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2013-02-20 08:31:16

TOLEDO, Ohio, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today reported consolidated net sales of $5.2 billion in 2012, compared with net sales of $5.3 billion in 2011. Full-year 2012 adjusted earnings were $131 million, or $1.10 per diluted share. The company reported a net loss of $19 million, or $0.16 per diluted share, for 2012. Both the adjusted and reported results compare to net earnings of $276 million, or $2.23 per diluted share, in 2011. Fourth-quarter 2012 adjusted...

2013-02-06 08:28:21

TOLEDO, Ohio, Feb. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is expanding its popular Oakridge(®) Shingle product line with a collection of new Artisan Colors. These warm, rich shades will help meet growing homeowner demand for more vibrant roof colors with bold color combinations that add contrast and depth for a dramatic view from the street. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130206/CL55151 ) "Since its launch, Oakridge(®) has been one of our most popular and...

2013-01-22 12:22:20

GREENVILLE, Pa., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Werner Co. announced today the availability of the Energy Seal Attic Ladder, an aluminum attic ladder that is five times more energy efficient by reducing drafts, air leakage and wasted energy from consumers' homes. Werner's Energy Seal Attic Ladder is an exclusive product available online and at select Home Depot stores across the country. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130122/CL46044) Working with Owens Corning, Werner...

2013-01-22 04:22:11

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Since 1938, Owens Corning has been a pioneering provider of customer solutions - helping to create a better tomorrow by enhancing the lives of homeowners today. As the company celebrates seven and a half decades as a global leader in the building industry, it unveils its newest high-performance innovations at the 2013 International Builders' Show(® )(IBS) in Las Vegas. Owens Corning continues to raise the bar for both builders and contractors...

2013-01-21 16:22:14

TOLEDO, Ohio, Jan. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) is scheduled to announce fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 financial results on Wednesday, February 20, 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, February 20, 2013, to discuss the company's fourth-quarter and full-year 2012 financial results. Conference...

2012-11-15 12:28:51

TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that it received a perfect score of 100 percent on the 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) published by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, a civil rights organization working to achieve lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) equality. Owens Corning has achieved a 100-percent CEI rating every year since 2004. The 2013 CEI rated 889 companies, including all Fortune® 500 companies, on a...

2012-11-14 12:22:13

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Asserting its leadership in the sustainable building industry, Owens Corning (NYSE:OC) today announced receipt of UL-certified ISO compliant Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs) for its Unfaced and Kraft-Faced EcoTouch(®) PINK(®) FIBERGLAS((TM)) Insulation with PureFiber(®) Technology and its Unbonded LooseFill Insulation. An EPD is an internationally recognized, standardized tool that reports the environmental impact of...

2012-11-01 19:21:17

TOLEDO, Ohio, Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced the determination of the pricing for its previously announced cash tender offers to purchase up to $250 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.500% Senior Notes due 2016 (the "2016 Notes") and up to $100 million aggregate principal amount of its 9.000% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes" and together with the 2016 Notes, the "Outstanding Notes") and its election, with respect to Outstanding Notes...

2012-10-30 15:21:09

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), announced today that its new furnace in its Gous-Khroustalny, Russia, glass reinforcements facility is operational. This is the latest step the company has taken to increase its global capacity to produce composite material and particularly to service the Russian and CIS markets. Owens Corning is a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems and residential and commercial building materials....

2012-10-29 19:21:34

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced, due to market interruptions related to Hurricane Sandy, that it is further amending the terms of its offers to purchase for cash up to $250 million aggregate principal amount of its 6.500% Senior Notes due 2016 (the "2016 Notes") and up to $100 million aggregate principal amount of its 9.000% Senior Notes due 2019 (the "2019 Notes" and together with the 2016 Notes, the "Outstanding Notes") to extend 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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