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Owens Corning Plant Receives ARMA President's Award for Accident Prevention

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The Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association (ARMA) has completed its annual Accident Prevention Contest, recognizing dozens of asphalt roofing manufacturer facilities for their workplace safety.

Owens Corning is proud to announce that its Kearny shingles plant team earned the ARMA President’s Award, which goes to the plant in each contest category with the best score over a two-year period. We also celebrate the additional Roofing plants that have been recognized for their commitment to safety.

Owens Corning Named a 2022 Noteworthy Company by DiversityInc

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Inclusion and diversity stands at the heart of what we do at Owens Corning. We are honored to be designated as a noteworthy company by DiversityInc for the third year in a row, as part of their annual ranking of the Top 50 Companies for Diversity. 


About Owens Corning

Owens Corning's Frank O'Brien-Bernini Reflects on His 38+ Year Career With the Company


In my 38+ years, 5 CEOs, and 14 different roles within Owens Corning, I have done a lot, seen a lot, had successes and failures, and worked with thousands of amazing people around the world. As I prepare to launch my next life-chapter, I’ve reflected on much of this.

Owens Corning: Some Circular-Economy Initiatives From 2021


From large-scale enterprises to smaller on-site campaigns, Owens Corning sites around the world are taking steps to contribute to the overall circular economy and achieve our sustainability goals. The following examples demonstrate our commitment and serve to inspire us at every level.

Owens Corning's Paroc's Take-Back Model


One essential component of the circular economy involves the establishment of take-back models, in which manufacturers accept responsibility for downstream waste from customers using their products. For Owens Corning, this can include waste generated during construction, subsequent fabrication, or installation, as well as protective packaging.

Owens Corning's Approach to Circular Economy


The following objectives are essential to the establishment of our circular economy model.

Avoid the use of virgin raw materials whenever possible. The demand for recycled content among our customers is already strong, and we expect it will continue to grow. Our ability to meet customer expectations regarding product content — with full transparency — will be a key advantage as demand increases. We will rely on the companies with which we do business to help develop strategies that will limit the extraction of virgin raw materials.

Owens Corning's Approach to Sustainable Growth


Our goal: By 2030, we will design our products for recycling or reuse to optimize the impact of our products over their entire life cycle, from raw materials to disposal.

Owens Corning's Circular Economy Goal


Our goal: by 2030, we will establish viable circular economy business models involving our materials and how they are used. We can accomplish this by:


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