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Kingspan To Invest €200m In New Building Technology Campus in Ukraine

Kingspan To Invest €200m In New Building Technology Campus in Ukraine Ukraine’s Foreign Minister, Dmytro Kuleba, welcomes Kingspan’s announcement to invest into Ukraine and help it create a completely new, modern and innovative economy leveraging leading urban development expertise and green technologies. The new state-of-the-art facility will help meet rapidly growing demand for energy efficient buildings. Site to be constructed over next five years, in excess of 600 jobs to be created. Advanced insulation and district heating products to be manufactured on site.   7th June 2022 Kingspan , the global leader in advanced insulation and energy-efficient building solutions, is to invest €200m in a new Building Technology Campus in Ukraine. Welcoming Kingspan’s decision to exit Russia's market and invest in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba said:  Our goal is not solely renewal and rebuilding of the destruction caused by Russian aggression but also the creation of a completely ne
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