Company: Knauf Plasterboard

New Zealand’s building industry now has a BRANZ Appraised choice when it comes to plasterboard, with global leader Knauf receiving the organisation’s approval.

One of the leading innovators and largest manufacturers of plasterboard and associated products in the world, Knauf has been awarded BRANZ Appraisals for its Wet Area Systems and Bracing Systems.

Specifically for the New Zealand building industry, Knauf has developed a user-friendly and industry-leading bracing calculator as part of the BRANZ Bracing System Appraisal process. Announced at an industry function in Auckland today, the Knauf Bracing Calculator is available to the New Zealand building industry free of charge from its website

“Since our BRANZ Bracing System Appraisal was issued, feedback from the market has been incredibly positive and humbling. It has really validated all our hard work to date,” says John Russ, New Zealand Sales Manager for Knauf Plasterboard.

“The level of interest and enquiry from the market is growing every day at a rate we are simply thrilled about.

“The high level of interest shows the New Zealand building industry is most definitely interested in doing things differently and looking to global innovators and manufacturers for inspiration and materials if it gets the client a better result,” says John.

For further information, please contact Amy Robens, Lassoo Media & PR, 021 399 544, or Crystal Dias, Communications Manager, Knauf, on telephone: (02) 93116940 or email: