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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 a new multi-end roving designed for epoxy sheet molding compound (SMC) systems in automotive applications. In combination with epoxy sheet molding compound (SMC) systems, the new ME1510 glass reinforcement enables improved mechanical properties. ME1510 features superior strength and flexural...

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 global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, today introduced an enhanced WindStrand(®) Type 30(®) roving products platform for weaving fabrics at the JEC Europe show and conferences. This new product range is designed to deliver productivity and performance benefits to OEMs...

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 at the JEC Europe show and conferences. This new multi-end roving, used as chop, provides customers with a combination of excellent processing characteristics and enhanced final laminate surface quality. ME 3060 roving delivers excellent processing characteristics resulting from its uniform dispersion,...

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 Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems, will unveil nine new products developed in partnership with its customers at the upcoming JEC Europe 2014 composites show and conferences in Paris, France. Owens Corning's presence at JEC...

2014-02-25 08:34:31

IRE Product Introductions Give Contractors Enhanced Roofing Solutions Designed to Protect and Sell LAS VEGAS, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning Roofing is demonstrating its "Building Blocks of Success" at the 2014 International Roofing Expo (IRE) in Las Vegas this week. The "blocks" of success for roofing contractors include the company's preferred products, branded system, warranty offerings, program membership and sustainable solutions. Owens Corning Roofing and Asphalt...

2014-02-12 08:31:16

Full-Year Adjusted EBIT Grew by More Than 40 Percent; Company Initiates Quarterly Dividend TOLEDO, Ohio, Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today reported consolidated net sales of $5.3 billion in 2013, up from net sales of $5.2 billion in 2012. Full-year 2013 adjusted earnings were $221 million, or $1.86 per diluted share compared to adjusted earnings of $131 million, or $1.10 per diluted share, in 2012. Net earnings in 2013 were $204 million, or $1.71 per share, compared...

2014-02-10 16:28:02

DUBLIN, February 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Dublin - Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2lrllw/cold_insulation) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Cold Insulation Market - Global Trends & Forecasts To 2018" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/2lrllw/cold_insulation ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The increasing prices of energy,...

2014-02-04 12:26:45

DUBLIN, February 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r3tws2/roofing_and) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Roofing and Insulation Market" [http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/r3tws2/roofing_and ] report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 ) The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan,...

2014-02-04 08:28:17

IBS Presentations to Highlight Science behind Advanced Wall Systems LAS VEGAS, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Builders today require high performance building solutions that meet strict codes and embrace the concepts of energy efficiency, durability and building science. Owens Corning is committed to providing builders with the resources and solutions they require to be successful. As part of that commitment, Owens Corning will showcase its building science expertise throughout the 2014...

2014-01-22 12:22:09

LONDON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com just published a new market research report: Global Green Building Material Market 2012-2016 TechNavio's analysts forecast the Global Green Building Material market to grow at a CAGR of 17.9 percent over the period 2012-2016. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the need for enhanced cost reduction. The Global Green Building Material market has also been witnessing the increase in initiatives...


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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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