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2013-12-19 23:27:53

Corning hits the streets of Boston and New York and invites passersby to share ideas across tough surfaces. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) December 19, 2013 Corning Incorporated, the makers of Corning® Gorilla® Glass, and Egan Visual, the trusted leader in visual communication systems, surprised city walkers recently by inviting them to draw on a glass markerboard set up on the sidewalks of Boston and New York. The activity was to share with the public the release of the ingenious...

2013-10-31 12:27:57

TOLEDO, Ohio, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning began when an experiment with glass building blocks produced an unexpected result - it revealed a way to make glass fibers in commercial quantities. That discovery launched more than a new product. It set in motion a remarkable series of events that included the birth of an innovative company that would develop new industries related to the production of fiber glass materials. The first, historic step occurred on Oct. 31,...

2013-10-22 23:31:23

Corded window coverings are one of the top five hidden hazards in American homes. Pittsburgh Corning is dedicated to raising awareness and urging parents and caregivers to replace them with safer products. Pittsburgh,, PA (PRWEB) October 22, 2013 October begins a nationwide window cord safety effort aided by glass block manufacturer, Pittsburgh Corning. Exposed or dangling cords can pose a strangulation hazard to young children and pets, according to the Window Covering Safety Council...

2013-06-17 08:30:52

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that Edward F. Lonergan, President and Chief Executive Officer of Chiquita Brands International, Inc., has been elected to the company's Board of Directors, effective Sept. 18, 2013. "We welcome Ed to our Board of Directors," said Owens Corning Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Mike Thaman. "His global experience and strong commercial background make him a valuable addition to the board. We are delighted...

2013-06-12 23:03:49

Egan pioneers the use of Gorilla Glass in the office furniture market with the launch of the world´s thinnest, lightest, toughest, clearest glass markerboard. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Egan Visual and Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) announced the release of EganAero markerboards, the world´s premiere line of glass markerboards leveraging the unique properties of Corning® Gorilla® Glass. The announcement came in at NeoCon, North America´s largest design...

2013-03-07 12:23:18

Purchase completes OC global footprint to serve fastest growing glass fiber region in the world TOLEDO, Ohio, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE:OC), a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems and residential and commercial building materials, has announced an agreement with Tanaka Kikinzoku Kogyo K.K and Tanaka Kikinzoku International K. K. (collectively referred as "Tanaka") to purchase Tanaka Kikinzoku (Suzhou) Co., Ltd (TKS). TKS...

2012-09-14 06:23:06

TOLEDO, Ohio, Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), announced today that its new furnace in its Tlaxcala, Mexico, glass reinforcements facility is operational. This is the latest step the company has taken to increase its global capacity to produce composite material. Owens Corning is a leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems and residential and commercial building materials. "Last year we announced the decision to increase production...

2012-08-15 22:22:50

TOLEDO, Ohio, Aug. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Michael C. McMurray Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately, to replace Duncan J. Palmer, who has elected to leave the company to join Reed-Elsevier (NYSE: RUK), a U.K. based company. "We are excited about Michael assuming the role of CFO and maintaining strong continuity of our financial leadership," said Michael H. Thaman, chairman...

2012-07-30 02:24:45

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- International Speedway Corporation ("ISC") (Nasdaq: ISCA), the leader in major motorsports entertainment, is working with American Tower Corporation ("American Tower") and Corning Cable Systems LLC ("Corning"), part of Corning Incorporated's (NYSE: GLW) Telecommunications segment, to design and install fiber optic cable networks supporting the deployment of distributed antenna systems ("DAS") at 12 of ISC's major motorsports facilities....

2012-06-26 02:23:32

TOLEDO, Ohio, June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) today released its sixth-annual Sustainability Report, highlighted by year-over-year intensity reductions in all environmental goals set and an impressive list of innovation-driven achievements. Among the key accomplishments highlighted in the report is a reduction in waste-to-landfill intensity by 22 percent in 2011. That represents an absolute reduction of more than 37,000 metric tons. Owens Corning also reduced its toxic...