Ranson, West Virginia

This new facility is projected to create up to 150 new jobs in the county, and continue double-digit growth for Rockwool in the United States.

In need of additional US Manufacturing capacity, Rockwool selected Clayco to design and build their new manufacturing plant in Ranson, West Virginia. This complex process plant is situated on 130 acres, and includes multiple buildings with varying conditions and infrastructure to support the manufacturing process and equipment.

Design and Engineering is led by Clayco subsidiary BatesForum, and includes turnkey Civil/Structural, Electrical, and Piping Systems. Electrical Systems include 35kV incoming service with customer metering and trend/analysis equipment, overhead cable tray distribution, LED lighting with dimming controls, and Fiber backbone and network throughout. Piping Systems include Chilled Water system, 600HP of compressed air capacity, desiccant system, industrial water, machine cooling, treated water, reuse water, hot water, and natural gas.

Rockwool is the world’s leading manufacturer of stone wool insulation.

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Key Facts

Project size:  460,000 SF
Client nameRockwool, Inc.
Architect:  BatesForum

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