From a family companyto a family of companies
The company established in 1932 in Perl an der Mosel in Saarland by the brothers Dr. Alfons Knauf and Karl Knauf, Gebr. Knauf Rheinische Gipsindustrie was the nucleus of the Knauf Group which operates worldwide today.
Gebr. Knauf Westdeutsche Gipswerke, Iphofen, originally founded in 1932, is a group of companies that operates worldwide.
Its activities are not limited to the production of building materials on the basis of plaster. Despite the extent of its growth, Knauf has remained a family company, owned by the Alfons and Karl Knauf families.