Michael H. Thaman
Chairman, President & CEO
Michael C. McMurray
Senior VP & CFO
Brian D. Chambers
President of Roofing
Owens-Corning Fiberglass Company was the result of the merger of Owens-Illinois and Corning Glass Works in 1935. It became a separate company in 1938 and is based in Toledo, Ohio. The company was launched as a public corporation on the New York Stock Exchange in 1952. Since 1955, it has been on the Fortune 500 list. Soon after the 1967 Apollo 1 fire incident, NASA along with Owens Corning and Du Pont manufactured a fireproof cloth of woven fiberglass coated with Teflon for the Apollo/Skylab A7L spacesuit. In 1996, the company was renamed to Owens Corning. In 2006, the company was re-launched on the New York Stock Exchange again under ticker OC. Owens Corning bagged the Asthma and Allergy Friendly certification for its Pure Safety high-performance insulation in 2017.
Owens Corning is a leading global manufacturer of insulation, roofing, and fiberglass composites. It aims at developing a line of products that focuses on saving energy and improving comfort in commercial and residential buildings. Its products are lighter, stronger and more durable, which are used for transportation, electronics, marine, infrastructure, and wind-energy. They distribute their line of products via home centers, lumberyards, retailers, distributors, and contractors in the US. It has more than 19,000 people working for it in 37 different countries.
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