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2014-07-03 08:20:33

DUBLIN, July 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/fktxms/glass_fiber_and) has announced the addition of the "Global Glass Fiber & Glass Fiber Reinforced Plastic (GFRP) Composites (Transportation, Construction, Electrical & Electronics, & Others) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Glass fibers are produced when glass is heated until it is molten, and is forced...

2014-07-02 08:28:39

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is scheduled to announce second-quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, prior to the opening of the New York Stock Exchange. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mike Thaman and Chief Financial Officer Michael McMurray will host an earnings conference call at 11 a.m. ET on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, to discuss the company's second-quarter 2014 financial results. Conference Call -- Wednesday, July 23,...

2014-07-01 08:32:22

TOLEDO, Ohio, July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) announced significant progress toward achieving its 2020 environmental footprint goals, and declared its intentions to expand its handprint beyond the walls of its facilities. The company released those results today in its eighth annual Sustainability Report. The company defines its handprint as the net-positive effects of its products, market-leading work to drive energy efficiency and climate-impact improvements across...

2014-06-20 08:24:32

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today lowered its 2014 full-year earnings outlook due to continued volume weakness in its roofing business. In its first-quarter 2014 earnings release, the company stated that it expected to deliver $500 million in adjusted EBIT for full-year 2014 and noted that first-quarter volume weakness in its roofing business added risk to the company's financial outlook. The weakness in roofing volumes experienced in the...

2014-06-10 08:23:06

Quigley brings proven executive leadership with a strong record of driving company growth through innovative solutions OOLITIC, Ind., June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Wynnchurch Capital has selected Tom Quigley as the next chief executive officer of Indiana Limestone Company. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140609/116256 "We chose Tom because of his twenty-five years in the building products industry. Over that time he has demonstrated expertise in organizational and...

2014-06-09 12:23:38

LONDON, June 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cold Insulation Market By Types (Fiber Glass, Polyurethane Foam, Polystyrene Foam, Phenolic Foam & Others) & Application (HVAC, Refrigeration, Oil & Gas, Chemicals & Others) Global Trends & Forecasts To...

2014-05-29 04:21:13

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Wednesday, May 28, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite ended at 4,225.08, down 0.28%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average finished the day 0.25% lower at 16,633.18, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,909.78, down 0.11%. During the session five out of ten sectors ended in negative. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index ended the day at 463.41, up 0.12%, and the index has...

2014-05-24 23:00:36

Transparency Market Research added a new report "Global Fiberglass Market: Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Trends and Forecast 2013 - 2019" to its report store. Browse the full report: http://www.transparencymarketresearch.com/fiberglass-market.html. Albany, New York (PRWEB) May 24, 2014 Fiberglass, which is also known as glass reinforced plastics, is manufactured by reinforcing the plastic matrix using fine fibers of glass. Fiberglass being light weight, robust material and...

2014-05-02 08:27:06

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. NEW YORK, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding Martin Marietta Materials Inc. (NYSE: MLM), Vulcan Materials Company (NYSE: VMC), USG Corporation (NYSE: USG), Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) and Headwaters Inc. (NYSE: HW). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available...


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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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