Owens Corning Launches Xi'an Glassfiber Wool Production Falicity
Source：Translated and Edited by China Composites Expo
November 12th, the inventor of glassfiber wool insulation material, a US Fortune 500, Owens Corning celebrates with local politicians the inauguration of a new strategic production falicity.
The newly built falicity is located in the high-tech zone of Xi'an, the capital city of Shannxi Province, Western China. The inarguration falls upon the 75th anniversary of OC's founding and is indicated to marching towards China West, a next unexplored huge market.
In his congratulation speech, OC's Chairman and CEO Mike Thaman said OC is a world leading producer of residential and commercial building materials, including insulation and roofing shingles, glassfiber reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems. "China is main focused market of Owens Corning in the Asia-Pacific Region where OC has been in for nearly 20 years. The completion of Xi'an production base marks an important step towards the middle and western part of China. Owens Corning will continuously introduce our newest technology and products, serving our clients there.
The Xi'an facility covers over 40,000 square meters area. The overall investment exceeding 20 million USD. It will mainly produce glassfiber wool insulation materials, especialily its EcoTouch™ insulation. This brand-new material is made with PureFiber™ technology - of natural materials and a formaldehyde-free formulation; it includes 50 percent recycled content, the highest certified percentage in the fiberglass insulation industry.