ROCKFON Breaks Ground On Its First North American Acoustic Ceiling Panel Manufacturing Facility
CHICAGO, IL ROCKFON LLC hosted a celebration event for the groundbreaking of its first North American acoustic ceiling panel manufacturing facility, under construction in Marshall County, Mississippi.
Speaker of the Mississippi House of Representatives, Philip Gunn, joined company leaders from ROCKFON, ROCKWOOL and ROXUL at the construction site, in addition to ROCKFON customers, and other leaders from the community, company and industry.
"The investment in this new facility demonstrates the strong commitment of our company to support the North American market, and of the State of Mississippi and Marshall County to support economic development in the area," said John Medio, ROCKFON's President of the Americas.
Located approximately 31 miles from Memphis, Tennessee, the new ROCKFON facility in Marshall County will span 130,000 square feet with room for future expansion. Production is expected to begin mid- 2017. ROCKFON's new manufacturing facility in Mississippi, and its strategically positioned U.S. distribution centers, will provide for comprehensive coverage and servicing of the North American market.