Heinsberg, Germany – Insulation materials manufacturer, Firestone Building Products Co. has inaugurated its first production plant in Germany, the company announced 6 May.
Located in the western town of Heinsberg, the facility has been manufacturing Firestone’s Resista-branded high-performance polyiso (PIR) insulation boards since the first week of May.
The product can be used in conjunction with EPDM and TPO membranes to install a complete Firestone roofing system, said the company statement.
A subsidiary of Bridgestone Americas, Firestone currently operates 15 manufacturing plants globally and produces 90 million square metres of insulation materials per year.
"Demand for building products continues to grow in Germany and throughout Europe, and we look forward to partnering with our customers in the local market,” said Philip Moors, managing director of Europe and Asia for Firestone.