Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh: “I would say that we are done with large-scale acquisitions for the time being. There is a lot of integration involved in those two transactions, that will be our priority.”     Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Insulation manufacturer Kingspan will pull back from the acquisitions trail this year while it focuses on completing two recent deals worth more than(...)

Gene Murtagh, chief executive, and Eugene Murtagh, chairman of Kingspan. “We’d prefer if oil was $100 a-barrel,” Gene Murtagh acknowledged. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Running a business whose products are focused on helping customers to save energy may not be very appealing against the background of low oil and natu(...)

Kingspan’s chief executive Gene Murtagh said conditions in our core markets are improving. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Building materials group Kingspan has reported a 16 per cent increase in annual earnings to €189.3 million on the back of strong sales in the UK and U(...)

Gene Murtagh, Kingspan chief executive officer, said that the acquisition of Joris Ide is a ‘quantum leap forward’ in the group’s efforts to globalise. (Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times)

Irish insulation manufacturer Kingspan confirmed on Tuesday that it will aquire the Belgian manufacturer and supplier of insulated panels Joris Ide f(...)

Kingspan chief executive Gene Murtagh: said the acquisition would boost the Irish group’s ability to drive the North American construction market to energy-efficient insulated panels.  Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

Insulation specialist Kingspan is poised to buy a Canadian rival in a €109 million deal.The Irish group said yesterday it has agreed to buy the build(...)

Gene Murtagh, CEO Kingspan said the acquisition would be funded from existing credit facilities

Irish insulation and materials manufacturer Kingspan has agreed to buy the building products division of the Canadian firm VicWest for C$154.5 million(...)

Gene Murtagh, CEO Kingspan, said that the group delivered strong growth in profitability in the first six months of the year, and its order book has carried good momentum into the second half of the year, “driven by continued growth in the demand for low energy buildings”. Photograph: Alan Betson / The Irish Times

Insulation manufacturer Kingspan reported a 4 per cent rise in revenues in the first six months of the year, as sales levelled off in the second quart(...)

Gene Murtagh, Kingspan chief executive. Photograph: Alan Betson

FIONA REDDAN Kingspan, the building materials and insulation group, has positioned itself for a tilt at the rapidly improving US housing market with t(...)

Kingspan’s acquisition of Pactiv will allow the Irish company build upon the growing success of its existing insulated panel business throughout the North America region.

Irish insulation and building materials manufacturer Kingspan has acquired the building insulation division of US company Pactiv for $82 million (€61m(...)

Andrea Murtagh, who has died aged 70, was the wife of Gene Murtagh, founder of Kingspan, one of Ireland’s most successful companies, a global m(...)