.

The ROCKWOOL Group lifts operational results ›

26 February 2016

The ROCKWOOL Group starts to reap benefits from the Business Transformation Programme just a few months after launch. The operating cash flow increased 45% and the operating result 6% in the newly published 2015 annual accounts.

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Annual Report 2015 - The ROCKWOOL Group lifts operational results ›

26 February 2016

The Board of Directors of ROCKWOOL International A/S has approved the Annual Report for the financial year that ended 31 December 2015 at their meeting today.

Announcement as PDF in English

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ROXUL celebrates LEED Gold certification of its headquarters ›

25 February 2016

The ROXUL headquarters, located in Milton, Ontario in Canada, has earned LEED® Gold® certification in the New Construction category from the Canada Green Building Council.

Presentation of the Annual Report 2015 ›

23 February 2016

On Friday 26 February 2016, ROCKWOOL International A/S publishes the Annual Report 2015.

Cold@Home - A journalistic investigation of fuel poverty ›

18 February 2016

Across Europe and North America, fuel poverty is on the rise: as many as 100 million people are estimated to be unable to afford to keep their homes adequately warm during winter months.

New research highlights untapped potential in European industry ›

04 February 2016

A new report published by the “Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research” in Karlsruhe and co-funded by the ROCKWOOL Group, examines how to improve the energy efficiency of European industry and offers a number of precise recommendations on how to release the untapped potential.

CEO comment: Business update ›

04 February 2016

Compared to the latest developments in the world economy, the ROCKWOOL Group has been blessed with much more positive developments, some thanks to our own efforts and some given by the outside world.

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Upward adjustment of 2015 EBIT ›

12 January 2016

The Group now expects the EBIT result excluding write-downs and redundancy costs to end slightly above EUR 170 million.

Announcement as PDF in English

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Financial calendar for 2016 ›

21 December 2015

The following are the main known dates in our financial calendar 2016.

Announcement as PDF in English

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The ROCKWOOL Group supports conclusive COP21 agreement ›

14 December 2015

The Group believes COP21 agreement has the potential for positive long-term impact on the insulation industry.

Primorsky Oceanarium protected with ROCKWOOL Insulation ›

14 December 2015

Scheduled to open in 2016, the unique facility will host a wide array of aquatic life, and ROCKWOOL solutions go some way to reducing the energy-related costs involved in maintaining such a complex project.

Major shareholder announcement – Mr. Jan Kähler ›

10 December 2015

Mr Jan Kähler now holds less than 5 % of the voting rights in ROCKWOOL International A/S.

Announcement as PDF in English

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ROXUL Insulation helps the SURE HOUSE project to Solar Decathlon 2015 top spot ›

10 December 2015

The project, led by the Steven’s Institute of Technology (SIT), takes inspiration from recent natural disasters in order to create a home that is both energy-efficient and resilient in the face of extreme weather conditions, and utilises ROXUL Insulation to do so.

From Nordic Noir to Nordic Green ›

09 December 2015

Jens Birgersson, CEO of the ROCKWOOL Group, highlights the potential for positive change during COP21 in a blog for the Huffington Post.

Generating Affordable Housing: Lisbon Delegation visits the ROCKWOOL Group HQ ›

08 December 2015

As part of a recent trip to Denmark aimed at exploring energy efficient housing solutions, a delegation from the municipality of Lisbon, Portugal, visited the ROCKWOOL Group HQ in Roskilde on 3rd December to discuss the Danish experience with affordable low energy buildings.

The ROCKWOOL Group strengthens its position in the Central Eastern European Technical Insulation market ›

08 December 2015

The ROCKWOOL Group recently opened new production lines in the Central Eastern European factory in Bohumin, Czech Republic. The Group and ROCKWOOL TECHNICAL INSULATION have chosen to strengthen their market position and boost the competitiveness of its technical insulation products.

The ROCKWOOL Group supports The Global Alliance for Building and Construction ›

08 December 2015

Launched on ‘Building Day’, December 3rd as part of COP21, the global alliance aims to fulfil and even increase the current potential in the building sector, helping to positively contribute towards the climate.

New Group Management member ›

01 December 2015

ROCKWOOL International A/S can today announce that Mirella Vitale will take up the new Group Management position as Senior Vice President Marketing, Communications and Public Affairs.

Announcement as PDF in English

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Jens Birgersson meets the Governor of Moscow Region ›

27 November 2015

Jens Birgersson met with Andrey Vorobiev to discuss the importance of energy efficiency in buildings and the future work of the ROCKWOOL factory in Zheleznodorozhny, Moscow.

The ROCKWOOL Group hosts workshop on upcoming 2020 building regulations ›

26 November 2015

On the 24th November, in association with the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), the ROCKWOOL Group hosted a workshop aimed at identifying the challenges faced by the building industry in the wake of new building regulations, and how these can be solved collectively.

