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2014-03-12 12:20:09

PARIS, France, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE:OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems, today announced

2014-03-12 08:33:56

Integrated fiberglass solutions help OEMs reduce cost of energy generated by on- and off-shore wind turbines PARIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading

2014-03-12 08:33:55

PARIS, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, today introduced its new ME 3060 roving

2014-03-04 12:20:17

New composites innovations redefine product performance for automotive, wind energy, and building and construction markets TOLEDO, Ohio, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens

2014-02-26 20:20:36

DUBLIN, February 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xhtg8s/global_and ) has announced the addition of the "Concise

2014-02-21 16:23:52

DUBLIN, February 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/8d2nx4/opportunities_for) has announced the addition of the

2014-02-20 08:23:07

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2014-02-18 08:23:05

ALBANY, New York, February 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building and Construction Plastics Market (PVC, PS, Acrylics, PU, TPE, Composite Materials and Others) For Pipes &


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2010-11-15 17:15:41

Fiberglass consists of numerous extremely fine fibers of glass. Although experimented with throughout history actual glass fibers were not mass produced until the invention of finer machine tooling. A dress with glass fibers was first worn in 1893 by stage actress Georgia Cayvan. Russell Games Slayter invented, in 1938, what is commonly known as fiberglass today. It is commonly used for insulation. Carbon fiber is also a somewhat similar but more expensive technology used in place of...

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