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Etex acquires UK company Superglass and strengthens its European footprint in the sustainable insulation market

Etex, the global building materials manufacturer and pioneer in lightweight construction, closed the acquisition of UK insulation producer Superglass. With this deal, Etex extends its European footprint for sustainable insulation beyond its existing presence with glass mineral wool and extruded polystyrene manufacturer URSA. Superglass Insulation Ltd is a top three player in the United Kingdom […]

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Superglass and Start Up Stirling partner to help local people in hardship save energy

Superglass, the Stirling-based insulation manufacturer, has partnered with charity Start Up Stirling, to help local people combat rising energy costs. Superglass has pledged to cover 50% of the costs of Start Up Stirling’s Home Starter pack programme during the winter months. This will help hundreds of people living in hardship throughout the Stirling Council area, […]

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Superglass signs corporate partnership with construction industry charity Crash

Leading insulation manufacturer, Superglass, has joined the construction industry charity CRASH as a Corporate Patron to support the great work they do helping homelessness charities and hospices across the UK. Superglass will support CRASH in the delivery of vital projects to construct and refurbish the buildings or spaces that care for the sick, vulnerable and […]

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TN International UK & Ireland acquires Chesterfelt in multi-million deal

TN International (TNi), owner of Scottish insulation manufacturer Superglass, has acquired Chesterfelt Ltd, one of the UK’s best-known bitumen roofing manufacturers in a multi-million pound deal. With its regional headquarters for Western Europe and North America in Stirling, TN International is one of the world’s leading producers of roofing, waterproofing and insulating materials. The deal […]

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Superglass takes top engineering award

Leading insulation manufacturer Superglass has today (October 1 2020) been named Company of the Year by Scottish Engineering, recognising the company’s excellence in areas such as innovation and investment. The award is made each year by the member organisation as part of its annual awards. In a break with tradition – due to the Coronavirus […]

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Take advantage of the new Green Homes Grant with Superglass

The Chancellor of the Exchequer has announced a new grant scheme to improve the energy efficiency of homes in England, with insulation at its heart. The scheme comprises grants of £5,000 to cover up to two thirds of the cost of energy efficiency improvements to homes in England, including insulation to prevent heat loss.  Low-income […]

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First Minister opens Superglass factory following £37m upgrade

Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, officially opened Superglass’ newly upgraded glass wool insulation factory today (9 December 2019) in Stirling. The opening follows the completion of a £37 million project to redevelop Superglass’s production facility, protecting 180 jobs at the site and cementing the company’s place as a leader in Scotland’s manufacturing sector. On the […]

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Top Marketing Award for Superglass

Following on from the implementation of the Superglass brand transformation, the Superglass Marketing team and their agency partners, Northstar, celebrated another success at the prestigious 2019 Construction Marketing Awards in December. In its 19th year and now attracting more entries than ever before, the Awards is a must attend event in the industry calendar and […]

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Superglass completes £37M factory upgrade in Stirling

Superglass has completed the redevelopment of its Stirling manufacturing site. The investment, which at £37million is one of the largest in Scottish engineering and manufacturing in recent years, was announced in December 2017. Now complete, it will double the site’s capacity to around 60,000 tonnes of glass wool insulation annually. Redevelopment of the site, including […]

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Now with new Robust Detail approval, Superglass once again sets new standards in Blown Insulation

Superglass’ Superwhite 34 blown wool insulation has received Robust Details accreditation as a proprietary component in E-WM-33, the pre tested solution as featured in the Robust Details Handbook published on October 1st 2019. Robust Details is a scheme offering housebuilders an alternative to the pre-completion sound testing required to meet Part E of the building […]

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