04.05.2015 - 07.05.2015 — Hall: 3.1 Stand: F 11
Owens Corning is a leader in non-woven technologies and provides customized glass-based non-woven solutions for multiple construction and industrial applications made from randomly dispersed glass fibers, wet or dry laid and bonded into a thin sheet.
On the construction market driven by performance and design flexibility, materials conservation and energy efficiency, product availability and productivity improvement, the attributes of our non-woven and fabric materials can help add value and transform applications especially in terms of structure (as reinforcement or corrosion barrier), performance (weight-to-strength ratio, dimensional stability, weather-ability, resistance to fire, mold, mildew), acoustics, and aesthetics (thanks to their smooth surface and opacity).
Our full range includes both standard, pre-impregnated, coated and laminated non-wovens. They are used to reinforce faced acoustical ceiling panels, flooring and insulation materials as well as interior and exterior gypsum boards. They give roofing shingles better dimensional stability and increased tear strength, and avoid moisture absorption. Our new Sustaina™ biobased, non-UF containing non-woven technology is helping material conservation in cushioned vinyl flooring, carpet and tile backing. The automotive industry uses our LifeMat™ veils in batteries and headliners. In Glass Reinforced Plastics (GRP) panels, profiles, pipes, tanks, pleasure boats and wind turbine blades, our veils are used to reinforce gel-coated surfaces and provide a smooth, resin-rich surface.
Nearly all of the non-woven products we manufacture are unique for each customer and application. Our non-woven plant network includes Apeldoorn, NL, Liversedge, UK, Aiken, SC and Gastonia, NC by end of 2015.
Watch our videos about our solutions!
Owens Corning’s innovative glass non-woven technologies: youtu.be/VUvj3koP4-I
Owens Corning’s Sustaina™ technology for flooring: youtu.be/kLqjD80-RpA
Owens Corning’s VL9202 surfacing non-wovens for pultrusion: youtu.be/J8tFeFvEyII
Owens Corning’s wet chop glass fibers for gypsum applications: youtu.be/8LdREmDdIQQ
Gastonia new plant to help Owens Corning meet demand for bio-based products: youtu.be/4Z3ClxlUtA0
Owens Corning (NYSE: OC) develops, manufactures and markets insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. Global in scope and human in scale, the company’s market-leading businesses use their deep expertise in materials, manufacturing and building science to develop products and systems that save energy and improve comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Through its glass reinforcements business, the company makes thousands of products lighter, stronger and more durable. Ultimately Owens Corning people and products make the world a better place. Based in Toledo, Ohio, Owens Corning posted 2014 sales of $5.3 billion and employs about 14,000 people in 25 countries. It has been listed as a Fortune 500® company for more than 60 consecutive years.
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