"Global industry dynamics are aligning to market growth, and we see long-term growth opportunity for virtually all composites applications."
TOLEDO, Ohio--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Composites experts from Owens Corning (NYSE: OC), a leading global
producer of glass fiber reinforcements for composite systems, will
showcase the possibilities of a world “Powered by Composites” at the JEC
World 2017 composites show and conferences, March 14-16, in Paris,
“Our presence at JEC World 2017 reflects a company and industry that are
on the upswing,” said Arnaud Genis, president of Owens Corning’s
Composite Solutions Business. “Global industry dynamics are aligning to
market growth, and we see long-term growth opportunity for virtually all
“This success provides a great backdrop for Owens Corning to elevate the
conversation from ‘what we make’ to ‘what we enable.’” Genis added. “And
this is key to unlocking the vast opportunities to grow the adoption and
impact of composites as we work with customers across the world to
identify and capture growth opportunities.”
Owens Corning’s presence at JEC World 2017 will feature:
Products and solutions for a range of applications serving the
transportation, building and construction, infrastructure, wind
energy, and industrial sectors. Customer product samples on
display will include:
• Glass fiber rebar cage from ATP srl, used to reinforce precast
concrete tunnel segments (infrastructure market) featuring Owens
Corning Pulstrand® 4100 single-end rovings.
• Continuously wound GRP (glass-reinforced plastic) pipe from The
Saudi Arabian Amiantit Company (Amiantit) for fluid transport
(industrial market) featuring Owens Corning Advantex®
• Road tank drain outlet from Rousseau SAS for powder shipments
(industrial market) featuring Owens Corning Uniflo®
continuous filament mats.
Technical presentation: “The Future of Automobiles, Powered by
Owens Corning Global Product Manager Geoffrey Gendebien will discuss
how the company’s composite product solutions are enabling lighter
parts, supporting reduced fuel consumption and demands to lower CO2
emissions, as well as redefined surface appearance – all without
compromising performance – for an array of vehicles in the
transportation sector. The presentation will take place on
Wednesday, March 15, from 11:30 a.m. to noon (CET), in the Agora
Zone (Hall 5A).
Representatives from Owens Corning’s global team of composites
experts and business leaders will be on hand to discuss the
company’s array of industry-leading products and solutions.
Digital resources featuring a comprehensive suite of on-demand
content including downloadable case studies and product
literature are available, as well as a series of “Powered by
Composites” videos spanning the infrastructure, transportation,
wind energy, and industrial markets, and 3D printing and
Composites Hub projects.
Billed as the largest international gathering of composites
professionals, JEC World 2017 will take place March 14-16, at the Paris
Nord Villepinte Exhibition Center. Owens Corning is exhibiting in Hall
5A, Booth J39.
About Owens Corning
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 2016 sales of $5.7
billion and employs about 16,000 people in 26 countries. It has been a
Fortune 500® company for 62 consecutive years.