Owens Corning is one of the leading providers of residential and commercial building materials, engineered products, glass-based fiber reinforcements and composite systems. It manages a staff of more than 20,000 employees around the world, as well as manufacturing, sales and research facilities in over 30 countries globally. Owens Corning also offers insulation, roofing, masonry and asphalt products. As a publicly traded company, its composites systems provide a range of high-performance solutions for the transportation, infrastructure, wind energy, electronics, telecommunications and consumer goods markets. Additionally, the company s products are used in nearly 40,000 applications, such as aircraft, computers, automobiles, telecommunication cables, pipes and boats and snow skis.