Danish Royals pay tribute to ROXUL Inc. during Canadian Visit
MILTON, ON, Sept. 19, 2014 /CNW/ - ROXUL Inc., the leading manufacturer of stone wool insulation products in North America was pleased to accept His Royal Highness Prince Henrik Medal of Honour award yesterday at the Danish Trade Delegation Business Lunch as a part of The Danish Trade Mission to Canada.
Nominated by the Royal Danish Consulate, Toronto -ROXUL President Trent Ogilvie accepted the award on behalf of ROXUL Inc. in recognition of their outstanding achievements in producing energy efficient products and for strong business and trade relations between Canada and Denmark.
Later that afternoon, ROXUL signed a memorandum of understanding to become an official founding member of the Active House Alliance (Canadian Chapter), a not-for profit organization dedicated to building environmentally sustainable homes that contribute to a healthier lifestyle for occupants while reducing the negative impact on the environment.
"It has been an extraordinary day for ROXUL Inc.," stated ROXUL president Trent Ogilvie. "Our ROXUL team is filled with pride to be awarded such a prestigious award, and to take a leading role in bringing the Active House Alliance to life in Canada. "
ROXUL Inc. has adopted important Danish values, particularly with regards to a comprehensive environmental policy. As a fully owned subsidiary of ROCKWOOL International, the leading producer of stone wool insulation based in Denmark, ROXUL is guided by the same corporate mission and responsibilities. That is especially true in the area of sustainability. The ROCKWOOL report on sustainability is global in scope and includes the group's efforts in North America. ROXUL's manufacturing facilities use some of the most advanced technology available, including comprehensive environmental management systems with advanced recycling technologies at their three manufacturing facilities in North America.
ROXUL's high quality insulation is made from natural stone and contains up to 40 percent recycled material with zero waste to landfill. ROXUL's superior insulation saves energy, absorbs sound and is fire resistant. ROXUL is a leading choice for architects, building professionals and homeowners.
The excitement will continue for ROXUL Inc. next week as they officially open their first USA manufacturing facility in Marshall County, MS.
ROXUL Inc., is a subsidiary of ROCKWOOL International A/S, the world's leading supplier of innovative products and systems based on stone wool. ROCKWOOL International A/S is a publicly held company, which trades on the NASDAQ OMX Nordic Exchange Copenhagen. Operating 28 factories in 18 countries, the ROCKWOOL Group employs more than 10,000 people and features a global network of sales companies, trade offices and dedicated commercial partners. ROXUL products provide superior thermal and acoustical value and are fire resistant, water repellent, non-corrosive, and resistant to mold.
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Image with caption: "HRH Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark presents the prestigious export award to ROXUL President, Trent Ogilvie. Photographer: Robert McGee (CNW Group/Roxul Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20140919_C1883_PHOTO_EN_5768.jpg
SOURCE: Roxul Inc.
For further information: Leslie McLaren, Roxul Inc., 1-800-265-6878, Ext 4307, [email protected]