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Owens Corning partners with BASF and TenCate

Three global leaders – Owens Corning, BASF and TenCate - are partnering to deliver global solution to create lighter, stronger, more durable, and environmentally efficient vehicles.

Section: News Date: 2013-03-19 Fibre treatment

Owens Corning: glass reinforcements to enhance vehicle efficiency

Owen Corning will be highlighting the benefits that glass reinforced composites can have on cars and trucks with regards to improved fuel efficiency and helping to reduce carbon dioxide emissions at...

Section: News Date: 2013-03-11 Fibre treatment

Owens Corning: glass reinforcement production capability expansion in Russia

Leading global producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems and residential and commercial building materials – Owens Corning – has announced that it has taken the latest step to inc...

Section: News Date: 2012-11-05 Company news

Owens Corning: expands glass reinforcement production capability expanded; new furnace in Mexico...

Leading global producer of residential and commercial building materials, glass-fiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems, Owens Corning, has announced that its new furnace...

Section: News Date: 2012-09-21 Company news

PPG: fiberglass joint venture

PPG Industries has signed a letter of intent with Harsha Exito Engineering Private Limited (India) to establish a 50-50 joint venture for the manufacture and sale of fiberglass reinforcement...

Section: News Date: 2011-09-01 Mergers, acquisitions & disposals

Owens Corning: definitive agreement to divest Brazil glass reinforcements plant

Owens Corning has announced that it has reached a definitive agreement to sell its glass fiber reinforcements plant in Capivari, Brazil, to Chongqing Polycomp International Corporation (CPIC), which...

Section: News Date: 2011-03-08 Company financial news

Owens Corning: divestment of Brazilian fiberglass reinforcements plant

Owens Corning has announced the divestiture of its Brazil, Capivari facility in order to facilitate long term planning given the uncertainty of the resolution of ongoing negotiations with the...

Section: News Date: 2010-09-14 Company financial news

Owens Corning: antitrust regulators OK acquisition

US antitrust regulators said 26 October 2007 they had cleared Owens Corning Inc.``s USD 640 million acquisition of Saint-Gobain``s glass reinforcement and composite materials business, with...

Section: News Date: 2007-10-29 Statistics

Owens Corning, Saint Gobain JV re-notified to EU

The European Commission said Saint-Gobain and Owens Corning``s proposed fiberglass reinforcements joint venture has been re-notified. The deadline for the inquiry is 12 October 2007. The joint...

Section: News Date: 2007-09-18 Company financial news

Owens Corning buys Saint-Gobain glass reinforcement and composites unit

Owens Corning Sales Inc. said 27 July 2007 that it is buying Saint-Gobain``s glass reinforcement and composites division for USD 640 million. The acquisition involves 20 plants, including 12 glass...

Section: News Date: 2007-07-30 Statistics

Saint-Gobain Vetrotex increases Twintex capacity

Saint-Gobain Vetrotex``s Reinforcement and Composites unit has carried out a 25% increase of its European production capacity for thermoplastic and fiberglass reinforcement (Twintex(R)) at its plant...

Section: News Date: 2007-06-08 Company financial news

Ahlstrom: EUR 5.2 million for new US plant

Finnish fiber-based materials developer and manufacturer Ahlstrom Corporation said 30 June 2006 that it will invest EUR 5.2 million in a new speciality fiberglass reinforcement plant in the USA. The...

Section: News Date: 2006-07-03 Company financial news

Leis Polytechnik develops fibreglass reinforced polyamide

German Leis Polytechnik polymere Werkstoffe GmbH has developed a polyamide with strong fibreglass reinforcement named Nylaforce B 70, the company said on 10 September 2002. Nylaforce is manufactured...

Section: News Date: 2002-10-08 Sector trends

Syncoglas: looped glass reinforcement improves laminate properties

29 April 1999: According to a recent report, Syncoglas of Belgium has launched a new type of reinforcement called Syncoloop, which consists of glass fibre rovings tufted on a glass fibre backing....

Section: News Date: 1999-04-29 Sector trends

Vetrotex Industries India acquires FGP fibreglass reinforcements business

7 January 1999: Vetrotex Industries India, a part of France``s Saint-Gobain has acquired the fibreglass reinforcements business of FGP Ltd., a Saint-Gobain statement said recently. The acquisition...

Section: News Date: 1999-01-07 Sector trends

Owens Corning India: fibre-glass plant on stream soon

23 July 1998: Owens Corning India Ltd. is reportedly setting up a US$ 400 million plant in Maharashtra, with a production capacity of 30,000 tonnes of fibre glass reinforcements. The plant is...

Section: News Date: 1998-07-25 Sector trends

FGP to sell fibre glass unit

2 July 1998: India``s FGP Ltd., an RPG group affiliate, has reportedly decided to sell its fibre glass reinforcement business to Saint Gobain, the French multinational which has been aggressively...

Section: News Date: 1998-07-02 Sector trends

DuPont: new LCP resin on market

18 December 1997: US chemicals operation DuPont has recently come up with a new liquid crystal polymer resin, called Zenite 3130L, which has 30% glass reinforcement and is priced 10-15% below a...

Section: News Date: 1997-12-18 Sector trends

Owens Corning: French plant to produce Advantex

A plant at L``Ardoise in France, belonging to the US group Owens Corning, has been partially converted to produce Advantex glass reinforcement fibres. Advantex is a new industrial grade material...

Section: News Date: 1997-07-17 Sector trends

PPG launches new fibre glass reinforcement

A new fibre glass reinforcement for polypropylene is now being marketed by PPG Industries of the United States. According to a company statement, the new MaxiChop 3298 chopped strand ensures high...

Section: News Date: 1997-01-23 Sector trends
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