Owens Corning names Oscrete as UK distributor for Glass Fibres for concrete and mortars
US based Owens Corning is a world renowned producer of glass-fibre reinforcements and engineered materials for composite systems. From its inception in 1938 Owens Corning has been leading innovation and development in composite and glass fibre technology. Celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2013, Owens Corning is now established as a global manufacturer with sales of $5.2 billion and approximately 15,000 employees in 27 countries.
In the UK, Owens Corning has appointed Oscrete Construction Products to supply its glass fibres to the precast and ready mix concrete industries. With product such as the Oscrete 6mm HD and 12mm HD fibres for plastic shrinkage control, complemented by the HP58 - 36mm structural glass fibres for high performance concretes, Oscrete has created a strong national supply position and has already begun to expand its glass fibre range to smaller (3mm and 4mm) fibres for use in the pre-bagged mortars industry. Click here for details on the Oscrete/OC Glass Fibre product range.