7 February 2022: Following its acquisition by the Knauf Group, USG Boral Building Products Pty Limited is now known as Knauf Gypsum Pty Ltd, or simply ‘Knauf’ in Australia.

With transition to the new brand name underway, Tony Charnock, Managing Director Knauf in Australia reassures existing customers, suppliers and partners with regards to changes to the name.

“Now we are part of the Knauf Group, one of the world’s leading innovators and manufacturers of modern building materials, we look forward to continuing the established relationships we have with our- customers,” said Charnock.

“The synergies between the two brands ensure the transition to the new name will be seamless and our customers will receive the same high-quality experience they have come to expect, with access to locally manufactured products that meet Australian standards. We have manufacturing facilities in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane, and will continue to supply plasterboard, compounds, cornice and associated products and systems to the Australian building industry through a national distribution network of 40 company-owned trade and retail outlets.

”I wish to reassure all of our existing and future customers that, as part of the Knauf Group, we remain one of the best suppliers for the Australian construction industry,” stated Charnock.

Knauf Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of plasterboard and ceiling products, building systems and construction materials. Knauf Group entered the Asia Pacific market in the 1990s and has since expanded its operations to become an industry leading brand.

Knauf values respect, integrity, menschlichkeit (humanity), partnership and collaboration. Globally, the Knauf Group is committed to providing high-quality solutions and products with a focus on entrepreneurship to ensure continuous growth and innovation.

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