ROCKWOOL Solutions help to halve energy demand in Croatian hospital ›

26 November 2015

Croatia, like all of the 28 EU member states, is obliged to refurbish 3% of its public buildings each year. Since the majority of these buildings were built during the 1970s and 1980s, the potential energy savings are huge.

ROCKWOOL Benelux recognised for Sustainability efforts ›

25 November 2015

ROCKWOOL Benelux's commitment to doing business in an honest and responsible way has been recognised in the annual “Transparency Benchmark” report commissioned by the Dutch Government, which was published on 19 November 2015.

Double success for ROCKWOOL Germany ›

25 November 2015

Last week, Hagebau and EUROBAUSTOFF – the two biggest dealer partnerships in Germany, awarded ROCKWOOL Germany with the award for ‘Top Insulation Supplier 2015’.

Capital Market Day 2015 - new financial ambitions ›

23 November 2015

Today, the ROCKWOOL Group is hosting a Capital Market Day starting at 10:30 (CET). Executive Management will present the new financial ambitions for the period 2016-2018 as approved by the Board of Directors today.

Announcement as PDF in English

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Report on the first 3 quarters of 2015 ›

20 November 2015

See the highlights or read the entire report.

Complete report in English

Conference call with CEO, CFO and IR 20 November 10:15 CET

The ROCKWOOL Group invests in new ceiling panel factory in the US ›

19 November 2015

Board approval of the plan to build the Group’s first ROCKFON acoustic ceiling panel manufacturing facility in the U.S.

Announcement as PDF in English

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And the Architects’ Darling Award goes to... ›

16 November 2015

A golden award for ROCKWOOL Germany at the recent Architects’ Darling Awards show.

Test to improve refugee camps ›

10 November 2015

DanChurchAid and ROCKWOOL Group launched this summer a new collaboration. Both parties are now off to Kakuma camp in Kenya, where together with refugees they test possible solutions to make it more bearable to live in a camp.

Climate discussions with Angela Merkel ›

02 November 2015

Ahead of the forthcoming climate summit in Paris, Volker Christmann (member of ROCKWOOL Group Management and Head of Insulation Central Europe), together with a business delegation of eight persons, had the opportunity to talk to Chancellor Merkel on 2 November 2015.

On the Road to COP21 ›

30 October 2015

A few weeks from COP21, the ROCKWOOL Group participated at the World Efficiency Congress, focusing on decarbonising European buildings, supporting the Human Energy Project and demonstrating how the ROCKWOOL Group is ‘part of the solution’.

ROCKWOOL Safe‘n’Silent solutions achieve optimal acoustics for Marina One Project ›

19 October 2015

Due for completion in 2017, Marina One is a new, mixed-use development in Singapore, comprised of residential living areas, office towers and retail podiums, designed by renowned architect Christoph Ingenhoven.

The ROCKPANEL Company triumphs at the BIMobject Awards 2015 ›

13 October 2015

BIMobject – Europe’s fastest growing digital content management system for BIM (Building Information Modelling) objects – came to Milan in September for a two-day conference on the latest developments in BIM technology, where the ROCKPANEL company was awarded ‘Best Use of Private Cloud’.

The Association for Vertical Farming welcomes the
GRODAN business ›

01 October 2015

As part of the membership, the GRODAN business will play a part in safeguarding the strategic future of vertical farming and developing this new and high-tech horticultural sector.

ROCKWOOL Group’s new CEO focuses the business ›

29 September 2015

After a thorough analysis, the CEO of the ROCKWOOL Group is introducing a global programme of change to raise the level of ambition for the business.

Learn more about the global programme of change

Major business transformation programme launched to improve competitiveness and profitability ›

29 September 2015

Today, ROCKWOOL International A/S announces a transformation programme with the aim of making the Group more agile and cost efficient:

Announcement as PDF in English

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Stunning alpine cabin in Slovenia insulated with ROCKWOOL solutions ›

24 September 2015

The shelter, which was airlifted into position with the help of the Slovenian army, offers breath-taking views of the surrounding Kamnik Alps and can sleep up to eight mountaineers.

ROCKWOOL insulation receive high acclaim in major Danish refurbishment project ›

21 September 2015

Renovation of 854 apartments in three towers is underway at apartment building “Grantoften” near Copenhagen where residents look forward to better and warmer homes.

Solving Arctic Challenges ›

15 September 2015

The ROCKWOOL Group provides optimal thermal solutions in the world’s northernmost observatory in Ny-Alesund, Svalbard, Norway.

