Rockfon Celebrates Grand Opening

SUE WATSON STAFF WRITER Rockfon, the second manufacturing facility in the Chickasaw Trail Indus­trial Park, held its grand opening and ribbon-cutting last week. The 130,000-square-foot ceiling tile manufacturing facility is located adjacent to its sister plant ROXUL, which makes insulation. The companies are the first of their kind in the United States and are subsidiaries […]

ASICS Unveils Solar Project

SUE WATSON STAFF WRITER A ribbon-cutting for a rooftop solar array at ASICS recently drew a large turnout from the community. The ceremony took place on the roof. “I am delighted by the support we receive from Marshall County,” said Kyle Koestier, director of the distribution center and director of distributions and transportation with ASICS. […]

Byhalia Board OKs Chickasaw Trail Project

By: Janice Wagg Contributing Writer   As part of a special-called meeting of the Town of Byhalia on August 24, consultant Don Hollingsworth presented information regarding the need for the natural gas expansion to Chickasaw Trail Industrial Park. He said Rockfon wanted to expand. He had met with Justin Hall, executive director of the Marshall […]

ROXUL Inc., North America’s largest producer of stone wool insulation, rebrands to ROCKWOOL

Milton, ON (September 7, 2017) – ROXUL Inc., the North American division of the ROCKWOOL GROUP, the world’s largest stone wool manufacturer, announces it will commence a full rebrand to ROCKWOOL.  The ROCKWOOL brand has been marketed proudly and internationally for 80 years and now will be adopted in North America* The rebrand takes effect January […]

Rockfon North America Facility Begins Production in Marshall County, MS

Rockfon, a part of Denmark-based ROCKWOOL Group, started production today of stone wool acoustic ceiling products at its first North America manufacturing facility. Located in Marshall County, Mississippi, this Rockfon state-of-the-art facility is the company’s fifth stone wool ceiling production site globally. Its complete ceiling product offering combines Rockfon® acoustic stone wool and specialty metal […]