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2014-10-16 12:23:49

Two new products from Owens Corning provide outstanding processing characteristics, helping producers increase capacity to meet a market expected to grow by 7.3% per year ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, is preparing to meet growing demand for glass fiber reinforced long fiber thermoplastics (LFT) with two products that offer value-added manufacturing processing and...

2014-10-15 16:31:29

New glass fiber Advantex® ME1975 enables use of composites for Class A surfaces on large vertical walls; Advantex® ME1510 designed to provide optimal performance for epoxy-based SMC applications ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, today announced two products that add to its suite of Sheet Molding Compound (SMC) solutions. Both products use Owens Corning's patented,...

2014-10-14 16:22:39

New app helps specifiers, fabricators, designers, and engineers easily discover broad range of Owens Corning's glass fiber fabric products to meet application needs ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, has released a U.S. version of its innovative Technical Fabrics Guide for industrial, marine, and transportation applications. The free app, which was launched in Europe in...

2014-10-14 08:22:10

ORLANDO, Fla., Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Composites experts from Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, will deliver nine technical presentations at CAMX, the Composites and Advanced Materials Expo to be held this week in Orlando. Additionally, the company's booth will feature products and solutions for a range of applications in the automotive, building and construction, and industrial sectors. The presentations reflect...

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...


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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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