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2014-10-01 08:34:42

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is scheduled to announce third-quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 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, Oct. 22, 2014, to discuss the company's third-quarter 2014 financial results. Conference Call -- Wednesday, Oct. 22,...

2014-09-19 08:26:56

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per common share. The dividend will be payable on Nov. 4, 2014 to shareholders of record as of Oct. 20, 2014. Future dividend declarations will be made at the discretion of the Board of Directors and will be based on such factors as the company's earnings, financial condition, cash requirements, future prospects and other...

2014-09-11 20:22:05

Again named industry leader for World Index Building Products group TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth year in a row, Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) has earned placement in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI World) in recognition of its sustainability initiatives. For the second straight year, Owens Corning was named the Industry Leader for the DJSI World Building Products group. Composed of global sustainability leaders, the DJSI World Index is an elite listing...

2014-08-06 08:35:12

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that Cesar Conde, Executive Vice President, NBCUniversal and Maryann T. Seaman, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, FMC Technologies, Inc., have been elected to the company's Board of Directors. "We welcome Maryann and Cesar to our Board of Directors," said Owens Corning Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mike Thaman. "Our company will benefit from their broad business experience...

2014-07-30 16:25:08

AGY to assume Owens Corning S-Glass business, will operate as exclusive licensee of Owens Corning S-Glass technology TOLEDO, Ohio, July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, announced today that it has signed an agreement with AGY, a leading global producer of glass fiber yarns and high-strength glass fiber reinforcements, to better serve and grow the composites market with S-Glass...

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...


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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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