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Why pro roofers use owens corning

Learn more about the history of this roofing industry giant and why we choose to partner with them.

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By Krys Escobar

Owens Corning (OC) is a global building and industrial materials leader delivering products ranging from high-quality insulation, roofing, to fiberglass composite materials. They take pride in their insulation products conserving energy and improving acoustics, fire resistance, and air quality in the spaces where people live, work, and play.

With the help of over 19,000 employees in 33 countries, Owens Corning provides innovative products, manufacturing technologies, and sustainable solutions that address energy efficiency, product safety, renewable energy, durable infrastructure, and labor productivity. 

Owens Corning’s goal is to provide customers with their vast range of high-quality building materials and products, meanwhile making the world a better place.

From Fiberglass to Fortune 500

Owens Corning was formed in 1935 from the partnership between Corning Glass Works and Owens-Illinois. 3 years later, it became its own company. As business began to grow through the company’s advancements in the manufacturing of fiberglass, they would end up making the first Fortune 500 company list in 1955. To this day, Owens Corning has been on every Fortune 500 list since its creation.

Owens Corning’s business career has been nothing short of success. In 2019, they brought in $7.2b in sales.

Commitment to Sustainability

Owens Corning is committed to considering the future in the decisions they make today, and working to expand their handprint while reducing their footprint. Their emphasis on sustainability is present in their products, and how they manufacture them.

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In order to achieve their goals in producing ethical and sustainable products, OC has created their “ 2030 Sustainability Goals”, which aims to lay out their strategy in reaching these objectives. These goals include: (Learn more in their 2019 Sustainabilty Report)

  • Expanding our product handprint. Increasing the positive impacts that our products have on the world.
  • Reducing our environmental footprint. Limiting the negative impact our operations have on the environment.
  • Increasing our social handprint. Ensuring that people are safe and live with health, happiness, and human dignity.

To back their investment in sustainability, OC has achieved many accolades. For example, In 2019 for the 10th year in a row, they earned placement in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index in recognition of its sustainability initiatives. In 2017, three types of OC commercial and residential insulation were independently certified as made with renewable energy. These products are the first ever to meet the requirements of SCS Global Services’ certification protocol to validate electricity used to make them is 100% wind-powered, which, in turn, reduces their carbon footprint. In 2018, OC expanded the number of products with this certification to seven.

Why Pro Roofers use Owens Corning

Here at Professional Roofers, Inc. we aim to use the highest quality materials and products in our roofing services. In order to achieve this, we have to carefully choose what manufacturers we work with that meet our standards. Owens Corning is one of these elite companies.

A lot of their products have become staples in our business such as their AttiCat Expanding Blown-In Insulation System, which we use when fixing a customer’s attic.

Our belief and trust in their products of their products has led us to become an Owens Corning Preferred Contractor. What is a Preferred Contractor? From the Contractors page of their website:

“Owens Corning Preferred Contractors are part of an exclusive network of roofing professionals who meet high standards and strict requirements for professionalism and reliability.”

In conclusion, Owens Corning is a brand that Professional Roofers, Inc. stands behind. Their past is a clear example of how they’ve achieved longevity in the roofing industry, and their commitment to sustainability ensures the future will be bright for what the company has in store.

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