Owens Corning Composite Solutions Business

Supplier of composite solutions, offering technical expertise and a full range of materials that meet any structural and reinforcement needs in the marketplace.

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Toledo, OH 43659 US

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composites and advanced materials

2018 CAMX Award finalists announced
The winning entries will be announced and presented during the General Session at CAMX on Tuesday, Oct.16 in Dallas, TX, US.

satellite shipping container

Composite container protects satellites — on the ground
Cored composites add the strength, smoothness and portability needed for a container built to ship satellites over air, land and water.

moi composites 3D printing continuous fiber composites

Continuous Fiber Manufacturing (CFM) with moi composites
Continuous fiber 3D printing using epoxy, vinylester and acrylic with continuous glass, carbon, basalt and other fibers, including deposition along nonlinear curves, is only the beginning.

styrene

US styrene-reduction mandates: Go or no-go?
Legislative changes are slow in coming, but technology forges ahead.

CPIC

Owens Corning partners with CPIC to support growing wind energy demand
The two companies announced a joint investment in a new facility dedicated to the manufacture of high-modulus glass fiber products in China.

composite panels

Composites perform water rescue in high-speed rail tunnel
Channeling out the great quantities of water that flow into Spain’s Pajares railway tunnels in the Cantabria Mountain range required an award-winning composites innovation.

Composites Pavilion at AIA 2018
New composite products for architecture/construction and student designs innovate how composites can be used.

XSTRAND composite filament, 3D printing

M. Holland Co. to distribute Owens Corning filaments for 3D printing
M. Holland will manage a network of sub-distributors and directly distribute XSTRAND filaments to M. Holland clients in the thermoplastic resin industry

Big composite container protects vital satellite
Before they experience the vibrations of launch and the rigors of the space environment, satellites first have to make it to the launch pad. Pagnotta Engineering Inc. (PEI, Exton, PA, US) was called upon by Orbital ATK (Dulles, VA, US) to design a shipping box to protect Orbital ATK’s GEOStar-3 geosynchronous satellite bus structure, during shipment.

People on the move: March 2018
CW’s monthly roundup of people on the move in the composites industry.

Carbon/glass spar cap enables world’s longest wind blade
LM Wind Power goes long with a resin-infused hybrid carbon composite strategy.   

composite components

The markets: Industrial applications (2018)
A number of manufacturers in the composites industry have relatively quietly carved out a lucrative and growing share in the market for brackets, fixtures, ductwork, pallets, and other often hidden and typically less newsworthy parts that nevertheless require complex shapes, must perform at high levels and are targeted for weight, cost and production-time reductions. 

composite hinge

The markets: Construction (2018)
In the 21st Century, one of the more compelling human stories is the growing need for resources to house Earth’s expanding population, and the growing awareness that those resources are finite and, in many cases, increasingly scarce.

Composites 2018: A multitude of markets
The composites industry, in general, continued to show health and growth, powered particularly by its aerospace, automotive and wind energy sectors.

Owens Corning to close Brunswick, Maine plant
Owens Corning (Toledo, Ohio), plans to close its Brunswick, Maine factory and lay off 60 employees, according to a report in the Portland Press Herald.

Owens Corning to expand European glass capacity
The $50 million investment will rebuild a glass melter and expand production capacity by 25% at the company’s Chambéry, France, facility.

IACMI, ACMA launch composite recycling project
The goal of this technical collaboration is to develop a mechanical and thermal recycling approach that captures both the energy value and residual ash/fiber.

Amiantit Europe, HOBAS merge to form AMIBLU
The two companies known for glass fiber reinforced plastic (GRP) pipes have combined forces to form a joint-venture company, AMIBLU. 

Owens Corning acquires Hughes Bros. rebar operations
Owens Corning Infrastructure Solutions, part of the Composites business of Owens Corning (Toledo, OH, US), announced on July 6 that it has completed the acquisition of trademarked Aslan FRP rebar.

Where are they now?
Promising technologies of yesteryear: Where are they now? What can be learned from unful lled promise?

Product Categories of Owens Corning Composite Solutions Business

Materials
  • Fibers, inorganic
    • E-Glass
  • Reinforcements, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Chopped strand
      • Aramid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Aramid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Aramid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Aramid, Milled fibers
      • Aramid, Roving, gun
      • Aramid, Roving, multi-end
      • Aramid, Roving, panel
      • Aramid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Aramid, Surfacing veil
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Milled fibers
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, gun
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Chopped strand
      • C-glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • C-glass, Mat, chopped strand
      • C-glass, Mat, continuous strand
      • C-glass, Milled fibers
      • C-glass, Roving, gun
      • C-glass, Roving, multi-end
      • C-glass, Roving, panel
      • C-glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • C-glass, Surfacing veil
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Chopped strand
      • Carbon, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon, Mat, chopped strand
      • Carbon, Mat, continuous strand
      • Carbon, Milled fibers
      • Carbon, Roving, gun
      • Carbon, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon, Roving, panel
      • Carbon, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Milled fibers
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, gun
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Chopped strand
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Mat, chopped strand
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Mat, continuous strand
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Milled fibers
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, gun
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, multi-end
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, panel
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Roving, single-end direct
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Surfacing veil
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Chopped strand
      • Ceramic, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Ceramic, Mat, chopped strand
      • Ceramic, Mat, continuous strand
      • Ceramic, Milled fibers
      • Ceramic, Roving, gun
      • Ceramic, Roving, multi-end
      • Ceramic, Roving, panel
      • Ceramic, Roving, single-end direct
      • Ceramic, Surfacing veil
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Chopped strand
      • E-Glass, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • E-Glass, Mat, chopped strand
      • E-Glass, Mat, continuous strand
      • E-Glass, Milled fibers
      • E-Glass, Roving, gun
      • E-Glass, Roving, multi-end
      • E-Glass, Roving, panel
      • E-Glass, Roving, single-end direct
      • E-Glass, Surfacing veil
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Chopped strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Mat, chopped strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Mat, continuous strand
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Milled fibers
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, gun
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, multi-end
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, panel
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Roving, single-end direct
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Surfacing veil
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated reinforcement forms
      • Other, Chopped strand
      • Other, Combination woven roving & chopped strand mat
      • Other, Mat, chopped strand
      • Other, Mat, continuous strand
      • Other, Milled fibers
      • Other, Roving, gun
      • Other, Roving, multi-end
      • Other, Roving, panel
      • Other, Roving, single-end direct
      • Other, Surfacing veil
      • Other, Other
  • Fabrics, unimpregnated
    • Aramid
      • Aramid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Aramid, Other
    • Aramid/glass hybrid
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Aramid/glass hybrid, Other
    • C-glass
      • C-glass, Plain-weave
      • C-glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • C-glass, Other
    • Carbon
      • Carbon, Plain-weave
      • Carbon, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon, Other
    • Carbon/aramid hybrid
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon/aramid hybrid, Other
    • Carbon/glass hybrid
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Plain-weave
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Carbon/glass hybrid, Other
    • Ceramic
      • Ceramic, Plain-weave
      • Ceramic, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Ceramic, Other
    • E-Glass
      • E-Glass, Plain-weave
      • E-Glass, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • E-Glass, Other
    • Metallized
      • Metallized, Plain-weave
      • Metallized, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Metallized, Other
    • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Plain-weave
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Structural high-strength glass (S- and R-type), Other
    • Other unimpregnated fabrics
      • Other, Plain-weave
      • Other, Stitched (knitted, nonwoven)
      • Other, Other
Design, testing, consulting, other services
  • Consulting
    • Consulting, business development/acquisition
    • Consulting, materials
    • Consulting, process development