Water and Fire Resistant Alcipan (WRFR) is a smooth, flex and light-weight gypsum board produced according to TS EN 520+A1 as Type HF with increased water repellency and fire resistance properties.
Knauf is one of the worldâ€™s leading manufacturers of modern insulation materials, dry lining systems, plasters and accessories, thermal insulation composite systems, paints, floor screed, floor systems, and construction equipment and tools. With 150 production facilities and sales organizations in over 86 countries, 27,500 employees worldwide, and sales of 6.5 billion Euro (in 2016), the Knauf Group is without doubt one of the big players on the market â€“ in Europe, the USA, South America, Russia, Asia, Africa, and Australia.
The story of the company in Turkey began in 1989, as Biltepe AÅ, starting production in Ankara plant as the first gypsum board factory of Turkey. In the second half of 1997, the firm engaged in a merger with Knauf, a world leader in this field. From 2000 on, the investments proceeded under 100% Knauf ownership. That very year also marked the opening of the second gypsum board factory in Ä°zmit, Turkey, followed by a third plant again in Ä°zmit. One of the largest plants of Europe, Knaufâ€™s fourth plant in Turkey, the Ahiboz, Ankara factory began production in 2009.Digital EPD