A history of community partnership and responsible environmental practices

The City of Ranson Jefferson County, West Virginia was one of 50 areas in 10 states considered as a location to build our stone wool insulation manufacturing facility in the United States. Ranson’s proposal was ultimately selected as our home to build this facility.

Our Jefferson County facility began commercial production July 2, 2021 and is our second stone wool insulation manufacturing plant in the United States, following the facility in Marshall County, Mississippi which opened in 2014.

ROCKWOOL has operated in North America for more than 30 years and 80+ years globally, with a consistent track record of safeguarding the safety, health, and wellbeing of citizens in the communities living by the 46 facilities where we already operate. Beyond the location in Mississippi, we operate two other North American factories in Canada – located in Milton, Ontario and Grand Forks, British Columbia.

Our factory in Ranson (Jefferson County) serves customers on the eastern seaboard. Working at ROCKWOOL, we provide meaningful career opportunities that contribute to improving the lives for people around the world. We also continue to drive growth by investing in our employees and have established a people-driven and inclusive culture that provides employees with a friendly and respectful atmosphere for growth and development.

In addition to 130 positions currently at our facility, a similar number of indirect jobs have been created as we build supplier relationships and locally source services and products.

Our 338,000 square-foot facility was constructed on a 136-acre site and brings well-paying jobs that are close to home, an increase in positive downstream economic activity, additional tax dollars to support municipal programs, and best-in-class environmental performance.

People working together, doing their jobs, teamwork, plant operations at the production manufacturing factory facility in Milton, ON

Manufacturing and production job opportunities at ROCKWOOL

In Ranson, we have jobs in operations, engineering, maintenance and trades, and site leadership.

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Job stability, an attractive benefits package, and a continuous learning environment to support your long-term career growth are only the beginning.

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We're very happy that ROCKWOOL is in our community. They’ve been a great corporate citizen. The leadership from the corporate level to the local plant manager and team have been exceptional to work with. They have strived to make a mark in Marshall County and in the region. They’ve done a very good job of hiring local employees.

Justin Hall

Executive Director, Marshall County Industrial Development Authority

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