Knauf is a multinational producer of building materials and construction systems. Nowadays Knauf unites more than 220 enterprises in over than 70 countries worldwide. The company is present in Azerbaijan from 1999.
"Being a multinational company we used to combine the potential of a country and own one and grow continuously worldwide on the basis of local raw materials and staff. Performing very well economically Azerbaijan proposes a lot of possibilities to realize our philosophy on long-term basis. We are very pleased with our activity in Azerbaijan and are going to develop it further on. Performing very well economically Azerbaijan proposes a lot of possibilities to realize the philosophy of the company on a long-term basis and Knauf is very pleased with their activity in the country and are going to develop it further on" says the General Director of Knauf in Azerbaijan, Mr. Samir Guliyev.
A joint-venture was established between Knauf and Gilan Group in 2006, "Gilan & Knauf Plasterboard", which produces water- and flame-retardant slabs for the local market.