Galaxy Insulation supplies a range of building insulation products, from dry lining and cladding to render systems and facades. Co-founder and managing director Tracy Shepherd established the company in 2009 with depots at Sheffield and Leeds. In 2019, he led a management buyout, which merged four Galaxy businesses. The group opened seven new branches in 2020 and 2021 and now operates from 13 sites across England and Wales, from Newcastle in the North, to Tonbridge, Kent in the South, and are due to open in Scotland next year. The company also completed its first acquisition, of Hush UK, in August 2021.