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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...

2014-04-30 08:36:27

SOUTH BELOIT, Ill., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- South Beloit based Apex Exteriors has taken the Owens Corning(TM) Roofing Preferred Contractor Shingle Recycling Pledge - announcing their commitment to recycle torn-off asphalt shingles. Their commitment to turn old roofs into new roads has resulted in over 1,250 Tons of recycled shingles. This effort would result in enough conserved oil for an average vehicle to drive over 1 million miles. Apex has been making strides in "going...

2014-04-23 08:25:16

Adjusted EBIT Flat with Prior Year; Insulation and Composites Performance Continued to Strengthen, Offset by Weaker-than-Expected Roofing Volumes TOLEDO, Ohio, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today reported consolidated net sales of $1.28 billion in the first quarter of 2014, down slightly from $1.35 billion in 2013. First-quarter 2014 adjusted earnings were $35 million, or $0.29 per diluted share, flat with adjusted earnings of $35 million, or $0.29 per diluted share,...

2014-04-09 23:02:29

Owens Corning is donating a Basement Finishing System™ to help improve one autistic child’s attending and engagement behavior. A recent study has shown how noise-reduction walls help improve autistic children’s learning environments. Toledo, Ohio (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Owens Corning, the parent company of Basement Finishing System™ franchisees, is pleased to announce that the McDade family was chosen to have their basement finished with the Basement Finishing System™. This...

2014-04-03 08:33:02

TOLEDO, Ohio, April 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is scheduled to announce first-quarter 2014 financial results on Wednesday, April 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, April 23, 2014, to discuss the company's first-quarter 2014 financial results. Conference Call -- Wednesday, April...

2014-04-02 12:33:14

TOLEDO, Ohio, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For Owens Corning Foam Insulation ("Owens Corning") (NYSE: OC), "Science Doesn't Lie" when it comes to two rigid foam insulation products: Extruded Polystyrene (XPS) insulation and Expanded Polystyrene (EPS) insulation. The company is using scientific data, video and in-person demos to educate architects, builders and contractors about the proven performance, reliability, and manufacturing characteristics of XPS versus EPS. "When comparing XPS...

2014-03-28 23:03:06

Roofing Market in the US 2014-2018, a market research report, is available at Sandlerresearch.org. Dallas, TX (PRWEB) March 28, 2014 TPO single-ply roofing membranes are becoming increasingly popular among end-users as they offer resistance to ultraviolet rays, ozone gases, and many other harmful chemical exposures. As demand for heat-reflective and energy-efficient roofing systems increases, the manufacturers are resorting heavily to TPO single-ply membranes. The trend for the wide...


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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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