Largest cruise liner in the world insulated using ROCKWOOL SeaRox ›

08 September 2015

Already a market leader in the industrial insulation market, ROCKWOOL TECHNICAL INSULATION (RTI) shows its variability in this latest marine project, where SeaRox is the primary solution used to insulate the ‘Harmony of the Seas’, the world’s largest cruise liner.

New Volkswagen plant opens in Poland ›

07 September 2015

The new facility, situated in Wielkopolska, near Wrzesnia, will manufacture the successor to the VW Crafter and is insulated using ROCKWOOL solutions.

The ROCKWOOL Group inaugurates new production line in Denmark ›

04 September 2015

The first pallet of insulation was packed yesterday when Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen cut the ribbon at the factory in North Jutland.

Report on first half-year 2015 ›

25 August 2015

See the highlights or read the entire report.

Complete report in English

Conference call with CEO, CFO and IR 25 August 19:00 CEST

ROXUL Inc. at the Pan AM / Parapan AM Games 2015 ›

18 August 2015

ROXUL solutions feature in three new facilities across the Province of Ontario as part of the 2015 Pan AM / Parapan AM Games, helping to provide optimal conditions for athletes during the event.

Innovations for sustainable growing ›

09 July 2015

Growing business - American style ›

07 July 2015

It’s an exciting time for our North American operation. With the new factory in Mississippi, opened just barely a year ago, ROXUL Inc. is certainly making its presence known in the US market. There’s been strong growth in Q1 with particular focus on increasing the business in the south.

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ROCKWOOL Benelux CSR Report 2015: A game changer ›

02 July 2015

ROCKWOOL Benelux has released its annual CSR report, stepping away from the traditional facts and figures approach and instead delivering a rounded campaign for positive societal change supported by industry and political stakeholders alike. Read the full story.

CSR report and website: Be part of the solution: (Re-)building the future

France - New energy for a sluggish construction market ›

02 July 2015

New partnership to improve conditions for refugees around the world ›

02 July 2015

DanChurchAid (Folkekirkens Nødhjælp) and the ROCKWOOL Group join forces in a new cooperation in the hope of improving conditions for refugees in disaster areas around the world.

Press release as PDF in English

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Increased optimism in the Scandinavian industry ›

01 July 2015

The ROCKWOOL Group is seeing positive growth rates in Scandinavia, with particularly the Swedish construction industry leading the way. Now the Danish construction industry is also beginning to show positive rates.

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CEO comment: Business update ›

01 July 2015

Dear shareholder, As the new CEO for the ROCKWOOL Group, it is a particular pleasure to address you, our shareholders, for the first time in this publication.

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The ROCKWOOL Group use Roskilde Festival as an innovation laboratory ›

29 June 2015

The Roskilde Festival, the largest north European culture and music event, is not just a big party – it is also a living laboratory for testing our new products. For the third year in a row, the ROCKWOOL Group is attending the Festival to present some products that lie outside our core traditional business areas.

Press release as PDF in English

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Changes in Group Management ›

15 June 2015

Theo Kooij, Division Managing Director of East Division, will leave the ROCKWOOL Group to pursue other career opportunities.

Announcement as PDF in English

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New ROCKWOOL report explores the potential behind the ‘sixth fuel’ ›

12 June 2015

New report offers improved solution to wasted heat in homes during European air pollution crisis.

ROCKWOOL Group active in circular economy discussions ›

02 June 2015

The European Commission is on target to announce a new set of legislations on Circular Economy by late 2015 consisting of more ambitious policies than were previously suggested. The ROCKWOOL Group is actively taking part in the discussions generated by the renewed focus.

ROCKWOOL China Spearheads Chinese Stone Wool Quality Alliance ›

28 May 2015

The Alliance held its first event on the 23rd April in Yinchuan, capital city of Ningzia Autonomous Region in West China.

Report on the first quarter 2015 ›

21 May 2015

See the highlights or read the entire report.

Complete report in English

Conference call with CEO, CFO and IR 21 May 10:15 CEST

How healthy is your building ? - successful webinar ›

18 May 2015

International audience tuned in to watch debate sponsored by the ROCKWOOL Group

How healthy is your building? - a free web seminar sponsored by the ROCKWOOL Group ›

11 May 2015

Tomorrow, 12th May, at 1400 hours British Standard Time, the ROCKWOOL Group will be holding its first ever hour-long web seminar, in association with businessGreen.

ROCKWOOL Solutions provide solitude in Malaysian Spiritual Retreat ›

27 April 2015

An abandoned house in East Malaysia now offers a place of respite and reflection for the Sisters of St. Francis of Sarawak, with contributions to the roofing system refurbishment coming from ROCKWOOL Malaysia.

Financial calendar for 2015 updated ›

21 April 2015

ROCKWOOL International A/S changes the dates for presenting accounts in May and November.

