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Owens Corning
Owens Corning World Headquarters
One Owens Corning Parkway
Toledo
Ohio 43659
USA
[t] +1 419 248 6777
[f] +32 2675 2559
Owens Corning, the company that invented glass fibre, boasts a fascinating history of innovation and entrepreneurship. This legacy has continued as the company grew into the world leader in advanced glass and building material systems, and expands globally through today's competitive, international markets.

Owens Corning is a leading global producer of residential and commercial building materials, glass-fibre reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems. A Fortune 500 Company for 57 consecutive years, Owens Corning is committed to driving sustainability by delivering solutions, transforming markets and enhancing lives. Founded in 1938, Owens Corning is a market-leading innovator of glass-fibre technology with sales of $5 billion in 2010 and about 15,000 employees in 28 countries on five continents.
US glass reinforcement capability expanded as composites centre opens in Shanghai
16 September, 2012
Owens Corning's new furnace in its glass reinforcements facility in Tlaxcala (Mexico) is now operational. This is the latest step the company has taken to increase its global capacity to produce composite material.
High performance boron-free glass reinforcement for long-span pultrusion enables fabricators to produce longer spans
22 April, 2011
XStrand H roving is a new high-performance reinforcement for long-span composite parts manufactured using the pultrusion process.
High performance composites: pocket-sized reference guides to reinforcement and chemical resistance published by Owens Corning
19 April, 2011
Owens Corning has published two comprehensive guides to help end-users select the best glass fibre for use in their applications. The Composite Solutions Reinforcement Guide provides information about processes, products and applications, while the Glass Fiber Reinforcement Chemical Resistance Guide includes data about the effect of corrosive chemicals on different glass fibres.
High-performance chopped strand glass fibre for composites exposed to high temperature fluids
16 April, 2011
HydroStrand is a chopped strand glass fibre for high-performance polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) composites. The glass fibre is is designed for automotive and industrial applications that come in direct contact with high-temperature fluids.
Two new grades of short glass fibre reinforcements for polypropylene (PP) offer superior tensile mechanical performance Strength and Impact Resistance
13 April, 2011
At the annual JEC Composites Show, Owens Corning announced two new grades of short glass fiber (GF) reinforcements for polypropylene (PP) specifically engineered for automotive applications. They are available worldwide and provide alternatives to short GF reinforced polyamide (PA) and long glass fibre reinforced PP in automotive applications.
High-performance glass fibre for composites in high-temp fluid applications
10 April, 2011
At the JEC Composites Show, Owens Corning (NYSE:OC), the leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, introduced HydroStrand, a chopped strand glass fibre for high-performance polyphenylene sulfide (PPS) composites. The glass fibre is available globally and is designed for use in automotive and industrial applications that come in direct contact with high-temperature fluids
Non-woven glass fibre veil to improve performance of flooded lead-acid batteries for stop-start engine systems
07 April, 2011
New veil requires no capital investment, streamlines production and extends battery life and capacity
Two new grades of short glass fibre reinforcements for polypropylene (PP)
05 April, 2011
New short glass fibres for PP offer superior mechanical performance, tensile strength and Impact Resistance
Multi-end roving designed to transform translucent panel applications, such as skylights, cladding and greenhouses
02 April, 2011
Thinner panel provides superior clarity and enables higher glass content for strength and stiffness using less resin
Non-woven glass fibre veil improves performance of flooded lead-acid batteries for stop-start engine systems
01 April, 2011
Owens Corning has announced a new solution to help battery makers meet the challenges of stop-start engine technology. A new non-woven glass fibre veil requires no capital investment, streamlines production and extends battery life and capacity.
Multi-compatible single-end roving for fabrics and pre-pregs designed for all resin systems and optimized for weavers
30 March, 2011
At the annual JEC Composites Show, Owens Corning introduced SE1550, a new single-end Type 30 roving which is compatible with all major thermoset resin systems and weaving processes. The new roving will be available globally and is made from the company
Owens Corning opens new glass fibre manufacturing facility in Hangzhou, China
11 March, 2011
State-of-the-art plant significantly expands capacity in China, supportng demand from fast-growing Asian markets
Owens Corning introduces shingle technology that delivers faster installation and highest wind
11 June, 2006
Owens Corning, the manufacturer of America's No. 1 brand of shingles, has announced a new technology for its Oakridge PRO(R) Series Shingle that offers faster installation, higher wind performance and a better appearance immediately after installation. The higher wind ratings offer contractors an attractive solution that complies with new, more stringent building codes in high-wind areas. Initially available in the Northeast, SureNail(R) Technology is currently planned to be rolled out to the rest of the U.S. market over the course of the next several years.
Owens Corning announces breakthrough single-end roving for wind energy
10 June, 2006
Owens Corning announced at the European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition in Athens, Greece, a breakthrough single-end roving and knitted fabric, WindStrand(TM), which will allow the wind energy market to take another step forward in competing successfully against other alternative energy sources by reducing the cost per kilowatt-hour.
Integrated waterproofing system for use on foam, lowest-temperature flashing tape complement line
08 June, 2006
Owens Corning today announced three industry-leading new products that will join the company's comprehensive insulating accessory line, giving building professionals unmatched choice to protect against heat loss, moisture penetration and air filtration for a highly-effective thermal envelope. These products, unveiled to attendees of the International Builders' Show in Orlando, are only available from Owens Corning and represent the latest advances in insulating technology from the company that first invented fiber glass.
Owens Corning Introduces One-Step Solution to Meet Fire-Resistant Standard TB603 for Mattress Manufacturers
07 June, 2006
TOLEDO, Ohio, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ To help mattress manufacturers comply with California's open-flame-resistance standard TB603 without making any manufacturing process changes, Owens Corning (OTC Bulletin Board: OWENQ) today introduced the first one-step composite solution, Owens Corning Fire Resistant (FR) Filler Cloth.
Owens Corning introduces one-step solution to meet fire-resistant standard TB603 for mattress manufacturers
06 June, 2006
To help mattress manufacturers comply with California's open-flame-resistance standard TB603 without making any manufacturing process changes, Owens Corning today introduced the first one-step composite solution, Owens Corning Fire Resistant Filler Cloth. Comprised of fire- resistant and self-extinguishing fibers, Owens Corning (FR) Filler Cloth is seamlessly bonded directly to standard non-FR filler cloth, which then looks, feels and installs just like traditional materials that are applied to the bottom of no-flip mattresses.
New lines represent Company's most recent move to answer market needs
05 June, 2006
Owens Corning announced today that it has completed construction of two new fiberglass pipe insulation lines at OC Mexico, the company's recent $71.5 million manufacturing operation acquisition in Mexico City (formerly known as Vitro Fibras). The expansion, which doubles the plant's pipe capacity, is part of a series of strategic moves and significant investments by the company to fill a void in the North American fiberglass pipe marketplace caused by a major loss of market capacity in mid-2003.
Owens Corning introduces new SE 8400 low seed single-end continuous roving for high-voltage applications
05 April, 2005
Advantex Type30 roving provides non-corrosive, dielectric properties for pultruded high-voltage electrical transmission & distribution applications; prevents brittle fracture
Owens Corning fibre glass certified as industry
14 March, 2005
At the NAHB Green Building Conference at Atlanta, Owens Corning has announced that its line of fibreglass insulation products has been certified to contain an average of 35 percent recycled content by leading third-party certifier Scientific Certification Systems (SCS).
Owens Corning to Expand Light Density Fibre Glass Capacity
31 October, 2004
Owens Corning is initiating plans to build a 150 million pound per year greenfield light density fibre glass insulation plant.
 
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