Announcement as PDF in English

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Annual General Meeting 2015 Minutes ›

15 April 2015

Minutes from the meeting

Minutes as PDF - English

Minutes as PDF - Danish

ROCKWOOL Adriatic in Croatia receives student award ›

31 March 2015

Every year, the leading Croatian students association, eSTUDENT, awards those Croatian companies most influential in the university community.

The ROCKWOOL Group invests in new logistics centre, Netherlands ›

30 March 2015

A €10 million investment sees the ROCKWOOL Group acquire a new, 9 hectare logistics centre, situated directly adjacent to its existing factory in the industrial area of Roerstreek, Roermond.

Technical insulation becomes an energy-efficient solution to India’s energy problems ›

27 March 2015

India’s population expects to get a boost in its energy needs through power plants insulated with ROCKWOOL stone wool insulation for technical installations

Danish Ambassador visits ROCKWOOL plant in Spain ›

26 March 2015

The Ambassador of Denmark to Spain, Lone Dencker Wisborg, visited the ROCKWOOL Group’s Spanish manufacturing facilities in Caparroso. The event took place as part of an ongoing collaboration between the Danish Embassy and Danish companies operating in Spain, through which the Danish government is seeking to offer support to its established overseas companies in the coming years.

New stock option plan ›

20 March 2015

Based on decision by the Board of Directors and in accordance with the remuneration policy adopted at the Annual General Meeting 2012 of ROCKWOOL International A/S, the company has today approved new stock options to be granted to a group of up to 65 key employees consisting of Group Management and other senior managers in leading positions.

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ROCKWOOL Group calls for strong Energy Union ›

20 March 2015

The ROCKWOOL Group together with other business leaders sends a strong message to Danish politicians ahead of EU summit: Denmark has the tools for a successful Energy Union.

Notice Convening the Annual General Meeting 2015 ›

19 March 2015


Invitation as PDF - English

Invitation as PDF - Danish

French Ministry of Defence chooses ROCKWOOL insulation ›

05 March 2015

New headquarters of the Paris Ministry of Defence, Balard, utilises ROCKWOOL insulation for its fire-safe properties.

‘No more deaths and no more fire risk’ ›

26 February 2015

Safety experts demand update of Europe’s deadly fire regulations

Meeting to discuss tragedy of Europe’s fire building regulations ›

24 February 2015

Taking the ROCKWOOL Group to the next level ›

19 February 2015

Chairman of the Board of Directors Bjørn Høi Jensen comments on the current status and future directions for the ROCKWOOL Group as presented in the Annual Report 2014.

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Annual Report 2014 ›

19 February 2015

See the highlights or read the entire report.

Complete report in English

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ROCKWOOL insulation aids fire prevention in first Amazon distribution centres across Poland ›

13 February 2015

New distribution centres recently opened by Amazon mark the internet giant’s first venture into Poland, as part of its ongoing expansion in Europe. Amazon currently controls similar facilities in seven different European countries, with this latest investment being supplied, for the first time, by The ROCKWOOL Group.

Chairman of the Board resumes his duties ›

23 January 2015

The Chairman of the Board of Directors of ROCKWOOL International A/S Bjørn Høi Jensen resumes his duties with immediate effect.

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Deutsche ROCKWOOL showcases diversity at BAU ›

22 January 2015

Hosted in Munich, BAU is the world’s leading trade fair for architecture, materials and systems; with this year’s event anticipated to exceed 235,000 visitors before its close-date on the 24th January. Deutsche ROCKWOOL stands amongst another 2,000 exhibitors at the fair, which has already displayed a wealth of diverse ideas and solutions within the building industry from a combination of both local and global contributors.

Award winning innovation for affordable sustainable design ›

15 January 2015

A product innovation will soon help home-owners and building designers struggling to make sustainable, low-energy buildings in a cost-effective manner. At Europe’s biggest construction fair, BAU, in Munich 19-24 January 2015, the first new prototypes will be launched of the “Global insulation product of the year” 2014: the ROCKWOOL Group’s innovative ROCKFRAME® profile for making window frames more energy efficient.

The delicate sound of music: Paris inaugurates new Philharmonics with ROCKWOOL acoustic solutions ›

14 January 2015

Sweet music or terrible noise? Our ear is highly sensitive to sound that can lift us to the greatest of emotions – from joy to dismay. Today on Wednesday 14th of January, one of the most challenging sound-scaping projects will be put to the test when the Philharmonie de Paris, designed by internationally renowned French architect Jean Nouvel, will be inaugurated. The new main concert hall alone will accommodate from 2 400 to 3 650 critical pair of ears, the music ranging from large symphonies to jazz and world music.

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